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3 Ways to Avoid Purchase Interest Charges on Credit Cards

3 Ways to Avoid Purchase Interest Charges

There’s an old saying, “If you dance to the music, you have to pay the... read more »

Adam West 11/18/2019
12 Heaviest Credit Cards in 2020

12 Heaviest Credit Cards

If you are of a certain age, the word “heavy” may rekindle fond memories... read more »

Eric Bank 11/15/2019
9 Best Luxury Credit Cards & Top Alternatives

9 Best Luxury Credit Cards & Alternatives

My mother always told me, “If you’re going to do something, do it right... read more »

Matt Walker 11/14/2019
Understanding Credit Cards: A Beginner’s Guide

Understanding Credit Cards: A Beginner’s Guide

Similar to your first job, car or apartment, your first credit card is an important... read more »

Marcie Geffner 11/13/2019
15 Best Rewards Credit Cards with No Annual Fee

15 Best Rewards Cards with No Annual Fees

There’s a reason why everyone wants to know what the best rewards credit cards... read more »

Matt Walker 11/12/2019
6 Capital One® Business Credit Card Reviews

6 Capital One® Business Credit Card Reviews

We’ve all heard and have come to recognize the tagline “What’s in... read more »

Matt Walker 11/8/2019
10 Best Credit Cards to Use at Gas Stations in 2020

2020’s Best Cards to Use at Gas Stations

Driving is America’s great pastime. Of course, driving requires regular stops... read more »

Eric Bank 11/6/2019
15 Best Contactless Credit Cards

15 Best Contactless Credit Cards

Imagine you’ve just arrived at your favorite coffee shop on a Monday morning... read more »

Anna Baluch 11/5/2019
10 Best Major Credit Cards in 2020

10 Best Major Credit Cards

Several important factors separate the best major credit cards from several good... read more »

Adam West 11/4/2019
10 Best Credit Cards for Buying a Car

10 Best Credit Cards for Buying a Car

Has it ever occurred to you that you could use a credit card to buy a car? Astute... read more »

Eric Bank 10/31/2019
12 Best Credit Cards for High Spenders

12 Best Cards for High Spenders

Maybe you’re planning a lengthy overseas trip or a major home remodel and need... read more »

Adam West 10/30/2019
9 Best Credit Cards to Use at Costco

9 Best Cards to Use at Costco

In the interest of full disclosure, I am one of the more than 94 million people who... read more »

Eric Bank 10/28/2019
Can You Get Cash Back on a Credit Card? 3 Steps

3 Steps to Getting Cash Back on a Credit Card

Cash back is one of the most popular forms of credit card rewards on the market... read more »

Adam West 10/25/2019
Is it Bad to Cancel a Credit Card?

Is it Bad to Cancel a Credit Card?

You may eventually want to purge one, some, or even all of your credit card accounts... read more »

Erica Sandberg 10/23/2019
13 Best Credit Cards for Cruises in 2020

13 Best Cards for Earning Cruise Rewards

Before airplanes regularly dotted the skies and automobiles congested the highways... read more »

Matt Walker 10/21/2019
3 Ways to Get a Credit Card Limit Increase without Asking

3 Ways to Get an Automatic Credit Limit Increase

Lots of good things are free just for asking, and some good things may be free even... read more »

Marcie Geffner 10/16/2019
5 Tips to Increase Your Credit Card Approval Odds

5 Tips to Increase Your Credit Approval Odds

It’s easy to apply for a credit card online. Find a card you like, fill in your... read more »

John Ulzheimer 10/15/2019
9 Best Credit Cards for High Credit Scores

9 Best Cards for High Credit Scores

You’ve paid all your bills on time, kept your balances low, applied for and... read more »

Anna Baluch 10/11/2019
18 Best Credit Cards for Domestic Travel in 2020

18 Credit Cards with Domestic Travel Perks

Everyone has different travel goals — but not every travel credit card can help... read more »

Matt Walker 10/9/2019
6 Credit Strategies to Help You Financially Prepare for the Holidays

6 Credit Strategies to Prepare for the Holidays

Although we just welcomed fall, it’s time to start planning for the winter... read more »

Andrea Woroch 10/7/2019
15 Best Credit Cards for New Credit Users

15 Best Cards for New Credit Users

They say it’s not about how you start a race, but rather how you finish it... read more »

Adam West 10/4/2019
14 Best Credit Cards for Free Hotel Stays in 2020

14 Best Cards for Free Hotel Stays

Hotel accommodations are one of the biggest travel-related expenses. Whether... read more »

Adam West 10/2/2019
18 Best Credit Cards for 600 to 650 Credit Scores

18 Best Cards for 600 to 650 Credit Scores

When we decided to compile a list of the 18 best credit cards for 600 to 650 credit... read more »

Adam West 9/30/2019
21 Best Credit Cards for Shopping

21 Best Cards for Shopping

Most people have experienced heading out to the supermarket, a department store, or... read more »

Matt Walker 9/27/2019

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