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Balance Transfer Cards for Climbing Out of Debt

You never thought you’d need a lengthy promotional zero interest period on a balance transfer credit card, but you signed up for one of those infamous store credit cards to try to rack up some rewards, but before you could say triple-points three times fast, you’re a couple grand in debt on a card with ridiculously high interest.
 
Don’t worry, you aren’t the first.
 

What's the Best Zero Interest Credit Card Offer Right Now?

We talked about the new improvements to the American Express line of Blue Cash credit cards last week. Namely, we were most impressed with the addition of a 15-month zero interest introductory period applied to both purchases and balance transfers.

Blue Cash Offers from AmEx Now Offering 15-Month Interest-Free Intro Periods

Yesterday, American Express announced some serious upgrade to their Blue series of credit cards, including the Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express, the Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express and the Blue Sky from American Express® offers.

The Barclaycard® Ring MasterCard® is Now Paying YOU For Your Balance Transfer

Update: This offer may have changed since this article was published. However, you can check out the Barclaycard® Ring MasterCard® page for the most up-to-date card details.

Here's something we haven't heard of before: a credit card that pays YOU for transferring your balance.

American Express and Wells Fargo to Team Up in 2014

We wrote last month about a report from the Wall Street Journal detailing Wells Fargo's plan to push their credit card offers even further on existing bank members. According to USA Today, Wells Fargo is already moving forward with the new strategy, and they've partnered up with American Express to make it happen.

American Express Announces Limited-Time 30k Bonus Points Offer for the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card

Update: This limited-time offer is no longer available. However, you can check out the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express for the up-to-date card offer.

Earlier this morning, American Express announced a new limited-time offer for the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card.

TransUnion Finds a Link Between Minimum Credit Card Payments and Mortgage Delinquencies

It's hard to be surprised by the results of the newest study from TransUnion, which reports a link between minimum credit card payments and mortgage delinquencies.

According to the study, consumers who paid the minimum on their credit cards each month were more likely to default on their mortgage. On the flip side, consumers that paid their credit card balance back each month had much lower rates of delinquency on their mortgage. 

New Citi ThankYou® Preferred Rewards Card Offer Ups the Bonus Offer

(Update: The below offers may have changed since time of publication. For complete offer details, check out Creditnet.com's updated list of available Citibank credit cards.)

5 Best American Express Credit Cards of 2013

We haven't broken down American Express cards exclusively in a while, which is a shame because right now these are offers are some of the very best available on the credit card market today.

Credit News Roundup: Yup - People are Now Paying for Stuff With Their Face

2013 may be a time of amazing technological advancement, but some of us can't help but feel a little bit bummed that some of the really cool gadgets we were told would be here by now. And yes, we mean flying cards.

So, you can imagine our excitement this morning when we saw this video on Fast Company from the start-up Uniqul detailing the newest wave of spending in Finland - paying with your face.

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