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Credit card shopping
The best credit cards for shopping rewards right now Money & Credit October 12, 2018
Are you gearing up for the holiday shopping season but don't know which credit card to use? Depending on where…
Credit Card Application Form
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…
USAA Rate Advantage Platinum Visa Credit Card
Credit card review: The USAA Rate Advantage Visa Platinum card Money & Credit September 26, 2018
Credit cards can be tough to manage for some military families. Between deployments, moves to a new base, and other…
Capital One Venture One credit card
Credit card review: Capital One VentureOne Card Money & Credit September 25, 2018
Many travel rewards credit cards carry an annual fee, but if you desire travel rewards with no annual fee, you…
Credit cards in wallet
What’s in my Wallet?: Personal finance writer Eric Rosenberg gives us a peek Money & Credit September 21, 2018
As a personal finance writer, I review a lot of credit cards. Friends and family constantly come to me wondering…
Credit cards stack
5 high limit credit cards you should consider Money & Credit September 10, 2018
High limit credit cards offer the ability to make big purchases with added purchase protections and credit card rewards. Choosing…
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
Chase offers two flagship cards in the Freedom family, the original Chase Freedom® credit card and the newer Freedom Unlimited®.…
Credit card close up
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…
Credit card customer
How do credit cards work? Money & Credit July 30, 2018
Credit cards are an important personal finance tool for many households, but when used irresponsibly they can cause serious financial…
Can credit cards cancel themselves?
Can credit cards cancel themselves? Money & Credit July 27, 2018
One of the factors used in calculating your credit score is your average age of credit. Keeping credit cards open…
Credit card application
How to pick a credit card based on your credit score Money & Credit July 9, 2018
Everyone has a different credit history, which means there are a wide range of credit scores out there. Whether you…
Airline credit card
Is a general points credit card better than an airline specific credit card? Money & Credit July 2, 2018
When you want to travel more and spend less to do it, there is no better way than with miles-…
How to avoid becoming the victim of credit card fraud
How to avoid becoming the victim of credit card fraud Money & Credit June 22, 2018
In 2017 alone, hackers stole 14.2 million credit card numbers in data breaches, according to Experian. With more than 1,500…
Credit card statement
What happens to credit card debt when you die? Credit & Debit Cards June 18, 2018
When you die, does your credit card debt go with you? The answer may surprise you. Credit card debt does…
Costco checkout
What credit cards can you use at Costco? Money & Credit June 14, 2018
Costco is one of the most popular stores in the United States. The membership-only warehouse club has 741 stores worldwide…
Credit card interest rate
How does credit card interest work? Money & Credit June 12, 2018
Credit cards are an important financial tool for many people, but if you don't understand how credit card interest works,…
Chase Freedom credit card
Review: The Chase Freedom® credit card Credit Cards June 6, 2018
The Chase Freedom® credit card is one of the most popular credit cards available today. This cash-back credit card comes…
Happy credit card user
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,…
Credit score
5 surefire ways to build your credit history Money & Credit May 24, 2018
Your credit score is an important asset to help you qualify for the best loans, credit cards, and interest rates.…
Chase bank logo
Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card review Credit Cards May 23, 2018
The Chase Sapphire Preferred® card is a premium travel rewards credit card from Chase. This credit card offers a laundry…
Man using ATM
Can I use a credit card at an ATM? Credit & Debit Cards May 18, 2018
Most banking customers are very familiar with ATMs and use them from time to time to get cash with their…
Credit card balance transfer
Credit card balance transfers: Here’s how they work Money & Credit May 8, 2018
Balance transfers are a method to move your balance from one credit card to another. There are some costs involved…
Credit cards
Cash back vs. travel rewards: How to pick the right credit card Credit & Debit Cards May 7, 2018
Rewards categories for credit cards are a great way to turn your everyday spending into valuable cash back or travel…
Travel credit card
Rewards credit cards: The pros and cons Money & Credit April 26, 2018
Rewards credit cards are a great tool to earn cash back or miles and points, but it isn't always sunny…
Credit Cards
5 credit card mistakes to avoid Money & Credit April 25, 2018
Credit cards are a financial tool that can lead to great rewards and benefits, but if mishandled can lead to…
Mortgage
Can I pay my mortgage or rent with a credit card? Money & Credit April 18, 2018
Credit cards are a great way to earn miles and points for free and discounted travel or cash back, but…