Articles on Credit Cards

Great Credit Cards for Gas Rewards

August 07, 2019 Does having multiple credit cards hurt your credit score? If you are like most people, your answer to that question is probably, “Of course it’s bad for your credit!” You imagine that, with every new card, your credit score will drop lower and lower until…

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3 Great Sign-Up Bonus Cards For August 2019

August 07, 2019 Does having multiple credit cards hurt your credit score? If you are like most people, your answer to that question is probably, “Of course it’s bad for your credit!” You imagine that, with every new card, your credit score will drop lower and lower until…

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Card Review: Bank of America® Cash Rewards credit card

August 07, 2019 Does having multiple credit cards hurt your credit score? If you are like most people, your answer to that question is probably, “Of course it’s bad for your credit!” You imagine that, with every new card, your credit score will drop lower and lower until…

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11 Ways to Maximize Your Credit Card Air Miles

August 07, 2019 Does having multiple credit cards hurt your credit score? If you are like most people, your answer to that question is probably, “Of course it’s bad for your credit!” You imagine that, with every new card, your credit score will drop lower and lower until…

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How Many Credit Cards Should You Have?

August 07, 2019 Does having more than one credit card hurt your credit score?If you are like most people, your answer to that question is probably, “Of course it’s bad for your credit!”  You imagine that, with every new card, your credit...

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Top 5 Balance Transfer Credit Cards from our partners

July 25, 2019 Does having multiple credit cards hurt your credit score? If you are like most people, your answer to that question is probably, “Of course it’s bad for your credit!” You imagine that, with every new card, your credit score will drop lower and lower until…

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How We Really Use Our Credit Cards

April 15, 2019 You decide to participate in a government survey regarding your debt and credit card usage. Will you answer the survey questions honestly, or will you shade some of your answers when you’re not proud of the truthful response? Researchers at the Federal Reserve decided to compare credit card data from different sources to answer that […]

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Getting A Credit Card Without A Social Security Number

April 08, 2019 A Social Security Number (SSN) is one of the most basic forms of identification in the U.S. If you have no SSN or if you aren’t eligible for one – for example, you are a recent immigrant to the U.S. – it can be difficult to obtain credit for two reasons. Credit card applications typically […]

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Credit Card Pre-Qualification Vs. Pre-Approval

April 01, 2019 Would you rather be pre-qualified for a credit card or be pre-approved? Are they the same thing? If not, what’s the difference between the two? The terms are sometimes used interchangeably, but there are differences. Both are assessments of your creditworthiness. The big difference is in who initiates the request. You initiate a pre-qualification when […]

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7 Ways to Make Money Off Your Savings

March 06, 2018 If you have savings and aren’t willing to make a risky, or long-term investment, then you’re probably frustrated by how little you can make off of interest. Savings interest rates have endured almost a decade without offering anything...

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