4 Credit Cards That Give Back

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4 Credit Cards That Give Back

4 Credit Cards That Give Back

Rewards credit cards are incredibly popular due to the points, miles or cash back offered to cardholders. But ultimately, there is another type of compensation that some people will find even more rewarding: a donation to a cause they believe in. There are three ways that cardholders can use their credit card to donate money directly to a… Read More

7 Times an Issuer Could Freeze Your Credit Card

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7 Times an Issuer Could Freeze Your Credit Card

7 Times an Issuer Could Freeze Your Credit Card

Have you ever been puzzled when your credit card was declined? Sometimes it’s a technical glitch like a worn-out magnetic stripe or a merchant’s intermittent communications system, but other times it turns out that your account has been frozen. Why would your account be frozen? It turns out that there are a few pretty good reasons why a… Read More

A Simple Guide to Debit vs. Credit Cards

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A Simple Guide to Debit vs. Credit Cards

A Simple Guide to Debit vs. Credit Cards

When you are putting some charges on the plastic, you may not even think about which card is better to use. Chances are you have at least one debit card and at least one credit card. As it turns out, not all cards are created equal. They may all be a lot more manageable than… Read More

Visa vs. Mastercard: What’s the Difference?

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Visa vs. Mastercard: What’s the Difference?

Visa vs. Mastercard: What’s the Difference?

The names Visa and MasterCard are paired nearly as frequently as Minneapolis and St. Paul or Dallas and Fort Worth. But while these major cities are close neighbors, Visa and MasterCard are large payment networks that compete against each other. But to cardholders, Visa and MasterCard sometimes appear to be interchangeable. What’s the Difference? To most credit… Read More

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