All posts by Bill Hardekopf

Bill Hardekopf is the CEO of 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.

Top Grocery Rewards Credit Cards for 2018

January 23, 2018

One of the tremendous benefits of using a credit card is the ability to earn cash back on your everyday transactions. The smart credit card consumers ..

First Command, Navy Federal & USAA Vow to Help Troops During Shutdown

January 22, 2018

At noon today, the Senate will vote on whether to end the government shutdown. In the event a deal cannot be reached, some people worry members of th..

Cybercrime Is Shifting from Credit Cards to Identity Theft

January 18, 2018

According to a new report from ThreatMatrix, worldwide cybercrime attacks have doubled in volume over the last two years. In addition, the type of cri..

Top Balance Transfer Credit Cards for 2018

January 17, 2018

Balance transfer credit card offers have been flooding the market for some time, giving consumers with an excellent credit score the opportunity to sa..

Capital One Savor vs Citi Double Cash

One of the many benefits of paying for goods and services with a credit card is reaping the cash rewards. Two credit cards that offer unlimited cash r..

Top Dining Rewards Credit Cards in 2018

January 15, 2018

Everyone loves to eat! And there are a number of ways we can pay for our dining experiences. If you use certain credit cards, you can maximize the rew..

Top Credit Cards for Fair Credit in 2018

January 11, 2018

If you find that you only have a fair credit score, don’t be discouraged. You may not be able to get the most attractive loan on the market or t..

Top Capital One Credit Cards for 2018

Capital One has become one of the most well-known credit card issuers, thanks to their television commercials with high-profile celebrities. But Capit..

Outstanding Credit Card Debt Reaches All-Time High—Should We Be Worried?

January 10, 2018

Credit card debt in America has reached an all-time high, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest consumer credit report. In November, revolvi..

Are You Doing Enough to Avoid Identity Theft?

January 8, 2018

There are over 15 million identity theft victims in the United States annually, and that number has progressively increased over the last few years. A..