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Best Credit Cards for Beginners for January 2021

When it comes to building credit, the earlier the better — and choosing the right starter credit card will help you establish a good credit score. Credit cards for beginners... Read more


2021 Discover Cashback Calendar

Discover revealed the entire list of 5% cashback categories for 2021, so you can plan your spending for the year. That’s great news for Discover it® Cash Back and other eligible Discover cardholders... Read more


Chase Freedom 5% Bonus Category Calendar 2020

Chase has launched its bonus 5% cashback categories for the fourth quarter of 2020 — Walmart and PayPal. We’ll review the bonus cashback categories for the Chase Freedom Flex℠ and the Chase Freedom® card,... Read more

Credit Card Reviews

American Express Cash Magnet Card Credit Card Review

The American Express Cash Magnet® Card – $150 Welcome Offer is a simple $0 annual fee flat-rate cashback rewards card with good benefits and a welcome bonus that’s relatively easy to earn. However, know that there are other... Read more

Financial Education

Credit Card Convenience Checks: What You Need to Know Before You Use One

Cardholders are sometimes surprised to find blank checks in the envelope with their monthly credit card statements. Issuers often refer to these as credit card convenience checks — but the... Read more