Credit Card Strategies to Keep You Out of the Dog House on Mother’s Day

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Credit Card Strategies to Keep You Out of the Dog House on Mother’s Day

Credit Card Strategies to Keep You Out of the Dog House on Mother’s Day

[UPDATE: Some offers mentioned below have expired and/or are no longer available on our site. You can view the current offers from our partners in our credit card marketplace. DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] A lot of men have told me that Mother’s Day terrifies them. Being a curious writer, when someone admits being terrified,... Read More

Can You Access Credit Accounts After Your Spouse Dies?

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Can You Access Credit Accounts After Your Spouse Dies?

Can You Access Credit Accounts After Your Spouse Dies?

Credit Card Question: I have a few credit cards in my own name but I’m also an authorized user on my husband’s credit cards. My husband is very ill. If something happened to him, will I still have access to his credit cards? –Nancy Answer: Hi Nancy, I’m sure it was difficult to ask this... Read More

Choosing the Right Travel Rewards Credit Card

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Choosing the Right Travel Rewards Credit Card

Choosing the Right Travel Rewards Credit Card

[UPDATE: Some offers mentioned below have expired and/or are no longer available on our site. You can view the current offers from our partners in our credit card marketplace. DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] I frequently get asked if it’s better to go with a general travel rewards credit card or with... Read More

The Best Cash Rewards Credit Card in America

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The Best Cash Rewards Credit Card in America

The Best Cash Rewards Credit Card in America

[UPDATE: Some offers mentioned below have expired and/or are no longer available on our site. You can view the current offers from our partners in our credit card marketplace. DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] Welcome to the fifth installment of the Best Credit Cards in America. This time, I reviewed dozens of... Read More

Review: Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card from Chase

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Review: Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card from Chase

Review: Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card from Chase

[Update: Some offers mentioned below have expired. For current terms and conditions, please see card agreements.] I recently reviewed the Marriott Rewards Credit Card. So I thought it would be helpful to review the Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card from Chase, the elite version of that card, so you can compare them. Both cards from Marriott... Read More

Debit vs. Credit: The Facts About Fraud Liability

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Debit vs. Credit: The Facts About Fraud Liability

Debit vs. Credit: The Facts About Fraud Liability

The recent credit card security breach at Global Payments is a wake-up call for all of us. We get in a comfort zone and forget that our financial information isn’t really in a fool-proof “vault.” Hackers sometimes find a way to breach even the best security systems. The folks who hack into data systems aren’t... Read More

Review: Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card From American Express

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Review: Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card From American Express

Review: Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card From American Express

[UPDATE: Some offers mentioned below have expired and/or are no longer available on our site. You can view the current offers from our partners in our credit card marketplace. DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] When it comes to travel rewards credit cards, I tend to like the general cards that allow you... Read More

5 Credit Card Survival Strategies I Learned From The Walking Dead

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5 Credit Card Survival Strategies I Learned From The Walking Dead

5 Credit Card Survival Strategies I Learned From The Walking Dead

[Update: Some offers mentioned below have expired. You can view the current offers from our partners on our marketplace. Disclosure: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.]  While watching the season finale of The Walking Dead last week, it occurred to me that a zombie apocalypse is similar to using credit cards for financial survival. And... Read More

Credit Card Review: CitiBusiness World Card

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Credit Card Review: CitiBusiness World Card

Credit Card Review: CitiBusiness World Card

[Update: The offers mentioned below have expired. For current terms and conditions, please see card agreements or issuer websites. Disclosure: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] When you’re running a business, you need all the help you can get. With the CitiBusiness World Card, you get rewards for your everyday business expenses. You also... Read More

4 Credit Cards for Your Spring Break Stay-cation

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4 Credit Cards for Your Spring Break Stay-cation

4 Credit Cards for Your Spring Break Stay-cation

[UPDATE: Some offers mentioned below have expired and/or are no longer available on our site. You can view the current offers from our partners in our credit card marketplace. DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] I haven’t gone anywhere on spring break in years. That’s partly because my family and I prefer to take a big... Read More

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