Credit Card Reviews

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5 Great Travel Credit Cards for the 2018 Holidays

5 Great Travel Credit Cards for the 2018 Holidays

5 Great Travel Credit Cards for the 2018 Holidays

[DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] The 2018 holiday season is quickly approaching. The holidays are a great time for spending time with loved ones. If you’re traveling during the holidays, then a travel credit card may be helpful. These credit cards usually offer airline miles that can add up to free trips... Read More

How Co-Branded Credit Cards Can Help You Save Money

How Co-Branded Credit Cards Can Help You Save Money

How Co-Branded Credit Cards Can Help You Save Money

[DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] Traveling is fun, and for what it’s worth, most of us would do it all year round if we could. Traveling costs time and money, so there’s a good chance that you have to plan and save for your vacations. However, with the right kind of co-branded... Read More

4 Credit Cards to Help You with Your Small Business

4 Credit Cards to Help You with Your Small Business

4 Credit Cards to Help You with Your Small Business

[UPDATE: Some offers mentioned below have expired and/or are no longer available on our site. You can view the current offers from our partners in our credit card marketplace. DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] Are you an entrepreneur? Have you always dreamed of starting your own small business but aren’t sure what... Read More

2 Credit Cards for Black Friday

2 Credit Cards for Black Friday

2 Credit Cards for Black Friday

[DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] With the holidays coming up, America is looking forward to a giant coma-inducing turkey dinner and football. Not to mention, what comes after – Black Friday. The sales that stores are having are getting consumers excited about holiday gift shopping and many are likely to put their... Read More

Credit Cards with Awesome Sign-up Bonuses

Credit Cards with Awesome Sign-up Bonuses

Credit Cards with Awesome Sign-up Bonuses

[DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] It’s no secret that credit card companies try to lure potential customers with sweet sign-up bonuses. After all, that’s part of a new credit card’s appeal, right? With so many types of credit cards available though, it can be difficult to choose. It can also be tough to... Read More

7 Credit Cards for Online Shopping

7 Credit Cards for Online Shopping

7 Credit Cards for Online Shopping

We found credit cards that pay you to do what you love—shop online. No, but really, if you’re already spending your hard-earned money on online retailers like Amazon, Target, Costco, etc., why not make sure you get a little money back? There are lots of credit cards out there that offer cash back, and many... Read More

Love Entertainment? These Credit Cards Will Reward You for It.

Love Entertainment? These Credit Cards Will Reward You for It.

Love Entertainment? These Credit Cards Will Reward You for It.

[DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] Life can be stressful so it’s no wonder people seek out entertainment. So many great movies are coming out and it’s a temptation to go see them in theaters with a giant tub of popcorn. Or you might be tempted to splurge on a date night to... Read More

6 Best Credit Cards for Millennials

6 Best Credit Cards for Millennials

6 Best Credit Cards for Millennials

[UPDATE: Some offers mentioned below have expired and/or are no longer available on our site. You can view the current offers from our partners in our credit card marketplace. DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] It’s no secret that Millennials have the most buying power of any generation right now. It’s also no... Read More

2 Credit Cards for Building a Home Addition

2 Credit Cards for Building a Home Addition

2 Credit Cards for Building a Home Addition

[UPDATE: Some offers mentioned below have expired and/or are no longer available on our site. You can view the current offers from our partners in our credit card marketplace. DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] When your needs grow beyond the square footage of your home, it might be time to build an... Read More

These Credit Cards Let You Redeem or Donate Your Rewards for Charity

These Credit Cards Let You Redeem or Donate Your Rewards for Charity

These Credit Cards Let You Redeem or Donate Your Rewards for Charity

[UPDATE: Some offers mentioned below have expired and/or are no longer available on our site. You can view the current offers from our partners in our credit card marketplace. DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] Giving to charity is a worthwhile thing to do, but you might not always have the cash for... Read More

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