4 Rewards Credit Cards for Your Dating Life

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4 Rewards Credit Cards for Your Dating Life

4 Rewards Credit Cards for Your Dating Life

[DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] Whether you’re playing the field or seeing someone exclusively, dating can be an important aspect of your social life. Going on dates gives you an opportunity to meet new people, deepen an existing relationship, or just have some fun (hopefully). Unfortunately, dating can do a number on your... Read More

15 Tips to Protect Your Credit While Traveling

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15 Tips to Protect Your Credit While Traveling

15 Tips to Protect Your Credit While Traveling

Ahh, vacation. You wait all year, or maybe several years, to take a hard-earned trip. Once you do, you want to be able to relax. No matter where, or why, your travels take you away from home, the last thing you should have to worry about is your credit being compromised while you’re gone. But... Read More

How to Fix Your Credit After Identity Theft

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How to Fix Your Credit After Identity Theft

How to Fix Your Credit After Identity Theft

Identity theft and credit card fraud are on the rise. Advisory firm Javelin Strategy & Research reported a 16 percent increase in the “identity fraud incidence rate” in 2016, the highest since the firm started tracking in 2003. The result? A massive $16 billion of losses during a single year. Although the majority of these... Read More

Credit Card Outlook for 2018

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Credit Card Outlook for 2018

Credit Card Outlook for 2018

If you’re thinking about applying for a new credit card or asking for a higher limit on a card you already have, you might want to do that sooner rather than later. Credit cards, and credit card issuers, have been on a good run lately, but the good times might end — or at least... Read More

4 Credit Cards for Building a Home Addition

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4 Credit Cards for Building a Home Addition

4 Credit Cards for Building a Home Addition

[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.] When your needs grow beyond the square footage of your home, it might be time to build an... Read More

7 Bad Credit Card Habits You Can’t Afford to Keep

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7 Bad Credit Card Habits You Can’t Afford to Keep

7 Bad Credit Card Habits You Can’t Afford to Keep

Credit cards can be great financial tools if you use them responsibly. You can earn credit card rewards on your everyday spending and build your credit with a positive payment history But if you use credit unwisely, you can dig yourself into a hole of debt and damage your credit score along the way. Here... Read More

How to Start Building Credit Once You Turn 18

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How to Start Building Credit Once You Turn 18

How to Start Building Credit Once You Turn 18

Having good credit is imperative to unlocking many financial opportunities in life. Among these advantages, you will see lower interest rates on car loans, credit cards, and mortgages. The key to getting that high credit score is to start building credit at a young age. That is why adults as young as 18 might want to consider getting... Read More

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

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

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

[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.] When many people imagine a credit card or charge card, they probably think of one of the traditional charge cards from... Read More

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