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Jason Steele

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Jason Steele has been writing about credit cards and personal finance since 2008, poring through the terms and conditions of credit card agreements to understand the minutiae of how these products work. His work has appeared on Yahoo, MSN, HuffingtonPost and other major news outlets. In his free time, Jason’s a commercial pilot. He graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in History.

5 Credit Cards Worth Writing Home About

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5 Credit Cards Worth Writing Home About

5 Credit Cards Worth Writing Home About

Americans are constantly being astounded by the promise of innovative new products such as self-driving cars, wearable electronics and virtual assistants that you can speak with. But truth be told, the credit card industry is not always the most innovative segment of the economy. Credit card issuers tend to release new products frequently, but many... Read More

How Fast Can I Get a New Credit Card?

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How Fast Can I Get a New Credit Card?

How Fast Can I Get a New Credit Card?

You’ve found the perfect credit card and have been approved, but now the wait begins for it to actually arrive in the mail. Perhaps you are in a hurry to earn a great sign-up bonus, or you just want to utilize its travel benefits on your next trip, so it’s important to have an idea of... Read More

4 Credit Cards for Business Travelers

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4 Credit Cards for Business Travelers

4 Credit Cards for Business Travelers

Business travel can be an exhausting way of life, as you can spend hours each week waiting in line at airports, hotels and rental car counters. The more time you spend waiting around, the more important it becomes to find some way to streamline the experience and save valuable time. Thankfully, the right credit card... Read More

3 Credit Cards That Don’t Charge Late Fees

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3 Credit Cards That Don’t Charge Late Fees

3 Credit Cards That Don’t Charge Late Fees

If you think credit card interest rates are high, then you should take a moment to calculate the effective interest rate of a late fee. Federal law caps late fees at $27 for the first late payment and forbids these fees from exceeding the amount of the minimum payment. But if you were assessed a... Read More

What Exactly Is a Charge Card?

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What Exactly Is a Charge Card?

What Exactly Is a Charge Card?

Charge cards are kind of like a cousin to the standard credit card. These payment cards evolved from systems that allowed customers to “run a tab” at retailers. Today, some charge cards are still offered as an alternative to traditional credit cards, but you may still be wondering exactly what they are. Here’s what you should... Read More

7 Times You Shouldn’t Use Your Credit Card

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7 Times You Shouldn’t Use Your Credit Card

7 Times You Shouldn’t Use Your Credit Card

There are many great reasons that you might choose to use your credit card rather than other forms of payment. Credit cards can offer valuable rewards in the form of points, miles and cash back, and allow you to finance purchases over time. In addition, credit cards come with robust legal protections against fraudulent charges... Read More

Can I Get a Temporary Credit Card?

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Can I Get a Temporary Credit Card?

Can I Get a Temporary Credit Card?

Do you need a credit card, but just for a short time? When we need a car, we can rent one, and there are even services that allow you to borrow formal wear in person or by mail. Credit cards don’t really work like that. You can’t exactly rent one from an issuer and cardholder... Read More

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