Tag Archives: credit card rewards

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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Ashes and hearts and other credit news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 91.6 million That’s how many new credit cards were opened in 2017. That’s almost as many as before the economy came crashing down around everyone in 2008. We’ll call that a win for consumer confidence. This…
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How I overcame my habit of hoarding points and saved $1,000 on a trip

John Egan

Being self-employed, I’m always mindful of reining in business expenses, so I juggled my personal credit cards and my new business credit card to cover a trip to San Francisco for a business conference. In the process, I had to…
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Business credit card makes me feel like a grown-up

John Egan

I’ve had personal credit cards for several decades, and I’ve even had corporate credit cards from a couple of employers. But this summer, I became the first-time holder of a credit card for my own business. Boy, do I feel…
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How to use credit card rewards to upgrade your flight

Stephanie Zito

For nearly six years I flew back and forth to work assignments in Asia, and I dreaded every single 12-plus hour trans-Pacific journey in economy class. My knees were crushed by the seat in front of me and my neck…
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