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Young people are behind a recent boom in credit union popularity, according to research from TransUnion.
Credit unions, an alternative to traditional banks, have been growing at a faster rate than other types of financial institutions, and the Millennial generation...
Digital wallet fans with credit cards issued by Republic Bank are in for some good news.
Customers at Republic Bank can now use Samsung Pay to conduct transactions with their credit and debit cards. Republic Bank already offered Apple Pay, but now folks who don’t...
When it comes to security concerns, trusting your financial services institution is key. But many Americans don’t have much faith in their banks or other financial providers, according to a recent survey by Market Strategies.
The survey showed that 31% of American...
Cash back credit cards are the best and easiest way to get free money—by spending on things you’d buy anyway, you get money back. It’s like an excuse to shop. Now there’s a new cash back card that rewards people for buying groceries and filling up their gas...
When it comes to travel rewards credit cards, it’s widely held that co-branded cards are the best deal. After all, if you get a credit card affiliated with your preferred airline, you can get a slew of other great perks, like priority boarding, free bag check,...
If you’re going on vacation with your family this summer, chances are you’re going to pay for it one of two ways: with savings, or with a credit card.
A recent survey showed that 80% of Americans will pay for at least some of their summer vacation with savings...
The new digital wallets have a lot of advantages over old school, physical wallets. For one thing, you don’t have to actually have your credit cards with you to use them. This gives you the freedom to grab your phone and go, knowing you’ve got all your payment...
MasterCard holders can experience Boston in a whole new way, thanks to a new campaign designed to encourage travel to the eastern city.
The Priceless Boston project offers opportunities such as a private meet and greet with Red Sox hitter David Ortiz, a pizza...
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...