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4 Reasons Credit Is Safer Than Debit

If you're prone to overspending, a debit card may be your best bet. For everyone else, credit cards are the safer choice.

Same-As-Cash Store Offers vs. 0% Intro APR Credit Cards — Which Is Right for You?

Your favorite store may offer a "same as cash" deal with no-interest financing. Beware — it's not the same as getting 0% APR on new purchases.

How to Return Items Through Your Credit Card If the Store Refuses

Credit card policies can get you a refund when the store refuses. Just be sure to read the fine print.

6 Types of Travel Insurance Credit Cards Include That You Didn't Know About

Before you pony up for travel insurance, check your credit card benefits first. You may already be covered by policies you didn't even know existed.

How Credit Cards Protect Your Purchases From Damage or Theft

You loved your fab new camera until your kid broke it. Check the fine print on your credit card account — you may be eligible for a free replacement.

How One Man Used Credit Card Rewards to Go to the Last 11 Super Bowls

And this year one super cardholder will make it 12 in a row.

How Free Extended Warranties Work on Credit Cards

Did your pricey purchase break just months after your warranty expired? Your credit card has you covered.

Simple Guide to Evaluating a Credit Card With an Annual Fee

Cards with annual fees often offer bigger rewards and better perks, but how do you know if you're actually coming out ahead?

How to Use Credit Cards Responsibly During the Holidays

It's easy to get carried away during the holidays. Here's how to enjoy the season, without running up big balances on your cards.

5 Ways to Pay Off High Interest Credit Card Debt

Don't let high interest credit card debt totally derail your money. Pay it off, quickly, with a few smart moves.

Best Visa Credit Cards

If you prefer Visa and its benefits, these are the best Visa credit cards available.

Best Mastercard Credit Cards

Get all the benefits that Mastercard offers with these cards.

What Happens When Your Credit Card Debt Is Charged Off?

A “charge off” on your credit card debt doesn’t mean it’s disappearing. Take action before your credit score takes a huge hit.

Best Credit Cards for Bad Credit

If you have bad credit you can start rebuilding with these credit cards.

Little Known Trick to Getting Exclusive Travel Discounts and Rewards

Get more discounts and savings for travel when you use credit card websites.

Best Credit Cards to Use at Costco

Now that Costco accepts Visa cards, there are many options for earning rewards when you shop.

Which Hilton Honors Credit Card Should You Get?

Everything you need to know about the different Hilton Honors credit cards to choose the right one for you.

3 Ways Your Credit Card Rewards Can Make You Rich

Here are 3 ways you can turn your credit card cash rewards into wealth.

Are Airline or Travel Rewards Credit Cards the Better Deal?

What offers the most value for your buck: generic travel rewards cards, or airline cards? Let's take a look.

5 Airline Miles Secrets Only Frequent Flyers Know

Even if you aren't a frequent flyer, you can learn from one. These airline mile tips could be the secret to your next free vacation.