Category Archives: Rewards

A sleigh full of last-minute gift ideas

Jeff Herman

If you haven’t wrapped up all your holiday gift buying, time is running short. If you can save a little or rack up extra points using your credit cards while buying for friends and family, all the better. To that…
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Simplify holiday shopping with 1 gift for 7 people

Erica Sandberg

Checkout lines are snaking around inside stores, and free shipping is evaporating. As holiday shopping panic sets in, you may end up overspending to the point of racking up unintended debt — and still not get the right things. There…
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Single-airline cards losing their luster

Kelly Dilworth

Airlines continuing to revamp their frequent flier programs by cutting benefits and restructuring rewards programs and it’s causing some airline credit card holders to question whether it’s worth staying loyal to one carrier. “Not only are free upgrades harder to…
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5 inexpensive, last-minute holiday travel destinations

Julie Loffredi

Looking for the most bang for your travel buck? Consider heading to a warmer clime where your dollar and credit cards will go further. Better yet? Cash in some of your credit card miles to save on your flights and…
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Hotel programs will match your elite status

Jenny Hoff

It’s not easy accruing enough hotel points, either through credit card purchases or through purchasing enough nights at the hotel, to earn a top-tier status with the chain. And unless you are a frequent business traveler, it’s nearly impossible to…
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