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Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card vs. American Express® Gold Card

With excellent ongoing rewards, valuable new card member welcome offers, and flexible redemption options, the CardName and CardName offer great value with relatively low annual fees. Taking into account the numerous benefits that these cards provide, both of them were named to the CardRatings 2020 list of Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards. While these [...]

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Ink Business Preferred℠ vs. Ink Business Cash℠

The CardName and CardName are two popular Chase business credit cards both falling in the "Ink" family. Both also carry a CardRatings Best Business Credit Card winner title, but which is the better card? In short, both of these cards are solid choices. Deciding which card is the better option for you depends on [...]

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Cardholders more likely to keep using a card than to recommend it, survey reveals

Credit cardholders may realize there could be a better credit card option out there, but still say they aren't likely to make a switch. In October 2019, CardRatings.com surveyed more than 1,500 cardholders across 65 credit cards for its annual Best Credit Cards list. The survey asked respondents to rate their respective cards across a number [...]

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Chase Freedom® vs. Chase Freedom Unlimited®

While points and miles are nice, everyone needs a good all-purpose cash-back card in their wallet. Cash-back cards generally ensure you are rewarded for every purchase and with something you can always use: cold hard cash. CardName and CardName are both strong choices for a cash-back credit card. They have no annual fee, an introductory 0% [...]

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American Express Platinum vs. Chase Sapphire Reserve®

 In the world of premium rewards credit cards, two of the most widely known and used cards are the CardName and CardName. American Express is a CardRatings advertiser. Both of these cards have great rewards earning rates and welcome offers, valuable point redemption benefits, and stellar travel perks. These cards come at a higher cost [...]

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One-third of holiday gift givers feel pressure to spend too much, CardRatings survey reveals

Planning to pay for your holiday gift shopping with a credit card? You'll likely be spending more overall than someone who pays with a non-credit option. The good news, however, is that most of the people using a credit card will pay off those balances in full at the end of their next billing cycle, meaning [...]

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CardRatings experts, surveyed cardholders pick best credit cards

CardRatings has for years produced an annual "Best credit cards" list showcasing its experts' picks for the top credit cards in a variety of categories ranging from travel rewards, to various cash-back rewards options, to credit cards for small businesses, students, balance transfers and so much more. For the "Best credit cards of 2020," however, CardRatings [...]

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10 reasons you don't need a small business credit card

If you have always thought that the reasons for having a small business credit card were over-hyped, that they're not necessary, and you can get by without one – you were right. Yes, that may sound surprising, coming from a credit card website such as CardRatings. Even we were surprised when we decided to write this [...]

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Capital One® Quicksilver® vs. Capital One® QuicksilverOne®

 Modernity is fraught with countless complexities. From trying to understand cryptocurrency to demystifying why toast with avocado costs $18, the intricacies of modern money can leave you with more questions than answers. Thankfully, that mold is broken with simple and easy to understand things. The CardName discontinued and CardName discontinued provide just that sort of [...]

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Chase Sapphire Preferred® vs. Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card

For a number of years, the CardName has been one of the top travel rewards credit cards for people who want flexibility with redemption options. With the ability to transfer points to travel partners, great travel benefits, and a relatively low annual fee, the Sapphire Preferred® Card made a name for itself in providing incredible [...]

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