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Millennials reap latest perks in credit card rewards wars

Kelly Dilworth

Millennials with excellent credit and newly acquired spending power are benefiting from a surge of rewards and perks that cater directly to their lifestyles and preferences – including hundreds of dollars worth of free travel credits, supersized sign-up bonuses and…
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5 money-saving credit card tips for savvy family travelers

Stephanie Zito

Credit card rewards are a great way for families to earn points and miles to help offset the cost of summer vacations, spring break trips, and family getaways with the kids. While I don’t travel with kids myself, every week…
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Beware charging big-ticket items just for rewards

Kelly Dilworth

As card rewards get juicier, it’s getting harder to resist putting big expenses, such as home repairs and renovations, on a high-rate rewards card. A recent survey by online lender LightStream found 29 percent of well-to-do homeowners (up from 16 percent…
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4 dangers of a rewards credit card

Stephanie Zito

Everyone loves a credit card that earns points and miles – especially those with big sign-up offers and irresistible annual benefits. But at the end of the year, when you tally up your finances, are rewards card worth it? If…
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Opaque offers make it tough to compare cards

Kelly Dilworth

I recently received an offer for a Premier Rewards Gold charge card from American Express, and despite its $195 annual fee, I nearly applied for it. American Express offered a generous 50,000-point sign-up bonus worth up to $500 if I…
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