A good credit card rewards program is the gift that keeps on giving. By leveraging everyday spending throughout the year may people earn free travel or at least partially cover the cost of their vacations with airline frequent flyer miles, points or straight cash back rewards. Read on for tips on how get the most for your credit card rewards.
Co-branded airline credit cards are a good fit for many people if they have loyalty to a particular airline and participate in their frequent flyer program, but travel rewards credit cards that offer flexible miles or points that can be used with any airline don’t involve typical blackout dates and offer a myriad of options for those wanting to earn free travel for their next vacation. See the full list of benefits we have compiled for flexible travel rewards here.
Superbowl Sunday is right around the corner and the annual spectacle continues to be the nation’s most popular sporting event with over 110 million projected to tune in. But, if you’re not a rabid football fan or don’t care about either team this year read about ways to cash in on the big game to earn extra cash in this popular article.
Even though the concept of saving $5,000 over the course of the new year might sound like a lofty and unrealistic goal for most people it can be readily attainable with some relatively painless strategies. Check out our author’s ten-step plan to fatten your bank account.
In today’s consumer society the typical American has thousands of dollars of unneeded and unused items that can be a great source of extra income, not to mention an excellent way to declutter one’s life. Read on to see our list of seven places beyond eBay and Craigslist where you can convert your stuff to cash.
Data breaches are a fact of 21st century life and seem to get progressively bigger with each occurrence. In early 2018 it was Equifax and the year finished out with the big Marriott data breach announcement impacting over 500 million individuals. Read our advice on how to minimize your risk and steps you need to take if find your personal financial data has been compromised.
One area that consumers often fail to consider when budgeting for vacation travel that can result in sticker shock is the cost of all the extra fees that air carriers, airports and cities tack on to airline fares. In this article read about five methods to avoid getting dinged for checking luggage on your next flight, which has become the fee of choice for discount airlines and major air carriers to boost their bottom lines.
While it may sound counterintuitive, getting a new credit card can often help you dig yourself out of existing credit card debt that has accumulated over time. That’s because some cards offer compelling balance transfer options, offering 0% APR for up to 18 months. And, this interest rate holiday can give you an opportunity to aggressively pay down the principal on higher rate cards. Check out our tips on how to choose a balance transfer credit card.
New Year’s Day often ushers in grand resolutions for the year ahead and financial goals come into play for many. Things like getting out of credit card debt, saving more or asking for a raise are common themes. These can go hand in hand with resolutions for getting in physical shape, as financial fitness is essential for overall peace of mind and wellbeing. In this article and infographic we detail the steps for reaching attaining your financial goals in the new year.
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