I get a lot of emails asking me about the pros and cons of individual credit cards, so my goal is to add to the perspectives we offer on some of the more popular credit cards out there. Most of my recommended credit cards are safe picks for everybody. In other words, their rewards programs […]
While using a credit card while traveling is often smart, there are still things to be aware of. Tourists are often a target for thieves so be sure to carry your wallet in a way that will deter theft. Also, be aware of any changes in laws, such as a fee to use a credit card at the check out. Carrying some back up cash is also smart, just in case.
If you’re one of us few and proud who religiously pay your credit card balance off in full each month, you get to benefit from cash credit card rewards — the percentage of your purchases that your card will pay you back as points, miles, or even pennies. (Congrats, I guess.) The joke, of course, […]
Updated daily, a comprehensive list of 0% intro rates on purchases and balance transfers, plus the lowest and average regular APRs on leading credit cards. Compare and apply. Credit Card Rates, Nationwide Averages Category Average APR Cash Back 16.46% Rewards 15.47% Balance Transfer 16.11% Low APR 10.88 For Limited/Average Credit 20.93% Best Credit Card Rates […]
For about two years now, my wife and I have used the Chase Freedom credit card for nearly everything we buy. (I have another credit card for business expenses, but everything else goes on the Freedom card.) Long story, short, we’ve been pretty happy with this card and its rewards, although it’s slowly being outpaced by […]
Without a doubt, the credit cards you carry can either really help you or really hurt your finances. With that in mind, I periodically take a look at new credit cards on the market and how they stack up to all the available options. Today, let’s look at the latest travel rewards cards from Chase: […]
Love them or hate them, credit cards are a fact of financial life. They can make tracking spending effortless. Just as easily, they can blur the line between how much money you have and how much you can spend—plunging you into debt. And even avoiding credit cards altogether is not without risk; you may need credit […]