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

Jeff Herman

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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5 lessons from my first balance transfer card

Kelly Dilworth

Earlier this week, I took advantage of a 0 percent balance transfer offer for the first time since I started using credit. The process of searching for the right balance transfer card and applying for it went relatively smoothly. However,…
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With royal wedding tchotchkes, avoid the foreign transaction fees

Jeff Herman

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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Sears testing credit cards as a security deposit

John Egan

When I was (much) younger, Sears was one of my family’s go-to department stores for appliances, housewares, clothing and so much more. At one time, I even had a Sears credit card. I must admit, though, that I rarely, if…
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4 money lessons I wish I’d learned in high school

Kelly Dilworth

Nearly 9 out of 10 Americans think high schools should teach a required course in financial literacy, according to a recent survey by the credit bureau Equifax. Yet, just 17 states require high schools to teach basic financial skills, according…
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