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Kevin Joey Chen

Kevin Joey Chen

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Kevin Joey Chen is a credit cards, banking and investments writer whose work and analysis have appeared on CNN, U.S. News & World Report, Lifehacker and CreditCards.com. He's passionate about helping you get your finances in order and expertly navigate the cutting-edge financial tools available -- including credit cards, apps and budgeting software.

Latest articles by Kevin Joey Chen

75 articles written by this author

Can you buy gift cards with a credit card?

Usually, the answer is yes — but watch out for cash advances and store-specific rules.

Kevin Joey Chen & Jaclyn Hurst 25 February 2020
Can you buy gift cards with a credit card?

How do credit cards work? A beginner’s guide (2020)

If you're planning to apply for your first credit card and you don't know where to start, this guide is for you.

Kevin Joey Chen & Jaclyn Hurst 24 February 2020
How do credit cards work? A beginner’s guide (2020)

Which credit cards does Costco accept?

The wholesale club accepts credit cards from just one payment network. Discover which one and what other payment methods are accepted.

Kevin Joey Chen & Jaclyn Hurst 20 February 2020
Which credit cards does Costco accept?

How to use your American Express travel credit

From how they work to the steps you need to take to redeem them, here’s how to use American Express Travel credits.

Kevin Joey Chen & Jaclyn Hurst 17 February 2020
How to use your American Express travel credit

Using a credit card to invest

You can indirectly use a credit card to invest. But it’s risky.

Kevin Joey Chen & Jaclyn Hurst 14 February 2020
Using a credit card to invest

Buying a home in New York City

If you’ve always dreamed of living in the Big Apple, here’s how to make it a reality.

Kevin Joey Chen & Emma Balmforth 9 December 2019
Buying a home in New York City

How to legally start a cannabis business

Carve a piece of this billion dollar industry. Learn about different business paths to pursue and legal hurdles you'll need to overcome.

Emma Balmforth & Kevin Joey Chen 5 December 2019
How to legally start a cannabis business

My credit card company closed my account for no reason. Now what?

Here’s what to do next, and how to prevent account closures in the future.

Kevin Joey Chen & Stacie Hurst 4 December 2019
My credit card company closed my account for no reason. Now what?

Credit cards with trip delay insurance

You could receive up to $500 or more in coverage per fare.

Kevin Joey Chen & Stacie Hurst 4 December 2019
Credit cards with trip delay insurance

Can I transfer miles between loyalty programs?

It's possible but there are few things you should know. Transferring miles from credit card rewards programs are usually the best option.

Kevin Joey Chen & Jaclyn Hurst 27 November 2019
Can I transfer miles between loyalty programs?
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