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3 Tips for Choosing a Cash Back Credit Card in the Post-Tax Season

Now that we can all (well, most of us anyway) breathe a sigh of relief with tax season behind us, you might be taking stock of your personal finance inventory and are considering a new cash back credit card. If you've got good-to-excellent credit but a small balance that you're ready to pay down with that tax return you were just rewarded compliments of Uncle Sam, there are even some 0 percent cash back options that can save you some dough while earning you some dough.

Free Credit Card Perks That Go Beyond Rewards

Have you ever read the tiny print associated with your credit card? Odds are, probably not. But if you take a second to see what fine print is offering, you might be surprised by some of the free benefits and perks associated with your card.

5 Best Cash Back Credit Cards for Fair Credit in 2013

The myth surrounding credit cards for fair credit is that they're kind of, well ...

Balance Transfer Credit Cards: 7 "Gotchas" to Avoid

Credit cards that offer a 0% balance transfer option can be a great way to climb out of debt. My wife and I used these offers to pay more than $20,000 in credit card bills in three years. While the allure of no interest borrowing is very attractive, there are several pitfalls you must avoid. You will

BankAmericard Cash Rewards™ Credit Card - $100 Cash Back Offer

The BankAmericard Cash Rewards™ credit card is another cash back card offering a $100 cash back bonus on qualifying purchases, which according to their site is "at least $500 in purchases within 90 days of account opening". This puts this BankAmericard in line with most $100 cash back credit cards, but it's the one, two and three percent cash back structure each quarter that really sets this card apart from others.

Best Citi Credit Cards by Category: From 0% Balance Transfers to Student Rewards

Citi credit cards are some of our favorites because they make a card for just about every kind of consumer, and they're always in the good-to-excellent range. Whether you're a frequent business flyer or a college student in search of your first or second card, there's likely a Citi card that matches your profile.

Check out our picks for the best Citi cards of 2013 below based on category...

Our Top Gas Credit Cards for Spring, 2013

If you drive a car, odds are you've noticed a huge spike in gas prices over the last few months and, consequently, a lot less money in your wallet. And while you might be breaking out that bike a little more often or driving your car as little as possible, it's all but impossible to avoid the gas pump completely. That's where credit cards that award you for gas purchases become especially useful.

Best Airline Miles Credit Cards, 2013 Quarter 2

With consumers gearing up for quarter two and the travel-friendly months of spring and early summer, we felt like it was a good time to revisit the best airline miles credit cards for the upcoming season.

Here are our favorite airline miles credit cards, broken down by category...

Chase Freedom® 5% cash back categories to include Lowe's this Spring, 2013

Update: This offer is no longer available. Check out the Chase Credit Cards page to view Chase cards that are currently available.

The Chase Freedom® Card announced that cardholders can earn 5% cash back on up to $1,500 in purchases at Lowe's beginning April 1st and ending on June 30th, 2013. This is great news for DIY-homeowners looking to get a jump on spring cleaning and improvements as the weather (finally) begins to warm up in April.

Best Credit Card Signup Bonus Offers of 2013, Quarter 2

Credit cards that offer a signup bonus use the incentive of a short-term perk to make a long-term customer out of consumers. The allure of a credit card signup bonus in a society that craves - no, expects - immediate satisfaction is undeniable, which is why the market for credit card signup bonuses has rarely been stronger.

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