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  • Why The Apple Card Could Make You Spend More
    Friday - 10/18/2019 - 10:42 AM

    In addition to being made out of titanium and arriving in laptop-like packaging, the new Apple Card stands out for letting cardholders earn immediate rewards, dubbed “Daily Cash.” Unlike many other credit cards, where rewards typically post after one or two billing cycles, the Apple Card lets you see and access your accumulating rewards daily...

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  • How to Maximize Rewards on Grocery Spending
    Friday - 10/18/2019 - 12:00 PM

    Groceries are a big spending category for most of us. Thanks to credit card category bonuses, shopping portal deals and mobile apps, it’s also a category we can earn something back in the form of points, miles, or cash.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • 7 Reasons to Get a Virgin Atlantic World Elite Mastercard
    Friday - 10/18/2019 - 01:27 PM

    Historically, the name Virgin Atlantic hasn’t come up much in discussions about travel rewards. But it should. Like the bigger airlines and better-known rewards programs, Virgin Atlantic has attractive ways to earn free travel and more.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • What Is an Unsecured Credit Card?
    Thursday - 10/17/2019 - 06:11 PM

    An unsecured credit card is just another name for a “regular” credit card. Unsecured means that debt on the card is not backed or secured by collateral. All the lender has is your promise to pay it back.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • AmEx Gold Increases Spending Requirement for Welcome Offer
    Thursday - 10/17/2019 - 12:33 PM

    New American Express® Gold Card cardholders will have to work harder to earn that bounty of Membership Rewards points. Beginning on Oct. 17, 2019, the welcome offer is changing: Earn 35,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $4,000 on eligible purchases with your new Card within the first 3 months.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Outraged at Chime Outage? What You Can Do in a Bank #Fail
    Thursday - 10/17/2019 - 04:33 PM

    A serious outage at banking app Chime prevented some customers from making debit card transactions and accessing their accounts via the mobile app and website, leading to a flurry of frustrated posts on social media from those who said they were unable to pay bills or had found their cards declined for purchases.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Conventional Loan Calculator
    Wednesday - 10/16/2019 - 12:41 PM

    This conventional loan calculator estimates your monthly payment if you use a fixed-rate conventional mortgage to buy a house. For example, if you put 20% down on a $280,000 house, with a conventional loan term of 30 years at a 4% interest, your estimated monthly principal and interest will be $1,069.41 per month.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • AmEx Points Work With PayPal, but at a Low Value
    Wednesday - 10/16/2019 - 02:40 PM

    American Express cardholders now have the option of using Membership Rewards points for payments through PayPal. If you use this option, though, you’ll be surrendering significant value with every point redeemed. As of October 2019, AmEx cardholders can use the Pay with Points feature at any online or in-app merchant that accepts PayPal as payment.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • 500 Credit Score: Good or Bad?
    Wednesday - 10/16/2019 - 04:47 PM

    A 500 credit score is considered bad credit. Your credit score determines whether you qualify for financial products, like credit cards and car loans, and what interest rate you might pay.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • How to Navigate the Yahoo Data Breach Settlement
    Tuesday - 10/15/2019 - 05:11 PM

    If you had a Yahoo account anytime between 2012 and 2016, you may be entitled to part of a $117.5 million proposed settlement after a series of data breaches and intrusions from 2012 through 2016.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share