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3 Leading Cash Back Credit Cards

By: Creditcards.org Team
Cash back credit cards are a major addition to your wallet because they are easy to use and redeem. Among all rewards credit cards, cash back cards are the most popular. Instead of offering bonuses that can only be redeemed for airfare... Read More...
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How Millennials Should Approach Investing

By: Creditcards.org Team
You graduated from college, and you were just beginning your career when the bottom fell out and the Great Recession took everyone for a ride they didn’t want. It’s a fact, and it’s real, only 26% of millennials own stocks despite the fact that... Read More...
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Card Review: Citi Costco Anywhere Visa® Credit Card

By: Creditcards.org Team
The American Express monopoly over the Costco Credit Cards is over, and the torch has been passed. On June 20, 2016, the licensing agreement for Costco Credit Cards transferred to Citibank. Costco, the exclusive warehouse style shopping... Read More...
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3 Great Credit Cards for Gas Rewards

By: Creditcards.org Team
Credit cards are powerful financial tools that can save you a tremendous amount of money when used strategically. For example, by choosing a credit card with perks that are well-suited to your monthly budget, you’ll be able to save... Read More...
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5 Common Budget Personalities - Which are you?

By: Creditcards.org Team
Your personality impacts every aspect of your life, from where you live to who you hang out with to what you do for a living. Each and every one of us has a distinct way of doing something and budgeting is no exception. For better or worse, your... Read More...
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Are you missing out on $16 billion in travel credit card rewards?

By: Creditcards.org Team
Free travel is probably one of the best perks of owning a rewards credit card. From airfare to hotel stays to rental cars, consumers can save thousands of dollars a year just by earning travel rewards on their regular spending. Given this, you’d... Read More...
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6 Benefits of Having a Good Credit Score

By: Creditcards.org Team
You’ve probably heard you need to have good credit, but do you know why? Good credit isn’t just about getting a credit card – it affects so much more. Your credit history can affect everything from your insurance rates to the type of house you... Read More...
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Should You Redeem Air Miles For Cash?

By: Creditcards.org Team
Using credit card air miles to fund a much-needed vacation is oh-so-satisfying. But when there’s no near-future vacation in sight and those points begin to pile up, you might wonder whether or not it’s worth redeeming those miles for... Read More...
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11 Ways to Maximize Your Credit Card Air Miles

By: Creditcards.org Team
Most people sitting in first class aren’t rich – they’re just smart spenders.  Travel hackers know that credit cards with air miles programs are one of easiest ways to score free plane tickets, hotel rooms and first class upgrades. From... Read More...
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Should You Share Your Credit Card With Your Partner?

By: Creditcards.org Team
Many couples have joint bank accounts and joint loans, so also getting a joint credit card seems like a logical choice. While sharing a credit card with a partner certainly has its perks, there are also risks to carefully consider before you make... Read More...
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Decoding Credit Card Rewards

By: Creditcards.org Team
When shopping for the right rewards credit card the details and fine print can get a little confusing. Terms come up like “blackout dates” for travel cards and “eligible purchases” for cash and point cards. And of course, how do you... Read More...
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How To Earn Air Miles Without Traveling

By: Creditcards.org Team
Are you dreaming of a summer vacation but dreading the cost? Plane tickets are notoriously expensive, but thanks to frequent flyer miles, you can hop on a plane for practically free. And contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to actually... Read More...