Credit Cards

Get the latest credit card reviews and comparisons from our Credit.com experts and discover ways to reduce, improve and grow your credit. Find a credit card that’s right for you on Credit.com. Compare 100’s of cards by rewards, fees, rates and more!

How Can I Get Off of a Co-Signed Credit Card?

How Can I Get Off of a Co-Signed Credit Card?

How Can I Get Off of a Co-Signed Credit Card?

Q. I co-signed a credit card for my son when he started college. I’d like to get off of that account now. What should I do, and will it hurt his credit report? — Dad A. Many parents who co-sign a credit card for their child do so in an effort to help the child build good credit.... Read More

I’m 18 & I Want a Credit Card. What Are My Options?

I’m 18 & I Want a Credit Card. What Are My Options?

I’m 18 & I Want a Credit Card. What Are My Options?

Getting a credit card is like taking a step toward financial adulthood. It brings you into the world of building credit and paying bills, which almost everyone has to deal with at some point, so it can help to get started as soon as possible. But the “firsts” of adulthood aren’t always easy, and that includes getting... Read More

5 Things You Should Never Do With Your Credit Card

5 Things You Should Never Do With Your Credit Card

5 Things You Should Never Do With Your Credit Card

Having a credit card comes with a lot of responsibility — there are a lot of things you have to remember to do, like pay your bills on time and monitor your statements for anything problematic. But there are also some things you should know not to do with your credit card. Here are five... Read More

How Companies Know Your New Credit Card Number Before You Give it to Them

How Companies Know Your New Credit Card Number Before You Give it to Them

How Companies Know Your New Credit Card Number Before You Give it to Them

Recently, a Netflix customer took to Reddit to explain how he got a big surprise when the streaming service charged him using his new credit card number, which he hadn’t given them. How did that happen? One commenter offered a clue: Netflix likely participates in Visa’s Account Updater program. Netflix declined to comment on whether it uses updater services. However, for... Read More

Check Out MasterCard’s First New Logo in 20 Years

Check Out MasterCard’s First New Logo in 20 Years

Check Out MasterCard’s First New Logo in 20 Years

MasterCard revealed its first new logo in 20 years on Thursday. A press release announcing the change calls the new customer-facing logo a “modernized and simplified update” to the red and yellow circle logo MasterCard branding consumers are used to seeing. The card issuer name now appears below the circles in a black font instead... Read More

6 Credit Card Features You Might Be Overlooking

6 Credit Card Features You Might Be Overlooking

6 Credit Card Features You Might Be Overlooking

Credit card perks come in all shapes and sizes. But if you haven’t looked through the terms and conditions in awhile, chances are you have no clue what’s on offer. Here are six valuable features you may not have noticed. 1. Rental Car Insurance Many travelers pay extra for the expensive insurance offered by rental car companies,... Read More

Can I Apply for More Than One Credit Card at the Same Time?

Can I Apply for More Than One Credit Card at the Same Time?

Can I Apply for More Than One Credit Card at the Same Time?

When you go to the hardware store to buy tools, you often find that you need more than one. Likewise, there are also some times when you may feel inclined to apply for multiple credit cards at once. Sometimes, there are several special, limited-time offers that you want to take advantage of, while other times you... Read More

Show Me More

Certain credit cards and other financial products mentioned in this and other articles on Credit.com News & Advice may also be offered through Credit.com product pages, and Credit.com will be compensated if our users apply for and ultimately sign up for any of these cards or products. However, this relationship does not result in any preferential editorial treatment.