Best American Express credit cards

While there’s no one-size-fits-all best credit card for everyone, the top American Express cards offer a little bit of something for everyone: higher cash-back rewards on everyday spending, travel point bonuses or credit to those who may not traditionally qualify. Remember, the best card for you depends on your spending habits. Large families may find…

Credit card fraud and opioid addiction: crimes that go together

JGI/Jamie Grill/Getty Images Drug addiction and credit card crime are tragically interwoven. According to the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, 80 percent of criminal offenders abuse alcohol or other drugs, and according to a 2015 Drug Enforcement Administration report, prescription pain medication abuse is the nation’s fastest growing drug problem. News reports are littered…

Best business credit cards: Top 3 picks

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Best credit cards for bad credit: Top picks

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The best student credit cards: Top 3 picks

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Today’s best credit cards in 11 categories

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The best balance transfer credit cards

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5 credit card mistakes to avoid making

Yulia Grigoryeva/Shutterstock.com The road to a credit card debt pileup is often paved with spending that seemed like a good idea at the time. But too many well-intended moves can lead you into a financial ditch and ruin your credit. Joseph Birkofer, principal and founder of Legacy Asset Management in Houston, says the problem starts…

Amazon’s new credit card could crush Costco

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has upped its rewards credit card perks, making it an offer on par with Target‘s (NYSE: TGT) REDcard and one that’s perhaps better than Costco‘s (NASDAQ: COST) revamped Anywhere card. The new Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature Card offers Amazon Prime members 5% back on all Amazon.com purchases as well as 2%…

Best gas credit card: Top picks for 2017

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