Jeff Herman

Jeff Herman is a managing editor at CreditCards.com. He has worked for news websites and newspapers in St. Louis, Tampa and Indianapolis and at the New York Times Editing Center in Gainesville, Florida. Outside work, he is enjoying exploring Austin with his bow-tied Australian cattle dog Bobo.

Posts by Jeff Herman

Living with credit, Rewards, Shopping

How to cut meal kit costs with your rewards cards

Meal kits that you may be used to be getting delivered to your door are in some cases available now at your local grocery store or warehouse club store. Plated meal kits are now in some Albertsons stores and are…
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Living with credit, Rewards, Shopping

Rewards cards + Whole Foods’ new loyalty program = more savings

Amazon Prime members who are members of Whole Foods’ new loyalty program will save 10 percent off on specials throughout the store, but what’s not in the news release and news stories is how you can stack those savings with…
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Rewards, Shopping

With royal wedding tchotchkes, avoid the foreign transaction fees

You could celebrate the royal wedding all day Saturday: Start with Wedding Rings cereal, lunch on some Heck sweet ginger pork sausages, top off dinner with God Save the Cream ice cream (made in New York) and, later, tip a…
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Living with credit, Rewards

Buy a dinner and get a side of cash back or points

You’re going to dine out, so why not get money or points back each time you pick up the bill? Often you can stack your rewards at restaurants, earning cash back and miles on food and drinks morning, noon, dinner…
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Rewards, Travel

Rewards workaround: Chase points for flights on Southwest

Credit card reward redemption can be a puzzle. If you can’t fly for free on points, sometimes you can find a missing piece (points plus cash) to get where you want to be. That’s how I’m flying to St. Louis…
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