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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.

I Can’t Get a High-End Rewards Credit Card. What Are My Options?

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I Can’t Get a High-End Rewards Credit Card. What Are My Options?

I Can’t Get a High-End Rewards Credit Card. What Are My Options?

Many credit card users love the idea of earning valuable points, miles or cash back. But not every applicant gets approved for a premium rewards card. The reason is typically a low credit score due certain missteps, like bankruptcy, foreclosure, collection accounts, or missed payments. Other people may have their applications for a rewards card denied simply because... Read More

Your Amex Card Could Score You ‘Hamilton’ Tickets

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Your Amex Card Could Score You ‘Hamilton’ Tickets

Your Amex Card Could Score You ‘Hamilton’ Tickets

Are you itching to see the Broadway phenomenon “Hamilton”? If so, here’s your chance. American Express is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its Membership Rewards program by offering its Anniversary Collection of entertainment, sporting and dining experiences to cardholders. That includes tickets to Broadway’s “Hamilton” live in New York’s Richard Rogers Theater, the issuer announced on Thursday. Cardmembers... Read More

When Should I Get My Next Credit Card?

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When Should I Get My Next Credit Card?

When Should I Get My Next Credit Card?

Timing can be everything. When it comes to making some purchases, you will want to wait until an item goes on sale or at least act before its price jumps. And when you replace some things, you will want to wait until you’ve gotten as much useful life out of the product as you can... Read More

4 Credit Cards With Solid Rewards All Year Long

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4 Credit Cards With Solid Rewards All Year Long

4 Credit Cards With Solid Rewards All Year Long

Just as in the fashion world, there are trends in credit cards that come and go. A few years ago, there were several credit cards that offered outrageously large sign-up bonuses, and these days there are plenty of cards that offer bonus categories that change throughout the year.  But some credit card users might not... Read More

Capital One Is Giving Free Uber Rides to Select Cardholders

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Capital One Is Giving Free Uber Rides to Select Cardholders

Capital One Is Giving Free Uber Rides to Select Cardholders

For decades, Americans have earned travel rewards from airlines, hotels and even rental car companies through credit card partnerships and loyalty programs. Now ride-sharers are reaping the perks, too. Capital One and Uber announced today that they are offering Capital One Quicksilver and QuicksilverOne cardholders the opportunity to earn free rides up to $15 through March... Read More

5 Credit Card Perks That Are Disappearing

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5 Credit Card Perks That Are Disappearing

5 Credit Card Perks That Are Disappearing

Credit cards can be at their best when they offer not just rewards for spending but valuable benefits that can be used when shopping or traveling. And while there are some types of new benefits that are being rapidly introduced, such as travel perks on airline cards, other credit card benefits have been disappearing. Credit... Read More

7 Tricks to Make the Most of a Retail Credit Card

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7 Tricks to Make the Most of a Retail Credit Card

7 Tricks to Make the Most of a Retail Credit Card

For some shoppers, retail credit cards can be irresistible, as they often offer discounts on their purchases with the card or even rewards for shopping at the store. Nevertheless, these store credit cards are not without their drawbacks, and many cardholders often fail to receive their full benefits. To help you avoid being one of them, consider these... Read More

6 No-Annual-Fee Credit Cards for New Grads

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6 No-Annual-Fee Credit Cards for New Grads

6 No-Annual-Fee Credit Cards for New Grads

Spring is always a time for new beginnings, especially when you are graduating from college. New college graduates are about to begin the rest of their lives, and it’s often a time for them to make important decisions about their relationships, living arrangements and careers. Graduating can also be a good time to give your... Read More

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