The Credit Card Perk Millennials May Be Missing Out on

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The Credit Card Perk Millennials May Be Missing Out on

The Credit Card Perk Millennials May Be Missing Out on

Even though we have a reputation for being somewhat flighty and irresponsible, millennials are generally savvy consumers. In fact, we’re often more budget-conscious than older consumers. TD Bank’s recent Consumer Spending Index polled 1,500 consumers on their spending habits. On average, Americans spend about $1,000 per month on discretionary items like dining out, retail and... Read More

4 Credit Cards for Coffee Lovers

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4 Credit Cards for Coffee Lovers

4 Credit Cards for Coffee Lovers

While tea is the hot beverage of choice across much of the world, Americans decidedly prefer coffee. Many Americans stop at a nearby coffee shop each day, and grab their regular Cup of Joe. And while every coffee drinker has long ago discovered his or her favorite brew, many haven’t considered what the best credit... Read More

The No. 1 Thing Most People Look for in a Credit Card

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The No. 1 Thing Most People Look for in a Credit Card

The No. 1 Thing Most People Look for in a Credit Card

Whether you’re considering your first credit card or looking to add more plastic to your wallet, choosing one comes down to deciding what type of card is most important to you. According to the 2016 Citi Cards Consumer Perspectives Study, it’s all about perks. Wanted: A Reward Program The Citi study reported that about 67% of those... Read More

5 Credit Cards That Can Make You a VIP Instantly

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5 Credit Cards That Can Make You a VIP Instantly

5 Credit Cards That Can Make You a VIP Instantly

Many businesses offer their customers preferential treatment based on their status in its loyalty program or by having and using a specific credit card. As a result, some customers receive VIP-status perks, like instant upgrades when they travel and preferred seats at sporting and entertainment events. If you would like to enjoy some of these instant upgrades,... Read More

Why You Might Be Getting Different Credit Card Offers Than College Grads

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Why You Might Be Getting Different Credit Card Offers Than College Grads

Why You Might Be Getting Different Credit Card Offers Than College Grads

Do credit card issuers take your education into account when deciding how to market to you? A new study may offer some clues. As economists Antoinette Schoar of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Hong Ru of Nanyang Technological University wrote in their paper, “Do Credit Card Companies Screen for Behavioral Biases?”, the credit card offers extended to... Read More

5 Credit Cards for Foodies

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5 Credit Cards for Foodies

5 Credit Cards for Foodies

If your love of fine food leads you to dine out often, you might consider applying for a credit card that features extra rewards at restaurants and other foodie-friendly perks. The first thing to consider is additional points, miles or cash back for restaurant purchases. Beyond that, there are other features that foodies may want to consider. Some cards offer generous rewards... Read More

I Can’t Get a High-End Rewards Credit Card. What Are My Options?

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I Can’t Get a High-End Rewards Credit Card. What Are My Options?

I Can’t Get a High-End Rewards Credit Card. What Are My Options?

Many credit card users love the idea of earning valuable points, miles or cash back. But not every applicant gets approved for a premium rewards card. The reason is typically a low credit score due certain missteps, like bankruptcy, foreclosure, collection accounts, or missed payments. Other people may have their applications for a rewards card denied simply because... Read More

U.S. Bank Has 2 New Rewards Credit Cards

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U.S. Bank Has 2 New Rewards Credit Cards

U.S. Bank Has 2 New Rewards Credit Cards

Anyone shopping around for a credit card this summer has a lot of new choices at their disposal. Case in point: U.S. Bank announced on Monday that it’s now offering two new co-branded American Express credit cards. The U.S. Bank Cash 365 American Express Card is a cash back credit card that mirrors other new entrants... Read More

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