8 Ways to Meet Minimum Spending Requirements for Credit Card Bonuses Get at Least 5% Cash Back on Virtually Everything You Buy with a Credit Card All Year The Best Credit Cards to Use Abroad for Free! What’s a Good APR for a Credit Card? Chase Sapphire vs. Chase Sapphire Preferred

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 ...

Latest Posts

American Express Plum Card

American Express Plum Card
November 2, 2007 No Comments »

In just a couple days, the “American Express Plum Card” will be released, promising to revolutionize the way business owners use credit cards. Put simply, the Plum Card allows businesses to manage cash flow with the use of an credit ... Read More »

Paying the Mortgage with Your Credit Card?

Paying the Mortgage with Your Credit Card?
November 1, 2007 No Comments »

As you’ve probably heard, the mortgage crisis has made it increasingly difficult to obtain a decent rate on a home loan, let alone any financing (or refinancing) at all for some unlucky borrowers. Many homeowners who obtained financing when subprime ... Read More »

Watch Out for Negative Payment Hierarchy

Watch Out for Negative Payment Hierarchy
October 11, 2007 No Comments »

Let’s get one thing straight. Credit card issuers aren’t your friends. They are your business partners, and they’re in business to make money. That being said, most credit card issuers set things up so you pay off the lowest interest ... Read More »

Suze Orman Says 760 Credit Score the New 720

Suze Orman Says 760 Credit Score the New 720
September 24, 2007 No Comments »

I overheard something this morning uttered by that crazy lady Suze Orman, the queen of money advice, claiming a 720 credit score simply won’t cut it anymore. According to Orman, the top tier for the best credit card offers is ... Read More »

New Pin-Based Credit Card Launched

New Pin-Based Credit Card Launched
September 24, 2007 No Comments »

A new era in credit card technology has arrived with the advent of the RevolutionCard, a credit card with no identifying information embossed on the card (CVV2 number). Instead, the credit card relies entirely on the use of a PIN ... Read More »

CVV2 Credit Card Scam

CVV2 Credit Card Scam
September 23, 2007 No Comments »

A new credit card scam has surfaced, one which relies on obtaining your CVV2 number, the three or four digit security code displayed on the front or back of your credit card. I had been meaning to write about this ... Read More »

Five Credit Card Fees You Can Avoid

Five Credit Card Fees You Can Avoid
September 9, 2007 No Comments »

As you probably already know, credit card issuers make much of their money on collected interest and outrageous fees.  It seems everyday credit card companies are coming up with new fees to charge customers.  Take a look at five common ... Read More »

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 »