Category Archives: credit cards

Balance Transfer credit cards: You’re ticket to no interest (ever)

This guest post was written by Jason Bushey. Jason runs the day to day operations at Creditnet.com Long ago, before I had much use for credit or any personal finance expertise whatsoever, I had a friend who was studying to be an accountant. I’m not really sure how the topic came up, but at someContinue Reading

Getting My American Express Gold Card Annual Fee Waived

I remember recently that it was about a year since I signed up for the American Express Gold Card.  The sole reason I signed up for the card was the 50,000 bonus points I received (their deals change all the time) and I knew I would be going on a trip this year so IContinue Reading

Working your Way out of a Bad Credit Situation

If you are struggling with bad credit, take some comfort in the fact you are not alone. Recent statistics suggest that 25% of all Americans are in a bad credit situation. Do not despair though, as there are many ways you can rebuild your credit score. Using a credit card designed especially for bad credit,Continue Reading

A History of Credit Cards

Credit cards are an extremely popular way of paying for goods, and they’re now held by millions of people all over the world. However, you might be surprised to find out just how old the concept is, and who developed it. The credit card was not conceived by a banker or a businessman – itContinue Reading

How To Choose A Credit Card For Newbies

Choosing a credit card for the first time can be a confusing and bewildering process. What should you look for? How do you make the best credit card choice for you? There are so many credit cards – Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover – and the wrong choice can cost you a lot of money.Continue Reading

How Does a Balance Transfer Work?

A balance transfer credit card can be a tricky proposition, and if you aren’t familiar with the process, it can cost you money. It’s not complicated to transfer a balance from one credit card to another; a 0% balance transfer can even save you much, but there are issues you should be aware of beforeContinue Reading