NextAdvisor Blog - credit card questions

What Credit Card Has the Lowest Bank Fees for International Purchases?

Q:  What credit card has the lowest bank fees for international purchases? A:  Several of the Capital One® credit cards reviewed on NextAdvisor have no foreign transaction fees, but our favorite is shown below. No foreign transaction fees means you won’t pay an additional fee for making
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Disney’s Premier Visa Credit Card from Chase: New Review

We’ve just gotten our first look at the credit card for Disney lovers: Disney’s Premier Visa® Card.  If you enjoy all things Disney and like to travel, this Chase credit card will be right up your alley. Cardholders earn 2% in reward dollars on purchases at gas stations,
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Can I Use the AppliedBank Secured Visa Gold Card Internationally?

Q: I will be traveling to Australia in July, could I use the AppliedBank Secured Visa Gold Card there? How would I deposit funds for the card? A:  Yes, you can use the AppliedBank® Secured Visa® Gold Card in Australia. According to the card agreement, cardholders are able to
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What Is a Good Credit Card for a 21 Year Old Trying to Establish a Credit History?

Q:  Is the Orchard Bank Mastercard a good choice for someone who is trying to establish credit? I have a 21 year old who would like to apply for a credit card to get credit established. A:  The Orchard Bank Mastercard is a good choice for helping to establish
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Will the Orchard Bank Credit Card Help Improve My Credit?

Q: Will the Orchard Bank credit card help improve my credit? A:  Yes, the Orchard Bank credit card can help improve or rebuild your credit history but you’ll have to do your part too. By reporting your credit card payment history to all 3 credit bureaus, Orchard
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How Can Someone New to the U.S. Build Credit History?

Q:  I have recently returned to the U.S. after living in Canada for 35 years. I now find that I virtually have no credit rating, even though I have plenty of assets (home/car etc.) and good retirement income. I keep being turned down for the simplest things
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Do Capital One Venture card miles correlate to airline frequent flyer awards?

Q:  If I use the Capital One Venture card, will my miles earned correlate to any airline frequent flyer rewards? As example, American Airlines charges 65,000 miles to fly to HKG. Would I be able to use 65,000 points from my Capital One card to achieve this exact same
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Can I redeem Blue Cash Everyday from American Express reward dollars for cash, or only for statement credits?

Q:  Can I redeem Blue Cash Everyday from American Express reward dollars for cash, or only for statement credits? A: Blue Cash EverydaySM from American Express users are not able to get physical cash for their rewards, instead they can apply their earnings to their statement in the form of
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What is a balance transfer?

Q:  What is a balance transfer? A:  A balance transfer is a term used to describe the action of transferring an outstanding balance from one credit card to another. For example if you have 2 credit cards, each with a $1,000 balance, and you decide to combine
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With the Chase Freedom Visa – $200 Bonus Cash Back credit card, does it matter what I spend $500 on in the first 3 months to qualify for the $200 bonus?

Q:  With the Chase Freedom Visa – $200 Bonus Cash Back credit card, does it matter what I spend $500 on in the first 3 months to qualify for the $200 bonus? A:  No, it doesn’t matter what you spend your $500 on to qualify for the $200
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