THE CHARGE-IT Credit Card Blog

  • How I picked the rewards card that (I think) is right for me

    I’ve been in the market for a new credit card for a while. My credit history suggests I can probably get a pretty good card, so I’ve been scoping out rewards cards for the past few months. I’m an extreme comparison shopper at heart, and found myself oscillating between cash-back cards and travel rewards cards. […]

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  • How to Leverage Remodeling Costs into Credit Card Rewards

    Soon, my husband and I will start a big house remodeling project. We are going to turn the cramped kitchenette in our little Victorian house/former bed and breakfast into a real kitchen. So, I’ve been doing some research on how to leverage our spending to earn maximum airline miles. Listening to hammering and sawing (and […]

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  • How to Keep Track of Multiple Credit Cards

    If you’re juggling multiple credit cards (and using some of them for different purposes), it can be tricky to keep track of your spending, bill due dates and rewards. When my husband and I were putting all of our expenses on just one rewards card, the ease of spending with plastic lulled us into being […]

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  • Store Loyalty Programs — Worth it or Not?

    Do you ever find the credit cards in your wallet getting lost among all of those store loyalty cards you signed up for? If you’re like me, you probably carry around way too many of these cards. In fact, a January 2013 survey by Edgell Knowledge Network showed that the average U.S. household belongs to […]

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  • Low Interest vs. High Rewards: Which Should You Go For?

    In today‚Äôs guest blog, Michael Dolen of CreditCardForum explains why you’re not likely to find a card with both a great sign-up bonus and a long 0 percent period — and how to choose between these two perks. Whether it’s a lingering debt hangover from the holidays or just wanting to find a better rewards […]

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  • LivingSocial enters the rewards card business

    LivingSocial, the major competitor of daily deals giant Groupon, has teamed up with Chase Card Services and Visa to offer a different take on a rewards program. The LivingSocial Rewards Visa Card will give LivingSocial users points on all purchases made anywhere, but the rewards will pack extra punch if the card is used to […]

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  • Citi Bank Decides to Give “Extra Cash” to Cardholders

    Nearly every issuers has introduced something new that would hopefully give them the edge among cardholders, for Citi Bank it is giving a little extra cash.

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