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Articles in August 2019

  1. 5 Ways to Use Rewards for a Last-Minute Fall Getaway

    5 Ways to Use Rewards for a Last-Minute Fall Getaway

    Fall is often an excellent time to plan a last-minute getaway. Not only is it off-peak travel season for many destinations around the world, but the weather can be wonderful, too. The Southern United States still features excellent temperatures, and the water along Florida’s beaches is still warm from the summer heat.

  2. 5 Hacks to Earn Rewards Without Impulse Shopping

    5 Hacks to Earn Rewards Without Impulse Shopping

    The best rewards credit cards make it easy to earn points or miles for each dollar you spend. All you have to do is sign up for the right card, use it for all your regular purchases, and watch your rewards add up over time. Learn to use credit to your advantage and avoid common pitfalls like overspending and credit card debt. Here are some tips that can help.

  3. 9 Ways Credit Card Rewards Have Reshaped Our World

    9 Ways Credit Card Rewards Have Reshaped Our World

    According to a 2019 report from the American Banking Association, consumers are more aware than ever before of the upside to having the right rewards card in their wallet. In addition to rewards for ongoing spending, generous signup bonuses are upping the ante and making credit card rewards even more attractive. With all these perks, our world will never be the same. Here are 9 ways credit card rewards have reshaped life as we know it.

  4. Quest Diagnostics Data Breach — What to Do if You’re Affected

    Quest Diagnostics Data Breach — What to Do if You’re Affected

    If you’ve kept up with the news, you know that major data breaches seem to happen every few months, or at least a few times per year. Remember the huge Equifax data breach of 2017? That one released the sensitive personal details of over 143 million Americans, putting many people and their finances in jeopardy as a result.

  5. Free Travel Strategies Using Credit Card Signup Bonuses

    Free Travel Strategies Using Credit Card Signup Bonuses

    If you’re new to the world of travel credit cards, you’re probably wondering how to best stretch the initial bonuses you can earn as far as they can go. To get the most out of credit card signup bonuses, you need a few essential travel strategies under your belt. Don’t worry - they’re not that complicated.

  6. Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature Card Review

    Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature Card Review

    The Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature Card can take your savings efforts even further since it gives you cash back on everything you buy — and especially on Amazon.com purchases. Should you sign up? Keep reading to learn how this card works and the pros and cons of using it for all your purchases.

  7. Walmart Credit Card Review: Is It Right for You?

    Walmart Credit Card Review: Is It Right for You?

    If you’re a frequent shopper at Walmart stores, you may be wondering if you could benefit from one of their co-branded credit cards. Before you decide, it helps to know about the different cards the nation’s biggest retailer offers along with how their benefits work.

  8. A Reliable Way to Build Credit Without A Credit Card

    A Reliable Way to Build Credit Without A Credit Card

    If you are one of the millions of Americans with less than great credit, you probably have been denied for a loan or credit card, paid higher interest rates if you received credit, or had trouble renting an apartment or home because of your low credit score. With a Credit Strong account, consumers can build credit by setting aside savings.


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