Survey: Highest Rated Credit Cards by Customer Satisfaction

JD Power Credit Card Satisfaction Study

J.D. Power has released its 2012 Credit Card Satisfaction Study. Now in its sixth year, the survey examines six key factors: customer interaction, credit card terms, billing and payment process, rewards, benefits and services and problem resolution. As in past years, American Express credit cards came out on top, although Discover cards was a close […]

Published or Updated: February 7, 2013

Discover Open Road Credit Card Review

Discover Online Mall

Updated: The Discover Open Road credit card is no longer available. It’s been replaced by the Discover it Credit Card. Why is it that gas prices drive us crazy? Perhaps it’s because we are reminded of the price per gallon every time we pass a gas station. Whatever the reason, we hate to pay even […]

Published or Updated: January 3, 2013

Reader Question: Can You Pay a Credit Card with Another Credit Card?

In a recent Daily Dough newsletter (subscribe here), I asked if people consider cash bonuses in picking credit cards, bank accounts, and brokerage accounts. You can see the responses to this question here. One reader responded with an interesting question of her own: Nowadays with my credit card paying all my bills, I think twice […]

Published or Updated: August 11, 2012

Amex Prepaid Card Offering $25 Gift Card

American Express Prepaid Card

American Express has just launched a limited time offer for those interested in its prepaid card. Until August 31, 2012, Amex is giving away a $25 gift card when you get an American Express® Prepaid Card and load $200 or more at the time of order. This is a particularly good offer given just how […]

Published or Updated: August 2, 2012

Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve Card Review

Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve Card

Citi just launched a new credit card for those who frequently stay at Hilton Hotels. Called the , the new offer is designed for those looking to get free stays at any of the Hilton Portfolio of hotels. As with any rewards card, however, there are two important questions to consider: (1) what is the […]

Published or Updated: July 3, 2013

Is Chase Liquid the Best Prepaid Card Available?

Chase Liquid

Chase just launched its first reloadable prepaid card. Called the Chase Liquid, this card is the latest development in a move to mainstream the prepaid card industry. A few years back, prepaid cards were offered by obscure companies. The cards typically came with outrageous fees and poor customer service. Through competition, fees started to come […]

Published or Updated: July 10, 2012

Is the Barclaycard Ring MasterCard’s Profit Sharing Plan for Real?

Barclaycard Ring MasterCard

Kiplinger’s is quickly becoming my favorite personal finance and investing magazine. I find it has some very useful articles that help me manage our money and investments. Last month Kiplinger’s had an article about a new kind of credit card called the Barclaycard Ring MasterCard. In this month’s magazine, a reader named Corey wrote a […]

Published or Updated: July 9, 2012

Reader Mailbag: How to Compare Balance Transfer Offers

Q:A reader recently asked which of the following balance transfer offers was the best: 0% interest for 18 months, then going to 14%, or 0% interest for 12 months, then going to 10%? She explained that the balance transfer fees are the same for both offers at three percent. And she wants to pay off […]

Published or Updated: June 23, 2012

How to Turn Credit Card Points and Miles Into Cash

Recently I’ve grown weary of using so many credit cards. In order to maximize rewards, we have been using the Capital One® Venture SM Rewards Credit Card, Starwood Preferred Guest® Card from American Express, and The Platinum Card® from American Express. The problem is that it’s a pain to manage and budget three different cards […]

Published or Updated: June 22, 2012