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Jason Steele is a journalist who specializes in covering credit cards, award travel, and other areas of personal finance. As one of the nation's leading experts in the credit card industry, Jason's work has been featured at mainstream outlets such as Yahoo! Finance, MSN Money, and Business Insider. Jason is also known within the community of travel rewards enthusiasts as the Senior Points and Miles Contributor for The Points Guy and other outlets on the subjects of airline rewards and family travel. He lives in Denver, Colorado with his wife and three children.

Articles by Jason Steele

Should I Get a New Credit Card?

December 11, 2017

Whether you are at one extreme or the other, how can you tell when you should add a new card to your wallet? Consider these important factors.

Are Store Cards Worth It?

November 16, 2017

You can usually count on a store credit card offer nearly every time you make a purchase at a major retailer. But are these store cards really a good...

3 Ways to Avoid Long-Term Data Breach Headaches

October 26, 2017

It can be scary to read about the data breaches that have made headlines this year. Read to find out how to keep yourself safe in the long term.

The 7 Types of Student Loan Deferment Requests (and How to Apply)

October 20, 2017

When you’re having trouble making your federal student loan payments, it can be a terrible feeling. You may be having difficulty making your payments due to job loss, military...

The 6 Ways to Qualify for Mandatory Student Loan Forbearance (and How to Apply)

October 20, 2017

When you’re having trouble making your federal student loan payments, it can be a terrible feeling. Read to learn how you can qualify for forbearance.

What’s a Qualified Mortgage?

October 16, 2017

Read to learn more about Qualified Mortgages and what they can do for you the next time you're shopping around for a new home.

How to Get a Credit Card

September 28, 2017

Learn about different types of credit cards and the steps you can take to apply for a new card.

What Type of Credit Card Is Best for You?

September 28, 2017

Learn more about the types of credit cards that are available and which may be best for you.

What You Need to Know About 0% APR Credit Card Offers

September 25, 2017

Wouldn’t it be great if you were able to use your credit card to borrow money, but without paying any interest? Learn about 0% APR offers.

Your Mailbox May Still Be Vulnerable to Old School Identity Theft

September 22, 2017

It takes just one piece of intercepted mail for a criminal to begin stealing your identity. Find out the steps you can take to stay safe.

3 Steps to Take If Your Social Security Number Has Been Stolen

September 22, 2017

Find out what you can do if you Social Security Number is stolen and how you can prevent identity theft.

How to Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

September 15, 2017

A pre-approval for a mortgage shows the seller that you are a serious buyer, and that you’ll be able to afford the purchase. Learn more.