Category: Credit Cards

Credit card choices can get overwhelming. Some cards are great for earning cash back, while others offer perks like no foreign transaction fees or low cost balance transfers that can save you a bundle over time. Our credit card reviews get straight to the point about what is good and sometimes what isn’t so great about each credit card.

Bilt Extends Rent Day Promotion for Black Friday and Beyond

In October, the unique Bilt Mastercard unveiled its inaugural Rent Day promotion, which included the opportunity for cardholders to earn double rewards and nearly all of their purchases on the first of the month. That deal returned in November alongside the addition of a United Airlines status match offer and more. Now, just in time for Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, Bilt is extended December's Rent Day...

2022 Discover It Card Review: Still Feeling “It” After All These Years

Many years ago now, following what I called my financial awakening, I found that I was suddenly in the market for a new rewards credit card. This led me to start researching various cards before ultimately landing on my final choice: the Discover It card. Before we get into my hands-on review, let me explain what I liked about this card on paper and why I ultimately applied for it....

Money at 30: Barclays View Credit Card Review

From time to time, credit card issuers are forced to make changes to their product line-up. For example, while a bank may have previously partnered with another company for a co-branded card, the rights to that portfolio may have been sold to another issuer — or the brand just gets out of the credit card game altogether. That was the case in 2021 as the Barclays Apple Rewards card (which...

Money at 30: When the Fee Hits - The Platinum Card 3 Years Later

All year long, I write about the various awesome things I get to do and ways I get to save with my American Express Platinum card. Nevertheless, when the annual fee hit my account earlier this month, it reminded me that holding the card does require a commitment. What's more, this was the first time I was assessed the new annual fee of $695, which increased from $550 last year....

Money at 30: Bilt Rewards Mastercard Review

A few months back, I was introduced to the Bilt Rewards Mastercard when it was announced that Wells Fargo would be issuing the card. What interested me in the product was that, at long last, it would reward cardholders on one of their largest monthly expenses: rent. Looking more closely at the card, I found that I had a lot of questions — and ones that I likely couldn't answer unless...

Chase Sapphire Preferred Credit Card Review

Ever since my financial awakening and my decision to start using credit cards again, an obvious trend has developed. You see, anytime I get a new card and say to myself (and to my wife), "I think we're all set now," I inevitably find another card that tempts me with its rewards.  That's what happened with the Chase Sapphire Preferred — except that it wasn't the card's primary rewards that...

Does the Apple Card Belong In Your Wallet? (2022 Review)

In 2019, Apple announced what many had suspected: it was releasing its own credit card. While Goldman Sachs would be the ones actually issuing the product, the card would combine the user-friendly tech and stylish aesthetic that the company’s cult has grown accustomed to. Then the Apple Card arrived — and so, naturally, I had to get one for myself. I’ll admit that my interest in Apple Card came more...

Money at 30: Capital One SavorOne Rewards Credit Card Review

As I look through my wallet and the credit cards I use most often, I realize that I've neglected to formally review one of my favorites: the Capital One SavorOne Rewards card. Sure, I've mentioned it in plenty of previous posts (including my annual "personal credit card strategy" articles), but I've failed to give it its due in terms of a full-fledged guide of its own. Let me correct that...