For some, gift cards are the perfect present while others find them to be the choice of last resort when they have run out of ideas. However you arrived at your decision to purchase a gift card, you can earn tremendous rewards for yourself when you purchase gift cards using a credit card. Maximizing category… Read More
American Express’s Membership Rewards program has been renowned for offering one of the most flexible rewards programs. Cardmembers can redeem their points for travel reservations, airline miles, or statement credits. And today, American Express has just added the option of mobile gift cards that can be redeemed for in-store purchases at select retailers. How mobile… Read More
When consumers are on the lookout for new credit card offers, they may be enticed by those for rewards accounts, which can give them some small benefits for their everyday spending habits. But one thing that is becoming increasingly common for most rewards cards is that they now come with annual fees, and these can… Read More
The IRS suggests that paying your taxes with a credit card is a convenient and safe way to pay Uncle Sam. It might be convenient and safe, but it isn’t cheap. Here are four reasons you shouldn’t pay your taxes with a credit card: #1: Convenience fees are added to your payment You can pay taxes… Read More
The average shopper will spend $688 this holiday season. Together, Americans will spend $447 billion on holiday gifts this year, according to a report by the National Retail Federation. If shoppers play their cards right, that could translate into serious rewards points. That’s especially true this year, since many retailers and credit card companies are… Read More
American Express cardholders can use rewards points to pay off federal or state taxes this year.