Credit Cards

Making the Most of Your Balance Transfer

November 30, 2015
Making the Most of Your Balance Transfer

Transferring your balance of debt from one credit card to another can offer some benefits. Most obviously, you can enjoy a lower interest rate. That is the reason most people move their balance around. They feel they are paying too much for their interest on their current card, and they want to see if they […]

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Choosing the Right EMV (Chip) Card for Your Lifestyle

April 1, 2015
EMV Credit Card

This coming October, American retailers will be required to accept EMV (chip) credit cards at their retail registers, or face increased fraud liability. On the credit card issuer side, this means that issuers are rushing to upgrade millions of credit cards to have an EMV chip. Chances are, if your card expired in the past […]

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Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Credit Cards: For Business or Leisure

March 3, 2014
Southwest Airlines Credit card

Southwest Airlines offers four Visa rewards cards ranging from a premiere program to a business program. Each card offers unique services, discounts and mileage points. Choosing the appropriate card for your needs involves assessing the purpose of your travel, how often you fly and the specific desired benefits and amenities of each card. For example, […]

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The Frontier Airlines World MasterCard Review – Up to 50,000 Miles

January 6, 2014
Frontier Airlines Award Chart

Over the past couple of years, I have become a serious travel hacker. I love finding new ways to rack up thousands of airlines miles and hotel points by spending very little money. By doing this, it allows my family to be able to travel all across the world at almost no cost. Frontier Airlines […]

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What You Need to Know About Retail Credit Cards

December 11, 2013
Retail Credit Card

The holidays are here and that means you’ll soon be hearing this question over and over: Would you like to open a store credit card and save 10 percent on your purchases? This year, you might hear it more than ever. According to Equifax‘s recent National Consumer Credit Trends Report, the number of issued retail credit cards is […]

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25% of UK Customers Have Missed a Payment on Balance Transfers

December 10, 2013

Totally Money, the credit comparison experts, have been reflecting on Barclaycard’s unveiling of a new 30 month Platinum balance transfer deal. Their research has revealed that 25% of people in the UK who have had a similar long term credit deal have missed at least one monthly repayment which has meant they lose the benefits […]

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Balance Transfer Now, or Forever Overpay on Debt?

November 19, 2013
Balance Transfer

It’s no secret that we as consumers have a bit of a debt problem.  Not only did widespread over-leveraging help intensify the Great Recession, but we also racked up roughly $82.5 billion in new credit card debt during 2011 and 2012 and are on pace to add another $41.2 billion to our tab this year, […]

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