Credit Cards Blog

Most of us have credit cards. But do we really know 'What's in our wallets?' Bankrate's Credit Card Blog tackles everything credit card related -- from fraud and identity theft to credit card debt and lowering interest rates. We're on the up and up with which credit card deals you need to know about and which to pass on. To know more about your plastic, check us out.
Thursday, June 22, 2017 9:00 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Quality hotel credit cards offer generous rewards and desirable perks like free internet, free stays and flexible checkout options.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 12:01 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

The best airline credit cards offer generous rewards and travel-related perks, like free flights, seat upgrades and priority boarding.

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 10:00 am
By Robin Saks Frankel · Bankrate.com

The best travel credit cards offer outstanding rewards, hefty sign-up bonuses and low fees.

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Friday, May 19, 2017 12:01 am
By Tamara E. Holmes · Bankrate.com

If you can’t turn to other funding sources, a credit card might be your only option. Follow these rules to make it work.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:01 am
By Erica Sandberg · Bankrate.com

Parents shielding children from money problems aren’t as successful as they think.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 4:55 pm
By Robin Saks Frankel · Bankrate.com

This fat bonus might not be worth taking out a home loan. Here’s why.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 12:01 am
By Jay MacDonald · Bankrate.com

It targets EMV chip cards and is hard to detect, but remains rare.

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017 12:01 am
By Sally Herigstad · Bankrate.com

Seemingly innocent use of another’s card can lead to legal trouble.

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Friday, May 5, 2017 12:02 am
By Robin Saks Frankel · Bankrate.com

Alliant Credit Union has boosted the rewards on its Visa Platinum Rewards card, making it a front-runner for best-in-class among no-fee rewards cards.

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Friday, May 5, 2017 12:01 am
By Beth Braverman · Bankrate.com

Mastercard, Visa now require banks to offer mobile fraud alerts.

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