Category Archives: Fine print

AmEx Platinum’s Uber points change is a downer

John Egan

Here’s one from the “Credit card perks don’t always last forever” department. Effective Feb. 28, holders of the American Express Platinum card – which I have – no longer earn 2x Membership Rewards points on Uber rides. The points-earning level…
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Citi’s fee refund puts spotlight on penalty charges

Kelly Dilworth

Citi’s decision to voluntarily refund more than $330 million in fees to cardholders has penalty rates back in the news, but the fact is, you can avoid high interest rates and late fees that are triggered when you don’t pay…
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You don’t take my advice and other credit news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 5 months It’s been nearly half a year since that ghastly Equifax breach and the news that’s coming out keeps looks grimmer. There’s no regulation in sight and a lot of options for locking your…
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How to use card rewards, hotel categories to book the perfect stay

Stephanie Zito

The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date. Please see the card issuer’s website for the most current version of the offer. As you may know from some of my earlier posts, I’m a big fan…
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Welcome to 2018 and other credit news to know

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 60 That’s the percentage of Americans who wanted credit but were afraid of getting rejected. A healthy dose of fear is good – especially when it comes to heights, bears, enclosed spaces, insects and needles. But…
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