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Credit cards can help you build credit, but there are a few rules you must follow to avoid going into debt. Team Clark has the information you need to safely handle credit cards and maximize the benefits.

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Chase Freedom vs. Freedom Unlimited: Which Is the Better Credit Card?
Chase Freedom vs. Freedom Unlimited: Which Is the Better Credit Card? Credit Cards August 13, 2018
Editor's Note: Team Clark reached out to Chase and confirmed that the Freedom Flex card is essentially a replacement for…
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These Credit Cards Will Pay to Replace Your Stolen or Damaged Cell Phone Credit Cards August 13, 2018
Did you know that you may automatically have cell phone protection from your credit card? In an effort to lure…
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Every American Express cardholder needs to know about this new security feature Credit Cards August 10, 2018
American Express has rolled out a new feature to give customers peace of mind if they misplace their credit card.…
Discover is eliminating another credit card benefit in 2018
Discover is eliminating another credit card benefit in 2018 Credit Cards August 6, 2018
If you have a Discover credit card in your wallet, there's another change that you need to know about! The…
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What happens when credit cards expire? Credit Cards August 1, 2018
Credit cards may be small pieces of plastic with tiny little letters and numbers on them, but those little numbers…
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Best Barclays credit cards: Which one should you choose? Credit Cards July 18, 2018
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Barclays Arrival Premier World Elite Mastercard Card
New Barclays Arrival Premier card: Worth a look if you love to travel Credit Cards July 18, 2018
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5 tips for preventing your credit card rewards from expiring Money & Credit June 5, 2018
Credit card rewards are a very valuable asset and can turn into free or discounted flights, hotel nights, gift cards,…
Is the Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card worth it?
Is the Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card worth it? Credit Cards June 4, 2018
In 2016, Chase introduced its Sapphire Reserve credit card, and the award travel world went crazy. Chase literally couldn't produce…
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Chase Sapphire Preferred card review Credit Cards May 23, 2018
Review Summary: With its generous sign-up bonus and flexible rewards program, the Chase Sapphire Preferred card is among the best travel…
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Chase credit cards: Which one should you choose? Credit Cards May 9, 2018
Editor's note: Before you make any decisions regarding credit cards, please make sure you understand money expert Clark Howard's philosophy…
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Cash back vs. travel rewards: How to pick the right credit card Credit Cards May 7, 2018
Rewards categories for credit cards are a great way to turn your everyday spending into valuable cash back or travel…
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Rewards credit cards: The pros and cons Credit Cards April 26, 2018
Rewards credit cards are a great tool to earn cash back or miles and points, but it isn't always sunny…
How to Lower Your Credit Card Interest Rate
How to Lower Your Credit Card Interest Rate Credit Cards April 20, 2018
Credit cards can be great tools to have in your wallet. They allow you to make a purchase now and…
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What is a ‘good’ credit card? Credit April 13, 2018
Asking the question, “What is a good credit card?” is kind of like asking “What is a good car?” as…
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What the Credit Card Companies Don’t Want You to Know Credit Cards September 28, 2017
I'm not one of those people who thinks that credit card companies are inherently evil. Credit card companies are businesses,…
Credit card balance transfer
6 Mistakes That Will Turn a Credit Card Balance Transfer Into a Nightmare Credit Cards March 22, 2016
Living with credit card debt is beyond stressful. I know how bad it feels because I’ve been there. I once…