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Dustin Smith

Dustin Smith is a video producer for CreditCards.com. He started his own multimedia production company while studying film at the University of North Texas. After college, he managed the commercial production department at NBC-Houston. As a freelance videographer, Dustin has more than a decade of experience producing TV station promos, political campaigns, commercials, broadcast specials and digital advertisements for local, regional and national clients. He has won multiple media awards including four Texas AP Broadcasters awards and three Noll and Associates “Best of local media” awards.

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Video: Maximizing train travel through Europe -- Trains are one of the best ways to explore Europe. They’re central, reliable and well-connected. But, before you board, make sure you're getting the best deal and the most points for your journey ... (See Train travel through Europe with points)

How to cut credit card interest costs -- Paying just a little more than your credit card's monthly minimum payment makes a big difference ... (more)

Video: What are credit card grace periods? -- If you pay your credit card balance in full and on time each month, interest does not start charging immediately on new purchases. This is called a grace period. Let’s see why grace periods are so awesome ... (See Video: A credit card's grace period)

Video: How to set up your mobile wallet -- Follow these steps to learn how to add your favorite credit cards to the mobile wallet on your smartphone. ... (See Video: Setting up your mobile wallet)

Video: Skiing on points -- Ski trips make for some of the most thrilling winter adventures … and most expensive. Here are a few ways you can enjoy the slopes without spending a fortune. ... (See Video: Skiing on points)

How to set up the right 'default' card on your mobile wallet -- Default cards on digital wallets such as Samsung Pay and Apple Pay are the new "top of wallet" cards. Use these tips to set up and pick the right one to maximize rewards. ... (See Default cards and digital wallets)

Video: Black Friday survival guide -- Black Friday means deep discounts, large crowds, and hectic environments. Use these tips to help you survive the madness. ... (See Black Friday survival guide)

Fashion meets mobile payments in the dressing room of the future -- Mastercard and Marie Claire are unveiling the dressing room of the future, where consumers will be able to shop and pay using a "smart mirror." ... (See Video: the dressing room of the future)

Video: 4 credit card reward hacks -- Here are four of our favorite hacks to help you get the most out of every dollar you spend. ... (See Video: Credit card reward hacks)

Video: How your points can pay for experiences -- Tips on how to use your points for more than hotels and flights ... (See Rewards)

Video: Cruising with card points -- Cruising the blue waters of the Caribbean, soaking in the sun ... for free? Yes, you can. By using certain travel credit cards you can sail the blue seas at little or no cost ... (See Video: Pay for cruise with points)

Video: What is Creditcards.com? -- Creditcards.com saves you the hassle of applying for cards that end up not being right for you. Learn how to use our card comparison tool to make the right decisions ... (See Credit)

Video: What is a balance transfer credit card? -- Find out how a balance transfer card works and how you can avoid paying interest for a year or more while paying down debt ... (See Transfer)

Video: 4 creative ways to wrap a gift card -- Step by step, we'll show you how to make your gift card beautiful ... (See Gift card wrap)

Video: Use your credit card points to pay for a haunted getaway -- Use your credit card rewards to help pay for a haunted getaway to some of America's most haunted hotels. ... (See Haunted)

Video: Inside the dark web -- Welcome to the dark web, where criminals can steal your identity anonymously. ... (See Dark web)

Video: How EMV chips are made -- A look behind the scenes at an ultra-secure credit card factory where small but complex smart card chips are made. ... (See EMV cards)

Video: Unreadable card agreements -- Credit card agreements are said to be written on an 11th grade reading level. We came to a university campus with an excerpt from a credit card agreement to see if college students can make sense of what they are reading ... (See Card agreement video)




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Updated: 10-21-2018