Our Story

CompareCards.com was born out of the desire to help people make more informed financial decisions. Since we launched in 2005, CompareCards.com has been a leader in helping consumers research, compare and apply for the perfect credit card to fit their needs.

By providing useful tools and resources, CompareCards.com is your one-stop-shop for selecting the best credit cards. Whether you’re looking for a cash back, low interest, travel rewards, or balance transfer credit card, we’ve done all the research for you.

Our Approach

Our Approach

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Best Offers

By showing you all of today’s top credit card offers in one place, CompareCards.com is your one-stop-shop for selecting the best credit cards.

Our credit experts spend hours poring over terms and conditions to make sure you only see the most accurate and up to date information. It’s quick and easy to sort through the leading offers so you can always be confident in your decision.

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Tools & Resources

From our balance transfer calculator to our detailed Card vs. Card comparisons, we’ve developed all the tools and resources you need to make the most informed choices. Use our side-by-side credit card tool to easily compare today’s top credit cards and select the right card to help you meet your financial goals.

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Read in-depth reviews from industry experts as well as existing cardholders. Our credit experts breakdown the pros and cons of each offer to make sure you have all the facts you need before you apply. Contribute to the conversation and submit your own reviews for your favorite credit cards!

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Credit Education

Choosing the right credit card is only the one part of your financial health. Check out the CompareCards blog to learn everything from how to improve your credit score to helpful tips for maximizing credit card rewards. Track your credit score for free at get valuable insights into your overall credit health by signing up for our myLendingTree credit monitoring service.

Our History

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CompareCards is acquired by LendingTree, a leader in the online lending marketplace.

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After significant growth, CompareCards.com becomes the #2 comparison website for credit cards.

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CompareCards.com begins reaching more consumers through display and video advertising.

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CompareCards.com offers users the ability to save credit cards and compare side by side.

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CompareCards.com is launched as an online credit card index service.

Our Team

  • Thomas Donaldson Executive Account Manager
  • Matt Schulz Chief Industry Analyst Request an Interview
  • Tracy Brackman Senior Writer
  • Julie Sherrier Senior Managing Editor
  • Glen Luke Flanagan Writer
  • Benet Wilson Associate Editor, Credit Cards
  • Ersan Sano Director, Technology
  • Andrew Liwanag Senior Advertising Manager, Native and Social
  • Eilert Hjelmeseth Staff Engineer
  • Kira Brecht Content Director

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