Robert Harrow

Robert reports on the credit card industry, focusing on how changes to regulations and card offerings will impact issuers and consumers alike. Prior to working at ValuePenguin, Robert researched cancer imaging and treatment laser systems at CUNY Hunter College. He graduated with a major in Physics and minor in Mathematics from Hunter.

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Best Discover Credit Cards: Which One Is Right For You?

Find out which Discover credit card is best for you. We go over all the perks and features that will matter most to consumers, and which... Read More

4 Things To Know About The Credit Card Surcharge Battle

Consumers well know the advantages to using a credit card for purchases, and now charge more purchases (40% of them, to be exact) to such... Read More

The Squares And Stripes of Credit Card Processing Aren’t For Everyone

Walk into an independent coffee shop or craft show these days and you’re liable to see the distinctive square credit card readers that... Read More

Large Businesses May Be Overpaying for Square's Credit Card Processing Services

Credit-card processor Square recently released their Q2 earnings for 2017 and the company continues to outperform analyst expectations,... Read More

Shopify Steps Up Fraud-Prevention For Its Merchants

Shopify now offers its merchants an app to help curb card-not-present fraud. We go over how this application works, and why it's... Read More

Visa Partners With and Invests In Credit Card Processing Startup

Visa made a massive investment into a new processing startup. We go over what this company is, and why Visa has been shifting its... Read More

Why Business Loans Are Often Rejected—And What You Can Do About It

You’ve been approved for virtually every loan, card, or other credit product you’ve ever requested, and yet your business loan has been... Read More

Credit Card Miles Explained: How They Work and What You Need To Know

Find out the inner workings of credit card miles -- everything from how to earn and use them, to how they differ from ordinary credit... Read More

How Many Airline Miles Do You Need for a Free Flight?

Find out how many miles you need to collect with different airlines to be able to afford a free flight. We break down the miles needed... Read More

4 Ways To Squeeze Out Extra Credit Card Miles For A Last-Minute Vacation

You've been saving up loyalty points for months, and yet you’re still a few thousand points shy of what you need to cover that upcoming... Read More