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6 No-Annual-Fee Credit Cards for New Grads

6 No-Annual-Fee Credit Cards for New Grads

6 No-Annual-Fee Credit Cards for New Grads

Spring is always a time for new beginnings, especially when you are graduating from college. New college graduates are about to begin the rest of their lives, and it’s often a time for them to make important decisions about their relationships, living arrangements and careers. Graduating can also be a good time to give your... Read More

5 Surprising Ways You Can Use Your Credit Card Rewards

5 Surprising Ways You Can Use Your Credit Card Rewards

5 Surprising Ways You Can Use Your Credit Card Rewards

Are you tired of using your rewards credit card to earn frequent flyer miles, or getting a few dollars of cash back credited to your account each month? Frequent flyer miles don’t take you as far as they used to, and some people may be looking for something more permanent than just cash back that... Read More

A Credit Card Can Help You Get a Better Job, Study Finds

A Credit Card Can Help You Get a Better Job, Study Finds

A Credit Card Can Help You Get a Better Job, Study Finds

If you’ve lost your job, you know not having a steady paycheck can make paying for essentials like groceries, gas and rent more difficult. Some people get unemployment checks, while others tap into savings accounts. Then there are those who turn to credit cards to pay for what they need. Yet it turns out having... Read More

How to Kick Your Spouse Off Your Credit Cards

How to Kick Your Spouse Off Your Credit Cards

How to Kick Your Spouse Off Your Credit Cards

Is it time to separate the finances between you and your spouse? Some couples manage their finances separately while others manage their bills together. But in both cases, it’s likely that a person will add a spouse to his or her credit card as an authorized user or open a joint account. And while these... Read More

Is It Smart to Use My Credit Card for Everything?

Is It Smart to Use My Credit Card for Everything?

Is It Smart to Use My Credit Card for Everything?

There are a few reasons why you might want to consider using your credit card for all (or almost all) of the purchases you make. Maybe you’re on a tight budget and want to use your plastic to buy some time in between paychecks. Or maybe you’ve got a rewards credit card in your wallet, just ready... Read More

What’s the Difference Between AmEx’s Green, Gold & Platinum Cards?

What’s the Difference Between AmEx’s Green, Gold & Platinum Cards?

What’s the Difference Between AmEx’s Green, Gold & Platinum Cards?

When many people imagine a credit card, they probably think of one of the traditional charge cards from American Express that have been around for decades, including the Green, Gold and Platinum cards. American Express has added more credit cards to its product line over the years, but it still continues to update its traditional products... Read More

A Simple Way to Pay Off Your Most Expensive Credit Card Debt

A Simple Way to Pay Off Your Most Expensive Credit Card Debt

A Simple Way to Pay Off Your Most Expensive Credit Card Debt

A new smartphone app launching this week claims it can help you be smarter about managing credit card debt. Here’s what you should know. How it Works After scanning pictures of all your plastic, Tally performs a credit check. If you’re approved, the service helps you pay off your high-interest cards using a new line of credit with a lower rate. Simply pay... Read More

Credit Card Debt in America Is Almost Back Up to $1 Trillion

Credit Card Debt in America Is Almost Back Up to $1 Trillion

Credit Card Debt in America Is Almost Back Up to $1 Trillion

Americans are racking up credit card debt like it’s 2008. That’s according to The Wall Street Journal, which reports U.S. credit card balances are on pace to reach $1 trillion this year, as consumers grow more comfortable with carrying debt and banks continue to push their plastic. The sum is just shy of the all-time peak of $1.02... Read More

4 Credit Cards You Couldn’t Get Last Year

4 Credit Cards You Couldn’t Get Last Year

4 Credit Cards You Couldn’t Get Last Year

The credit card industry is extremely competitive and card issuers are continuously introducing new products in order to win more customers. But, as these new cards are introduced, some credit cardholders may simply continue to use old accounts, which often come to have outdated or inferior terms. While these old accounts may no longer be offered... Read More

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