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Credit Card News

Browse credit card news articles to find out what's making headlines. Be the first to know about industry happenings, as well as news about your favorite credit cards.

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Chase Freedom Announces Q1 Bonus Categories: Gas, Streaming, Internet and More

By Tyler | Dec 12, 2019

Chase Freedom announced the Q1 2020 Bonus Categories – Earn 5% back at gas stations, streaming services, and even your phone bill. New bonuses begin Jan 1.

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Caesars Merger a Jackpot for Caesars Rewards Visa Cardholders

By Cory | Dec 3, 2019

Casinos and Gaming are big business – and the recent merger between Eldorado and Caesars is one of the biggest pieces of business in recent memory. What happened, and what does it mean for Caesars Rewards Visa Cardholders?

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Perfect for Black Friday: Secured Amazon Prime Credit Builder Store Card

By Cory | Nov 28, 2019

The Amazon Prime Store Card Credit Builder is the perfect online shopping tool for the 2019 holiday season – build credit while you earn 5% back. Read more!

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Credit Card Tips

Find a useful credit card guide on a variety of topics. From getting the most out of your credit card to helpful tips about personal finance, you can build up your knowledge through our convenient articles.

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How to Decide Between General and Co-Branded Travel Rewards Credit Cards

By David | Nov 29, 2019

Travel credit cards offer lucrative travel-related rewards. Is a general travel card good for your spending habits, or a co-branded travel card? Find out!

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4 Underrated (but Seriously Awesome) Credit Cards for Online Shopping

By Tyler | Nov 27, 2019

Make the most of your online shopping this Cyber Monday by making sure your wallet has these under appreciated credit cards with great returns for online shopping purchases.

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Last-Minute Hotel Cancellation Fees Over the Holidays 

By Cory | Nov 22, 2019

As the holidays approach, make sure you are covered in the event of last-minute hotel cancellations. Read the BestCards blog today!

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Credit Card Basics

Master credit card basics with BestCards' repertoire of informative articles. Whether you're just getting started or need a quick refresher, you can get up to speed on several essential topics that every savvy credit card customer should know.

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The History of Credit Cards: From Charge Plates and Zip-Zap Machines to Digital Wallets and Card Chips

By David | Nov 12, 2019

Credit cards are a mainstay in modern life; they make life easier, especially when we want to make large payments. But what is the history of credit cards?

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What Does a Federal Rate Cut Mean for Consumers?

By David | Nov 7, 2019

The FOMC met at the end of October, 2019 and announced the third cut to the federal funds rate this year. What does this mean for the average consumer?

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Which Credit Cards Offer Anniversary Bonuses?

By David | Oct 23, 2019

An anniversary bonus is a big plus when offered by a credit card – after all, who doesn’t like a free plane ticket or hotel stay? Read on for more info!

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