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Whether you’re looking for tips on racking up credit card points or you just want to learn about the latest cards to hit this fast-changing market, we’ve got you covered. Start here to learn about using credit cards to your advantage, staying out of debt, and earning rewards like free travel or cash back

Featured Articles

When Paying Bills With Credit Card Makes Sense (and When It Doesn’t)

While credit cards can serve as short-term loans when you’re in a pinch, they also offer one heck of a convenience…

Holly Johnson
Apr 6, 2020
Eight Tips to Make Credit Cards Work for You, Not Against You

A credit card can be a valuable tool if you know how to use it properly. Likewise, using credit cards…

Holly Johnson
Apr 6, 2020
How to Lower Your Credit Card Interest Rate

If credit card debt, and more specifically ridiculously high interest, is holding you back, take back control by lowering your…

Stephen Altrogge
Stephen Altrogge
May 15, 2020

Most Recent Articles

Personal Finance 101: Getting Credit Without A Credit Card

Tips and Alternative Solutions to Building Credit Mark writes in and asks: I’m 18, and recently applied for a credit…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Sep 3, 2014
What’s In My Wallet? Two Credit Cards I Actually Use

Over the last few weeks, several people have written to me asking about the credit cards that I actually use.…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Sep 11, 2014
Finding The Best Credit Card Offers For Your Situation

I often get emails from readers asking me what the “best” credit card offer is. I write back and say…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Sep 10, 2014
A Reader On The Cusp Of A Great Credit Rating

A reader recently sent in this question about her boyfriend’s credit, which seems to be on the cusp of being…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Oct 28, 2019
Credit Card Companies & High Rates

We are at that very point in time when a 400-year-old age is dying and another is struggling to be…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Sep 10, 2014
Dave Ramsey vs. Suze Orman: Which Plan For Dealing With Debts Is Best?

Recently, AllFinancialMatters posed the following question: which method of getting out of debt works better, Suze Orman‘s or Dave Ramsey‘s?…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Oct 28, 2019