Articles on Credit Cards

Best Money Tips: Credit Card Tips to Live By

Today we found some awesome articles on credit card tips to live by, what to do if you hate your job, and road trip money saving tips.

New Tools for the Unbanked

Lack of access to the banking system has been an expensive burden on the poor. Just recently, a surge in new financial products make it a lot less expensive to be unbanked.

Building a Credit History

A good credit history can save you a small fortune over a lifetime. Here's how to build one.

6 Myths About Using Credit Cards for the Sign-Up Bonuses

If you play the game right (and yes, it’s a game), you can come away with some very sweet bonuses and rewards from credit card sign-up promotions.

6 Ways to Benefit From Your Credit Card

Your credit card doesn't have to be a debt-causing monster hiding in your wallet. Instead, learn how to make your card work for you.

Best Money Tips: Choosing the Right Credit Card

Today we found some great articles on choosing the right credit card, how to become a millionaire, and ways to save money without even trying.

Tips for Playing Credit Card Roulette

It's exciting, it's risky, and it means you might get to eat for free -- or pay the entire bill. Discover the fun and danger of credit card roulette.

Lower Interest Rates with Credit Sesame and Lending Club

First I consolidated my credit cards using a service that barely changed my inflated interest rates. Then I got a better deal — here's how.

Do You Spend More with Cash or Credit?

I totaled up all my credit card expenses in 2010 to try to figure out if I spent more using credit than I would have with cash. Here's what I found.

Perform a Credit Card Rewards Annual Review

Want to make sure you're getting the most airline miles, cash back, and whatever other rewards your credit cards offer? Do this quick annual review.

Dealing with Post-Holiday Credit Card Debt

It's not the most wonderful time of the year when the first credit card bills from the holiday season start to arrive. Here's how to pay them off.

Maximizing Rewards Programs with Points.com

I don't fly or travel frequently enough to make the most of rewards points, but I still like earning them with the notion that someday I might be able to take advantage of them. [more]

Balance Transfer Dating Guide

An old credit card is a lot like an ex-lover. Follow these tips to get yourself out of debt and back on the dating scene.

How Much Does Your Credit Card Debt Cost You?

Only having to pay 2% of your total credit-card balance a month makes charging tempting...but with interest, you could also pay more than double your original purchase price.

The Worst Holiday Credit Cards

How many frequent flyer miles does a Santa Air card get? Not many. Here are three credit cards you don’t want in your wallet this holiday shopping season.

5 Signs That Your Credit Card Spending Is Out of Control

Credit cards can dominate your life (and ruin your budget) if you're not careful. Use these 5 warning signs to make sure you stay on top of your spending habits.

Credit Card Fraud and How to Avoid It

Credit card fraud affects thousands of people every year. During 2009, in the UK alone, £440.3 million was lost due to fraudulent actions on stolen or cloned credit cards.

Sick of Rebate Credit Cards? Read This to Get Cash

Annoyed by those plastic-wasting, annoying-to-use rebate credit cards? Learn how to turn the cards into cash.

Wise Bread Blogger on the NBC News with Brian Williams

Wise Bread writer Sarah Winfrey had a blast when she went on NBC Nightly News to talk about her family's experience reducing credit card usage during the economic crunch.

Credit Cards vs. Debit Cards: A Comprehensive Comparison

“Credit cards and debit cards have the exact same benefits.” I’ve heard this statement for a long time, but I wanted to test it out to see if it is true.