Barry Bridges

Senior credit cards editor

Senior Editor Barry Bridges has been writing about credit cards, personal loans, mortgages and other personal finance products since 2017. Before joining Bankrate, he was an award-winning newspaper journalist in his native North Carolina. Send your questions about credit cards (and fantasy baseball) to bbridges@bankrate.com.

Recent Articles By Barry Bridges

  • Credit Cards

    How to do a balance transfer

    Moving credit card debt to a low-interest card can be a smart financial move — if you do it right.

    5 MIN READ Feb. 24, 2021
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  • Loans

    Other uses for personal loans

    See below for other uses for personal loans: Financing Fertility Treatments Andy Bowen March 9, 2018  in  Personal Loans Only a few states mandate health insurance coverage for major fertility treatments [...]

    52 MIN READ Feb. 2, 2021
  • Loans

    Alternative Uses for Personal Loans

    See the articles below for alternative uses of personal loans. Financing Fertility Treatments Andy Bowen March 9, 2018  in  Personal Loans Only a few states mandate health insurance coverage for major [...]

    50 MIN READ Feb. 2, 2021
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