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What Credit Card is Best for You in 2020?

Before choosing a credit card, make sure to do some research around the best cards that fit your needs. Here’s how to choose one in 2020.

How to Stay for Free with a Hotel Credit Card

Dreaming of a free vacation stay? Here is how to earn a free stay with a hotel credit card using your reward points.

5 Hacks to Help Earn Soaring Airline Miles—And Travel Points!

Earn travel credit card points and airline miles with these 5 expert tips. Use your points to save on flights, hotel stays, and vacations around the world.

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Do Couples Benefit from Sharing Travel Credit Cards?

 

There are many benefits to adding your significant other as an authorized user. Find out the pros and cons of sharing to earn credit card travel points.


Cutting the Confusion: Debit and Credit Cards are Way Different!

 

With cashlessness on the rise, more people are choosing between debit and credit cards. Here are the fundamental differences that may lead you to conclude only one is best for you.


Do You Need a 0 Interest Credit Card?

 

Zero interest credit cards can help you save money, but make sure you choose wisely. Follow these rules to avoid penalties in the future.


Best Ways to Use a 0% Balance Transfer Credit Card

 

The best way to use credit cards with no balance transfer fee is by paying off your debt in the first 12-18 months. Learn more about 0% balance transfer credit cards.


One rule of thumb for spending your travel credit card points wisely is to look for the maximum cash value per point.

How to Get a Credit Card with No Credit History

Looking to get a credit card for the first time but have no credit history? There are many ways to boost your chances of getting a first time credit card approved.

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What is a Finance Charge on a Credit Card?

 

The definition of a finance charge is any charge associated with using credit cards. Learn more about credit card finance charges and how to avoid them.


How to Get Instant Approval Credit Card—and Use it Instantly!

 

It takes 3 steps to get and use an instant approval credit card—which is different from credit card pre-approval. Learn how to apply for one online.


Can You Buy Gift Cards with a Credit Card?

 

There’s nothing easier than buying a gift card at the last minute. But can you use your credit card to do so?


How to Apply for a Credit Card

 

Choosing the right card can be tough—and applying for a credit card isn’t simple either. This guide could help you gain an edge.


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Everything You Need to Know to Get Your First Credit Card

Want to know how to get a credit card for the first time? Here are a few expert tips to help you with your search.

What Credit Card is Best for You in 2020?

Before choosing a credit card, make sure to do some research around the best cards that fit your needs. Here’s how to choose one in 2020.

What's New

Do Couples Benefit from Sharing Travel Credit Cards?

 

There are many benefits to adding your significant other as an authorized user. Find out the pros and cons of sharing to earn credit card travel points.


Cutting the Confusion: Debit and Credit Cards are Way Different!

 

With cashlessness on the rise, more people are choosing between debit and credit cards. Here are the fundamental differences that may lead you to conclude only one is best for you.


Do You Need a 0 Interest Credit Card?

 

Zero interest credit cards can help you save money, but make sure you choose wisely. Follow these rules to avoid penalties in the future.


Best Ways to Use a 0% Balance Transfer Credit Card

 

The best way to use credit cards with no balance transfer fee is by paying off your debt in the first 12-18 months. Learn more about 0% balance transfer credit cards.


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7 Ways to Get More from Your Travel Points Credit Card

Translate your travel credit card points into more travel and even free travel with these 7 expert tips.

How to Stay for Free with a Hotel Credit Card

Dreaming of a free vacation stay? Here is how to earn a free stay with a hotel credit card using your reward points.

What's New

5 Hacks to Help Earn Soaring Airline Miles—And Travel Points!

 

Earn travel credit card points and airline miles with these 5 expert tips. Use your points to save on flights, hotel stays, and vacations around the world.


7 Ways to Get More from Your Travel Points Credit Card

 

Translate your travel credit card points into more travel and even free travel with these 7 expert tips.


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Comparing Hotel and General-Purpose Travel Credit Cards

Should you get a general-purpose travel credit card or hotel credit card? The key difference comes when you need to redeem those rewards. Explore which credit card is worth having.

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