Rewards cards are a smart way to earn money on everyday spending, as long as you use them responsibly.
About the author
Smith College, St. John’s College
- Experienced writer covering topics including personal finance, debt, saving, insurance and more
- Work has appeared in publications including Money Under 30, MoneyGeek and The Simple Dollar
- BA from Smith College and MA from St. John’s College
Margaret has written for Money Under 30, MoneyGeek, The Simple Dollar, Interest.com and Fiscal Tiger, among other publications. She writes about subjects including saving, credit, insurance, investing and other financial topics. Margaret is interested in exploring the ways in which personal finance impacts everyday life and is committed to a more equitable financial future. In addition to writing about personal finance, Margaret also covers topics including tea, travel and literature.
Margaret earned a bachelor’s degree from Smith College in Classics, Comparative Literature and Poetry, as well as an interdisciplinary master’s degree from St. John’s College.
Margaret's Latest Articles
8 min read Jun 10, 2021
To get preapproved for a Capital One credit card, you can use Bankrate’s CardMatch tool or see if you prequalify through the Capital One website.6 min read Jun 01, 2021
Borrowers can get preapproved for Bank of America credit cards in order to see which offers you qualify for without hurting your credit.6 min read May 31, 2021
Learn how to maximize your credit card rewards.8 min read May 25, 2021
If you’re a frequent traveler who prefers to stay at Wyndham hotels, the Wyndham Rewards Earner Plus Card is a great option.7 min read May 13, 2021
Earn points that can be redeemed for free hotel stays and enjoy no blackout dates, early check-in, late check-out and more.6 min read May 10, 2021
The Ink Business Cash Card comes with benefits including a welcome bonus, cash back rewards, travel perks and more.4 min read May 06, 2021
A good fit for business owners with a lot of office supply expenses and those looking for a simple cash back credit card.5 min read May 06, 2021