The Best Credit Cards for the Job Search

best credit cards for Job Search You know an economy is struggling when there's a need for a digest of "the best credit cards for job seekers." But welcome to the United States of Credit, because the fact is that the chances to secure gainful employment are greatly enhanced by expenditures on items like clothing, stationery, and even gasoline for travel to those interviews.

Focusing on those very categories most likely to be of interest to the job seeker, CardRatings.com has put together a list of the best credit cards.

Two that were highlighted for specific help were the Blue Cash Everyday Card from American Express for its 2 percent cash-back offering at department stores, and the PenFed Platinum Cash Back Rewards Card, chosen as having the best offers for filling tanks of gas.

Check out the full report here.


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Randy McDaniels

Ha !!! All I did was put myself into deeper and deeper debt by using my credit cards to ASSIST me in looking for employment. August will be 4 years since I've had a job. Four years folks. And I've applied to so many jobs I lost count. Now, I don't bother any longer. Unless I can speak with foreign accent or something, I am not getting hired.

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