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We take that charge seriously and strive to provide information on the best credit cards for a variety of lifestyles, financial situations and desired credit card features. We also work to stay on top of industry trends and credit card best practices so that we can communicate that to you.

CardRatings’ experts regularly provide insight into and commentary on the credit industry for a wide range of media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, The Today Show (NBC), Good Morning America, The Early Show (CBS), USA Today, PBS, Money and SmartMoney Magazines, MSNBC, NPR, The New York Times, Fox Business, Oprah and Friends and The Washington Post.

Our experts provide members of the media with professional service and timely, authoritative information. We work alongside members of the media at every stage of the reporting process to ensure that tight deadlines are met. PR Contact Information:

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CardRatings in the news recent mentions:

  • FinMasters – Brooklyn Lowery joins other financial services experts to offer their top financial tips for teenagers. “Financial tips for teenagers: 15 experts share their best advice” (June 7, 2021)
  • – In honor of Mother’s Day, Brooklyn Lowery and Jennifer Doss recounted the best money/finance tips they learned from their moms. Check out the two-part article here and here (May 10, 2021)
  • – Getting the right credit card at the right time” (Dec. 15, 2020)
  • Nasdaq “Trade Talks” videos – Brooklyn Lowery discusses the results of a recent CardRatings survey looking at whether political ideology affects credit card habits. Watch the segment here. (Oct. 5, 2020)
  • Univision – Brooklyn Lowery addressed the topic of small business credit cards and how they can be used as tools for small business owners, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the news segment here. (Aug. 5, 2020)
  • MadameNoire – 6 ways to improve your credit score, according to financial experts” (Aug. 3, 2020)
  • Kiplinger –The best rewards credit cards for you, 2020” (April 30, 2020)
  • Fox Business – Common credit card fees and how to avoid them” (March 3, 2020)
  • Yahoo! Finance – selects the best balance transfer credit cards” (Jan. 6, 2020)
  • MoneyRates – “Credit card vs. debit card: Which is better?” (Dec. 19, 2019)
  • Vox Magazine – Digging up answers to the cash or credit card debate” (Nov. 28, 2019)
  • Fox Business – Top 5 credit cards of 2020” (Nov. 20,2019)
  • Newsday – Money Fix: When is applying for a store credit card a good idea?” (Oct. 28, 2019)
  • – How to use secured credit cards to build credit” (Oct. 22, 2019)
  • Fox Business – These states are best prepared for the next recession” (Sept. 19, 2019)
  • MoneyLife with Chuck Jaffe – Brooklyn Lowery joined Chuck for the Survey Says portion of his show to discuss a recent CardRatings study showing only about 40% of people even know what credit card churning is, very few engage in the practice and, among those that do, 26% say the practice isn’t worth it. Listen to the episode; segment begins at 28:20. (Sept. 5, 2019) 
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Personal Finance 101: Should I use a debit card or credit card?” (Aug. 20, 2019)
  • PayPod Podcast: Reviewing Credit Cards the Right Way with Brooklyn Lowery of – CardRatings senior manager and site editor Brooklyn Lowery discussed the ins and outs of credit card review websites, how sites like CardRatings remain unbiased and how consumers can find the best credit card for their needs and lifestyle. Listen to the full PayPod Podcast on the Soar Payments website. (Aug. 16, 2019)
  • Business Insider – “The 9 biggest reasons people get married” (July 30,2019) 
  • KFGO’s It Takes Two – Brooklyn Lowery joined hosts Amy and JJ to discuss credit cards and children. When is the right time to add a child as an authorized user? What are the pros and cons of doing so? And more. Listen to the segment. (March 25, 2019) 
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    Curtis Arnold


    Curtis founded in 1998 and, in so doing, helped pioneer the concept of rating credit cards. He has been a nationally recognized expert in consumer credit for well over 20 years. He is also the author of “How You Can Profit from Credit Cards: Using Credit to Improve Your Financial Life and Bottom Line” and Co-Founder of

    Brooklyn Lowery


    Brooklyn is the editorial director and senior credit card analyst for She is a journalist with 20 years experience, both print and digital, covering topics ranging from local government to small business to human interest articles and more. Her interest in the credit card industry arose out of a desire to maximize reward potential and help people understand best practices when it comes to their credit cards. That interest has expanded to include helping people and families take charge of their personal finances and build a positive credit history. She has a particular focus on families and helping kids learn responsible money habits. She also enjoys leveraging her own credit card rewards to travel the world with her family.

    Jennifer Doss


    Jennifer Doss is a credit card analyst and the managing editor of She has worked as both a print and online journalist and has over a decade of experience in the media industry. Her published work has covered a broad range of topics, from finance and technology to travel and dining. Through extensive travel experiences and her personal interest in food, she has come to appreciate the unique rewards and benefits of responsible credit card use, and enjoys helping people understand the ins and outs of the industry. As a finance expert, she strives to provide user-friendly online resources that help everyday people get the most out of their credit cards.