Robert Harrow

Credit Card Expert

Why You Should Think of Reward Points As Currency

Find out why thinking of credit card rewards as currency can help you make smarter choices when shopping for a new card. We broke down how...

Should Your Small Business Accept Credit Card Payments?

Card payments are on the raise in the United States, but does that necessarily mean your small business should accept them? Find out what...

How To Maximize Credit Card Approval Odds

Find out what steps you can take to improve your odds of getting your next credit card. We outline the best methods for making your...

Should You Sign-Up For A Credit Card Based Solely On A Bonus?

Before you hit ‘Apply Now’ on a credit card because of a bonus, there are several vitally important factors you should consider. We break...

How To Build A Credit History Without Credit Cards?

Find out how you can build and establish a credit history without ever opening up a credit card account. We go through some common methods...

The 3 Things Millennials Need To Stop Doing With Their Credit Cards

We go over the most common credit card pitfalls committed by millennials. This guide walks you through why certain credit card practices...

Should You Pay Off Debt Using Credit Cards?

Though it may be tempting to pay for your mortgage or auto loan using a credit card, should you? We weigh the pros and cons of various...

A Look At U.S. Credit Card Fraud Complaints

Credit card fraud in the United States skyrocketed in 2015. We took a look at data collected by the FTC to see which states have been hit...

American Airlines Announces New Deals With Barclays and Citibank

American Airlines will allow both Barclays and Citibank to issue credit cards in the AAdvantage program. We break down what this deal means...

The Biggest Risks of Business Credit Cards

Before you sign your company up for a business credit card, it’s crucial to familiarize yourself with the risks involved. We break down the...

Cash vs Credit: When Should You Pay With Plastic?

Choosing to use a credit card or cash to pay for an item can end up saving you a lot of money. This guide breaks down when you should use...

Official 2017 ValuePenguin Scholarship Rules and Eligibility Criteria

The 2017 ValuePenguin Undergraduate Scholarship (“Scholarship”) is sponsored by ValuePenguin, Inc. (“ValuePenguin”, “Sponsor”)....