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Articles in June 2019

  1. Southwest Airlines Has 3 Credit Cards: Which One Should You Get?

    Southwest Airlines Has 3 Credit Cards: Which One Should You Get?

    While many consumers earn their points via flying, Southwest Airlines also offers a handful of co-branded travel credit cards with Chase that let you earn points via credit card spending. These cards make it easy to earn rewards you can redeem for free flights, rental cars, hotels, gift cards, and more.

  2. 8 Credit Card Considerations When Traveling Internationally

    8 Credit Card Considerations When Traveling Internationally

    Before you begin planning for your first overseas trip, it helps to know how credit cards factor in. You should absolutely bring one with you — and maybe even more than one — but there’s more to planning your trip than simply packing a credit card in your wallet before you hit the road.

  3. U.S. Household Credit Card Debt Continues to Grow

    U.S. Household Credit Card Debt Continues to Grow

    Credit cards can be excellent tools — they’re convenient, and you can earn valuable rewards like cash back or airline miles. However, credit cards can cause problems, too. If used incorrectly, credit cards can lead you into debt.

  4. Lowe’s Advantage Card Review

    Lowe’s Advantage Card Review

    If you spend a lot of money on home improvement supplies at Lowe’s, you may be wondering if the Lowe’s Advantage Card is worth signing up for. This card gives you 5% off all purchases made with your account in the store, after all. This generous discount could easily lead to thousands of dollars in savings over time depending on how much you spend in the store.

  5. 5 Ways Credit Cards Can Impact Your FICO scores

    5 Ways Credit Cards Can Impact Your FICO scores

    Credit cards play a big role in establishing your credit score. If used wisely, credit cards can positively impact your credit. But, at the same time, credit card mistakes can be costly in the form of a damaged credit report.

  6. Best Buy Visa® Card Review

    Best Buy Visa® Card Review

    If you constantly find yourself at Best Buy stores when you’re ready to purchase appliances, electronics, and gadgets for all your home entertainment needs, you may be wondering if the Best Buy Visa® Card is worth it.

  7. Sam's Club® Mastercard® Review

    Sam's Club® Mastercard® Review

    If you spend a lot of time at Sam’s Club and prefer to shop there instead of at traditional grocery stores, you may want to consider picking up the Sam's Club® Mastercard®. This card offers exceptional rewards on Sam’s Club gas purchases along with travel and dining spending, and all with no annual fee.

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