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In the modern world, plastic seeks to replace cash. We are so accustomed to cards - credit and debit, that we try to pay with them wherever it is possible. Especially if we are to earn cashback, points or miles rewards for these purchases.
Following the modern...
Rotating rewards credit cards are popular with consumers because every quarter, they offer bonus cash back in a different set of spending categories. Usually, this means extra rewards when spending on gas, at department stores, or when they go to the movies. But this...
If you and your partner find yourself at odds over finances, join the club. Money is the number one thing couples fight about according to therapists and relationship experts. But just because it’s common, doesn’t mean it can’t be solved. There are things couples...
People who love taking advantage of Groupon’s discount offers now have an even better way to save money when using a Groupon – as long as they pay for it with an eligible Mastercard or Visa credit or debit card.
Groupon Plus offers a completely paperless,...
Mobile payments are gaining momentum, and that’s being demonstrated by the success of Visa Checkout, the online payment option for folks with a Visa card and a mobile device, desktop, or laptop computer. More than 20 million people have signed up for the service...
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,...
There are so many different rewards offered by different credit cards now, it can be hard to keep track of what’s available. Between points, miles, cash back and statement credits, it can get a little confusing.
But consumers are not confused about what they...
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...
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...