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U.S. credit card users are fortunate to enjoy a strong market full of reward cards that offer generous returns in the form of points, miles or cash back. But for many credit card users, the most attractive reward cards remain out of reach as they are offered only to those with “excellent” credit. Thankfully, there are some solid reward credit... Read More
Does it ever seem like you are being barraged by credit card offers? They come at you online, in the mail, and are even pitched by flight attendants on airplanes. In fact, you are likely to see some of these same card offers in the branch office of your local bank. But are these in-branch offers... Read More
You can go ahead and swipe your American Express card at Sam’s Club. The issuer announced Thursday that its cards are now accepted at the wholesale retail chain’s bricks-and-mortar locations. Previously, AmEx cards were only accepted by Sam’s Club online. To celebrate the new deal, AmEx is offering a $25 statement credit to customers that come... Read More
Capital One announced a new partnership with iHeartMedia this week that grants its cardholders early access to 2015 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball tickets. (Exclusive pre-sales for the concert tour start Oct. 6 at 10 a.m.; everyone else has to wait until Oct.12.) You may not know this, but other issuers can similarly help you score concert tickets.... Read More
Credit cards with magnetic stripes are being eliminated in favor of cards with fraud-fighting computer chips. Here are all the details you need to know as a cardholder. Why is Oct. 1 important? Banks and merchants have been inching toward the magnetic-to-chip transition for a long time. New rules take effect Oct. 1 that provide... Read More
The next time you’re renting a car and deciding whether to opt into the rental company’s insurance coverage, consider this: If you have a credit card, it’s likely you’re already covered. Cards on the four major credit card networks (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover) usually have some sort of auto rental insurance built into... Read More
When it comes to big cash-back rewards credit cards, you’ll often hear of two that offer 5% cash back — the Chase Freedom & the Discover it. Like the Chase Freedom, the Discover it offers 5% cash back on up to $1,500 spent each quarter at select companies and categories of merchants, and 1% cash back on all... Read More
A reader, Susan, reached out to us with a sad and serious problem: Her husband is dying, and they are wondering if the way they use their credit cards can keep her from having to pay his outstanding debts after he passes. Here’s what she wrote to us: My husband has terminal cancer and we are... Read More
If you have poor credit but want to open up a credit card, the numbers are in your favor: For the past several years, banks have approved credit card applications from an increasing number of consumers with bad credit, according to the latest data from the American Bankers Association. In the first quarter of this... Read More
When people say they are afraid of credit cards, what most of them are saying is that they think — for themselves, anyway — that credit cards inevitably lead to debt. And it’s true that credit cards can certainly make it easier to go into debt. For example, if you go into a store, intending... Read More
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