All posts by Bill Hardekopf

Bill Hardekopf is the CEO of LowCards.com and covers the credit card industry from all perspectives. Bill has been involved with personal finance for over 15 years. He is a frequent contributor to Forbes, The Street and The Christian Science Monitor.
Capital One Cuts Savor Credit Card’s Sign-Up Bonus

Capital One Cuts Savor Credit Card’s Sign-Up Bonus

May 21, 2019

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The is one of the best rewards cards on the market. But it lost a bit of its appeal today when the company cut its early spend bonus by 40%. New cardh..
Capital One Offers Global Entry and TSA Pre✓ Reimbursement for Spark Miles Cardholders

Capital One Offers Global Entry and TSA Pre✓ Reimbursement for Spark Miles Cardholders

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Starting today, the will now offer a reimbursement feature for TSA Pre✓® and Global Entry. Cardholders who pay their Trusted Traveler fee with a Sp..
LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Update–May 17, 2019

LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Update–May 17, 2019

May 17, 2019

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Credit Card Rates Are Now at Their Highest Level in History and May Weigh on the Economy Americans now pay their banks an average 17% interest on cred..
Mastercard and Lyft Unveil New Rewards Debit Card for Drivers

Mastercard and Lyft Unveil New Rewards Debit Card for Drivers

May 15, 2019

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Lyft and Mastercard have partnered to create a rewards debit card for drivers. The debit card, known as Lyft Direct Debit, ties to a no-fee bank accou..
Petal Introduces New Cash Back Rewards for On-Time Bill Payments

Petal Introduces New Cash Back Rewards for On-Time Bill Payments

May 14, 2019

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Today, the unveiled a new rewards program for its no-fee credit card. Starting this month, cardholders will be able to earn 1% cash back for all purch..
Where is My Credit Card Data Stored?

Where is My Credit Card Data Stored?

May 13, 2019

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Three out of four Americans have shopped online, according to a 2018 study by SmallBusiness.com. That study also revealed over half of the online cons..
LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Update–May 10, 2019

LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Update–May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019

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Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez Want to Cap Credit Card Interest Rates at 15% Senator Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will introduce legislati..
Credit Card Satisfaction Highest Among Customers With No Annual Fee

Credit Card Satisfaction Highest Among Customers With No Annual Fee

May 8, 2019

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According to a new study from Discover, customers are most satisfied with their credit cards when they do not have to pay an annual fee. Seventy perce..
Free Price Tracking App Gets You Money Back If Price Drops

Free Price Tracking App Gets You Money Back If Price Drops

May 6, 2019

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There is a free price tracking app that could save consumers a significant amount of money on their online purchases. Capital One joined with Paribus ..
Which Credit Cards Have the Best Customer Service?

Which Credit Cards Have the Best Customer Service?

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If you are in the market for a new credit card, you may want to consider how the company treats its customers. After all, there are so many credit car..