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5 Facts About the Shopping Cart Trick for Credit Cards

5 Facts About the Shopping Cart Trick for Credit Cards

Although it’s a little counter-intuitive to some, applying for new credit can cause your credit score to drop by several points. That’s because of the hard credit inquiry added to... read more »

21 Best Credit Cards for New Homeowners in 2018

21 Best Credit Cards for New Homeowners in 2018

Although the purchase price of your new home was likely in the six figures, handing over that check at closing is often only the start of the spending. You still need to pay for the move, set up... read more »

18 Best Credit Cards for Light Spenders: No Fees for Low Spending

18 Best Credit Cards for Light Spenders: No Fees for Low Spending

Credit card blogs are always full of churners and high rollers who put thousands of dollars of spend on their cards each month to earn free trips around the world. But while these stories can be... read more »

What Are the Capital One Credit Score Requirements for 2018?

What Are the Capital One Credit Score Requirements for 2018?

With a catchy slogan that’s hard to forget — “What’s in your wallet?” — and popular celebrities touting its virtues, Capital One has become a major contender in the credit... read more »

3 Simple Questions — “Best Credit Card for Me” Quiz

3 Simple Questions — “Best Credit Card for Me” Quiz

Although most of us prefer to have a range of options, research suggests that too many options can put our brains into overload, making us nearly incapable of coming to a decision. The modern... read more »

Credit Card Numbers (2018): How to Get Card Numbers Online

Credit Card Numbers (2018): How to Get Card Numbers Online

Sometimes it seems as though, in just a few decades, we’ve gone from having hardly any credit cards at all to living in a world in which nearly every product and service requires a credit... read more »

8 Best Loans & Credit Cards for a 400 to 450 Credit Score

8 Best Loans & Credit Cards for a 400 to 450 Credit Score

Although the number of people with sub-500 FICO credit scores has dropped over the last decade, it’s still a fairly significant 4.7% of US consumers, or around 14 million adults. And while... read more »

18 Best Credit Cards for Nonprofits

18 Best Credit Cards for Nonprofits

Although many people don’t think of their favorite charity or help group as a business, nonprofits are, in fact, considered to be businesses in the eyes of the law (albeit often tax-exempt... read more »

12 Best Metal Credit Cards: 2018 List

12 Best Metal Credit Cards: 2018 List

Some things in life practically scream luxury, like the hundreds of crystal chandeliers adorning the rooms of the renowned Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi. But it’s one thing to look... read more »

17 Best 0% APR & Low-Interest Credit Cards for 2018

17 Best 0% APR & Low-Interest Credit Cards for 2018

Most consumers today have felt the sting when they realize that the price tag that first lured them in has snowballed beyond recognition at the moment of checkout. For example, that $10 pizza... read more »