5 Credit Cards That Can Make You a VIP Instantly

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5 Credit Cards That Can Make You a VIP Instantly

5 Credit Cards That Can Make You a VIP Instantly

Many businesses offer their customers preferential treatment based on their status in its loyalty program or by having and using a specific credit card. As a result, some customers receive VIP-status perks, like instant upgrades when they travel and preferred seats at sporting and entertainment events. If you would like to enjoy some of these instant upgrades,... Read More

Why You Might Be Getting Different Credit Card Offers Than College Grads

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Why You Might Be Getting Different Credit Card Offers Than College Grads

Why You Might Be Getting Different Credit Card Offers Than College Grads

Do credit card issuers take your education into account when deciding how to market to you? A new study may offer some clues. As economists Antoinette Schoar of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Hong Ru of Nanyang Technological University wrote in their paper, “Do Credit Card Companies Screen for Behavioral Biases?”, the credit card offers extended to... Read More

5 Credit Cards for Foodies

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5 Credit Cards for Foodies

5 Credit Cards for Foodies

If your love of fine food leads you to dine out often, you might consider applying for a credit card that features extra rewards at restaurants and other foodie-friendly perks. The first thing to consider is additional points, miles or cash back for restaurant purchases. Beyond that, there are other features that foodies may want to consider. Some cards offer generous rewards... Read More

I Can’t Get a High-End Rewards Credit Card. What Are My Options?

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I Can’t Get a High-End Rewards Credit Card. What Are My Options?

I Can’t Get a High-End Rewards Credit Card. What Are My Options?

Many credit card users love the idea of earning valuable points, miles or cash back. But not every applicant gets approved for a premium rewards card. The reason is typically a low credit score due certain missteps, like bankruptcy, foreclosure, collection accounts, or missed payments. Other people may have their applications for a rewards card denied simply because... Read More

U.S. Bank Has 2 New Rewards Credit Cards

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U.S. Bank Has 2 New Rewards Credit Cards

U.S. Bank Has 2 New Rewards Credit Cards

Anyone shopping around for a credit card this summer has a lot of new choices at their disposal. Case in point: U.S. Bank announced on Monday that it’s now offering two new co-branded American Express credit cards. The U.S. Bank Cash 365 American Express Card is a cash back credit card that mirrors other new entrants... Read More

Ally Bank Has a New Cash-Back Credit Card Too

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Ally Bank Has a New Cash-Back Credit Card Too

Ally Bank Has a New Cash-Back Credit Card Too

It was a big week for cash back rewards credit cards. Wells Fargo released their cash back credit card on Wednesday and the next day Ally Bank announced the Ally CashBack credit card. The Ally CashBack card, issued by TD Bank, offers 2% cash back on eligible gas and grocery purchases and 1% cash back... Read More

7 Tricks to Make the Most of a Retail Credit Card

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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

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