24th

October, 2014

How I Went From Secured to Cash Back

Over four years ago I needed help rebuilding my credit, so I signed up for a Capital One Secured MasterCard. It was pretty easy to get and I could set my credit limit to whatever I wanted simply by making a deposit to start the account. I started with a $200 credit line and after about 6 months of consistent payments, I put an additional $100 on the credit card. After a few years of having my secured card, making consistent payments and improving my credit tremendously, I called Capital One to ask for a credit line increase. They informed…

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24th

October, 2014

Credit Cards in the News: October 18-24, 2014

Credit card news pops up every week and it’s not always easy to keep track of each story, especially all the stories about credit card fraud. That’s why we provide you with a summary of the top stories on CompareWallet so you can read what matters the most and not have to worry about all the other stuff. Here are the highlights for October 18-24, 2014. President Obama's Issues Executive Order for Consumer Credit Card Protection President Obama signed an executive order aimed at protecting American consumers from identity theft and credit card fraud. The order is part of the new…

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22nd

October, 2014

Spirit Airline World MasterCard Credit Card Review

Now that we are well into fall and the holiday season creeps up, there is no better time than September to start making your holiday travel plans. Previous years and trends have shown that as soon as October comes around, airlines, hotels and rental companies begin to increase their prices for the expected high volume of travelers during the holidays. One way to save on travel and earn rewards during the holiday season is by carrying a Spirit Airline Credit Card.The Spirit Airlines credit card   is issued by Bank of America and will  help you earn rewards for your holiday…

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21st

October, 2014

How The Citi Double Cash Card Changes The Game

Recently, Citi made a splash in the market for cash back reward credit cards when it released its new Double Cash card. This card offers customers 1% cash back on all purchases at the time of the transaction, and another 1% cash back when the charge is paid for. For those who pay each month's statement balance in full and on-time, this reward program is indistinguishable from a system that offers 2% cash back. In fact, it is now the only personal credit card that directly offers 2% cash back on all purchases with no annual fee. How Double Cash is Different In the past,…

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17th

October, 2014

Credit Cards in the News: October 11-17, 2014

Credit card news pops up every week and it’s not always easy to keep track of each story, especially all the stories about credit card fraud. That’s why we provide you with a summary of the top stories on CompareWallet so you can read what matters the most and not have to worry about all the other stuff. Here are the highlights for October 11-17, 2014. The CFPB Proposes Rules on Prepaid Debit Cards The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has begun to address prepaid debit card rules. The prepaid debit card industry has nearly doubled since 2010, and shows no…

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