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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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Southwest Ends Senior Fares Discount
Here’s How to Earn the Southwest Airlines Companion Pass Through 2021 Credit Cards January 14, 2019
The Southwest Airlines Companion Pass is about the most valuable thing ever for those who want to travel for free…
Sam's Club Mastercard gives cash back rewards.
Sam’s Club® Mastercard® Review 2022: Earn 5% Back on Gas Purchases Credit Cards December 27, 2018
If you are a Sam's Club member, you may be considering the merits of adding the Sam’s Club® Mastercard® to…
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Best Credit Card Welcome Bonuses Right Now Credit Cards December 19, 2018
Rewards credit cards don't just offer you valuable points, miles and cash back when you make new purchases — these…
Fidelity Rewards Review: Earn 2% Cash Back With No Annual Fee
Fidelity Rewards Review: Earn 2% Cash Back With No Annual Fee Credit Cards December 19, 2018
Review Summary: The Fidelity® Rewards Visa Signature® Credit Card offers a simple but valuable cash back offer. This card is…
Citi Double Cash
Citi® Double Cash Card – 18 month BT offer Review: Earn Up to 2% Cash Back on All Purchases Credit Cards December 12, 2018
If you want rewards for your everyday purchases but aren't keen on keeping up with all the rotating bonuses or…
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Costco Anywhere Visa by Citi: Should I Always Use It at Costco? Credit Cards December 12, 2018
Review Summary: The Costco Anywhere Visa Card by Citi is a great credit card for those who want to earn…
Travel credit cards can earn consumers rewards for their spending.
Best Travel Credit Cards: Top Rewards Picks for 2022 Credit Cards November 30, 2018
Do you start planning your next vacation as soon as you return from the last one? Or are you constantly…
Warning: Do NOT apply for the credit cards on this list
Warning: Do NOT apply for the credit cards on this list Credit Cards November 20, 2018
An estimated 94 million Americans have impulsively signed up for a retail credit card at the checkout and many of…
A black credit card labeled "Best Rewards Credit Cards" with options for best cash back, travel and shopping rewards
Best Rewards Credit Cards: Top Picks for 2022 Credit Cards November 15, 2018
If you're doing the bulk of your daily spending on a credit card, you should be looking to maximize the…
New Credit Karma program pre-approves borrowers without it affecting their credit
New Credit Karma program pre-approves borrowers without dinging their credit Money & Credit November 6, 2018
Applying for a new line of credit has always been a double-edged sword: On the one hand, consumers stand the…
Discover just announced its 5% cash back bonus categories for 2019
Discover just announced its 5% cash back bonus categories for 2019 Credit Cards November 1, 2018
If you have a Discover card in your wallet, you'll want to know about the cash back bonus categories for…
Shoppers increasingly say this is their #1 regret
Shoppers increasingly say this is their #1 regret Shopping & Retail October 25, 2018
Shopping holidays are as American as apple pie and with so many delicious deals these days, it's no wonder. But…
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Why your Mastercard could look different in 2019 Money & Credit October 22, 2018
The back of your Mastercard is going to look very different beginning in the new year. In April 2019, Mastercard…
The best shopping rewards credit cards
Best Credit Cards for Shopping Rewards: Top Picks for 2022 Credit Cards October 12, 2018
You've seen the commercials, so you know there's a wide variety of rewards credit cards out there that offer cash…
Credit card startup Petal aims to help first-time borrowers build their credit
Credit card startup Petal aims to help first-time borrowers build credit — is it for you? Credit Cards October 4, 2018
Young adults and the credit industry aren't exactly peas in a pod, normally. Unestablished credit scans make it difficult for…
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Discover is eliminating one of its cash back credit card benefits Credit Cards October 4, 2018
If you're a Discover customer, Clark.com has learned that yet another credit card benefit is ending soon. The credit card…
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How to fill out a Chase credit card application Money & Credit October 2, 2018
Chase is one of the top credit card issuers in the United States. If you are interested in travel or…
Chase Ink Business Preferred Card Review
Ink Business Preferred® Credit Card Review Credit Cards October 1, 2018
Review Summary: There are a lot of small business credit cards available to choose from, but Chase has done a…
How to get free gift cards from credit card reward programs
6 things you should never do with your credit card Credit Cards September 28, 2018
Credit cards, used wisely, can be an important tool in your financial toolbox. But with Americans’ credit card debt at…
Every Chase cardholder needs to know about this new security feature
Every Chase cardholder needs to know about this new security feature Credit Cards September 28, 2018
If you have a Chase credit card in your wallet, there's a new security feature that can help give you…
USAA Rate Advantage Card
USAA Rate Advantage Visa Platinum card review Credit Cards September 26, 2018
Review Summary: Credit cards can be tough to manage for some military families. Between deployments, moves to a new base and…
USAA Rate Advantage Card
Capital One VentureOne Rewards Card Review Credit Cards September 25, 2018
Many travel rewards credit cards carry an annual fee, but if you desire travel rewards with no annual fee, you…
Secret 0% APR offer for existing Discover cardholders
Secret 0% APR offer for existing Discover cardholders Credit Cards September 22, 2018
If you have a Discover credit card in your wallet, you may be able to receive a special bonus offer.…
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How to save an extra 5% on everything you buy from Costco Credit Cards September 13, 2018
If you're a Costco Wholesale member, there's a way to save an extra 5% on your purchases through the end…
ShopRunner: Can this free credit card perk replace an Amazon Prime membership?
ShopRunner: Can this free credit card perk replace an Amazon Prime membership? Shopping & Retail September 11, 2018
If you're someone who pays $119 a year for an Amazon Prime membership and primarily uses it for the two-day…
How to Save $1,000 With This Credit Card Rewards Trick
How to Save $1,000 With This Credit Card Rewards Trick Credit Cards August 20, 2018
How would you like an extra $1,000 or more in your bank account? You can easily stash away that much…
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…
Some credit card companies will replace your cell phone for free.
Cell Phone Protection: These Credit Cards Will Replace Your Stolen or Damaged 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…
American Express credit card in wallet
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…