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Jason Steele

TRAVEL REWARDS EXPERT CONTRIBUTOR

About the author

Expertise

Travel rewards, credit card and debt statistics

Education

Bachelor of arts degree in history from the University of Delaware

Highlights

  • Writing about credit cards and travel rewards since 2008
  • Contributed to over 100 outlets, including Money.com, The Points Guy, NerdWallet, Business Insider, USA Today and Forbes
  • Founder and producer of CardCon

"When credit card expert Jason Steele reached out to me about a post on credit card sign-up bonuses, I knew he’d be able to answer the questions I get all the time." Jean Chatzky, CEO of HerMoney.com and host of the podcast “Her Money With Jean Chatzky,” and the financial editor of NBC Today for 25 years.

Experience

Jason Steele is a professional journalist and credit card expert who has been contributing to online publications since 2008. He was one of the original contributors to The Points Guy, and his work has been appearing there since 2011. He has also contributed to over 100 of the leading personal finance and travel outlets.

He's frequently interviewed and quoted by mainstream outlets on the subjects of credit cards and travel. Jason is passionate about travel rewards credit cards, which he uses to earn rewards that he can redeem for him and his family to travel around the world.

Jason is also the founder and producer of CardCon, a conference for credit and credit card journalists that's held annually.

Jason graduated from the University of Delaware in 1994 with a bachelor of arts degree with a major in history.

Jason's Latest Articles

  • Best secured credit cards

    Best secured credit cards for September 2022

    Compare Bankrate’s top secured credit cards A closer look at our best secured credit cards Capital One Platinum Secured Credit Card: Best for building credit What we love about the Capital One Platinum [...]

    12 min read Sep 28, 2022
  • Best rewards credit cards

    Best rewards credit cards of September 2022

    Eligibility and Benefit level varies by Card. Terms, Conditions and Limitations Apply. Please visit americanexpress.com/benefitsguide for more details. Underwritten by Amex Assurance Company. The information [...]

    29 min read Sep 28, 2022
  • Best small business credit cards

    13 best small-business credit cards of September 2022

    Eligibility and benefit level varies by card. Terms, conditions and limitations apply. Please visit AmericanExpress.com/BenefitsGuide for more details. Underwritten by Amex Assurance Company. The information [...]

    16 min read Sep 28, 2022
  • Best low interest credit cards

    Best low-interest credit cards for September 2022

      Compare Bankrate’s top low-interest credit cards * 3% fee on the amounts transferred within the first 15 months. A closer look at Bankrate’s top low-interest credit cards Discover it Cash Back: [...]

    10 min read Sep 27, 2022
  • Best cash back credit cards

    Best cash back credit cards for September 2022

    The information about the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature Card, Costco Anywhere Visa® Card by Citi and Alliant Cashback Visa® Signature Credit Card has been collected independently by Bankrate.com. [...]

    22 min read Sep 27, 2022
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    Best Credit Cards and Top Offers of September 2022

    Bankrate's experts compare hundreds of top credit cards and credit card offers to select the best in cash back, rewards, travel, business, 0% APR, balance transfer and more. Let Bankrate, a leader in personal finance advice, help you find the best credit card today.

    Sep 27, 2022
  • Best credit cards for excellent credit

    Best credit cards for excellent credit in September 2022

    Compare Bankrate’s top cards for excellent credit Card Name Best for Bankrate Review Score Capital One SavorOne Cash Rewards Credit Card Food and entertainment 4.9 / 5 (Read full card review) Capital [...]

    11 min read Sep 27, 2022
  • Best Visa Credit Cards

    Best Visa credit cards for September 2022

    Compare Bankrate’s top Visa credit cards of July 2022 Card name Best for Bankrate review score Chase Sapphire Preferred Card Sign-up bonus 5.0 / 5 (Read full card review) Chase Sapphire Reserve Luxury [...]

    11 min read Sep 27, 2022
  • Best Capital One credit cards

    Best Capital One credit cards for September 2022

    The information about the Capital One Savor Cash Rewards Credit Card was collected independently by Bankrate.com. The card details haven’t been reviewed or approved by the card issuer. Compare our top [...]

    13 min read Sep 27, 2022
  • Best Mastercard Credit Cards

    Best Mastercard credit cards for September 2022

    Compare Bankrate’s top Mastercard credit cards Card Name Best For Bankrate Review Score Citi Rewards+ Card Getting more value from small purchases 4.0 / 5 (Read full card review) Citi Double Cash Card [...]

    8 min read Sep 27, 2022
  • Best Wells Fargo credit cards

    Best Wells Fargo credit cards for September 2022

      Compare Bankrate’s top Wells Fargo credit cards Here’s a look at the best Wells Fargo credit cards for 2022, according to our experts: Card name Best for Bankrate score Wells Fargo Reflect Card [...]

    6 min read Sep 26, 2022
  • Best credit cards for good credit

    Best credit cards for good credit of September 2022

      Compare Bankrate’s top credit cards for good credit   Card Name Best for Bankrate Review Score Capital One SavorOne Cash Rewards Credit Card Dining and entertainment 4.9 / 5 (Read full card review) [...]

    11 min read Sep 23, 2022
  • Best Credit Cards with No Foreign Transaction Fees

    Best credit cards with no foreign transaction fees

    The information about the Costco Anywhere Visa® Business Card by Citi, Costco Anywhere Visa® Card By Citi, Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite Mastercard®, CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum [...]

    16 min read Sep 23, 2022
  • Best student credit cards

    Top student credit cards of September 2022

    Compare Bankrate’s top student credit cards Card name Best for Annual fee Bankrate review score Discover it Student Cash Back Rotating cash back bonus categories $0 4.3 / 5 (Read full card review) Capital [...]

    14 min read Sep 13, 2022
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    The Best Prepaid and Debit Cards of 2022

    Compare Bankrate’s top prepaid cards Card Name Bankrate’s pick for Fees Visa Prepaid Card Budgeting online Variable monthly fee Netspend Visa Prepaid Card No activation fee Up to $9.95 monthly fee [...]

    6 min read Jul 19, 2022