Recent Articles in Credit Cards
January 2, 2013
Credit card companies like to bombard consumers with special offers, and if you have a good credit score, you likely receive pre-approved credit card invitations from time to time.
December 19, 2012
Everyone knows that credit card debt is "bad" debt due to the high interest rates on most consumer credit cards, while mortgage debt is often described as "good" debt. But
November 16, 2012
If you're like many people, you believe that as long as your credit card bill and other recurring debts are paid on time each month, you must have a great credit score.
November 13, 2012
Applying for a credit card is one of the fastest and easiest ways to build your credit score - and if you're low on cash, a credit card can help you through a financial jam.
September 14, 2012
In 2000, I left America to study abroad, and thought I was being responsible by closing a few credit card accounts that I wasn't planning on using. Big mistake. Not only did
May 23, 2012
Until President Richard Nixon took the United States off the gold standard in the 1970s, American cash was redeemable for gold or silver. Currently, the U.S. is on a system using
February 15, 2012
I have a love-hate relationship with my credit cards. I can understand how they can be very tempting for shopaholics to use - especially those on a tight budget - because they're
February 2, 2012
In November 2011, CNN reported that students who graduated from college in the past year did so with a record level of student loan debt - $25,250 per graduate. What is most
January 4, 2012
How would you like to receive 2% or more off of every purchase you make? That is just one example of what is being offered to credit card users in the form of rewards. Those who
November 6, 2011
Whether you own a business, work for yourself, or just charge expenses that your company reimburses, you should use a business credit or charge card. You can use business credit
Reviews in Credit Cards
August 27, 2012
Important Note: This card has been discontinued and replaced by the newer Discover it Card. Rewards credit cards are a great way to earn cash back from your everyday spending.
August 27, 2012
Using a rewards credit card once meant committing yourself to a single type of award. Credit cards affiliated with airlines offered free flights, hotel cards offered free night
July 4, 2012
The original travel rewards credit cards were often co-branded with the airlines. After all, who can resist the offer of a free flight? Yet over the last 30 years, the market for
June 15, 2012
Every airline credit card offers frequent flyer miles for dollars spent. What makes a travel rewards credit card stand out, however, is the number of miles offered and the
June 14, 2012
Credit cards co-branded with hotels can be a great alternative to airline miles credit cards. On the other hand, the right hotel card can be an effective complement to a credit