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Best Rewards Credit Cards of 2017

If you’re a homebody who’s into family stay-cations, a credit card that focuses on travel rewards just doesn’t fit. Likewise, a cash back card with

Best Airline Credit Cards of 2017

Hey, frequent travelers! If you’re hitting the road (or the sky or sea) without a travel rewards credit card, you’re missing out. The top airline

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A Simple Guide to Getting Maximum Value from Your Credit Cards

Sometimes, the simplest questions are just perfect. How do people even use credit cards without messing everything up? A reader we’ll call Jean sent that

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When Is It Safe to Close a Credit Card?

You work hard to maintain good credit scores, but the truth is that even one seemingly innocent mistake has the potential to undo your efforts.

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Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards for 2017

Carrying a credit card balance can have a significant impact on your finances. While most consumers focus on APR (annual percentage rate), credit card interest

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Best Credit Cards for College Students in 2017

When students head off to college, it’s often their first time managing their own finances — and that includes using a credit card. The best

The Best Credit Cards for Bad Credit

If your credit needs some work, don’t give up! Making on-time payments — and keeping your credit utilization low — is the best way to

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Best Credit Cards of 2017

From rewards cards to cash back, travel, and balance transfers, there are a ton of credit card options to choose from. To find the best

Best Business Credit Cards of 2017

Whether you’re a business owner, freelancer, or sole proprietor, a business credit card should be a part of your financial strategy. The right business card

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Best Cash Back Credit Cards for 2017

Cash back credit cards make it easy to earn rewards for the purchases you make every day. In most cases, you’ll earn a percentage of

Best Travel Credit Card for 2017

Summer is almost here and that means we’re about to enter peak travel season. Whether you’re planning a family vacation or looking to travel for business, there’s

Best International Credit Cards With No Foreign Transaction Fee

If you’re planning a trip overseas, be aware: most credit cards charge a 1-3% fee on purchases made outside the U.S. Between hotel stays, dining,

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Best Credit Card Signup Bonus Offers

In the market for a new credit card? Many cards offer a lucrative signup bonus for new customers — but some are better than others!

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Want Your Free Credit Score? More Credit Cards Are Willing to Give it to You

If you’re searching for your credit score, you can put your wallet away, because you’re not going to need it. In recent years credit scores

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Here’s How Much the Average American Pays in Interest Each Year

From the moment we’re born, we’re taught that borrowing money is normal and, dare I say it, expected. From mortgages to car loans to $700 smartphones

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Three Common Credit Mistakes and How to Fix Them

If credit was easy, then everyone would have a VantageScore or FICO score of 850. But it’s not easy, and mistakes happen. Your challenge as

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Airport Lounge Access Is Sweet, Sweet Luxury – But Can It Save You Money, Too?

The fact that we can fly to the other side of the world never ceases to amaze me. After enduring an initial trip to the airport,

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When Credit Card Rewards Become Dangerous

As a credit card rewards expert and frequent traveler, I like to stay on top of the changes in the rewards industry. As part of