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Get even more information on credit cards? Read our Credit Card eZine. The section is regularly updated by our specialists. Learn all the financial tricks. Know the pitfalls and hidden bonuses. Find out how to transfer balances and accumulate points. We will tell you about the latest offers on the market.Get your credit card education and make the most out of your plastic.

[December 28th, 2017]

If you aren’t earning – and using – credit card rewards already, then your New Year’s resolution should be easy to figure out this year: start taking advantage of all the great perks and rewards offered by credit card companies.

Even if you are already using credit card rewards, chances…

[December 1st, 2017]

If you’ve ever been curious what your credit score is, but not wanted to shell out a fee in order to see it, then get ready for good news. It’s easier than ever to see your credit score, and you don’t need to pay for it any longer.

It used…

[October 25th, 2017]

Everyone loves a great rewards credit card. But here’s something you may not have known: every year, millions of credit card reward points go unused. If you are a credit card rewards fan and always make sure to redeem your points, miles, or cash back, you may…

[September 27th, 2017]

With recent headline news about data breaches and people’s personal information being exposed, many people are concerned about the possibility of identity theft. This is a legitimate concern, as there are millions of cases of identity theft every year. In 2016 alone, it’s estimated that one in 16 adults…

[August 24th, 2017]

If you are new to credit cards, or even if you aren’t, you might wonder if there is more to using them than meets the eye. While using a credit card is easy and fairly self-explanatory – pay for a purchase with the card, pay off the charges when…

[July 27th, 2017]

Having bad credit can feel like carrying around a burden that you can never set down; it affects so many things in your life that you may never have suspected it would. A poor credit score means you won’t qualify for the best interest rates on loans and credit…

[June 24th, 2017]

One of the best ways to get the most from your money when you’re on the road is to use a travel rewards credit card. You can earn frequent flyer miles, hotel reward points, and VIP perks that make traveling more comfortable and luxurious. But many people wonder which…

[May 22nd, 2017]

Paying down debt is one of the best things you can do for your credit score, your financial life, and your peace of mind. But if you have significant credit card debt, it can feel like a burden that will never go away. You just keep chipping away at…

[April 22nd, 2017]

There’s a stubborn belief among certain groups of people that says it’s foolish to use credit cards – that cash is the best and only way to pay for things, if you’re a financially responsible sort of person.

But this belief is not only wrong-headed; it could cost you money….

[March 19th, 2017]

If you have a credit card, or maybe several, you might feel like you know all there is to know about using it. Your credit card issuer likely sends you mail, email, and maybe even text alerts to stay in frequent communication with you, giving you all the information…

Last Immediate

I'm looking for a card that will allow me to consolidate several of my credit cards into one payment with a 0% APR. Please advise what card I can apply.

Answer:

You can apply for the Discover it card. The card has a long 0% interest introductory period. You will have 18 months to pay off your balances. There is no annual fee and the first late payment won’t raise your APR.
Check your credit scores before you apply for the card. Your credit history needs to be from good to excellent to qualify.

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[January 11, 2018]
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently released its biennial in-depth report on the state of credit in the United States. The report sheds light on many aspects of the credit card industry, including how many people are using online services to access their accounts, how many credi...
[December 14, 2017]
The holiday season is a busy time for retailers and consumers alike—and, unfortunately, also for fraudsters. Identity theft and payment fraud abound at all times of the year, but especially during peak spending times such as this.

However, a survey from Discover indicates that fears about ident...

[November 21, 2017]
If you’re trying to plan for your financial future, you are probably trying to balance a few different priorities. Putting money aside for retirement, managing any investments you may have, and paying off debt are just a few of the things that people generally prioritize when putting their affairs...
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