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Unsecured Credit Cards After Bankruptcy in 2021

9 Unsecured Credit Cards for After Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is a fact of life in today’s economy — but there’s life after bankruptcy —... read more »

Eric Bank 8/5/2020
What to Do if Your Credit Card is Lost or Stolen

What to Do if Your Card is Lost or Stolen

It has happened to all of us. We use our credit cards and use them often. We do our... read more »

John Ulzheimer 8/3/2020
Credit Cards for Bad Credit in 2021

20 Credit Cards for Bad Credit Applicants

Many consumers with low credit scores want to own credit cards for bad credit to help... read more »

Eric Bank 7/29/2020
Easy Online Loans in 2021

10 of the Easiest Loans You Can Get Online

You can find easy online loans if you know where to look. Numerous online lenders... read more »

Ashley Dull 7/27/2020
How the CARES Act Impacts How Credit Cards Are Reported

How the CARES Act Impacts Credit Reporting

The Coronavirus pandemic and subsequent nationwide containment efforts have affected... read more »

John Ulzheimer 7/20/2020
What Credit Card Issuers Are Doing to Help Customers in Response to Coronavirus

How Issuers Are Helping Customers Amid Coronavirus

If you are a credit card holder whose finances have been negatively affected by the... read more »

Erica Sandberg 7/13/2020
5 Ways to Use Your Credit Card for Social Action

5 Ways to Use Credit Cards for Social Action

Credit cards may not seem like an obvious tool for social action. But in fact, credit... read more »

Marcie Geffner 7/1/2020
7 Alternative Ways to Redeem Travel Miles

7 Alternative Ways to Redeem Travel Miles

The main benefit of using an airline rewards credit card or joining a frequent flyer... read more »

Andrea Woroch 6/22/2020
4 Misconceptions About Credit Card Rates

4 Misconceptions About Credit Card Rates

Misconceptions can be maddening. You think you know something, but it turns out that... read more »

Marcie Geffner 6/8/2020
How to Check Your Credit Reports

How to Check Your Credit Reports

Your credit reports and credit scores have a tremendous influence over your financial... read more »

John Ulzheimer 6/1/2020
8 Credit Mistakes You Should Always Avoid

8 Credit Mistakes You Should Always Avoid

No one is born knowing how to manage credit, and the topic is rarely taught in high... read more »

Erica Sandberg 5/26/2020
3 Ways to Protect Your Credit Scores

3 Ways to Protect Your Credit Scores

Lower interest rates, better loan terms, and more affordable insurance premiums —... read more »

John Ulzheimer 5/18/2020
9 Strategies for Managing Bill Payments During the Coronavirus Pandemic

9 Strategies for Managing Bill Payments

The coronavirus lockdown has flipped our world upside down. In addition to the health... read more »

Andrea Woroch 5/11/2020
What if I Can’t Make My Credit Card Payment?

4 Options If You Can't Pay Your Credit Card Bill

If you’re worried about making your credit card payment this month, you’re not alone... read more »

Marcie Geffner 5/4/2020
What is a Regular Purchase APR?

What is a Regular Purchase APR?

Every credit card comes with terms, including the annual percentage rate, otherwise... read more »

Erica Sandberg 4/20/2020
What to Do After a Credit Limit Decrease

What to Do After a Credit Limit Decrease

A credit limit increase comes with big benefits. It lets you spend more with your... read more »

Marcie Geffner 4/13/2020
Soft Inquiry vs. Hard Inquiry — What is the Difference?

The Differences Between Soft and Hard Inquiries

When you apply for credit, a lender is almost always going to access one or more of... read more »

John Ulzheimer 4/6/2020
10 Best Credit Cards for Free Flights

10 Best Cards for Free Flights

If you’re like most people, you probably spend a lot of time trying to save up for... read more »

Adam West 3/19/2020
10 Same-Day Credit Cards for Poor Credit

10 Same-Day Cards for Poor Credit

In the third decade of the 21st century, waiting is not an option. Amazon can deliver... read more »

Eric Bank 3/18/2020
5 Pre-Qualified Credit Cards for Bad Credit

5 Prequalified Cards for Bad Credit

Prequalified credit cards for bad credit can help you get a card, improve your credit... read more »

Eric Bank 3/17/2020
12 Instant-Approval Credit Cards

12 Cards with Instant Approval

American cooks ran to stores in the early 1950s to snatch up boxes of instant mashed... read more »

Adam West 3/16/2020
5 American Express “Black Card” Alternatives

5 American Express “Black Card” Alternatives

You must be invited to get your hands on the Centurion® Card from American Express... read more »

Eric Bank 3/12/2020
5 Best Credit Cards for Authorized Users

5 Best Cards for Authorized Users

Whether you’re looking to build your credit history, help a loved one build theirs... read more »

Adam West 3/11/2020
Discover Card Bonus Categories for 2020

Discover Card Bonus Categories for 2020

If you’re a Discover cardholder (or prospective cardholder), it’s a good idea to... read more »

Anna Baluch 3/10/2020

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