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What’s a Good APR for a Credit ...

Credit card Q&A: “What is a good APR for a credit card?” Everyone always want the best, the lowest, the cheapest, etc. It makes perfect ...

Chase Sapphire vs. Chase Sapphire Preferred

These days it’s pretty common to see two versions of a certain credit card. The “preferred” version and the “classic” version. And perhaps one of ...

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I Netted About $1,600 with Discover and Apple Pay
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When the Apple Pay and Discover promotion first surfaced I got super excited. It was a chance to earn 23% cash back on virtually all shopping for a limited time. If you don’t remember or happened to miss it, the ... Read More »

Can You Can Add Someone as an Authorized User Who Already Has the Same Credit Card?

Can You Can Add Someone as an Authorized User Who Already Has the Same Credit Card?
February 2, 2016

There are a variety of reasons why a credit cardholder would want to add an authorized user. For some, it’s a means to a better credit score thanks to the piggybacking that takes place if the person authorizing the user ... Read More »

How to Get an Amex Credit Card Without a FICO Score

How to Get an Amex Credit Card Without a FICO Score
January 21, 2016

If you know anything about American Express, you know they require excellent credit to get approved for their credit and charge cards. They are perceived as a top-tier credit card issuer so only the best applicants can typically apply and ... Read More »

Barclaycard Launches Luxury Card: 2% Value When Points Redeemed for Cash Back

Barclaycard Launches Luxury Card: 2% Value When Points Redeemed for Cash Back
January 13, 2016

Barclaycard has released three new credit cards under the umbrella brand “Luxury Card.” They are, it seems, aimed at the high-end of the credit card market. Why do I think that? Because the word “luxury” is part of it. Oh, ... Read More »

Fidelity Amex Switching to US Bank Issued Visa Credit Card

Fidelity Amex Switching to US Bank Issued Visa Credit Card
January 7, 2016

For those who hold the quite lucrative Fidelity Amex credit card, changes are a coming. Starting in July of this year, existing customers will have their FIA Card Services (a Bank of America company) issued Fidelity Amex replaced with a ... Read More »

Please Don’t Get an Alumni Credit Card

Please Don’t Get an Alumni Credit Card
December 16, 2015

Go State! Sure, maybe while you’re attending university and watching their football games on the weekend. But when it comes to your precious financials, you might want to keep them out of your wallet for good. Don’t be fooled. When ... Read More »

Is There a Limit to How Many Credit Cards You Can Get Approved For?

Is There a Limit to How Many Credit Cards You Can Get Approved For?
December 7, 2015

Some more credit card Q&A, this time concerning the number of credit cards you can apply for in a certain period of time (and hold) successfully. This question certainly depends on the card issuer, but some new rules are preventing ... Read More »

Quickly See the Many Ways You Can Use American Express Membership Rewards Points

Quickly See the Many Ways You Can Use American Express Membership Rewards Points
December 3, 2015

I recently got targeted for the American Express Premier Rewards Gold card. They’re offering me 50,000 Membership Rewards points if I spend a piddly $1,000 in the first three months from account opening. Now that sounded pretty good at first ... Read More »

Chase Offering 10% Cash Back at Amazon with Freedom Card

Chase Offering 10% Cash Back at Amazon with Freedom Card
November 19, 2015

Chase just delivered an early Christmas (or any other holiday) present to its Freedom cardholders. From November 23rd until December 31st, 2015, you’ll earn double the amount of promotional cash back when shopping at Amazon with your Chase Freedom card. ... Read More »

The Plenti Credit Card from Amex: Will It Earn You Plenty?

The Plenti Credit Card from Amex: Will It Earn You Plenty?
November 11, 2015

Earlier this year, American Express launched Plenti, a somewhat novel rewards program that lets you earn points and use them within a network of stores. So you can earn Plenti points by paying your AT&T cell phone bill and then ... Read More »