I'm one of the country's leading experts on credit cards and have been regularly syndicated by mainstream outlets such as MSN Money and Yahoo! Finance. I live in Denver Colorado with my wife and two daughters, and we love to travel. We often fly first-class, not because I'm rich, but because I know how to acquire credit card miles in the most efficient way. Keep reading Debt.com, and I'll teach you, too.
June 9, 2015 | Jason Steele
Gift cards are a terrible present — unless you’re giving them to yourself to multiply your reward points.
June 2, 2015 | Jason Steele
When a computer says no, sometimes a human being says yes.
May 19, 2015 | Jason Steele
This ridiculous fee cost you big, even though it didn’t cost your credit card company anything.
May 13, 2015 | Jason Steele
Here’s what your credit card company doesn’t want you to know: The latest tech will rarely protect you.
May 6, 2015 | Jason Steele
Yes, there are credit cards specifically for people who can’t otherwise get credit cards.
April 28, 2015 | Jason Steele
They prefer cash back to airlines miles, even though the value is less – because so is the hassle.
April 14, 2015 | Jason Steele
If you fly a lot and want to save big, one of these cards is a deal. The other is a dud.
April 7, 2015 | Jason Steele
I said it last summer and I’ll say it again: You never need one of things. Never.
March 11, 2015 | Jason Steele
Not many credit cards automatically double your rewards. This one does.
March 4, 2015 | Jason Steele
Here’s a classy credit card that can save regular folks like us some big bucks.
February 25, 2015 | Jason Steele
Costco and JetBlue are dumping Amex, and that might affect you — even if you’ve never owned their cards.
February 11, 2015 | Jason Steele
The American Express Green card has gone the way of the Sony Walkman. Here’s why both are outdated.
February 4, 2015 | Jason Steele
Kroger’s 1-2-3 Rewards Card doesn’t stack up to better credit card offers.
January 28, 2015 | Jason Steele
Smartphone models are upgraded each year, often accompanied by price cuts, and it’s big news. Credit cards? They’re updated less frequently, and they rarely make headlines. Maybe this one should. The Citi ThankYou Premier card offers ThankYou points, which are generally worth one cent each toward gift cards, merchandise, and travel reservations booked through Citi. That climbs […]
January 21, 2015 | Jason Steele
A credit card with no late fees? No balance transfer fees? No fees at all? Yup, it’s a Promise.
January 14, 2015 | Jason Steele
Depending on what you buy, each card can save you money. Here are the details.
January 7, 2015 | Jason Steele
Earn major miles without a major headache, plus double and triple points on gas and groceries.
December 31, 2014 | Jason Steele
Debt.com’s credit card reporter saves the best for last: A better way to get airline miles.
December 24, 2014 | Jason Steele
Here’s a non-tech, no-BS explanation of the pros and cons of this new way of charging payments.
December 17, 2014 | Jason Steele
Good news: the most cash back. Bad news: the dumbest way of doing it.
December 10, 2014 | Jason Steele
The good news: all the bells and whistles. The bad news: a $450 annual fee.
December 3, 2014 | Jason Steele
Here’s why you should be a scrooge when a store offers you a credit card this holiday season.
November 26, 2014 | Jason Steele
All it takes is two credit cards and your usual purchases.
November 19, 2014 | Jason Steele
One of the first credit cards ever is accepting new members for the first time in years.
November 12, 2014 | Jason Steele
They have specific perks that might fit your needs — even if you don’t own a business.
November 5, 2014 | Jason Steele
So many points programs, so little time to rack up the rewards. Here’s a shortcut.
October 29, 2014 | Jason Steele
We’re not really recommending it, we’re just saying it’s possible to save thousands.
October 22, 2014 | Jason Steele
Would you trust your 7-year-old with a credit card? Maybe you should.
October 15, 2014 | Jason Steele
The maligned card has a cult following — for good reasons.
October 8, 2014 | Jason Steele
You might have one, but you probably don’t have both.
October 1, 2014 | Jason Steele
Everything from marijuana to parking meters.
September 24, 2014 | Jason Steele
Answer: a lot younger than you think.
September 17, 2014 | Jason Steele
Short answer: hardly ever. Here’s list of better and cheaper options.
September 10, 2014 | Jason Steele
Lost luggage? Stolen cellphone? Rental car accident? Your credit card can help. For free.
September 3, 2014 | Jason Steele
Here’s how to fly first class, all around the world, for absolutely nothing.
August 27, 2014 | Jason Steele
The answer: More than 1 and less than 60.
August 20, 2014 | Jason Steele
Depending how you spend, here’s your one best card.
August 13, 2014 | Jason Steele
You need to avoid these cards at all costs, or they’ll cost you big bucks.
August 6, 2014 | Jason Steele
These chips protect you from theft, but they aren’t common in the United States. Here are the best ones so far.
July 30, 2014 | Jason Steele
Massive thefts of credit card numbers isn’t the only scam. You’re more likely to get burned by one of these.
July 16, 2014 | Jason Steele
Surprisingly, no. You can earn more rewards shopping at Amazon by using other cards.
July 9, 2014 | Jason Steele
We love our cash-back and frequent-flier credit cards. But hotel cards offer better rewards.
July 2, 2014 | Jason Steele
Do what I did, and your credit card can pay for your vacations without costing you a dime.
June 25, 2014 | Jason Steele
What you save per gallon isn’t nearly what you can reap from “regular” rewards cards.
June 18, 2014 | Jason Steele
With one of these cards, you can start charging this summer for big savings next summer.
June 11, 2014 | Jason Steele
It sounds like a great deal in the store, but you can actually save more by not signing up for one.
June 4, 2014 | Jason Steele
Credit card debt? Consider a zero-percent APR promotional financing offer.
May 28, 2014 | Jason Steele
Maybe you know what your credit card’s “grace period” is. But do you know how you can convert it into cash?
May 21, 2014 | Jason Steele
Your credit card will nickel-and-dime you to death — unless you do this.
May 14, 2014 | Jason Steele
Sure, you can get a credit card that gives you free gas or airline miles. But these cards show you the money.