15 Things to Know About Your New EMV Credit Card Chip

Has your credit card been updated to the latest security measure yet? Here’s everything you may want to know about those new EMV credit card chips.

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Advertising Disclosure Credit card issuers are in such fierce competition these days to attract new customers that most have started offering sweetheart deals to win you over, like ultra-long 0% introductory interest periods. While these types of offers can be great (switching from paying something like 15% interest to 0% is... Read more
Credit Cards vs Personal Loans: Which Should You Use for Your Upcoming Expense?
Advertising Disclosure Best Credit Cards For Fair Credit Disclaimer: This content is not provided or commissioned by the credit card issuer. Opinions expressed here are author’s alone, not those of the credit card issuer, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by the credit card issuer. This... Read more
The Differences Between Credit Cards, Debit Cards and Prepaid Cards

Unless you’re a poor money manager, credit cards are the best way. They offer better consumer protections than the others as well as rewards and perks.

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Credit Card Rates: 7 Ways to Beat Credit Card Companies at Their Own Game

Finding lower credit card rates along with avoiding interest charges and fees are among the ways you can beat credit card companies at their own game.

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You hear it all the time — “If you make only the minimum payment on your credit cards, it will take decades to pay off your balance.” And the Internet is littered with credit card repayment calculators to back that up. For example, if you input a $5,000 balance,... Read more
Advertising Disclosure Did you hear the one about the agoraphobic who had a travel credit card? No? Good; phobias are no laughing matter. The same goes for jokes about dyslexia: They’re not clever, and they’re ton furry. But there’s a serious point buried in there somewhere: agoraphobics shouldn’t have... Read more
Advertising Disclosure Congratulations! The fact you’ve clicked through on this headline means you’ve taken the first — and in some ways hardest  — step toward getting out of credit card debt: You’ve recognized the problem, and you want to do something about it. Some people remain in ostrich-like denial right... Read more
Debt consolidation allows consumers to combine multiple loans or liabilities, usually by taking out another loan in order to pay off existing debts. In general, consolidating accounts makes it possible for borrowers to put more of their payment toward reducing the principal, rather than spending so much money paying... Read more
People use credit cards in many different ways but many do not use it the right way – are you one of the guilty? Understanding how to use credit cards correctly can save you a lot of money and stress later on. Five Ways to Use Credit Cards Emergency... Read more