Tag Archives: credit card benefits

Card benefit cuts could cost you on your next vacation

Kelly Dilworth

Before you embark on a summer vacation, double-check whether your credit cards still offer money-saving benefits, such as car rental insurance or trip cancellation protection. A growing number of credit card issuers are trimming benefits – or eliminating some of…
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When Discover cuts benefits, I’ll use another card

Kelly Dilworth

For years, I’ve taken my credit card benefits, such as rental car insurance and an extended warranty, for granted. Not anymore. With Discover canceling some card benefits in February, I’m realizing I will lose a lot when those extra perks…
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What to do if your upcoming trip is in a disaster area

Erica Sandberg

You’ve dreamed, prepped and paid for a special getaway, and it’s finally on the horizon. Then a natural disaster hits. Instead of packing, you’re glued to the news, tracking hurricanes, witnessing heroic rescues from the rubble of earthquakes and watching…
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Know your card’s insurance coverage before you travel

Kelly Dilworth

When you first get a new credit card, you may be more interested in the card’s rewards program than its benefits, such as travel insurance and purchase protection. But don’t wait until the last minute – or worse, wait until…
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Payment privacy tools swap benefits for security

Kelly Dilworth

Startups capitalizing on consumers’ annoyance with data breaches are offering new payment tools that promise to aggressively shield cardholders’ privacy. But in exchange for peace of mind, you may be giving up card rewards and other useful perks. Before you…
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