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Finding the right credit cards can be essential in using credit strategically to maximize the benefits and rewards without running into debt problems.’s resident expert on plastic reviews the latest credit cards available and rank the top cards in various categories so you can find the best credit to fit your financial needs.

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Why Shoppers Are Loading up their Credit Cards This Holiday Season

November 15, 2016 | Dori Zinn

38 percent of Americans will charge their holiday purchases to a credit card, and almost half of those said it’s to earn rewards.

Here's how many how many credit cards you should have.

4 Best Credit Cards For Military Members

July 14, 2015 |

These cards are uniformly the best for those in uniform.

credit card security

Why You Shouldn’t Care About Having A Chip In Your Credit Card

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.

cards that help build credit

The Top Credit Cards To Build Your Credit

May 6, 2015 | Jason Steele

Yes, there are credit cards specifically for people who can’t otherwise get credit cards.

Credit card debt has a way of causing problems

The Credit Card Habits Of Rich Americans

April 28, 2015 | Jason Steele

They prefer cash back to airlines miles, even though the value is less – because so is the hassle.

barclaycard's aviator cards

Good and Bad: Barclaycard’s New Aviator Cards

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.

gas credit cards

More Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Bother With Gas Credit Cards

April 7, 2015 | Jason Steele

I said it last summer and I’ll say it again: You never need one of things. Never.

Discover it miles

Discover “it” Miles Makes Me Smile

March 11, 2015 | Jason Steele

Not many credit cards automatically double your rewards. This one does.

Ritz-Carlton Rewards Card

The Ritz-Carlton Rewards Card: Why You Want It, Even If You Never Stay At The Ritz

March 4, 2015 | Jason Steele

Here’s a classy credit card that can save regular folks like us some big bucks.

why you shouldn't get a Kroger rewards card

Kroger 1-2-3 Rewards Card: Everything You Don’t Want And More!

February 4, 2015 | Jason Steele

Kroger’s 1-2-3 Rewards Card doesn’t stack up to better credit card offers.

Get the PenFed Promise

PenFed Promise Visa: The Credit Card For People Who Hate Credit Cards

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.

American Express Everyday

Credit Card Review: Amex EveryDay and EveryDay Preferred

January 7, 2015 | Jason Steele

Earn major miles without a major headache, plus double and triple points on gas and groceries.

Citi Double Cash offers 2 percent cash back

Credit Card Of The Week: Citi Double Cash

December 17, 2014 | Jason Steele

Good news: the most cash back. Bad news: the dumbest way of doing it.

Get lower credit card interest rates!

Credit Card Of The Week: Citi Prestige Review

December 10, 2014 | Jason Steele

The good news: all the bells and whistles. The bad news: a $450 annual fee.

Department store credit cards

Just Say ‘Bah, Humbug’ To Store Credit Cards

December 3, 2014 | Jason Steele

Here’s why you should be a scrooge when a store offers you a credit card this holiday season.

Score free travel

How To Get $3,000 In Free Travel

November 26, 2014 | Jason Steele

All it takes is two credit cards and your usual purchases.

Diners Club cards are back

Credit Card Of The Week: Diners Club

November 19, 2014 | Jason Steele

One of the first credit cards ever is accepting new members for the first time in years.

Get credit card points that matter to you

Which Credit Card Points Fit My Personality?

November 5, 2014 | Jason Steele

So many points programs, so little time to rack up the rewards. Here’s a shortcut.

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How a Credit Card Can Save You Big Bucks On A Lexus

October 29, 2014 | Jason Steele

We’re not really recommending it, we’re just saying it’s possible to save thousands.

You should consider the Discover card

What’s the deal with the Discover Card?

October 15, 2014 | Jason Steele

The maligned card has a cult following — for good reasons.

These cards got top rankings in customer satisfaction

Which two credit cards are tied for best customer satisfaction?

October 8, 2014 | Jason Steele

You might have one, but you probably don’t have both.

Cash advances rarely make sense

Are cash advances ever a good idea?

September 17, 2014 | Jason Steele

Short answer: hardly ever. Here’s list of better and cheaper options.

Here's how many how many credit cards you should have.

How many credit cards do you REALLY need?

August 27, 2014 | Jason Steele

The answer: More than 1 and less than 60.

The best credit cards based on spending personality

The single best credit card for people who don’t want to worry about credit cards

August 20, 2014 | Jason Steele

Depending how you spend, here’s your one best card.

Worst credit cards in America

The 5 worst credit cards in America

August 13, 2014 | Jason Steele

You need to avoid these cards at all costs, or they’ll cost you big bucks.

Do you know about the value of EMV credit cards?

5 best credit cards with microchips

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.

The Amazon credit card isn't bad, but it isn't the best even for Amazon fans.

Is the Amazon credit card the best card for shopping at Amazon?

July 16, 2014 | Jason Steele

Surprisingly, no. You can earn more rewards shopping at Amazon by using other cards.

Hotel reward cards are awesome.

3 surprising benefits of hotel reward cards

July 9, 2014 | Jason Steele

We love our cash-back and frequent-flier credit cards. But hotel cards offer better rewards.

Are gas credit cards worth it?

Get rid of your gas credit card

June 25, 2014 | Jason Steele

What you save per gallon isn’t nearly what you can reap from “regular” rewards cards.

The best travel cards for summer

The 5 best credit cards for summer travel

June 18, 2014 | Jason Steele

With one of these cards, you can start charging this summer for big savings next summer.

Department store credit cards suck.

You never need a department store credit card

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.

Get lower credit card interest rates!

A clever and proven way to chop down those credit card interest rates

June 4, 2014 | Jason Steele

Credit card debt? Consider a zero-percent APR promotional financing offer.

How to beat credit card fees

Stop paying those stupid credit card fees

May 21, 2014 | Jason Steele

Your credit card will nickel-and-dime you to death — unless you do this.

Flying pet peeves

What’s better? Cash back or airline miles?

April 23, 2014 | Jason Steele

As airline credit cards crash and burn, cash-back cards are taking off.

You want the best airline miles cards? Here you go.

The 5 best airline miles cards right now

April 16, 2014 | Jason Steele

No other kind of credit card has more loopholes and pitfalls – or awesome rewards.

The best credit cards for those with bad credit

April 9, 2014 | Jason Steele

Yes, you can get a credit card even if you’ve been rejected for all other credit cards. But there’s a catch.

Here are the best credit cards for students.

The 5 best credit cards for college students – right now

March 26, 2014 | Jason Steele

Is there a credit card that rewards students for being financially responsible? No. There are five.