• 5 Things to Know About the City National Rewards Crystal Visa Infinite Card
    Friday - 06/14/2019 - 02:59 PM

    Arriving at the airport in a Town Car, breezing through security, escaping into a posh lounge and nabbing upgraded seats used to be limited to an elite group, but in many ways, travel rewards credit cards have democratized the travel experience.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • 10 Great Ways to Use 50,000 Bonvoy Points
    Friday - 06/14/2019 - 03:55 PM

    The Marriott Bonvoy program continues to evolve — most recently with the launch of the Marriott Bonvoy Bold Credit Card, issued by Chase. The card has a $0 annual fee and offers the following sign-up bonus: Earn 50,000 Bonus Points after you spend $2,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Love Is Thicker Than Venmo: Tips for Couples on Merging Money
    Friday - 06/14/2019 - 10:30 AM

    As a millennial couple, you and your partner might not be planning to blend finances even if you’ve been together for a while. Venmo is convenient, after all; the peer-to-peer money transfer app makes it easy to split costs like rent and utilities.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Save Money on Souvenirs: Learn to Haggle
    Thursday - 06/13/2019 - 02:00 PM

    If you ever get the chance to wade through the markets of Marrakech, Bangkok, Shanghai or any other place where haggling is the norm, expect to get “tourist prices.” But you can dodge these wildly inflated figures.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Citi Premier Hikes Bonus; Citi Rewards+ Extends Intro APR
    Thursday - 06/13/2019 - 09:00 AM

    Citi has given a boost to offers on two of its rewards cards: the Citi Premier℠ Card and the Citi Rewards+℠ Card. Learn More The Citi Premier℠ Card now comes with this welcome bonus: Earn 60,000 bonus ThankYou® Points after you spend $4,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Don’t Believe These Social Security Myths
    Thursday - 06/13/2019 - 10:45 AM

    Researchers tell us that most people would be better off waiting to claim Social Security benefits. Yet most people file early. More than half apply for Social Security before they reach full retirement age, which is currently 66 and rising to 67 for people born in 1960 and later.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • How to Score Hot Summer Concert Tickets With Points and Miles
    Wednesday - 06/12/2019 - 12:14 PM

    If you’re not using your travel rewards to fly to the beach, consider redeeming your points for a concert on a cool summer night instead. Many loyalty programs are offering tickets to concerts by some huge artists this year, like country superstar Jason Aldean.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • 7 Father’s Day Gift Ideas Under $50
    Tuesday - 06/11/2019 - 02:00 PM

    Shopping for the fathers and father figures in our lives seems to get more challenging, and expensive, every year. This year, shoppers are expected to spend $138.97 on average for Father’s Day, a record high according to a survey from the National Retail Federation.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Amazon, Synchrony Launch Secured Credit Builder Card
    Monday - 06/10/2019 - 09:00 AM

    Amazon is going subprime. The online mega-retailer has teamed with Synchrony Bank to launch the Store Card Credit Builder. It offers the same benefits as the existing Store Card, except that the new product is a secured card aimed at customers looking to build or rebuild their credit — meaning it requires an upfront deposit.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • How to Share a Deed Without an ‘I Do’
    Friday - 06/07/2019 - 12:00 PM

    My partner had a goal: He wanted to be a homeowner by 30. A natural at saving, he built up a down payment throughout his mid-20s. I, on the other hand, always struggled to save.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share