Chase Freedom® Review

The card is popular among cash-back enthusiasts because of its unique earning structure. With this card, you’ll earn 1% cash back on all purchases, plus

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The Best Credit Cards for Bad Credit

The catch 22 of bad credit is that if your credit is less than perfect, you may have trouble qualifying for new credit, but it

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The Right Way to Use Your Credit Cards This Holiday Season

For most of us, the arrival of the holidays signals an uptick in spending. Presents for family members and travel expenses on the way to

United Mileage Plus Credit Card Review

If you fly on United Airlines often, you’ve probably toyed with the idea of getting the United MileagePlus® Explorer Card. Depending on your travel and

Chase Liquid Review

In the complex world of fee-laden prepaid cards, the Chase Liquid prepaid card is a game-changer. For a low monthly fee of $4.95, new users

Barclaycard Arrival World MasterCard Review

The Barclaycard Arrival™ World MasterCard® offers a decent signup bonus, excellent ongoing rewards, and several key perks that help it stand out. These benefits combined

American Express Blue Cash Preferred Review

If your family spends a lot on groceries and gas, you could earn big rewards with the . With this card, you’ll earn an amazing

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card Review

When compared to other rewards credit cards of its caliber, the simply cannot be beat. Not only do you get 2X points on travel and

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Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCard Review

Tired of earning points and miles that are difficult, and sometimes impossible, to redeem? With the , you’ll earn miles that aren’t tied to any

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Credit vs. Debit: Which Card Should You Use Online?

In case you hadn’t heard, most banks and businesses began transitioning their credit cards and credit card terminals away from magnetic stripes and toward EMV technology on

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Like It or Not, a Secured Credit Card Might Be the Key to Rebuilding Your Credit

If you’re trying to improve damaged credit but getting nowhere, you may find yourself with this common conundrum: You’re ready to fix your past mistakes, but

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Best Credit Cards of 2016

Bad Poor Fair Good Excellent Credit Score: Below 599 Credit One Bank® Unsecured Visa® Credit Card First Progress Platinum Elite MasterCard® Secured Credit Card Credit

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How to Get 10% Cash Back on All Your Holiday Shopping

The bedlam of Black Friday is behind us, Cyber Monday is here, and the holiday shopping crunch is officially on. The average American plans to spend

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Eight Alternative Ways to Redeem Credit Card Rewards

Depending on the type of rewards credit card you sign up for, you can earn all kinds of free stuff just for being a cardholder.

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Does Carrying a Balance Help Your Credit?

If you’ve ever tried to buy a home, take out a car loan, or borrow money to start a business, you already know how important

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How Credit Card Companies Make Money

As a longtime credit card user (paying with — and paying off — cards since age 18), I’ve never really identified with the “credit cards are

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Keep an Eye Out for This New Credit Card Scam

You may have heard about the shift to EMV credit cards, the new chip-enabled technology that touts increased consumer safety by adding an extra layer

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Four Reasons to Add Your Teen as an Authorized Credit Card User

While naming your teen as an authorized user on your credit card may sound scary, there are some distinct advantages to this arrangement. But first

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