Credit Card Basics
- Choose a Credit Card (16)
- Credit Card Billing & Payment (12)
- Credit Card Rates & Fees (7)
- Finance Charges (13)
- Getting Approved (14)
What is a Credit Card?
Most of us are introduced to credit cards long before we ever use them. But, watching someone else use a credit card is deceiving. Learn what's really going on with the piece of plastic we know as a credit card.
Get Rewarded For Using Your Credit Card
Find out about the different rewards offered by credit cards and how to decide which reward program is best for you.
Credit Card Catches
With most good deals, there's some sort of catch. Credit cards are no exception. Make sure you know the credit card catches before you start swiping.
What Credit Card Numbers Mean
Ever wondered what those digits on your credit card mean? The mystery is solved here.
Things You Should Know About Every Credit Card in Your Wallet
Ignorance isn't bliss when it comes to credit cards. There are certain things you should know about every credit card you carry.
How to Understand Your Credit Card Billing Statement
A credit card statement is packed with information. Here's a tutorial to help you understand your monthly credit card billing statement.
Credit Card Piggybacking
Credit card piggybacking happens when you're added as an authorized user to someone else's credit card account, usually for the sole purpose of getting a better credit score.
How Credit Card Transactions Work
A lot goes on behind the scenes of credit card transactions. Take a look at how credit card transactions work.
The Basics of Rewards Credit Cards
Credit card reward programs let you earn cash and other incentives for using your credit card. Understand the fundamentals of credit cards rewards.
What's the differerence between a joint account holder and an authorized user?
There are two ways you can add someone to your credit card - as a joint account holder or as an authorized user. Both people can make charges using the credit card, but only the joint account holder is legally obligated to pay the credit card balance.
Pros and Cons of Paperless Billing Statements
There are both pros and cons to paperless billing statements from your credit card issuers. Weigh the benefits before you sign up.