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3 Stupid Things You Do With Your Credit Card

3 Stupid Things You Do With Your Credit Card

3 Stupid Things You Do With Your Credit Card

Everyone makes poor financial decisions from time to time, but there are some money decisions that reach a whole new level of bad. Recently, Evan Cutler, a resident of northern New Jersey, was on a commuter train and overheard a fellow passenger, sitting three rows back, give his credit card number to whomever was on… Read More

Are Platinum Credit Cards Worth the Fee?

Are Platinum Credit Cards Worth the Fee?

Are Platinum Credit Cards Worth the Fee?

Getting an offer in the mail for a platinum credit card can be quite flattering. After all, a platinum card offers some major perks for cardholders, but they generally come with an annual fee. While not all platinum credit cards charge an extra fee, you’ll need to figure out whether the card’s perks are worth the… Read More

Credit Card Use Rebounded in December

Credit Card Use Rebounded in December

Credit Card Use Rebounded in December

Americans are continuing to finance more of what they buy with credit as the economy strengthens, according to a recent report from the Federal Reserve. Outstanding consumer credit — which includes debt on credit cards and car loans, for example — grew at an annual rate of about 6%, the same as last year. U.S…. Read More

3 Credit Cards That Are Easy to Get

3 Credit Cards That Are Easy to Get

3 Credit Cards That Are Easy to Get

Nobody likes being turned down for a job or a date, but there is something especially painful about having a credit card application rejected. Applicants know that credit card issuers examine their income and pull their credit reports, so it can feel like their entire life is being held to account. Thankfully, several issuers offer… Read More

Where the Heck Are My Credit Card Rewards?

Where the Heck Are My Credit Card Rewards?

Where the Heck Are My Credit Card Rewards?

Credit card issuers have a simple way to get customers to apply for their credit cards — pay them to do so. Nearly all reward credit cards offer some sort of sign-up bonus to new applicants in the form of points, miles or cash back. But when do cardholders receive those bonuses? Eager reward card… Read More

How a Credit Card Is Made

How a Credit Card Is Made

How a Credit Card Is Made

Where do credit cards come from? There is a very good chance the credit cards in your wallet were manufactured at CPI Card Group, just outside of Denver. CPI produces more than 1.2 billion cards each year including credit cards, debit cards, transit cards and gift cards, and its headquarters in Littleton, Colo., produces more… Read More

Capital One Offers 100,000 Miles for Your Mortgage

Capital One Offers 100,000 Miles for Your Mortgage

Capital One Offers 100,000 Miles for Your Mortgage

Would you think to apply for a mortgage with your credit card company? Capital One wants its customers to consider its mortgage products, and is now offering 100,000 miles to current cardholders who purchase a new house or refinance their current home loan with the bank. Customers who hold a credit card that earns Capital One… Read More

Should Banks Be in the Marijuana Business?

Should Banks Be in the Marijuana Business?

Should Banks Be in the Marijuana Business?

For many people like me, starting your own business is the embodiment of the American dream – you get to be your own boss, build something from the ground up and revel in its success. But for some budding entrepreneurs in several states their small businesses have become big financial nightmares – and not because… Read More

Could Your Credit Card Be Safer?

Could Your Credit Card Be Safer?

Could Your Credit Card Be Safer?

The aftermath of the Target data breach has continued to fuel the conversation around credit card security in the United States. A lot of people think it’s sub-par. It boils down to technology: In the U.S., you’re accustomed to swiping a card with a magnetic stripe through a card reader, but if you’re traveling in… Read More

Want to Avoid Airline Fees? A Credit Card May Help

Want to Avoid Airline Fees? A Credit Card May Help

Want to Avoid Airline Fees? A Credit Card May Help

If you haven’t heard, the airline industry has all but given up trying to make a profit just by charging for airfare. The notion that these companies will stay in business by charging passengers for transportation has been replaced by a new model: Passengers pay for their tickets, but then face the possibility of many… Read More

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