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10 Best Chase Credit Cards of 2019

10 Best Chase Credit Cards of 2019

Chase enjoys a solid reputation for offering a variety of popular business and personal credit cards thanks to generous sign-up bonuses and reward programs. You’ll find top cards with cash back, travel miles, and points to be earned. Some Chase cards are best for general use, while others offer targeted rewards for airline and hotel spending, business purchases, or balance transfers. In fact, credit cards from Chase are so popular that it limits sign-up bonuses if you have... read more »

15 Best Premium Credit Cards of 2019

15 Best Premium Credit Cards of 2019

People like premium -- and we'll happily pay extra for a premium experience. This applies to everything from the food we eat to our trusty mobile devices to the credit cards we use to pay for it all. Indeed, despite charging annual fees in the hundreds of dollars, the best premium credit cards still boast cardholders in the millions. Of course, a look at the field of premium card options reveals how these perk-packed payment cards attract cardholders who want a little something... read more »

2019 Review: Capital One® Savor® Cash Rewards Credit Card (Credit Score Needed, Credit Limits & Rewards)

2019 Review: Capital One® Savor® Cash Rewards Credit Card (Credit Score Needed, Credit Limits & Rewards)

The Capital One® Savor® family of cards was designed for consumers with active lifestyles. The cards focus on dining, entertainment, and groceries -- categories that allow users to earn bonus rewards on both everyday and special-occasion purchases. The Capital One® Savor® Cash Rewards Credit Card is the bigger earner, offering higher rewards rates and extra perks, but also charging an annual fee. The Capital One® SavorOne℠ Cash Rewards Credit Card, on the other hand, has... read more »

13 Top Categories — Best Credit Card Offers for 2019

13 Top Categories — Best Credit Card Offers for 2019

Although a few exceptions may exist, the true value of most great deals or offers will be entirely contextual. For example, the best credit card offers for travel rewards are only actually valuable to those who, well, travel. As with many other things, finding a great credit card offer will start first with identifying what you want out of your card -- and your offer. The modern card market allows for extreme personalization in your credit card portfolio, making it easy to maximize... read more »

2019 Credit Scores Needed for Chase Cards

2019 Credit Scores Needed for Chase Cards

Among the larger credit card issuers, Chase remains a blockbuster, with more than two dozen branded or co-branded cards. In fact, if you own multiple credit cards, it’s not unlikely that one or more of them are from Chase. Their cards run the gamut from no frills to premium, and not surprisingly, approval requirements vary from one card to the next. Our experts have researched the requirements for obtaining the various Chase cards. Chase doesn’t explicitly state the minimum... read more »

2019 Guide: How to Apply for Credit Cards (Rewards, Secured & Business)

2019 Guide: How to Apply for Credit Cards (Rewards, Secured & Business)

In a world of instant credit checks, digital payments, and online shopping, basic consumer credit skills -- like knowing how to apply for a credit card and use it wisely -- are becoming more necessary than ever. But, while the lack of proper financial education in the U.S. has been lamented for years, fewer than half of states offer even basic courses in economics, let alone more comprehensive education in personal finance and consumer credit. Thankfully, sites like ours are here... read more »

13 Best No-Interest Credit Cards for 2019

13 Best No-Interest Credit Cards for 2019

As any gardener knows, weeds are capable of multiplying exponentially in a matter of weeks if left to grow in the garden untended. The very same thing can happen, as many cardholders learn, if you allow your credit card's interest fees to grow without interference. But, the same way a good bit of mulching can help keep weeds in check without constant supervision, so, too, can a solid introductory 0% APR offer help keep interest fees from accumulating on your credit card without... read more »

2019’s Best Credit Cards for Low Credit Scores

2019’s Best Credit Cards for Low Credit Scores

Imagine you’re preparing for a job interview. You choose your best interview clothes, spend time in front of the mirror to look your best, and may even do some confidence-building exercises to ensure you’re in top form. But just why are you going through all this preparation? Because you know the company is looking to hire the best candidate they can find. It’s no different with credit card companies. They want the best consumers they can get, with the highest credit scores... read more »

2019 Review: Chase Freedom Unlimited® (Credit Score Needed, Limits & Rewards)

2019 Review: Chase Freedom Unlimited® (Credit Score Needed, Limits & Rewards)

When it comes to rewards credit cards, the average consumer has hundreds of options. Despite this, however, a few quick internet searches of the best cards will show you that some banks are simply better at rewards than others. For instance, any list of the best rewards cards will likely include at least one card from Chase. And, if that list is about cash back rewards cards, well, you'll more than likely see the Chase Freedom Unlimited® featured prominently. As great as... read more »

24 Best Personal Credit Cards in 2019

24 Best Personal Credit Cards in 2019

At one point, the only credit cards you really saw were the brow-raising charge cards granted to business executives and other elites who could be trusted with "the company card." These days, most Americans have at least one personal credit card, with the average adult carrying two to three cards each. This is hardly surprising, of course, given that credit cards are not only convenient and arguably the most secure payment method, but they can also provide valuable perks like... read more »