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Our articles and analyses simplify credit cards. Whether you’re a student taking the first steps in building credit or a mother of two looking to refinance her card debt, we provide the resources you need to make better financial decisions.

What are the best credit cards?


We combed through hundreds of credit cards to figure out what the best ones are for a variety of people. We have the list of top credit cards for all the different offers you may be looking for.


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Average Rewards Among
Top 10 Cards

$899
Hotel
$837
Miles
$429
Cash Back

Want a Credit Card For a Specific Purpose?

You can get the best value out of credit cards when you have a specific goal in mind. Whether you’re looking for pure cash back or want to earn airline miles, we culled together a list of top-notch credit cards that can serve most purposes.

Finding the Best Credit Cards at One Bank

Comparing credit cards from one particular bank? We can help you find their best offers depending on your financial profile.

Credit Scores 101

Credit scores are a three-digit-number that can decide a surprising number of aspects in your daily life. These guides can help you get a complete picture of credit scores, and everything you might want to know about them.

Credit Card Fees,
Bills & Debt

Credit cards come with dozens of fees and rules governing your bill. We break down the items your monthly bill that may have you scratching your head in confusion.

Applying for a
Credit Card

Credit scores are a three-digit-number that can decide a surprising number of aspects in your daily life. These guides can help you get a complete picture of credit scores, and everything you might want to Ready to apply for a credit card? Here are some things you might want to know before hitting that "Apply Now" button.

The Best Travel Credit Cards of 2018

We combed through over 250 offers to figure out what is the best travel credit card to have for 2018. To do so, we calculated the value...

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Credit Card Calculators

We did the math, so you don’t have to. Whether you need to calculate the time remaining to pay off your balance, or the benefits of transferring your balance, our calculators make it easy.

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