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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.

The Best Simple Credit Card in America

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The Best Simple Credit Card in America

The Best Simple Credit Card in America

For credit card customers who are burned out on the complexity of many credit card offers — in particular, costly and complicated fee structures and penalty rates — you might want to consider the simple credit card. Simple credit cards are just what the name implies: straightforward card deals with good interest rates and as… Read More

5 Credit Cards for Cruise Lovers

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5 Credit Cards for Cruise Lovers

5 Credit Cards for Cruise Lovers

You can have a whirlwind vacation without having to move from hotel to hotel. In fact, on a cruise your hotel room moves along with you. But besides having a more hassle-free vibe, there are many rewards credit cards that offer cruisers ways to save money on their voyages and earn extra rewards on the money… Read More

Should I Pay My Taxes With a Credit Card?

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Should I Pay My Taxes With a Credit Card?

Should I Pay My Taxes With a Credit Card?

Beyond the cold weather and snowstorms many Americans are facing this winter, a lot of us are also staring down a large tax payment. And when it comes time to pay what we owe, we actually have several choices when it comes to the method of payment. Unfortunately, many of us choose a form of payment that costs… Read More

The Move That Put Delta in the Hot Seat With Frequent Fliers

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The Move That Put Delta in the Hot Seat With Frequent Fliers

The Move That Put Delta in the Hot Seat With Frequent Fliers

Earning credit card rewards in the form of frequent flier miles isn’t very easy these days. Card issuers must clearly inform their customers how many miles they will earn for various transactions, but it has been up to airlines to inform their customers how many miles they need for tickets to various destinations. Now, that appears to be… Read More

4 Times It Makes Sense to Close a Credit Card

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4 Times It Makes Sense to Close a Credit Card

4 Times It Makes Sense to Close a Credit Card

Should you keep your credit card or cancel it? This question comes up often, especially when the annual fee is due. At that time, cardholders will often want to re-evaluate their use of a credit card, and close an account that they don’t need. Here are four times it may make sense for you to close a… Read More

5 Credit Cards Offering Major Summer Travel Rewards

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5 Credit Cards Offering Major Summer Travel Rewards

5 Credit Cards Offering Major Summer Travel Rewards

In the depths of winter, many Americans are daydreaming about their summer travel plans. To save money on your warm weather getaways, now is the time to consider applying for a credit card that can offer summer travel rewards and benefits. If you’re considering adding a rewards credit card to your wallet’s arsenal, keep in mind… Read More

6 Signs You Should Dump Your Credit Card

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6 Signs You Should Dump Your Credit Card

6 Signs You Should Dump Your Credit Card

Have you been using the same credit card for many years, blissfully ignoring advertisements for new credit cards? Perhaps your current card is so great that it’s a keeper, but maybe you are ignoring its faults. The credit card industry is extremely competitive, and card issuers are constantly offering new products with new features, better… Read More

4 Super Bowl Credit Card Rewards

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4 Super Bowl Credit Card Rewards

4 Super Bowl Credit Card Rewards

Perhaps its time that we just get it over with and declare Super Bowl Sunday to be a national holiday. From the pre-season games of midsummer to the big game itself during the depths of winter, our national love of football remains unchanged, even despite several scandals involving the league and its players. And while it might be… Read More

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