What debts can you transfer to a credit card?
About the author
- Financial writer for a wide variety of financial and technology publications
- Editor of a commercial real estate trade magazine serving brokers, lenders and builders throughout the Midwest
- Peter Lisagore Award winner for Illinois journalists
Dan Rafter has been writing about personal finance for more than two decades, covering everything from credit scores, mortgage loans and debt to credit cards, insurance, real estate and student loans.
His work has appeared in the Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Fox Business, The Motley Fool, The Christian Science Monitor, LendingTree, Business Insider and Mental Floss Magazine. He's also the editor of Midwest Real Estate News, a trade magazine serving real estate professionals throughout the Midwest.
During his earlier years covering local government in the Chicago area, Dan won a Peter Lisagore Award, one of the top awards for Illinois journalists. He was part of a team covering campaign finance reforms in the state and was honored in the public-service category.
Dan has been interviewed about the national housing market on the John Williams show on WLS radio in Chicago and served as the master of ceremonies of Metro Chicago Real Estate’s Residential Real Estate Conference, a gathering of the top real estate pros in the Chicago area. He’s also contributed expert commentary to Business.com on insurance and the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on small business owners and the Insurance Thought Leadership Institute about cybersecurity and data breaches. Dan is a regular writer at NortonLifeLock, too, covering cybersecurity and privacy issues.
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Dan's Latest Articles
4 min read Sep 14, 2021
Enjoy the flexibility to choose where you earn 5% cash back each quarter.6 min read Sep 09, 2021
Capital One SavorOne Rewards for Students vs. Bank of America Customized Cash Rewards for Students Credit Card
Both of these student credit cards offer solid rewards programs and no annual fee.5 min read Sep 08, 2021
Here’s how to complete a balance transfer with a Discover credit card in just a few easy steps.5 min read Sep 02, 2021
A 0% balance transfer intro offer with an HSBC credit card can help you pay off a large balance on another card and avoid high APR.5 min read Aug 24, 2021
If you’ve run up a balance and want to avoid paying high APR, a Capital One balance transfer might help.4 min read Aug 23, 2021
Find out everything you need to know about transferring a balance with Chase.5 min read Aug 18, 2021
Both the Wells Fargo Active Cash and Citi Double Cash cards offer unlimited 25 cash back on all purchases. But the cards do differ when it comes to welcome bonuses and 0% interest rate offers.5 min read Jul 27, 2021