Credit Card Basics

Alleviating a Significant Other's Debt With a Balance Transfer Card
Dan SoschinMar 8, 20195 min read
Having a significant amount of debt can really impact your credit score, and it becomes an even bigger issue when your finances are intertwined with a significant other …
Glossary of Credit Card Terms
CardGuru TeamJan 14, 20190 min read
Glossary of common terms related to credit cards and general finance …
5 Fine Print Items to Watch Out For
Dan SoschinDec 10, 20182 min read
If you’re getting ready to apply for a credit card, watch out for the fine print! Sometimes sneaky terms and conditions are buried in the fine print …
7 Hidden Exceptions to Zero Liability Purchase Policies
Dan SoschinDec 10, 20182 min read
Zero Liability is a purchasing policy that many credit card issuers seem to live and die by, but what’s the catch? In the following article, we’ll …
How Do Travel Rewards Cards Differ From Cashback Rewards?
Kelly WellsDec 6, 20182 min read
If you’ve seen the commercials, it seems like every credit card is touting rewards. Some have travel rewards and some have cashback rewards. What’s the difference …
How Do Business Rewards Cards Differ From Regular Rewards Cards?
Kelly WellsDec 6, 20182 min read
Business rewards or regular credit card rewards? Which new credit card should you choose? If you’re a business owner the answer may not be as clear as …
How to Recover From a Bad Credit Card Experience
Kelly WellsDec 4, 20182 min read
Building credit is an inevitability, but if you’ve had a bad credit card experience it can feel like a chore. If you’ve had a bad credit …
10 Common Credit Card Questions Answered by the Gurus
Kelly WellsDec 3, 20182 min read
There’s a lot to consider when it comes to the plastic in your wallet. You need to read these questions before you swipe again …
Fine Print Explained: What Does Credit Card Fine Print Really Say?
Kelly WellsNov 30, 20182 min read
If you’ve ever applied for a credit card, you must be familiar with the fine print, but what is it really saying? In the following article, we …
Why Does My APR Keep Changing?
Kelly WellsNov 30, 20183 min read
Have you noticed that sometimes your credit card monthly payment seems to skyrocket, before falling back to normal again? One likely culprit is variable APR. Your APR can …
Simply Explain it to Me: Credit Card Annual Fees
Kelly WellsNov 30, 20182 min read
Why do credit cards have annual fees? If you’ve ever considered this question, you won’t want to miss this article …
Don't Open a Credit Line if You're Buying a House
Kelly WellsNov 28, 20182 min read
Buying a house is a stressful time but did you know opening a new credit account when you’re trying to buy a house can affect your financing …