Advice: Credit Cards

I receive compensation for many links on this blog. You don’t have to use these links, but I am grateful to you if you do. I do not write about all credit cards that are available — instead focusing on miles, points, and cash back (and currencies that can be converted into the same).

Here’s a collection of my most useful posts discussing different aspects of credit cards — from getting the most rewarding ones, to signing up for cards just to get the bonus miles, to which ones you should cancel and which ones you should keep.

American Express, Chase, Citibank, US Bank, and Barclaycard are advertising partners of this blog.

Key Links

  • Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card: Best all-around credit card with a big signup bonus and double points on travel and dining.

  • Chase Sapphire Reserve Card earns triple points on travel and dining. Note that this is not my referral link for the card, and information about the product was neither provided nor reviewed by its issuer.

Best Cards for Spending

Signing up for Cards for the Bonus Miles:

Making the Most of — And Protecting — Your Credit:

Specific Cards:

Other Issues:


Editorial note: any opinions, analyses, reviews or recommendations expressed in this article are those of the author’s alone, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any card issuer.