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Capital One® Venture® vs. Capital One® VentureOne® Written by Jennifer Doss Recognized among our best credit cards of 2020 thanks to their solid bonus reward offers and flat-rate earning structures, both the CardName discontinued and the CardName discontinued are attractive travel rewards credit card options for anyone looking to earn miles on every dollar they spend with their card — no matter the amount or the ...
Chase Sapphire Preferred® vs. Chase Sapphire Reserve® Written by Jennifer Doss  Frequent travelers are sure to appreciate the fact that both the CardNamediscontinued and the CardNamediscontinued earn users multiple points per dollar spent not only on airline purchases, but on all travel related expenses, such as taxi rides and hotel stays, as well. This, paired with high-value introductory offers and a number of great travel and purchase ...
Avoiding small business credit card ID theft: 6 rules to follow Written by Geoff Williams Most consumers don't need to be reminded that they need to be careful that identity thieves don't get their credit card information. Chances are, you keep your computers and devices loaded up with anti-virus software. You're careful about who you give personal information to. You don't leave your credit cards lying out in public view. But ...
What do credit card issuers look at besides your FICO score? Written by Geoff Williams There is a lot of worry going around about the FICO credit score. For good reason. You've heard a lot about how it's not to be trifled with. Managing a FICO credit score can be a little like what it must be like to diffuse a bomb. Carry too much debt, and ka-blooey! Never, ever carry debt, ...
7 reasons to carry a non-rewards credit card Written by Jennifer Doss Credit card rewards can be exciting and enticing: cash back, signup bonuses, easy point-gaining potential and more. It's these incentives that often draw people to new cards in the first place. But not so fast… It's true that we love the perks of rewards credit cards, and we certainly agree that they can be fantastic cards to ...
The top 4 credit cards for tech professionals (and why you need one) Written by Susan Manning As tech professionals, very often you ARE your own business. Whether you're a consultant, freelance developer or content provider or perhaps you run a small business that helps connect those people in the tech industry, you know that working in the tech world comes with a unique set of business needs and expenses. You benefit ...
Waived annual fees, zero interest and more credit card perks for active-duty military Written by Les Masterson As a way to say "thank you," both the country and credit card companies offer special benefits for active-duty military members and, in some cases, their spouses. No matter your credit card, active-duty military members and their spouses are eligible for benefits related to the Servicemembers Civil Rights Act (SCRA). The SCRA provides financial help to ...
Guide to getting a credit card for foreign students, immigrants, H-1B visa holders Written by CardRatings.com If you're looking to apply for a credit card, you probably know that your chances of getting one are pretty good if your credit history shows that you're financially responsible. But that's not the case for everyone – notably U.S. immigrants, foreign students and H-1B visa employees. In other words, if you're someone who immigrated from France, ...
3 reasons you need more than one credit card Written by Geoff Williams Your credit card is lonely. And, more importantly, your rewards probably aren't racking up as quickly as they could be or working for you as hard as they should be. Maybe you've heard that you should have more than one credit card in your wallet or, conversely, maybe you've heard that one credit card is all ...
How do credit card issuers define 'travel'? Written by Geoff Williams This is about the time of year when everyone starts thinking about redeeming travel rewards. That is, school is out and the kids are free (and bored) or maybe you're just badly wanting an escape from your everyday grind. Whatever your rationale, if you're searching for a place to travel, you'd do well to search ...

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