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John Egan

John Egan is a writer, editor and content strategist in Austin, Texas. Aside from CreditCards.com, his work has been published by Bankrate, HuffPost, Credit Karma, LendingTree, PolicyGenius, Vitacost, SpareFoot, LawnStarter and other online outlets. He earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Kansas and a master’s degree in communications from Southern New Hampshire University.

Posts by John Egan

Living with credit

Worry about a score drop to low 800s? Not really.

A friend of mine – we’ll call him David – has been obsessing recently over a drop in his credit score. You see, David says his score declined to the low 800s after he paid off his mortgage. Wait a…
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Fine print, Living with credit, Shopping

Higher Nordstrom credit limit won’t lead me to splurge

Yippee! Nordstrom, the high-end retail chain, just bumped up the credit limit on my Nordstrom credit card from $800 to $2,800, a 250 percent hike. However, I don’t know that this is much cause for celebration. Sure, I’m flattered –…
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Living with credit, New products

Is this ‘tiny’ bank branch a big deal?

The number of U.S. bank branches – places where you can transact business with an ATM or a person – is getting smaller. And some of the branches themselves are getting smaller, or at least a new one in Lexington,…
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Living with credit, New products

I’m full of pride about a colorful new debit card

It’s pretty difficult to ignore a sector of the U.S. population that wielded spending power of $917 billion in 2015. As a result, more businesses are marketing their goods and services to that sector — LGBT consumers like me. One…
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New products, Rewards, Shopping

Is a Whole Foods credit card in store for us?

We’ve already got credit cards offering a cornucopia of rewards for buying groceries. And there’s even a credit card branded with the name of Kroger, the country’s largest grocery store chain. But I’m a little unnerved by the prospect, raised…
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