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It’s an oft-quoted statistic that about half of all marriages end in divorce. But less talked about is the reason why many of these marriages fail. A new survey by credit bureau Experian sheds some light on the subject and reveals that nearly 60% of marriages are...
Citi’s mobile app has been updated to allow cardmembers to scan their credit cards, allowing them to skip the burdensome step of entering all 16 digits manually when they want to buy something with their Citi card.
Customers will be able to scan both embossed and...
Credit score experts FICO have joined a program aimed at keeping people’s personal information safe and preventing data breaches and fraud.
The EU-US Privacy Shield program requires FICO to comply with data protection requirements laid down by the EU when they...
Everyone always vows to save more money, especially around the new year, when resolutions are at a fever pitch. But in fact, statistics show that 90% of all households save less than 2% of their disposable income.
In order to encourage Americans to save more money,...
As wonderful as rewards credit cards are, one of the problems with them is that if you don’t take action to redeem your rewards, you won’t get any benefit from them.
In order to enjoy the numerous benefits of credit card rewards, you must be able to understand...
There’s no question that technology has changed all our lives, but which innovations has made the biggest impact? And which ones are poised to make even bigger impact over the coming years?
Robin Raskin, founder and president of Living in Digital Times, has...
Despite highly-publicized hacks that left people’s credit card information vulnerable to criminal use and fraudulent purchases, people still find credit cards to be the safest way to pay for purchases, online or off.
Payment services firm TSYS conducted the 2016...
At my local bank there was an advertisement that if one enrolls in Alaska airline credit card and spends $1000 in the first 3 months then a travel companion could fly free. Is this still in effect? Does it apply to international trips and 1st class? Does the flight need to be Alaska airlines/ Virgin airlines?
Currently, the Alaska Airlines credit card has the following offer: “Annual companion fare from $121 ($99, plus taxes and fees from $22) after you make $1,000 or more in purchases within the first 90 days of your account opening”. This benefit will qualify for a round-trip coach Companion Fare on Alaska...
I once had the US Airways credit card, then the airlines merged with American Airlines and my card transitioned into the AAdvantage MasterCard with a higher annual fee and without companion pass. I use the card one year and then closed it because I don’t fly with American Airline often. Now I am looking for a credit card without an annual fee. What are my options?
You may like one of the regular travel rewards credit cards offered by major banks. Travel rewards credit cards allow earning miles on all purchases. The cards also have one-time sign up bonuses which may be enough for a domestic flight. There are credit offers without annual fees, the other offers come with rather low...
I had the US Airways MasterCard back in 2013 but had to close it because I got divorced and had some troubles with keeping up with my credit cards fees. I’m back on track now and would like to apply for this card again but can’t seem to find it anywhere. Can you help?
The US Airways Premier World MasterCard is no longer offered. US Airways removed their credit card after merging with American Airlines. Today you can apply for one of the AAdvantage credit cards offered by Citi or for a regular travel rewards credit card. Both types of credit cards will allow you to earn miles and redeem...
Have Jetblue discontinued their free checked bag offer? I have the Jetblue MasterCard and don't have this benefit.
JetBlue still has the one free checked bag perk but not everyone can get it. First of all, the members of TrueBlue program will be able to get their first checked bag free if they've reached Blue Plus level or Blue Flex level, provided the checked bag is under 50 pounds (22.68 kg). Then, cardholders of the JetBlue Plus...