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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.

4 Credit Cards That Could Help You Get Out of Debt Faster

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4 Credit Cards That Could Help You Get Out of Debt Faster

4 Credit Cards That Could Help You Get Out of Debt Faster

[UPDATE: Some offers mentioned below have expired and/or are no longer available on our site. You can view the current offers from our partners in our credit card marketplace. DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] Are you struggling under the weight of credit card debt? As unsecured debt, credit cards can have much... Read More

6 Ways to Prepare Your Credit Cards for the Holidays

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6 Ways to Prepare Your Credit Cards for the Holidays

6 Ways to Prepare Your Credit Cards for the Holidays

[Update: Some offers mentioned below have expired. You can view the current offers from our partners here — Chase Freedom.] The leaves are changing color and Halloween is almost here, which means the holidays are approaching fast. Now is the time to get your credit cards in order and avoid holiday overspending. Here are six ways to help you get... Read More

How Do My Spouse & I Apply for a Credit Card Together?

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How Do My Spouse & I Apply for a Credit Card Together?

How Do My Spouse & I Apply for a Credit Card Together?

[Disclosure: Our partners are mentioned below.] Couples can gain several advantages when they decide to manage their finances together. First, they can save time by managing fewer accounts. In addition, each person can leverage their financial strengths for the benefit of the household by saving, budgeting and paying bills. Finally, couples can pool together their... Read More

6 Things to Do Before You Add Someone to Your Credit Card

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6 Things to Do Before You Add Someone to Your Credit Card

6 Things to Do Before You Add Someone to Your Credit Card

Are you considering adding someone to your credit card as an authorized user? Doing so is easy, but it’s not a decision to be taken lightly. An authorized cardholder is free to make charges to your credit card account, but only the primary cardholder is obligated to pay off the debt. Before adding someone to your account... Read More

What Is Credit Card Surfing?

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What Is Credit Card Surfing?

What Is Credit Card Surfing?

Twenty years ago, the phrase “surfing the web” became a popular way of describing how millions of Americans were starting to use the Internet by quickly browsing from one website to another. Today, this is pretty much how we all use our computers and even smartphones. Lately, the term “credit card surfing” is becoming a... Read More

Help! I Can’t Pay My Credit Card This Month

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Help! I Can’t Pay My Credit Card This Month

Help! I Can’t Pay My Credit Card This Month

When you’re not sure if you can pay your credit card bill each month, it can be excruciating just to look at your statement. When this happens, your total outstanding balance will jump out at you, and even the amount of your minimum payment can cause your pulse to race. If you are having trouble... Read More

6 Things to Do If Your Credit Card Balances Are Creeping Up

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6 Things to Do If Your Credit Card Balances Are Creeping Up

6 Things to Do If Your Credit Card Balances Are Creeping Up

About half of all Americans use their credit cards strictly as a method of payment, avoiding interest charges by paying each statement balance in full. The other half will frequently (or always) carry a balance on their credit cards. And while most credit card users will tell themselves that they have their debt under control,... Read More

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

[UPDATE: Some offers mentioned below have expired and/or are no longer available on our site. You can view the current offers from our partners in our credit card marketplace. DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] Americans are constantly being astounded by the promise of innovative new products such as self-driving cars, wearable electronics and... Read More

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