All articles tagged: “Credit Cards”

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Guide

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Credit One Reviews: Credit One® Bank Credit Card (+ 5 Top Alternatives)

Credit One Reviews: Our Staff Ratings & Top 5 Alternatives

Whenever my old roommate and I would take a trip together, we would clash over the best way to pick a restaurant.... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 11/10/16

Guide

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6 Answers: How to Get a Credit Card (Bad Credit, No Credit, Secured)

6 Questions Answered: How to Get a Credit Card

In the late 19th century, department stores and hotels began to issue charge coins to their loyal customers. These... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 10/5/16

Blog

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CardsMix Offers Simple — Yet Powerful — Tools & Expert Opinions to Match Subprime Applicants to the Best Cards for Their Credit

CardsMix: Tools & Advice to Find the Right Card for Your Subprime Credit

In a Nutshell: While having poor credit can limit your credit card options, sometimes finding the right card is... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 9/20/16

Guide

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11 Best “Credit Repair” Credit Cards (Learn to Rebuild Your Credit Score)

11 Best Credit Repair Credit Cards

Maybe you’ve made some mistakes with money in the past that have left your credit score lower than you want it to... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 6/17/16

Guide

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10 Best Credit Cards for No Credit (2016)

10 Best Credit Cards for No Credit

Everyone begins their financial life with no credit. We all start from zero and earn trust from credit bureaus... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 5/20/16

Guide

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How to Cancel a Credit Card (8 Simple Steps)

How to Cancel a Credit Card

Once a credit card has outlived its usefulness, it might be a good idea to replace it with a friendlier card. You... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 4/19/16

Study

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What We Found in the Fine Print of Credit Cards — And How They Relate to Your Credit

What We Found in the Fine Print of Credit Cards

Earlier this month, Lexington Law Firm published “Credit Cards: What We Found In The Fine Print,” a series of... read more »

Caitlin Moffitt

By: Caitlin Moffitt • 4/12/16

Guide

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How to Apply for a Credit Card (With Bad Credit)

How to Apply for a Credit Card

When applying for credit cards, especially if you have subprime or bad credit, you should start by checking your... read more »

Lauren Keys

By: Lauren Keys • 3/28/16

Guide

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13 Easy Credit Cards to Get with Bad Credit

13 Easy Credit Cards to Get with Bad Credit

Regardless of how your credit got to be “bad” in the first place, getting and using a new credit card responsibly... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 12/4/15

Study

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Study: How Much Will Paying Off Credit Cards Improve Score?

Study: How Much Will Paying Off Credit Cards Improve Score?

In a Nutshell: Paying off credit cards can improve credit scores substantially as outstanding debt is the second... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 9/10/15

Blog

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The 4 Best Credit Cards for People with Bad Credit

The 4 Best Credit Cards for People with Bad Credit

Are you dealing with the consequences of bad credit decisions? While it may seem that your days of great credit... read more »

Linsey Knerl

By: Linsey Knerl • 5/11/15

Study

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5 Takeaways from the 2015 Credit Card Landscape Report

5 Takeaways from the 2015 Credit Card Landscape Report

A traditional finance study may not seem like interesting reading, but we can learn a great deal about the typical... read more »

Linsey Knerl

By: Linsey Knerl • 4/10/15

Blog

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4 Things to Never Put on Your Credit Card

4 Things to Never Put on Your Credit Card

Most of the time, it makes sense to pay with your credit card. You’ll earn card rewards on your purchases and as... read more »

David Andrew

By: David Andrew • 1/13/15

Guide

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How Students with Bad Credit Can Apply for Credit Cards

How Students with Bad Credit Can Apply for Credit Cards

If you’re in college and dealing with bad credit, you’re undoubtedly hoping to graduate with a higher score. Doing... read more »

Steven Tumulski

By: Steven Tumulski • 12/18/14

Blog

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How New Credit Cards Affect Your Score

How New Credit Cards Affect Your Score

Your credit score gives potential creditors and businesses — whether it be mortgage lenders, car insurance... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 12/11/14

Guide

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How to Live with Bad Credit

How to Live with Bad Credit

Having a bad credit score isn’t a joy for anyone. It makes so many things more expensive and more difficult to do.... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 12/8/14

Blog

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Owing Small Amounts On Your Credit Card Can Be OK; Here’s Why

Owing Small Amounts On Your Credit Card Can Be OK; Here’s Why

Credit utilization – the percentage of available credit that has been borrowed – is the second biggest factor in... read more »

Stefanie O'Connell

By: Stefanie O'Connell • 11/11/14

Blog

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BillGuard’s Innovative Crowdsourced Approach to Card Fraud Protection

BillGuard’s Innovative Crowdsourced Approach to Card Fraud Protection

With so many data breaches in the news lately — Target, PF Chang’s and JPMorgan Chase, just to name a few —... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 11/10/14

Guide

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How to Explain Your Bad Credit to Your Family

How to Explain Your Bad Credit to Your Family

If you find yourself with bad credit and are uncertain what to do about it, the last thing you probably want to do... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 10/24/14

Blog

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Wallaby: 2014’s Best App for Maximizing Your Credit Card Rewards

Wallaby: 2014’s Best App for Maximizing Your Credit Card Rewards

In a nutshell — Wallaby is an easy-to-use app that analyzes your credit cards’ rewards and recommends the best card... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 8/22/14

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7 Defining Moments in Credit Card History

7 Defining Moments in Credit Card History

For anyone born in the last half-century, credit cards are as much a part of modern life as refrigerators,... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 7/28/14

Blog

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4 Pros & Cons to Cosigning Your Kid’s Credit Card

4 Pros & Cons to Cosigning Your Kid’s Credit Card

Credit cards are wonderful tools when used properly. In the wrong hands, however, they can be quite destructive,... read more »

Stefanie O'Connell

By: Stefanie O'Connell • 5/22/14

Blog

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How Chip-and-PIN Cards Will Change Your Financial Security Forever

How Chip-and-PIN Cards Will Change Your Financial Security Forever

Your credit cards will change dramatically by October 2015 — and for the good. Because of the recent run of credit... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 5/7/14

Blog

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4 Ways to Justify Giving Your Kid a Credit Card

4 Ways to Justify Giving Your Kid a Credit Card

Unsurprisingly, young people, particularly college students, are not great credit users. Graduating college with a... read more »

Stefanie O'Connell

By: Stefanie O'Connell • 4/21/14

Study

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Pew: Consumers Use Prepaid Credit Cards as Budgeting Technique

Pew: Consumers Use Prepaid Credit Cards as Budgeting Technique

Recent growth in the use of prepaid credit cards may be fueled by consumers looking to change bad spending habits.... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 4/14/14

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