Robert Harrow

Credit Card Expert

Robert is a Product Manager at ValuePenguin, covering credit cards and credit card processing. He graduated from Hunter College with a B.A. in Physics and a minor in Mathematics.

How Credit Card Rewards Are Under Threat

With their flashy bonuses and hefty cash-back payments, credit card rewards have become as American as apple pie. In most other developed...

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Battle Chargeback Costs

It’s easier than ever for consumers to dispute credit card charges, thanks to such developments as mobile banking apps that allow a...

Card Payments Now More Popular Than Cash Among British Consumers

The payment landscape in the U.K. has shifted towards debit and credit cards. We go over what the data shows, and how that compares to...

Retailers Want Supreme Court To Overturn AmEx Anti-Steering Decision

The U.S. Supreme Court continues to receive more and more pressure to revisit a decision by the Appeals Court that allowed AmEx to forbid...

U.S. Credit Card Processor, Stripe, Announces New Deals With Alipay and WeChat Pay

Chinese consumers can now begin using Alipay and WeChat at participating Stripe retailers. The credit card processing company struck a deal...

Alipay Continues U.S. Expansion by Partnering With More Retailers

Alipay is making big moves into the U.S. payments space. We go over how big the implications of these moves are, and what they mean for U.S...

Noncash Payments Continue To Rise

The Federal Reserve released its latest look at the payments industry, detailing new trends. We go over the results, detailing what payment...

Best Credit Cards for Everyday Use - 2018

Find out what the best credit cards for everyday use are in 2018. We found the best options for different categories, whether you want an...

Largest U.S. Credit Card Issuers: 2017 Market Share Report

Find out who are the largest credit card issuers in the United States based on the number of outstanding debts, and active credit card...

Best Credit Cards for Online Shopping 2018

Find out which credit cards are best for online shopping. We broke out the top cards by category to help consumers find the right online...

Why New Lower Credit Card Limits Can Hurt You, And What To Do In Response

Ownership of credit cards is at a 10-year high, according to the latest Industry Insight Report from TransUnion. That includes record...

How Poor Credit Can Double The Cost Of Your Credit Card Debt

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