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.

Capital One® Venture® Rewards vs Capital One® VentureOne® Rewards Credit Card: Which One Is Better For You?

We compared and contrasted the Capital One VentureOne to the Capital One Venture credit card. In our analysis, we go over which of these...

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card vs Chase Freedom®: How to Pick Between The Two

We compare and contrast the Chase Freedom Credit Card to the Chase Sapphire Preferred. Our analysis goes over which consumers should get...

Hike In Fed Rate Adds Hundreds Of Millions of Dollars to Credit Card Debt

This week’s rise in the Federal funds rate will pile an additional $409 million in debt onto the balances of consumers in 200 U.S. cities...

How To Apply For Student Loans Without Damaging Your Credit Score

For many young people, a student loan represents their first significant experience with borrowing, and with the complex world of credit...

Ink Business Cash℠ Credit Card vs Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card: Which Is Better For Your Small Business?

We analyzed the Chase Ink Cash and Chase Ink Preferred to see which one is better for different types of businesses. Our guide also goes...

Is The Amex Platinum Card Worth A $550 Annual Fee? Breakdown & Analysis

We evaluated each of the benefits provided by the Amex Platinum credit card to figure out whether it’s worth paying the $550 annual fee....

Capital One Credit Card Expert Reviews: Our Thoughts On All Consumer Cards

We reviewed all Capital One credit cards to see how they stack up. Our analysis of Capital One credit cards encompasses their reward rates...

When Your Credit Card Rewards Are (and Aren’t) Taxable

With tax season in full swing, you’re likely receiving tax documents, including a 1099 form from your financial institution, detailing...

Are Cash-back Credit Cards Becoming Irrelevant?

Most people won't be surprised to find out credit card rewards are in the midst of a meteoric rise. A week doesn’t go by without media...

Cities Where Credit Scores Are The Most and Least Improved

Credit scores serve as one of the key metrics in determining the economic health of American consumers, reflecting the ease or difficulty...

How a Balance Transfer Card Can Hurt Your Credit Score

Find out why getting a balance may carry negative consequences for your credit score. We go over whether opening up one of these cards is...

What Are The Best Visa Credit Cards of 2018?

We combed through hundreds of Visa credit cards to find the ones with the best benefits. Find the best visa credit card for your specific...