Articles on Credit Cards

Consumer Reports Picks Top Credit Cards for Your Needs

Consumer Reports names the best cash-back, travel, and balance transfer credit cards of the year. Are your cards on the list?

How to Rebuild Your Credit in 8 Simple Steps

Bad credit will cost you more for insurance and loans, and may close some opportunities altogether. Learn how to rebuild a poor credit rating to an excellent one.

Maroon 5 & Alicia Keys Concert Tickets Giveaway!

Lucky Wise Bread readers will win tickets to an intimate, exclusive concert or a $50 Amazon gift certificate.

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.

Best Money Tips: The Credit Edition

Today, we are bringing you some of the best articles about all things credit!

7 Credit Card Reward Tips Many People Don't Follow

Using a rewards credit card can net you lots of free stuff — if you're smart about it. Get the most value by following these suggestions.

Best Money Tips: Help Your Children Build Credit

Today we found some awesome articles on helping your children build credit, the best things to buy in June, and marketing tactics for job hunters.

Why I Hate Credit Card Points

Is racking up frequent flier miles a bad idea? Learn why one writer wants almost nothing to do with credit card rewards, unless they're cash back.

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.

Welcome Rudy Maxa's World Listeners! See More Travel Rewards Tips From Jason

Learn how to get the most bonus miles and travel the world free like Jason.

Security Breach Puts 50,000 Credit Card Holders at Risk

A security breach at a third-party U.S. based processor may have compromised 50,000 Visa and MasterCard cardholders accounts.

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.

3 Tax Deductions You Can Never Take

Every tax season, people ask me about the same mythical deductions. Take a look at these three common points of confusion before filing this spring.

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.

Surprising Things That Can Kill Your Credit

We're all familiar with the damage a late payment can do to a credit score. But there are plenty of other credit-sinkers you might not know about.

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.

Credit Card Churning and Why It's Not Worth It

Is credit card churning worth it?