Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, March 23, 2017 11:47 am
By Robin Saks Frankel ·

We have a new champion of cash-back credit cards.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 5:55 am
By Tony Mecia ·

Cards rewarding 1.5%, 2% and even 2.5% now offered for the ‘set it and forget it’ crowd.

Thursday, November 03, 2016 6:00 am
By Mike Cetera ·

I set my annual gift budget based on the amount of cash-back rewards I’ve earned throughout the year. If it’s been a good spending year, bully for my gift recipients. Otherwise, sorry I’ve been a Scrooge.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:52 pm
By Mike Cetera ·

Nearly 40% of U.S. adults either don’t have a credit card or don’t use one linked to a rewards program. Here’s what you’re missing.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 4:02 pm
By Janna Herron ·

Savvy consumers can use credit card rewards for discounts and to pay for holiday costs.

Wednesday, December 04, 2013 3:07 pm
By Janna Herron ·

Chase unveiled the 2014 rewards categories for its Chase Freedom credit card along with doubling its sign-up bonus.

Monday, October 07, 2013 2:38 pm
By Janna Herron ·

If your rewards credit card doesn’t correctly identify your retailer, you might not get rewards.

Thursday, April 19, 2012 4:18 pm
By Janna Herron ·

Sallie Mae offers a rewards credit card that can help to pay back student loans, but is it a good idea?

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 5:38 pm
By Janna Herron ·

Discover cardholders can sign up to earn an extra 5 percent cash back on restaurant and movie purchases.

Monday, December 19, 2011 4:58 pm
By Janna Herron ·

Are Americans charging Christmas more this year? Two recent reports suggest so. Last week, Discover Financial Services said sales volume and the total number of transactions rose in its fiscal fourth quarter. The period ended Nov. 30, capturing the beginning of the holiday shopping rush. Executives at the credit card issuer didn’t attribute the increase

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