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Sunday, April 20th 2014

CREDIT CARD HELP: The basic fundamentals of credit cards

Picking the right card
Credit Card Help: Which card is right for you?

Which type of credit card is right for you?

There are so many different types of cards out there -- from balance transfers to rewards and beyond -- and it can be hard to tell them all apart. We break it all down for you. 

Can you pick the right card? Take our quiz

Credit Card Help: Can you pick the right card

How smart are you about picking the right card? Quiz yourself and find out. Or read the section and then come back to see what you've learned. 

9 things you need to know about prepaid cards

Credit Card Help: 9 things you need to know about prepaid cards

Credit cards aren't for everyone. If you're looking for something that offers a lot less temptation, a prepaid card could work for you.

7 ways to get the most from rewards credit cards

Credit Card Help: 7 ways to get the most from rewards credit cards

Whether you're looking for free flights or cold cash, rewards cards can work for you -- unless you don't know how the game is played.

7 things you should know about business credit cards

Credit Card Help: 7 things you should know about business credit cards

Credit cards are a vital tool for many businesses, but how do you pick the right one for your company? We'll tell you what to look for.

9 things you should know about balance transfers

Credit Card Help: 9 things you should know about balance transfers

Used wisely, balance transfers can help you draw down that lingering credit card debt. But the rules can be tricky. Here's what you must know.

Find the terms you must know in our credit card glossary

Credit Card Help: Credit card glossary

What's an APR? What about a grace period or a finance charge? This alphabetical list of terms can help clear things up for you.

CREDIT CARD HELP: The basic fundamentals of credit cards


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Credit Card Rate Report

Updated: 04-20-2014

National Average 15.00%
Low Interest 10.37%
Balance Transfer 12.64%
Business 12.80%
Student 13.27%
Cash Back 14.84%
Reward 14.96%
Airline 15.30%
Bad Credit 22.73%
Instant Approval 28.00%

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