About Us

CreditDonkey is a personal finance website. We publish reviews, deals and tips to help you make better decisions. Here's why we do it.

Our Mission

We firmly believe:

  1. You shouldn't need a finance degree to have a healthy financial life.
  2. Information is the best way to level the playing field.
  3. There's always more to learn.

CreditDonkey makes personal finance easy to understand. We connect readers with experts who provide clear and practical tips on managing money.

Our how-to guides and product reviews are in-depth, straightforward and clear - simple enough for a donkey to understand. (Yup, that's how we got our company name.)

Speaking of names, you might think ours is an odd choice.

In popular culture, donkeys are portrayed as slow or unskilled. But they're actually sharp, hard-working and curious creatures. Armed with an excellent memory, donkeys are one of the most resilient animals on earth.

Let's strive to be as tough as donkeys.

Managing your money doesn't have to be intimidating. We all get stumped from time to time. But with a little help and a willingness to problem-solve, anyone can make financial decisions with confidence.

Our Process

We're made up of experienced editors, writers and analysts. We love what we do and take pride in our work.

On average, a half-dozen team members spend days (sometimes weeks!) researching and editing each piece. We routinely fact-check and improve how-to guides and product reviews for accuracy and depth.

For every article and illustration, we ask: How can we make it better?

If it doesn't clarify the complex, it's back to the drawing board.

We don't stop there. Our team interviews experts with real-world experience in each topic area. We then pass along their insight, advice and opinions onto you. You'll find their answers to readers' most pressing questions in our What Experts Say sections.

It takes a village to create the most helpful and reliable guides on the internet. But why do we put our hearts into it? Take a look at what drives us.

Who We Are

Think of us as jargon translators. Our network of journalists, analysts and researchers report on products, promotions, and money-saving tips.

We cover:

And so much more.

Whether you're just getting started or looking to level up, you're in the right place. By helping you compare your options, you'll be able to make smart choices about where your money goes.

Everyone's on a different financial journey. No matter what yours looks like, we're here to help you live your best life on any budget.

Frequently Asked Questions

Your trust is important to us. And you should know how we make money.

If you click through our site to a product, we may earn an affiliate commission. You do not have to use our links, but you help support CreditDonkey if you do.

Our guides require hours of research, analysis and interviews with experts. We also make sure to discuss each product's strengths and downsides to give our readers a full understanding. If you find a factual error, please let us know and we will update the story.

Publishing lazy recommendations doesn't benefit us in the long haul. We want you to come back the next time you need help.

Find out more about our advertiser and corrections policies below.

  1. How does CreditDonkey make money?
    CreditDonkey is a free online website for consumers that generates revenue from advertisers, such as credit card issuers. CreditDonkey usually receives revenue from the issuer when a visitor is approved for a card. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including the order in which they appear).

  2. Who are your advertisers?
    We may have established affiliate relationships with some of the companies mentioned in our pages, including financial service providers and credit card issuers. Some of our advertisers include: American Express, Chase, online retailers, and financial service providers.

  3. How can I support CreditDonkey?
    Many of the card offers that appear on this site are from companies from which CreditDonkey receives compensation. If you apply and get approved for a card through affiliate links in our content, we receive compensation from our advertisers. If you shop through affiliate links in our content, we may also receive compensation from our advertisers.

    Keep in mind, while we try to include a wide variety of card offers, CreditDonkey does not include all companies or all offers that may be available in the marketplace.

  4. What is your corrections policy?
    All inquiries regarding the material accuracy of specific elements of CreditDonkey stories are investigated. If a correction is required, the story will be updated within a reasonable timeframe.

Do you have a story idea for CreditDonkey? Contact us. In order to avoid any possible misunderstanding, be aware that any materials you submit to us, including questions, suggestions or ideas, are considered to be non-confidential and non-proprietary.

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Join the Team

We're on a mission to empower our readers, and we need your talent. You'll be joining a passionate, innovative and inspiring community. Our team comes from diverse backgrounds in economics, sketch comedy, art, writing and more.

On any given day, we:

  • Decode complicated concepts with simplicity
  • Create useful illustrations and diagrams
  • Connect with topic experts
  • Research facts and figures

We're united by a shared goal to help readers make better decisions. If you like what we're about, become a donkey too.

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Note: This website is made possible through financial relationships with some of the products and services mentioned on this site. We may receive compensation if you shop through links in our content. You do not have to use our links, but you help support CreditDonkey if you do.

About CreditDonkey
CreditDonkey is a credit card comparison website. We publish data-driven analysis to help you save money & make savvy decisions.

Editorial Note: Any opinions, analyses, reviews or recommendations expressed on this page are those of the author's alone, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any card issuer.

†Advertiser Disclosure: Many of the offers that appear on this site are from companies from which CreditDonkey receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). CreditDonkey does not include all companies or all offers that may be available in the marketplace.

*See the card issuer's online application for details about terms and conditions. Reasonable efforts are made to maintain accurate information. However, all information is presented without warranty. When you click on the "Apply Now" button you can review the terms and conditions on the card issuer's website.

CreditDonkey does not know your individual circumstances and provides information for general educational purposes only. CreditDonkey is not a substitute for, and should not be used as, professional legal, credit or financial advice. You should consult your own professional advisors for such advice.

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