Caitlin Mims is a content management specialist on the credit cards team at NerdWallet. Before joining NerdWallet, she was an editor at CreditCards.com and Bankrate. Caitlin has written about personal finance for seven years and has covered credit cards, credit scores, retirement planning and the financial challenges women face. She is based in Denver, Colorado.
- Education: B.A. in English from Dallas Baptist University
- Previous experience: CreditCards.com, Bankrate
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5 Things to Know About the World of Westgate Mastercard
Some loyalists will benefit from the World of Westgate Mastercard, but most will be better off choosing a more flexible card.
5 Things to Know about the REI Co-op Mastercard
With 5% back on REI purchases and 1.5% back on everything else, it's a rewarding option for outdoor enthusiasts.
Why Chase Freedom Flex Is Best For Bonus Cash Back in 2023
This popular favorite is a consistent winner in our Best-Of Awards: here's why it's my top pick.
Benefits of the Instacart Mastercard
The Instacart Mastercard boasts 5% back on Instacart purchases and 2% back on other popular categories.
Revamped REI Co-op Card: 5% Back at REI, 1.5% Elsewhere
The new version of this card offers elevated rewards on everyday purchases, plus a possible $50 statement credit.
Benefits of the Wells Fargo Autograph
This no-annual-fee card comes with solid ongoing rewards, a lucrative sign-up bonus and valuable travel perks.
5 Things to Know About the Walgreens Credit Card
You’ll earn rewards in the form of Walgreens Cash, which you can redeem for purchases at Walgreens and Duane Reade.
How LGBTQ+ Americans Can Overcome Barriers to Building Credit
LGBTQ+ people report lower than average credit scores. Here's why that is a problem and steps to overcome.
Disability and Credit Access: Why Scores Are Key in a Crisis
Having good credit can help you get low-interest loans or credit cards to help you cover your bills in an emergency. Here's how to get started.
Benefits of the Bank of America Unlimited Cash Rewards
The card earns a respectable 1.5% back on all purchases. But if you keep a significant amount of money with the bank, you could earn more.