6 Ways to Save at Dick’s Sporting Goods

Personal Finance

6 Ways to Save at Dick’s Sporting Goods

6 Ways to Save at Dick’s Sporting Goods

It’s no secret that America is a nation of couch potatoes. In fact, about 80% of Americans do not get the recommended amount of weekly exercise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Yet, millions of others can’t get enough of recreational sports. For some, it’s hiking through the hills on a warm... Read More

7 Tricks to Make the Most of a Retail Credit Card

Credit Cards

7 Tricks to Make the Most of a Retail Credit Card

7 Tricks to Make the Most of a Retail Credit Card

For some shoppers, retail credit cards can be irresistible, as they often offer discounts on their purchases with the card or even rewards for shopping at the store. Nevertheless, these store credit cards are not without their drawbacks, and many cardholders often fail to receive their full benefits. To help you avoid being one of them, consider these... Read More

New Amazon Prime Credit Card Offers 5% Cash Back

Credit Cards

New Amazon Prime Credit Card Offers 5% Cash Back

New Amazon Prime Credit Card Offers 5% Cash Back

Amazon and Synchrony Bank released a new credit card offer for Amazon Prime customers last week, offering 5% cash back on qualifying purchases and even promotional financing for orders over $149. The store credit card is a credit product you may be familiar with at bricks-and-mortar retailers. Often, these cards offer a discount at sign-up, and... Read More

5 Store Credit Cards That Are Worth It

Credit Cards

5 Store Credit Cards That Are Worth It

5 Store Credit Cards That Are Worth It

Shoppers who are in a hurry to pay for goods and move on may find it frustrating to be constantly asked to apply for a store credit card. In some cases, store credit cards are not a good deal. Sure, you might get a small discount off of your first purchase after being approved, but you often end... Read More

Retail Credit Cards: What’s the Catch?

Credit Cards

Retail Credit Cards: What’s the Catch?

Retail Credit Cards: What’s the Catch?

Nearly every retailer wants you to sign up for their co-branded credit card. To entice customers, these offers feature discounts on purchases, interest free-financing options, or both. With the opportunity to save 10%, 15% or even 20% on your purchases that day, what can go wrong? Plenty, if you don’t know what you’re dealing with.... Read More

The Newest High-End Store Credit Card

Credit Cards

The Newest High-End Store Credit Card

The Newest High-End Store Credit Card

Nearly every store in the mall offers a charge card that can be used for in-store purchases only. And some of the major stores even offer a co-branded credit card that can be used anywhere. Luxury retailer Saks Fifth Avenue has just partnered with Capital One to introduce the Saks First card. The idea is... Read More

A Credit Insider’s Tips for Smart Holiday Spending

Personal Finance

A Credit Insider’s Tips for Smart Holiday Spending

A Credit Insider’s Tips for Smart Holiday Spending

The holiday shopping season is now in full swing. Malls and other retail outlets have their decorations up and holiday music playing, enticing us all to shop for our friends and family. And as inevitable as hearing “Frosty the Snowman” is the chorus of checkout clerks asking shoppers if they’d like to open store credit... Read More

How to Find the Best Retail Credit Cards

Credit Cards

How to Find the Best Retail Credit Cards

How to Find the Best Retail Credit Cards

As we enter the holiday season, many shoppers are being asked to consider opening an account at nearly every retailer they visit. But with hundreds of retailers offering their own co-branded credit cards, we realized that we couldn’t possibly review them all for our Best Credit Cards in America series. So how can consumers find... Read More

Four Store Credit Cards That Aren’t Too Bad

Credit Cards

Four Store Credit Cards That Aren’t Too Bad

Four Store Credit Cards That Aren’t Too Bad

First, let me tell you what I don’t like about store credit cards. Credit cards in this category often have ridiculously high APRs, so don’t consider getting one of these cards unless you know you’ll pay off the balance every month. If you carry a balance because you have a store card with a zero... Read More

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