Bill Hardekopf

Bill Hardekopf is chief executive of LowCards.com, which compares and rates more than 1,000 credit cards. He is the co-author of "The Credit Card Guidebook."

Recent Articles By The Author

5 Times the CFPB Has Cracked Down on a Credit Card Company

5 Times the CFPB Has Cracked Down on a Credit Card Company

Last week it was Bank of America, but the consumer agency has been busy with several companies these past two years.

5 Credit Card Companies Punished by the CFPB

5 Credit Card Companies Punished by the CFPB

Last week it was Bank of America, but the consumer agency has been busy with several companies these past two years.

Negligent Health Care Practices Put Your Identity at Risk

Negligent Health Care Practices Put Your Identity at Risk

A study indicates an astounding 43% of identity theft cases last year were the result of poor security practices by those caring for your health.

Health Care Saves Your Life, Then Gives It Away With Bad Tech Policies

Health Care Saves Your Life, Then Gives It Away With Bad Tech Policies

A study indicates an astounding 43% of identity theft cases last year were the result of poor security practices by those caring for your health.

Should You Get an Emergency Credit Card for Your Teen?

Should You Get an Emergency Credit Card for Your Teen?

How responsible are your kids? The cards they carry for emergencies are ultimately your responsibility.

How to Choose an Emergency Card for Your Teen

How to Choose an Emergency Card for Your Teen

How responsible are your kids? The cards they carry for emergencies are ultimately your responsibility.

Young Love for Prepaid Debit Cards? We Take Them Out Once a Month

Young Love for Prepaid Debit Cards? We Take Them Out Once a Month

Prepaid debit cards have become a popular alternative to checking accounts for more of us, especially those of us under the age of 50.

We Have a Crush on Our Prepaid Debit Cards

We Have a Crush on Our Prepaid Debit Cards

Prepaid debit cards have become a $64.5 billion alternative to checking accounts, especially among those of us under the age of 50.

Should I Pay My Taxes With a Credit Card?

Should I Pay My Taxes With a Credit Card?

Consider all your options before paying your taxes with a credit card. A smarter solution may be out there for you.

You Can Pay Your Taxes with a Credit Card. Should You?

You Can Pay Your Taxes with a Credit Card. Should You?

Consider all your options before paying taxes with a credit card. A smarter solution may be out there.