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Retire Your Credit Card Debt With Citi Simplicity® Card - No Late Fees Ever

For the two-thirds of American credit card holders who carry a balance, Citi Simplicity may be the best way to step off the treadmill.

The Platinum Card from American Express: Do the Perks Justify the Fee?

No other card comes close to Platinum's pile of perks, services, fee refunds, and exclusives. But few other cards come close to Platinum's annual fee, either.

The Simmons Bank Visa Platinum Credit Card: The Lowest Standard APR Available

You won't get rewards or perks or concierge service with this credit card, but you will get the industry's lowest interest rate.

The Best Travel Reward Credit Cards

Jason's family has been earning free travel for over 20 years. These are his favorite travel rewards cards.

Love Travel, But Hate Airline Miles? Try AmEx's Blue Sky Preferred

Credit card issuers are replacing complex airline mile rewards with flexible statement credits. Is AMEX's Blue Sky Preferred the best of the bunch?

Get a Break From Interest for 21 Months: The Citi Diamond Preferred Card

The Citi Diamond Preferred Card doesn't ask you to choose between a great promotional rate (0% APR for 18 months) and attractive cardholder perks and benefits; it offers both.

Travel Rewards Don't Get Easier Than This: Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card

By replacing flighty airline miles with statement credits, the Capital One Venture Rewards card makes redeeming and earning travel rewards easy.

The PenFed Promise Visa Card Offers a Way to Escape Your Big Bank

With industry best interest rates and no fees, the PenFed Promise Visa card may be just the trick for borrowers looking to break the big bank habit.

Chase Slate® Review: Balance Transfers With No Intro Fee

As the only credit card on the market with no intro balance transfer fee, the Chase Slate card can save you serious cash (and help you make a plan to pay off debt).

NFL Extra Points Card: Fumble or Touchdown?

If you’re willing spend what it takes to amass the required points, this credit card may be the surest way to acquire Super Bowl tickets.

5 Myths About Credit Card Rewards

Reward cards might be a lot more beneficial (or, in some cases, harmful) than you think. Check out these common myths — and the true story behind them.

The 5 Best Credit Cards With Airline Companion Tickets

Companion tickets are one of the best credit card perks available. Discover five great cards currently offering these tickets — and three not worth the trouble.

The 5 Best Credit Cards for Dining Out

Planning to treat yourself to a night out? Stay frugal and splurge smartly by using one of these restaurant rewards cards.

Bringing Water and Wheels to Africa: My Amazing Frugal Vacation

Living frugally can help us achieve other goals — such as, in one writer's case, providing water and bicycles for people in Uganda.

The 5 Best Premium Credit Cards

Despite their millionaire marketing, these premium cards might help you save extra money, not spend it — especially if you travel a lot.

Best Credit Cards for Small Businesses

Whether you run a small business or want a second card to help keep work expenses separate from personal ones, look to one of these cards.

The Best Secured Credit Cards

If you have no or a bad credit history, getting a secured card could help you build or rebuild your credit score. Find out if one of these cards is right for you.

The Best Credit Cards for People With Excellent Credit

Have great credit? Then you have an opportunity to get high-reward credit cards that offer 2% or more cash back, double points, and more.

Extreme Mileage Hacking: Creative Ways to Earn Flier Miles

If you're think you're doing all you can to earn frequent flier miles, get a bit of inspiration from these talented travelers.

The Best Travel Credit Card Perks Beyond Miles

As credit cards try harder to get your business, they offer more and more perks. From hotel upgrades to free checked bags, discover what you can get.