Tag Archives: points

How to see the solar eclipse on your card rewards

Jeff Herman

Viewing the solar eclipse from a prime location will be the trip of a lifetime for some and an epic experience for others. For Ivonne MacMillan and her husband, who used their credit card rewards to get to their solar-eclipse…
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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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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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Six tips for budget travel

Jenny Hoff

Having lived on three continents and growing up in a family that owns a travel business, I have had many years to perfect the art of traveling on a budget. I’ve managed to visit 50 countries and counting, all for…
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Swordmaker accused of taking too many reward points

Jay MacDonald

Comes now one Robert Chat, a 38-year-old maker of swords from (wait for it) Florida, whom Choice Hotels International claims weaseled them out of $48,500 in gift cards from their Choice Privileges rewards program by not staying in its Clarions, Comfort Inns and Econo Lodges.
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