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CardRatings.com's Hall of Shame: Worst credit cards of 2012

This year's editor's choice awards illustrated so much of the positive change sweeping the personal finance business. With banks competing on price and service, consumers enjoy access to affordable, useful tools to manage their credit and make secure shopping decisions. Still, a handful of companies keep trying to cash in on your worst fears about [...]

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Best hotel credit cards of January 2020

TABLE OF CONTENTSFLEXIBLE HOTEL REWARDS CREDIT CARDS HYATT HOTELS MARRIOTT, STARWOOD, THE RITZ-CARLTON HOTELS IHG® HOTELS HILTON HOTELS [RELATED_ARTICLE]List of Top PicksCardName - Flexible Rewards CardName - Hyatt Rewards CardName - Marriott Bonvoy Rewards CardName - IHG® Rewards CardName - Hilton RewardsThe best hotel credit cards from our partners can help you stretch your dollar whether you're a road warrior business traveler or an [...]

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Best credit cards for going green from our partners

When Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson envisioned the first Earth Day in 1970, environmental activists achieved more than they could have imagined. The years that followed saw the launch of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act. Since then, companies have worked harder to balance business demands and environmental protection [...]

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Best credit cards after bankruptcy of January 2020

TABLE OF CONTENTSBEST CREDIT CARDS FOR AFTER A BANKRUPTCY SECURED VS. UNSECURED CREDIT CARDSThough the total number of individuals filing for bankruptcy each year is declining (the latest available report shows that the June 2016 annual bankruptcy filings totaled 819,159, compared with 879,736 cases in the previous year), there are still a staggering number of people [...]

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Best credit cards for bad credit of January 2020

TABLE OF CONTENTSBEST SECURED CARDS FOR BAD CREDIT BEST UNSECURED CARDS FOR BAD CREDIT SECURED VS. UNSECURED CREDIT CARDS [RELATED_ARTICLE]List of Top PicksCardName - Secured CardName - UnsecuredFrom qualifying for the best credit card reward offers from our partners to receiving favorable rates on auto loans and mortgages, your credit score can have a major impact on your life. Information [...]

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Best credit cards for Valentine's Day

Even though it falls on the same date every year, Valentine's Day still takes many of us by surprise. If you're in a new relationship, you're trying to figure out how far you can go with gifts, flowers and dinner on the town. And if you've been with the same partner for years, you're probably [...]

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Best secured credit cards of January 2020

TABLE OF CONTENTSBEST SECURED CREDIT CARDS WHAT IS A SECURED CREDIT CARD? BEST PRACTICES FOR USING A SECURED CARDList of Top PicksCardName - For Rewards CardName - No Annual Fee CardName - Added Perks CardName - No Credit Check Required CardName - Low Ongoing InterestWith responsible use, the best secured credit cards from our partners can boost the credit score for [...]

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Best credit cards for job seekers

Even as economists debate whether the U.S. could experience a double-dip recession, unemployed and underemployed Americans agree on one thing: looking for work can get expensive. Fortunately, the best credit cards offer ways that you can actually save money during your job hunt, as long as you use them responsibly. Best credit card for the all-important [...]

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Best credit cards for retirees of January 2020

It's amazing how clear a picture many folk conjure up when they think about retired people: lots of luxuriant silver hair, mahogany tans, golf courses, cruise ships, cocktails on the terraces of impossibly exotic five-star hotels ... Such is the stuff of brochures selling retirement products to working people. In reality, every retired person is unique, [...]

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5 smart reasons your best card isn't your debit card

Will that be credit or debit? Don't bother with such platitudes as, "whatever is easiest for you." Rather than handing over your ATM card, you're smarter to use your credit card. Here are five reasons why:You need credit anyway. If you're planning on a big ticket purchase--like a house--at some point in your life, you can [...]

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