Robert Harrow

Credit Card Expert

Starwood Preferred Guest Rewards: Best Uses of Starpoints

The Starwood Preferred Guest Rewards Program has a number of redemption options with varying values. We'll explain the pros and cons of...

Marriott-Starwood Deal: Winners and Potential Losers

The recently announced merger of the Marriott and Starwood hotel chains will have a number of implications for consumers, ranging from...

What are the Best Credit Cards for Black Friday 2019?

We’ve analyzed close to 300 different credit cards to figure out which ones will provide you with the best savings and rewards come Black...

Obamacare Enrollees Should Not Automatically Renew If They've Quit Smoking

For Obamacare enrollees who have quit or reduced their smoking habits in the last year, there may be an opportunity to save hundreds or...

What Are the Best Credit Cards for Fair/Average Credit of 2019?

We've broken them down the absolute best credit cards for people with average credit scores across a wide range of possible scenarios, from...

American Express Launches Pre-Paid Card with Cash Back Rewards

American Express rolled out a new prepaid debit card. We looked at its value proposition, including calculating when users will lose or...

Best American Express Cards of 2019

Here are the American Express credit cards that represent the best value for consumers. We analyzed the current American Express card line-...

Best EMV Credit Cards: Which One Should You Get?

We looked through all available chip & pin and chip & signature credit cards available in the United States, in order to determine...

Credit Card Rental Car Insurance: What Is It? How Does It Work?

We read through all the fine print to figure out which credit cards offer rental car insurance, how to qualify for it, and whether it’s...

Best Credit Cards for International Travel

We crunched the numbers to find the absolute best credit cards that can be used when used overseas. They fit a wide range of customer needs...

The Cost of Accepting Credit Card Payments: NA vs EU

We analyzed the interchange rates paid by merchants in countries throughout North America and Europe. The data reveals how countries...

Citibank Ordered to Pay $700M Over Credit Card Violations

Citibank has been ordered to pay over $700 million due to engaging in illegal credit card practices in the latest CFPB ruling. We break...