Credit Cards

Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards for 2017

November 10, 2017
Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards

My wife and I love the thrill of traveling. We usually will take at least one big trip each year and sometimes we try for two. To make our trips a little bit more affordable, we both carry travel rewards credit cards. This allows us to earn airline miles or hotel points just for making […]

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Best 0% Balance Transfer Credit Cards

October 20, 2017
Chase Slate

The amount of interest you pay each month on your credit card is one of the biggest factors contributed to why most people struggle to become debt free.  Depending on your income situation, high monthly interest payments can make it virtually impossible to pay anything on your principal balance. One of the best ways to […]

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Chase Slate Review – Free Balance Transfers

October 8, 2017
Chase Slate Review

Chase Slate Review Do you find yourself always carrying a balance on a high interest rate credit card? If so, you might be interested in the Chase Slate credit card. This is one of the best 0% balance transfer credit cards right now because they offer a full 15 months no interest on transfers. Below […]

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Charge Card vs Credit Card: What’s the Difference?

September 25, 2017
Credit card vs charge card

Although they sound similar, a charge card is actually very different than a credit card. Both of them are great tools for building and improving your credit. However, they’re different in the way that you are expected to pay off the purchases you make. Knowing the differences and advantages between the two will help you […]

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How to Make Chase Blueprint Work for You

July 5, 2017
Chase Blueprint

Credit cards have gotten a bad reputation. The truth is that when used responsibly, your credit cards can be a really useful financial tool. If you’re a newer credit card user or have a history of abusing your credit card, Chase has a solution. Chase customers have access to a set of features through the […]

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How Credit Card Companies Make Money

May 15, 2017
How credit card companies make money

During the Great Recession, there was a big backlash against banks, lenders, and credit card companies.  The people felt they had been taken advantage of (there is some truth to that), and they wanted reform.  While it didn’t come as a sweeping reform that purged the industry of the crooked dealers, there was some good […]

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Do Credit Card Rewards Really Payoff?

February 22, 2017
Credit card rewards

The allure of “free” money is hard to ignore, and the credit card industry has done a stellar job of enticing the masses with the potential to pocket extra cash. Nearly 70% of all Americans have at least one credit card in their wallet at any given time, and card issuers estimate 10 million new […]

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