Robert Harrow

Credit Card Expert

Robert is the head of the Credit Card vertical at ValuePenguin and has been covering the card industry since 2014. His work has been featured in Reuters, Marketwatch, the New York Times and more.

Interview with the New York District of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is the only go-to business resource backed by the strength of the federal government. We sat...

Entrepreneur Interviews: Using Loans to Scale a Rapidly Growing Business

We interviewed Laura Mitchell, CEO of Luxury Cake Co., about obtaining a bank loan to take her Chicago startup to the next level and scale...

Entrepreneur Interviews: Obtaining an SBA Loan for an Interior Landscape Company

We spoke with Nick Haschka, owner of The Wright Gardner, about obtaining an SBA loan to fund his small business, and the major hurdles he...

First Look at Afterpay Touch Installment Loans

Afterpay, an Australian lending company, is launching in the U.S. market. We go over the product, and whether this is good or bad news for...

History of CFPB Penalties: Putting Wells Fargo’s $1 Billion Fine in Context

Find out how the latest news of a $1 billion fine for Wells Fargo fits in the greater context of the CFPB.

Credit Card Rewards Report: How Much Are Consumers Getting?

Find out how much banks are spending on credit card rewards, and where in the country people are using those rewards most.

Fed Raises Credit Card Interest Rates: What You Should Know

The Federal Reserve raised the federal funds rate. As a result, credit card interest rates will go up over the next several weeks. Here is...

Cities With The Highest and Lowest Credit Card Interest Rates (2018 Report)

You're probably aware that your credit score affects your credit card interest rate, but new findings show that where you live can be just...

What Are Credit Card Points? What Are They Worth?

Find out everything you need to know about credit card rewards points. We go over how to find their value, and how to calculate a rewards...

Startups Raise $4B to Serve Those Left Behind by the Big Banks

Lack of access to financial products—like credit cards, loans and deposit accounts—is an issue plaguing millions in the U.S. Traditional...

Credit Card Reward Programs More Popular Than Retirement Savings (2018 Report)

Putting money away for retirement is one of the most financially prudent moves people can, and should, take. Specialized savings products—...

Changes in Average Credit Card and Mortgage Debt 2013 - 2018

Outstanding debt per household in the United States continues to hit all-time highs. The two leading forms of debt in the United States are...

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