Credit Cards

How To Use Credit Cards to Build Credit

December 10, 2018

Used responsibly, credit cards are powerful tools for building credit. Be sure to pay them on time and use a low percent of your credit line for maximum impact. Read more.

Do Prepaid Cards Build Credit?

October 1, 2018

Looking for easy and affordable ways to build credit? Unfortunately prepaid cards won't help. But you have alternatives, including secured cards and credit builder loans. Read more.

Top secured credit cards for new parents

April 20, 2018

Thankfully for new or soon-to-be parents, secured credit cards offer a way to get your credit back on track, while providing a few bonuses along the way. Read more.

Will A Cash Advance Hurt My Credit Score?

June 18, 2017

Will a cash advance hurt my credit score? Learn what the experts about how to properly use a cash advance Read more.

Are you paying too much because of your credit card interest rate?

January 25, 2017

Don't gloss over your next credit card statement. Learn how your credit card’s interest rate is determined and what to do if yours is too high. Read more.

7 Things you should always pay for with your credit card

January 23, 2017

The average American has nearly 3 credit cards. Here's how to make sure you're making the most out of your purchases to earn maximum rewards. Read more.

The problem with easy-to-get subprime credit cards

January 10, 2017

For consumers with poor credit, subprime cards may seem like a good option. But before you apply, consider how much fees and interest rates will cost you. Read more.

The Difference Between Traditional and Secured Credit Cards

December 8, 2016

Secured cards aren’t as heavily advertised but they serve an important function. Here are the main differences between a traditional & secured credit card. Read more.