How To Use Credit Cards to Build Credit

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Use Secured Cards To Build Credit

October 2, 2018

Secured credit cards can be a good option for establishing or re-building credit. Learn how they work and whether they're right for you. 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.

How to activate your Q1 bonus category & earn 5% cash back

January 10, 2017

Bonus cards offer 5% cashback on a handful of categories that change each quarter. Here’s what some of the most popular have in store this quarter. 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.