Browse our collection of articles, which cover topics related to how credit cards work, which ones are our favorites, and more.
Our Favorite Cards
Best overall cards
Want to cut right to the chase and know what our favorite card is for each category? This article will do just that -- pick one favorite card for each credit card category.
Best cash back cards
Our favorite credit cards for earning cash back on general spending, groceries, dining, and gas.
Best travel cards
Our favorite cards for travel rewards in general, airline rewards, and hotel rewards.
Best no annual fee cards
Our favorite cards with no annual fee.
Best cards for bad credit or no credit
Our favorite cards for people with bad credit or no credit history.
Best cards for students
Our favorite cards for students.
Best credit card signup bonuses
Our favorite credit cards based on their signup bonuses.
Best business credit cards
Our favorite cards for business spending.
Best low-APR cards
Our favorite cards based on low purchase APR and/or 0% intro purchase APR.
Best balance transfer cards
Our favorite cards for transferring a balance onto.
Credit Cards 101
Types of cards
This article will describe the most popular types of credit cards around.
In this article, we'll explore several facets of credit card rewards and perks, so that you'll be better-prepared to compare credit cards and find the one that's right for you.
Rates and fees
In this article, we'll explain the key things to know about credit card rates and fees.
In this article, we'll talk all about credit scores -- what they are, what their distributions look like, what to do if you have a low credit score, and other topics.
Applying for a credit card
In this article, we'll discuss factors to consider when choosing a card, the application process, credit card fine print to watch out for, and more.
What is churning?
This article will discuss credit card churning (a.k.a. gaming), which is the practice of opening multiple rewards cards in order to earn their signup bonuses, but then closing them immediately after.
Your rights as a consumer
In this article, we'll summarize the most important pieces of the 2009 CARD ACT legislation as they relate to your rights as a credit card customer or prospective customer.
How credit cards work behind-the-scenes
In this article, we'll discuss the key players, data flow, swipe fees, and other details related to everything that happens behind the scenes when you pay with your credit card.
Definitions of credit card related words, phrases, and acronyms.
How much are points and miles worth?
A snapshot view of the values that were being used in the credit card reward valuations on the Findmeacard website.
Comparison of credit card issuers
In this article, we'll compare all of the major credit card issuers in various ways, in order to help you make an even more informed decision of which credit card is right for you.
In this article, we'll talk about issuers vs. networks, types of rewards and perks, network statuses, and finally, which network perks are included within each network status.
Comparison of issuer overall reward programs
In this article, we'll compare each of the major credit card issuers' overall rewards programs.
Comparison of airline mile rewards programs
In this article, we compare the 8 most popular airline rewards programs.
Comparison of hotel reward programs
In this article, we compare the 8 most popular hotel rewards programs.
Best credit card issuers for each type of credit card perk
In this article, we'll compare the most popular credit card issuers for each of several types of credit card network perks.