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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 ...

Get Massive Sign-Up Bonuses When You Apply ...

It’s time for another credit card review, this time I’ll be looking at the Ink cards from Chase. This is actually a new credit card ...

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A Lesson in Credit Utilization

A Lesson in Credit Utilization
September 3, 2007 No Comments »

A friend of mine recently notified me that his credit score plummeted nearly 100 points from the last time it was updated. He is enrolled in a credit monitoring program, so he receives alerts when his credit scores fluctuate. Naturally, ... Read More »

I-Cache: All in One Credit Card Device

I-Cache: All in One Credit Card Device
August 27, 2007 No Comments »

The latest in ridiculous and seemingly useless credit card technology has arrived with the new I-Cache device. Do you hate carrying all your credit cards in your purse or wallet? Do you often opt to take just one of your ... Read More »

Credit Card Issuers Raising Fees

Credit Card Issuers Raising Fees
August 26, 2007 No Comments »

A few months ago consumers could easily choose from a bevy of 0% APR credit cards or no fee balance transfer credit cards without thinking twice. It seemed that the opportunity to transfer high-interest debts was endless, and it often ... Read More »

New Law to Corral Credit Card Companies on Campus

New Law to Corral Credit Card Companies on Campus
August 6, 2007 No Comments »

A new law will go into effect on September 1st in Texas which will make it more difficult for credit card issuers to market their credit cards on college campuses. In response to the seemingly endless negative correlation between young ... Read More »

Capital One to Report Credit Limits to Bureaus

Capital One to Report Credit Limits to Bureaus
August 3, 2007 No Comments »

Capital One has announced that it will report credit limits on its credit cards to all 3 major credit bureaus amid criticism from consumer and industry groups. The move will also help improve card holder’s credit scores, which likely suffered ... Read More »

GE Introduces Green Credit Card

GE Introduces Green Credit Card
July 27, 2007 No Comments »

GE has launched a revolutionary new “green credit card” aiming to stamp out greenhouse gases and deforestation with credit card purchases. The credit card will work like a typical rewards card, although instead of earning concert tickets or airline miles, ... Read More »

Beware of Fraudulent Credit Report Websites

Beware of Fraudulent Credit Report Websites
July 19, 2007 No Comments »

As the demand for credit reports continues to rise, more and more companies are entering the fray, attempting to offer something better than the competitors. Unfortunately, fraudulent websites have also made their way into the fold, offering a “free credit ... Read More »

Better Have a Credit Card If You Plan to Rent a Car

Better Have a Credit Card If You Plan to Rent a Car
July 2, 2007 No Comments »

If you’re thinking about taking a family trip this summer, or simply need to a rent a car for a business trip or, make sure you’ve got a credit card handy. If you show up to a Hertz or an ... Read More »

Credit Line Increases Can Hurt and Help Your Credit Score

Credit Line Increases Can Hurt and Help Your Credit Score
July 2, 2007 No Comments »

While it generally makes sense to raise credit lines periodically to increase your available credit and credit utilization, it can also backfire if you aren’t responsible. Many credit line increase requests count as hard credit inquiries, which will be documented ... Read More »

Watch Out for Multiple Balance Transfer Fees

Watch Out for Multiple Balance Transfer Fees
June 30, 2007 No Comments »

I got off the phone with a Citibank representative today after discussing credit card balance transfer offers at length. She informed me that making multiple credit card balance transfer requests under one offer would result in multiple balance transfer fees. ... Read More »