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Tips to Save and Spend Wisely in 2017

Diane Morais | Posted 12.29.2016 | Business
Diane Morais

Did you get carried away with the holiday spirit this past season? On the heels of hefty spending, the New Year is the best time to take stock of pers...

10 Things That Happen When You Don't Use a Credit Card

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.31.2016 | Business

By Andrew Lisa, Contributor For decades, Americans have used credit cards to fund their purchases today, while paying for them later. However, the mi...

How to Use Credit Card Rewards for Savings

Kari Luckett | Posted 06.23.2016 | Business
Kari Luckett

Americans are fortunate enough to enjoy a robust market for credit cards. The industry is so competitive that card issuers regularly offer customers rewards for their spending in the form of valuable points, miles, or cash back.

Credit Card Rewards Redemption: Value v. Points

CompareCards | Posted 05.20.2016 | Money

Understanding your credit card rewards can be tough! Those that play the rewards game and win, like and, will often reference the importance of getting the most value from your points or miles in order to get more out of them than the typical 1 point=1 cent.

Cashback v. Airline Credit Cards: Which Are Best?

Robert Harrow | Posted 06.20.2015 | Money
Robert Harrow

The two most popular choices tend to be cash back and airline credit cards. The type of credit card that will provide you with the highest value will depend on a number of factors, which will differ by behavior and spending habits.

4 Tips for Finding the Perfect Credit Card

Credit Karma | Posted 10.15.2014 | Money
Credit Karma

The marketplace for credit cards is more complicated than ever. Points programs, cash back plans and variable interest rates all have consumers drowning in the fine print, trying to make some sense of what they're applying for.

Best Cash-Back Credit Cards for Holiday Shopping

Jeff Hindenach | Posted 01.16.2013 | Money
Jeff Hindenach

Cash-back credit cards are never more effective than during the holiday season. Putting all those big-ticket items on your cash-back cards can reap some nice rewards, if you choose your cards carefully. Not all cash-back credit cards are created equally.

3 Money Matters You And Your New Spouse Need To Deal With NOW

Charles Tran | Posted 11.13.2012 | Weddings
Charles Tran

You may feel like you can now breathe a big sigh of relief and settle right into marital bliss but there is still one outstanding task that remains to be tackled -- the marrying of your financial accounts.

5 Credit Cards to Turn Your Wallet Into a Workhorse

Curtis Arnold | Posted 10.07.2012 | Money
Curtis Arnold

Our survey of the market's best cash-back credit cards reminds us that you can earn some significant rebates, just by focusing your spending through the right account.

Freedom -- Defined by Cash Back Rewards

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

A great deal of advertising, just like a great deal of political discourse, reads like assault and battery on the English language.

Illegal Cash-Back Deals Worsened The Housing Bubble: Report

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 09.14.2011 | Business

It’s a tactic that’s been in use for years: Sell a house to someone at an inflated price, but offer the buyer an incentive to take it -- like a fe...

Top Credit Cards to Use for Holiday Shopping

Beverly Blair Harzog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Beverly Blair Harzog

If you can't afford to dig too deep -- and who can? -- consider using one of these cards to save a little money.