7 Top Rewards Credit Cards of 2019

The best rewards credit cards of 2019 include cash back, points and travel rewards. We cover all three in our list of the most rewarding card offers. More than ever before, credit card companies are throwing cash, points, and miles at consumers to entice them to sign up for new credit cards. We’re talking bonuses […]


Prosper vs. LendingClub SmackDown–Who has the best interest rates?

Lending Club vs. Prosper: A detailed look at the differences and similarities of these two P2P lending platforms. Compare borrower and investor rates. If you think Prosper and Lending Club set interest rates the same way, think again. In fact, how they set interest rates is fundamentally different. Prosper versus Lending Club: Borrowers Perhaps the […]


American Express Serve Prepaid Card Review

The American Express Serve card offers a low fee prepaid debit card with all the benefits Amex has to offer. A prepaid card with a roadside assistance hotline and purchase protection? Yep. Here’s our detailed review. Learn More It’s now been several years since I began covering the prepaid market. Over those years, there have […]


The Best Secured Credit Cards of 2019

The best secured credit cards offer low fees and favorable terms to the consumer. We’ve listed offers that meet these standards and help you build credit. If you’re looking to build or re-build your credit, a secured credit card is an option you’ll want to consider. Secured credit cards offer those with limited, poor, or […]


The Ultimate Guide to Credit Card Balance Transfers

I’ve saved thousands of dollars in interest using balance transfer cards. In this guide, we cover what they are, how they work, and how you can use them. Ah, 0% balance transfers. You may not realize it, but these promotional credit card offers are one of the best possible ways to get out of existing […]


5 Ways to Calculate How Much House You Can Afford

Five simple calculations that can tell you in seconds how much house you can afford. Included are a few places to refinance or find a great mortgage rate. Table of Contents Multiply Your Annual Income By 2.5 or 3 The 28% Front-End Ratio The 36% Rule Special HFA Rules The Dave Ramsey Mortgage If you’re […]