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  1. Best Credit Cards for 2024

    Best Credit Cards for 2024

    With all the credit card options out out there nowadays, how do you know which one is best for your needs? Luckily for you, we’ve researched and hand selected the best credit cards for your credit and lifestyle needs this year.

  2. 4 Top Cards You Need This Shopping Season

    4 Top Cards You Need This Shopping Season

    Get ready to conquer your holiday shopping list with the perfect lineup of credit cards. Whether you're a seasoned spender or a budget-conscious shopper, CreditSoup has you covered with these four credit cards!

  3. 7 Ways to Save Money on Holiday Shopping

    7 Ways to Save Money on Holiday Shopping

    The holiday season is upon us, which means you’re likely shopping for gifts, decor, and other trimmings. The cost of holiday shopping can quickly cost you hundreds or even thousands of dollars, derailing your financial goals and wrecking your budget.

  4. Wise Spend Tip: Pay Off Credit Cards Monthly

    Wise Spend Tip: Pay Off Credit Cards Monthly

    To truly maximize the benefits of credit cards, it's essential to develop a responsible payment habit – paying off your credit card monthly. In this week's Wise Spend Wednesday, let's explore the reasons why this practice can lead to financial freedom.

  5. 10 Ways to Save Money

    10 Ways to Save Money

    October 12th is National Savings Day and it’s the perfect time to get your financial life in order. If you’re looking to boost your savings or pay down debt, it’s important to take action and come up with a plan so you can meet your goals.

  6. 7 Debt Consolidation Truths You Need to Know

    7 Debt Consolidation Truths You Need to Know

    If you are someone who can’t seem to stop racking up more credit card debt, a debt consolidation loan may be exactly what you need. Before you start shopping around for another loan, here’s everything you need to know.

  7. Use Cash & Points to Save Money on Hotel Stays

    Use Cash & Points to Save Money on Hotel Stays

    If you’re a frequent traveler, you’re probably a member of a hotel-branded loyalty program or you may have a travel rewards credit card. These programs help you earn points which you can use to book future hotel stays.

  8. 4 Strategic Ways To Improve Your Credit Score

    4 Strategic Ways To Improve Your Credit Score

    Paying off your debt will improve your credit, but understanding how to pay off your debt could help increase your credit score exponentially. Learn more about how to strategically manage your credit score and may the most of your payments.

  9. Secured Credit Card Season

    Secured Credit Card Season

    Secured cards can be a good option if you have less-than-perfect credit and are looking to build your credit. They can also pave the way for you to access other credit/financial products like mortgages and loans. There are several secured card options out there, find the one that best fits your needs.

  10. Pay With Cash

    Pay With Cash

    Paying for things with cash definitely has it's perks. It's a handy way to monitor how much you have & don't have to spend. However, there are people out there that struggle at saving cash or don't use it responsibly. CreditSoup's Wise Spend Wednesday touches on the good & bad of paying with cash.

  11. Why You Need a Credit Card After Declaring Bankruptcy

    Why You Need a Credit Card After Declaring Bankruptcy

    When you declare bankruptcy, your credit score and report can be ruined, and it will remain on your credit report for seven to 10 years. However, that doesn’t mean you’re stuck with bad credit for a decade. You can start rebuilding your credit right away. Check out these tips to get you back on track.

  12. Easiest Store Credit Cards to Get

    Easiest Store Credit Cards to Get

    If you’re just starting out and looking for ways to build a positive credit history, a store credit card may be exactly what you need. Store cards are much like regular credit cards, except that they are meant to be used with a single retailer — or a collection of partner retailers.

  13. 5 Ways to Use Rewards for a Last-Minute Fall Getaway

    5 Ways to Use Rewards for a Last-Minute Fall Getaway

    Fall is often an excellent time to plan a last-minute getaway. Not only is it off-peak travel season for many destinations around the world, but the weather can be wonderful, too. The Southern United States still features excellent temperatures, and the water along Florida’s beaches is still warm from the summer heat.

  14. 6 Ways Credit Cards Can Improve Your Financial Life

    6 Ways Credit Cards Can Improve Your Financial Life

    By the time most people reach adulthood, they undoubtedly have some level of familiarity with credit cards. Whether it’s a horror story of someone racking up thousands of dollars of credit card debt or the handful of card offers you receive in the mail on a weekly basis, they’re an integral part of the world’s financial fabric.

  15. What is Chase’s “Pay Yourself Back” Program?

    What is Chase’s “Pay Yourself Back” Program?

    The Chase Ultimate Rewards® Program has been long known for allowing people to redeem points for free flights and hotels. With travel not on people’s minds as much given the current Pandemic situation, Chase® came out with a great new alternative for those points you can be racking up on your Chase® card. It’s called the Pay Yourself Back Program.

  16. Is the Credit One Bank® Platinum X5 Visa® the Right Card for You?

    Is the Credit One Bank® Platinum X5 Visa® the Right Card for You?

    If you’re making purchases with a credit card and aren’t using a rewards card, you’re losing out on free money. You could be earning valuable cash back, miles, or points on every purchase you make, even if you have less-than-perfect credit. One option available is the Credit One Bank® Platinum X5 Visa® Credit Card. But how can you decide if it’s the right card for you out of the hundreds out there? Here are seven factors to consider.

  17. Swiping With Care: 10 Ways To Use Credit Cards Responsibly

    Swiping With Care: 10 Ways To Use Credit Cards Responsibly

    Swiping a credit card with reckless abandonment may feel fun and carefree — until you get your bill in the mail. The elation you feel with every purchase can quickly turn to despair if you’ve inadvertently stacked up debt you aren’t able to immediately repay. Make your credit cards work for you, not against you, by following these 10 best practices for using credit cards responsibly.

  18. Credit Card Tricks for an Affordable Valentine’s Day

    Credit Card Tricks for an Affordable Valentine’s Day

    Although Valentine’s Day has a long history, it has been celebrated as a day of love and romance for at least the last century (a time that, not uncoincidentally, coincides with the origins of the Hallmark card company). And, while the number of people celebrating the holiday has declined over the last decade, those still taking part are expected to spend more than ever.

  19. Can a Credit Card Actually Help Me Pay Off Debt?

    Can a Credit Card Actually Help Me Pay Off Debt?

    If you’re drowning in debt and struggling to find a way out, you may believe a new credit card is the last thing you need. While you are likely right when it comes to traditional cards, there is one type of card that could actually make paying down debt easier.

  20. The Best Rewards Cards for a Valentine’s Day Splurge

    The Best Rewards Cards for a Valentine’s Day Splurge

    If you are hoping to score a slightly more exciting or luxurious Valentine’s Day this year, however, certain rewards and travel credit cards can help. Not only do some dole out rewards you can use for an epic gift, but some rewards are a gift on their own.Here are some of our favorite cards for an epic Valentine’s Day.

  21. Capital One® Savor® Cash Rewards Credit Card Review

    Capital One® Savor® Cash Rewards Credit Card Review

    The new Capital One® Savor® Cash Rewards Credit Card falls into the latter category, offering different levels of rewards for different purchases. Fortunately, the rewards are lucrative – especially in certain categories – and there’s no annual fee. The fact this card offers a signup bonus is just icing on the cake.

  22. Airline Credit Cards with No Annual Fee

    Airline Credit Cards with No Annual Fee

    Nearly everyone would like to use their credit cards to earn a free flight, but unfortunately most airline credit cards charge an annual fee of $95 or more. Thankfully, there’s a small, but growing number of airline credit cards that have no annual fee.

  23. Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card vs. Barclaycard Arrival Plus, which should you pick?

    Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card vs. Barclaycard Arrival Plus, which should you pick?

    Have you had trouble recently trying to redeem your airline miles or hotel points? As airlines and hotels increase the cost of awards, and reduce the availability of the best ones, many travelers and credit card users are fed up with the direction these programs are taking. Let’s take a look at these two cards, and see which one is right for you:

  24. 5 Ways Millennials Can Use Credit Cards to their Advantage

    5 Ways Millennials Can Use Credit Cards to their Advantage

    Millennials may be the largest living generation on Earth, but that doesn't mean they don't face their share of financial hurdles. For example, millennials face higher levels of student loan debt than ever before, rampant unemployment or underemployment, an increasingly expensive housing market, and a world where owning costly gadgets and technology is the norm.

  25. Can Credit Cards Help You Become More Charitable?

    Can Credit Cards Help You Become More Charitable?

    When it comes to credit cards, there are too many options to count. From cash-back rewards cards that let you earn rewards to balance transfer cards that help you save money on interest, there’s a card type to suit everyone regardless of their credit needs. And yes, that includes credit cards that can help you become more charitable. Believe it or not, some card issuers and programs make it easy to donate cash-back or miles instead of keeping your rewards for yourself.

  26. A New Grad’s Guide to Credit Cards

    A New Grad’s Guide to Credit Cards

    If you’re a fresh graduate right out of college, life can feel overwhelming right now. You just finished four years (or more) of school and now have to face problems like finding a job, moving into your own apartment and paying down student loans. Getting a credit card is probably not a priority right now, but not having a credit card can make life more difficult.


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