Best Credit Cards for Free Summer Vacations in 2015

About two-thirds of American adults – more than 226 million people – own credit cards. The number of credit card holders who always or usually pay off their charges in full is at an all-time high (64%). One inference we might draw from this data is that more people than ever before understand the value of

Credit Sesame Wins Gold Stevie Award in The 2015 American Business Awards

We have exciting news to share with our Credit Sesame fans and followers! Last night, Credit Sesame was presented with a Gold Stevie® Award in the Financial Services category in The 13th Annual American Business Awards in Chicago!

As we celebrate this exciting achievement, we wanted to take a moment to share the news with those that matter most — our loyal fans and Credit Sesame users.

Links We Love: When Doing What You Love Doesn’t Pay

Taking a look at the best personal finance news, tips and advice from others on the web! This week we’re taking a look at when doing what you love doesn’t pay, how to have the financial talk with your parents before retirement, seven money myths that are holding you back financially, why we’re all the Jonses — and more!

Links We Love: Can Money Buy Happiness?

Taking a look at the best personal finance news, tips and advice from others on the web! This week we’re taking a closer look at the economics of happiness by asking the age-old question: can money buy happiness? Plus, how to achieve your dream vacation faster with smart savings — and more!

Best Credit Cards for Average or Building Credit in 2015

If you have average or fair credit—a credit card can be a great tool for building credit. Simply getting a credit card won’t automatically help you build credit, however. The key to building good credit is to manage the card responsibly by keeping the balance to a minimum and paying the bill on time and in full every single month. If building credit is your goal, consider one of our top picks for best credit cards for building credit below.

Best Balance Transfer Cards, Summer 2015

If you’re still carrying high interest balances from the holidays, or worse, last summer’s travel — a 0% balance transfer can give you the relief you need to pay off those pesky balances without high interest fees eating into your monthly payments. Here are some of the best balance transfer cards running this summer.

Best Credit Cards for Poor or Bad Credit in 2015

If you’re looking to build or rebuild your credit and bounce back from past credit problems, here are some of our top pics for best credit cards for bad credit.