United MileagePlus Explorer Card Review

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In my weekly column on U.S News & World Report, I wrote about Credit Cards Gone Wild. The article was about how credit card issuers are offering all kinds of crazy bonuses to get your business. I listed many of these offers in an article here on Dough Roller last week about the best rewards […]

Published or Updated: April 3, 2014

Citi ThankYou Preferred Card $400 Limited Time Gift Card Bonus

Update: This offer is no longer available, but you can see our review of the Citi ThankYou Credit Cards. With the holidays approaching, Citi is launching a limited time edition of its Citi ThankYou(R) Preferred Card. With this offer, you can earn up to 40,000 ThankYou points worth $400 in gift cards. Here’s how it […]

Published or Updated: February 28, 2013

Review: PayPal Prepaid MasterCard

PayPal Prepaid MasterCard

Over the years a number of readers have asked me how to transfer money to and from a PayPal account. I use a PayPal account, and I always transfer funds via my online checking account. But many readers don’t have and don’t want (or can’t get) a checking account. So for these folks, today we’ll […]

Published or Updated: November 11, 2012

Rewards Credit Cards

Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Card

Today, credit card companies are literally throwing cash, points and miles at consumers if they’ll sign up for a new rewards credit card. We’re talking bonuses worth hundreds of dollars just for getting a credit card, many of which have no annual fee. I’ve written about many of these deals over the past few months. […]

Published or Updated: November 17, 2014

U.S. Bank Cash+ Visa Signature Card Review

US Bank Cash+ Credit Card Review

Regular readers of the Dough Roller know that I love cash back credit cards. I carry and use cash back cards regularly and have earned thousands of dollars in free money over the years. So it’s rare that I come across a new card that has a unique offer worth sharing. But that’s exactly what […]

Published or Updated: October 10, 2012

The Best Interest Free Credit Cards

Credit cards come with a variety of interest free introductory offers today. From balance transfers to no interest on purchases, these cards offer a smart way to reduce or even eliminate interest charges on new purchases or transferred balances. Many interest free credit cards come with no annual fee and a reasonable regular APR when […]

Published or Updated: November 17, 2014

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

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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