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What is a good APR for a credit card?
Explore types of credit card APR, how APR is determined and how to get a good annual percentage rate for your credit card.
When do balance transfer credit cards make sense?
Balance transfers allow you to pay off your credit card debt faster. Learn how a balance transfer works, and if this makes sense for you.
Do you need a credit card to travel?
You don't need a credit card for your travels, but here's why it can give you an advantage (especially when traveling overseas).
How do credit card airline miles work?
Credit card airline miles are a type of reward for certain cards. They can be earned by spending money on the card, then redeemed for travel or exchanged for cash.
How to unfreeze your credit report
Whether you’re removing a freeze on your credit permanently or temporarily, these guidelines will teach you how to lift a freeze with each credit bureau.
How old do you have to be to get a credit card?
Although 18 is the youngest you can be to get approved for a credit card, qualifying for one before being 21 can still be difficult without a credit history.
Why was my credit card declined?
If your credit card was declined it's important to find out why. Here are 10 possible reasons why your card was declined and how to prevent it from happening again.
Does requesting a credit limit increase hurt my credit score?
Increasing your credit limit won't necessarily hurt your credit score. Learn more about credit increases and how they could affect your score.
Closing a credit card with zero balance
Find out how closing a credit card can affect your credit, what you need to know before closing a card, and how to make the right decision for your financial goals.