Are there any credit cards that cover emergency medical bills overseas?
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Yes, although your options are better if you're a foreigner traveling to the United States than if you're an American traveling overseas. Travelers from Eastern Europe and the Middle East can qualify for Visa Infinite, a luxury credit card that includes supplemental medical [...]
About two years ago, I went through Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Will I be eligible for an American Express again?
American Express maintains strict standards about extending credit after bankruptcy, but it offers some alternative services that could help see you through the next few years.
Chapter 7 bankruptcy means a fresh start from bills you can't possibly get caught up. Rule changes in 2005 made Chapter 7 harder to achieve, leaving many Americans with lengthy [...]
I'm looking for the best credit card offer with benefits of extended warranty, price protection, purchase assurance, and satisfaction guarantee.
Sounds like someone really likes to hunt for bargains! While most credit cards give you plenty of protection at the cash register, a few cards rise above the rest when you need to fight for your consumer rights.
Making any purchase with a credit card gives you added protections and benefits that you simply can't get [...]
Will an American Express charge card help me get a credit rating? Or is it more worthwhile to get a credit card?
Great question. In general, as long as you're making on-time payments, either type of card can benefit your credit score. But there are some important distinctions between credit cards and charge cards, beyond the fact that you generally can't carry a balance on a charge card.
One difference between a credit card and a charge card [...]
I have a credit score of 650 and need to re-establish my good credit. I won't carry a balance. Please advise regarding the credit card I can qualify for.
I'm glad to hear that you won't carry a balance, and even happier to hear that you're planning to re-establish your good credit. It's all too easy to get discouraged and figure, "Why bother?"
And two good reasons to bother are that first, credit scores tend to go up if you're demonstrating good financial habits, and [...]
Please evaluate the Blue Cash Everyday Card from American Express.
Q: Please evaluate the Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express.
A: Many cash back credit cards require cardholders to spend tremendous amounts of money before they see any substantial benefits. American Express overhauled its Blue Cash cards in the spring of 2011 to address those concerns, offering an "Everyday" cash back rewards card with real [...]
What is the best gas rebate card? I've read that PenFed offers a 5 percent rebate.
Q: What is the best gas rebate card? I've read that PenFed offers a 5 percent rebate, but I am not familiar with this card.
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A: One of the best gas rebate credit cards you've never heard of comes from an [...]
Which credit cards cover the collision damage waiver for a car rental in Ireland?
Question: Do any credit cards cover collision damage waiver (CDW) for a car rental in Ireland?
Answer: Many credit cards, especially airline and travel rewards cards, cover the collision damage waiver (CDW) for international rentals. In fact, there isn't room here to list all the cards that cover CDW almost anywhere in the world. (These include [...]
What credit card will insure my purchased items?
Question: What credit card will insure my purchased items?
Answer: Wow, that's such a broad question. Almost every credit card has some form of insurance on what you buy. Many of them also come with perks like travel insurance and auto rental liability insurance. That said, you obviously want to understand the particulars of your specific [...]
How do I know what kind of credit card to choose and from what issuer?
Question: How do I know what kind of credit card to choose and from what issuer?
Answer: Because applying for many credit cards in a short time can damage your FICO credit score, it's important to compare credit cards carefully and pick just one or two that you think you'll want to stick with for a [...]