Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, December 26, 2014 1:00 pm
By Jean Chatzky ·

Frequent flier mile programs are changing for the worse. Use these strategies to maximize your rewards.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 4:36 pm
By Janna Herron ·

It looks like this Valentine’s Day will be a bit less lovey-dovey than last year’s, according to a survey last week from Visa. Americans plan to spend $117 on their sweethearts this year, down 3 percent from $121 in 2011. And ladies, the gentlemen are the ones ponying up the most. Men said they will

Monday, February 13, 2012 4:47 pm
By Janna Herron ·

Got some unused gift cards left over from the holidays, but don’t think you’ll use them? (About 5 percent to 7 percent of gift cards go unredeemed every year, according to Plastic Jungle.) Now you can turn them into airline miles. United Continental on Monday unveiled its MileagePlus Gift Card Exhange that allows memebers of the