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Review: Webster Bank Visa Signature Credit Card

The Webster Bank Visa Signature Credit Card offers up its new users a rewards card, 0% intro APR balance transfer and purchases, a cash bonus, and more.  Read on for more in our Webster Bank Visa Signature Credit Card review. The Webster Bank Visa Signature© Credit Card - What It Offers Rewards The Webster Bank Visa Signature Credit Card offers up 1 point for every $1 you spend.  These … [Read More...]

Credit Card Reviews

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Review: Discover it Chrome – It’s ‘it’ for Traveling On the Road

Discover did a brave thing some time ago and rebranded their cards under the ‘it’ name. Their boldness paid off with a card that carried less fees than most and was also more forgiving to consumers.  All with a cash back thrown in. Well Discover is at it again.  They have introduced the Discover it […]

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Review: Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite Mastercard – 40K Bonus Miles and Easy to Redeem Points

Barclaycard has done it again. They took a card that was already a favorite among travelers, added more to it, and created the Barclaycard Arrival PlusTM World Elite MasterCard®. The old Barclaycard Arrival World Mastercard got a facelift and was re-branded as the new Barclaycard Arrival PlusTM World Elite MasterCard®.  Barcalycard has created a card that offers up […]

Credit Report and Credit Score

Should utilities be added to your credit history?

Would You Like Your Utility Payment History Added to Your Credit Report?

Recent years have seen a lot of backlash against the credit scoring industry. Since the recession, many consumers are reducing their reliance on credit when it comes to making purchases.  However, the result hasn’t been what many expected. Canceling accounts and swearing off credit can impact a credit score, sending it lower.  Not a good […]

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Credit Sesame Review – Free Credit History and Score Monitoring, Powerful Tools to Have

Due to the increased interest in credit scores in recent years, it is little surprise that there are web sites popping up purporting to show your credit score for free. And many of these sites do show you a credit score — although it won’t be your actual FICO score. Credit Sesame is one of […]

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What is a pre-approved credit card offer?

What is a “Pre-Approved” Credit Card Offer?

With the economy show signs of recovery, many credit issuers are back to sending “pre-approved” offers to mailboxes, hoping to lure consumers into signing up. But does it really mean when you receive a “pre-approved” credit offer?  Are you really guaranteed a credit card? How Did You Get Pre-Approved for a Credit Card, Anyway?

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CARD Act 5 Years Later: Can You Handle the Credit?

It’s been about five years since the Credit CARD Act of 2009 was signed into law. Over the last few years, changes resulting from the CARD Act have helped consumers pay less in fees, and better understand their credit card statements, and how much credit is costing them. Positive changes have resulted in consumers that […]

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Rock Your Credit Card Rewards While Doing Your Holiday Shopping

Now that it’s the holiday season, you are likely spending more than usual. I hope your spending isn’t putting you into debt you can’t pay off, but that’s an article for another day. While you don’t want to overspend this year, you do want to take advantage of the opportunities your rewards credit card might […]

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Review: Discover it Card $75 Cash Back – All the Fairness Plus An Opening Bonus

***Update – Easy come, easy go.  I’m told this offer is no longer available (it was only around for a short period).  The Discover it Card is still a great offer, even without the $75 cashback, and you can check it out here: Our Discover it Card Review.*** Not long ago Discover® did a bold […]

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Review: Chase Sapphire Preferred Credit Card – A Powerful Travel Rewards Card!

Does $400 cash or $500 toward travel sound good? The Chase Sapphire PreferredSM Card is offering this hefty bonus right now! Charge $3,000 to the card within the first three months, and you get 40,000 bonus points.  Best of all, it comes along with a great travel rewards card. Now to get into the meat of what […]