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 22, 2017
Yes, and it has an annual-fee cousin that’s even better.
June 15, 2017
They can really cost you. But you can outsmart them – and even profit from them.
June 9, 2015
Gift cards are a terrible present — unless you’re giving them to yourself to multiply your reward points.
June 2, 2015
When a computer says no, sometimes a human being says yes.
May 19, 2015
This ridiculous fee cost you big, even though it didn’t cost your credit card company anything.
May 13, 2015
Here’s what your credit card company doesn’t want you to know: The latest tech will rarely protect you.
May 6, 2015
Yes, there are credit cards specifically for people who can’t otherwise get credit cards.
April 28, 2015
They prefer cash back to airlines miles, even though the value is less – because so is the hassle.
April 14, 2015
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
I said it last summer and I’ll say it again: You never need one of things. Never.
March 11, 2015
Not many credit cards automatically double your rewards. This one does.
March 4, 2015
Here’s a classy credit card that can save regular folks like us some big bucks.
February 25, 2015
Costco and JetBlue are dumping Amex, and that might affect you — even if you’ve never owned their cards.
February 11, 2015
The American Express Green card has gone the way of the Sony Walkman. Here’s why both are outdated.
February 4, 2015
Kroger’s 1-2-3 Rewards Card doesn’t stack up to better credit card offers.
January 28, 2015
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
A credit card with no late fees? No balance transfer fees? No fees at all? Yup, it’s a Promise.
January 14, 2015
Depending on what you buy, each card can save you money. Here are the details.
January 7, 2015
Earn major miles without a major headache, plus double and triple points on gas and groceries.
December 31, 2014
Debt.com’s credit card reporter saves the best for last: A better way to get airline miles.
December 24, 2014
Here’s a non-tech, no-BS explanation of the pros and cons of this new way of charging payments.
December 17, 2014
Good news: the most cash back. Bad news: the dumbest way of doing it.
December 10, 2014
The good news: all the bells and whistles. The bad news: a $450 annual fee.
December 3, 2014
Here’s why you should be a scrooge when a store offers you a credit card this holiday season.
November 26, 2014
All it takes is two credit cards and your usual purchases.
November 19, 2014
One of the first credit cards ever is accepting new members for the first time in years.
November 12, 2014
They have specific perks that might fit your needs — even if you don’t own a business.
November 5, 2014
So many points programs, so little time to rack up the rewards. Here’s a shortcut.
October 29, 2014
We’re not really recommending it, we’re just saying it’s possible to save thousands.
October 22, 2014
Would you trust your 7-year-old with a credit card? Maybe you should.
October 15, 2014
The maligned card has a cult following — for good reasons.
October 8, 2014
You might have one, but you probably don’t have both.
October 1, 2014
Everything from marijuana to parking meters.
September 24, 2014
Answer: a lot younger than you think.
September 17, 2014
Short answer: hardly ever. Here’s list of better and cheaper options.
September 10, 2014
Lost luggage? Stolen cellphone? Rental car accident? Your credit card can help. For free.
September 3, 2014
Here’s how to fly first class, all around the world, for absolutely nothing.
August 27, 2014
The answer: More than 1 and less than 60.
August 20, 2014
Depending how you spend, here’s your one best card.
August 13, 2014
You need to avoid these cards at all costs, or they’ll cost you big bucks.
August 6, 2014
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
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
Surprisingly, no. You can earn more rewards shopping at Amazon by using other cards.
July 9, 2014
We love our cash-back and frequent-flier credit cards. But hotel cards offer better rewards.
July 2, 2014
Do what I did, and your credit card can pay for your vacations without costing you a dime.
June 25, 2014
What you save per gallon isn’t nearly what you can reap from “regular” rewards cards.
June 18, 2014
With one of these cards, you can start charging this summer for big savings next summer.
June 11, 2014
It sounds like a great deal in the store, but you can actually save more by not signing up for one.
June 4, 2014
Credit card debt? Consider a zero-percent APR promotional financing offer.
May 28, 2014
Maybe you know what your credit card’s “grace period” is. But do you know how you can convert it into cash?