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8 Ways to Meet Minimum Spending Requirements ...

There are always lucrative credit card sign-up bonuses on offer, but in many cases you’ve got to spend an awful lot of money to actually ...

Get at Least 5% Cash Back on ...

There are plenty of people out there who are against using plastic. I understand that it can get you into debt and cause you to ...

The Best Credit Cards to Use Abroad ...

So you’re thinking about traveling abroad.  Sweet, but before you jump on that plane, there’s plenty to do to ensure you have a safe and ...

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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Equifax Credit Score Card

Equifax Credit Score Card
March 16, 2010

So I decided to check out the “Equifax Credit Score Card™” this morning. It’s a new service from credit bureau Equifax that provides a free quasi-credit score without the need for a credit card or trial sign-up. Yep, all you ... Read More »

Credit Card Act II

Credit Card Act II
March 4, 2010

Just weeks after the new credit card rules went into effect, the Federal Reserve has proposed new rules to counter moves made by credit card issuers in reaction to the first set of rules. Follow me? Okay good. See this ... Read More »

FTC Cracking Down on Free Credit Reports

FTC Cracking Down on Free Credit Reports
March 1, 2010

Beginning next month, websites that offer so-called “free credit reports” will need to add a disclosure atop the page so consumers don’t confuse them with the no-strings-attached credit reports offered from the government. By “free credit reports,” they mean those ... Read More »

Visa Only Payment Card Accepted at the Vancouver Olympics

Visa Only Payment Card Accepted at the Vancouver Olympics
February 17, 2010

I was watching the Winter Olympics this evening when a Visa commercial popped up, claiming it was the only payment card accepted at the Vancouver games. This seemed a bit strange, as it would make life difficult for those holding ... Read More »

American Express Zync Credit Card

American Express Zync Credit Card
February 4, 2010

The “American Express Zync credit card” was released recently, aimed at younger consumers who wish to pay their balance off in full each month (whether they like it or not!). Similar to many other American Express credit cards, it’s an ... Read More »

Getting a Credit Card If You’re Under 21

Getting a Credit Card If You’re Under 21
February 1, 2010

In a few weeks, it will be a lot more difficult to get a credit card if you’re under the age of 21, at least, that’s the plan. The Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure (CARD) Act of 2009 (Credit ... Read More »

The Cost of Credit Card Use

The Cost of Credit Card Use
January 20, 2010

Most of us don’t know the true cost of credit, we simply pay attention to what we’re paying in fees and finance charges. But the cost of goods and services increases as a result of credit card use, as merchants ... Read More »

Credit Card Companies Waive Fees for Haiti Relief

Credit Card Companies Waive Fees for Haiti Relief
January 20, 2010

All of the major credit card companies have announced they will not charge the usual transaction fees for certain donations made toward relief efforts in Haiti. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover have all separately announced the waiving of interchange ... Read More »

Income to Be Used for Credit Card Approvals

Income to Be Used for Credit Card Approvals
January 13, 2010

Your income may become a more important factor in determining whether you’ll be approved for a credit card, according to a post in the WSJ. The paper said beginning in February, credit card companies will be required (Credit Card Bill ... Read More »

American Express Cards with No Annual Fee

American Express Cards with No Annual Fee
January 8, 2010

I like American Express a lot, I don’t hide that fact. Their customer service is stellar, it’s easy to dispute fraudulent/bogus charges, and the rewards tend to be the best in the industry. Their credit cards also look really cool, ... Read More »