Balance Transfer Advice

Read the latest advice from our team at Bankrate on balance transfers - who should get a balance transfer credit card, how to execute a balance transfer, and everything in between.

How to do a credit card balance transfer

A balance transfer can be a valuable tool if you’re struggling with high-interest debt. Here's our 5 step process for executing a successful balance transfer with ease.

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Making your credit cards last: Choose a card that will serve you through debt payoff and beyond

Choosing a card that will benefit you long after your debt is paid off can help you sidestep the temptation of canceling it.

My husband and I used a balance transfer card to pay off $14,000 in debt in 11 months

Acknowledging that we were the cause of our debt problem put us in the driver’s seat.

How to do a credit card balance transfer

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

Balance transfer credit card vs. personal loan

Here are 6 things to consider when deciding how to consolidate credit card debt.

5 features a good balance transfer credit card must have

Look for these money-saving attributes when shopping for a new credit card.

How does a balance transfer affect your credit score?

Balance transfer’s credit impact is low when done properly.

The Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards

The Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards

Our team of experts put together a list of the best balance transfer credit cards on the market today to help you pay off your debt. Check out our top recommendations.

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