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Membership Has Fewer Rewards

For credit card-carrying Americans, the latest news from the economic crisis is good, then bad, then good again ... they had to, since credit card companies raised their interest rates even as personal income ... . Credit card and collections companies have started to accept that many Americans are flat broke [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 19:00:18

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Cash in those bank rewards travel points!

Kudos to the Wall Street Journal for pointing out yesterday an important side effect of the financial problems of Citigroup and other banks: Credit-card rewards programs are vanishing, especially for travel. On March 1, Citibank will make a key change to its ThankYou Rewards program for its credit-card holders. You'll have to spend [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 22:57:23

Credit Card Rewards

In 2008 we as usual had large tuition bills. We also got a new credit card the Citibank CashBack Rewards, ... Citibank Simplicity - $213.17 Discover - $82.84 Total cash back rewards was $1703.70.  Realize that the majority of our spending came from putting $20k on our credit cards for my DH’s tuition payments [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 15:23:14

Choosing Cashback Or Rewards Credit Cards

By Mary Bush The past decade has been the balance transfer offer, ... of the credit card companies who, victims of their own marketing success, found themselves losing ... who wished to gain the most benefit from their accounts. Luckily for these clued-up credit card [more...]

Date: 2009-01-03 14:06:37

How to Lose (Reward) Points

Getty Images Reward programs: toasted or offering toasters? The Journal’s Jane J. Kim on vanishing credit-card rewards programs: Under pressure to cut costs and bolster profits ... -earned points: Rule No. 1. Miss a payment. Credit-card issuers are increasingly worried about rising [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 15:11:05

The Lowdown on Wired Plastic

Wired Plastic is the brand name of one of the most rewarding prepaid debit cards out there. Unlike credit cards, there is no debt involved when purchases are charged to a debit card ... with features like online account management, automated monthly payment systems, a point-collecting [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 02:46:02

Credit Card Rewards Cut | Use Payday Loans Instead

Since their inception, payday loans have been a cheaper option than credit cards for dealing with those temporary shocks that life throws at your budget. Now there’s even less reason to resort [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 04:07:42

A Wall Street Bailout Might Be Necessary But It Makes Me Mad As Hell

I was sitting here this morning and it occurred to me how utterly ridiculous the Wall Street bailout is. Let’s look at a quick timeline ... Sues Credit Card Service, Alleging Bias. The article ... rewarded for limiting access to debt solutions like bankruptcy and then making billions of dollars [more...]

Date: 2008-09-23 17:39:27

Membership Has Fewer Rewards

Membership Has Fewer Rewards Posted on January 13, 2009 (0) Comments For credit card-carrying Americans, the latest news from the economic crisis ... . Americans borrowed less because they had to, since credit card companies raised their interest rates [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 15:00:32

Gas Credit Card - Discover Open Road

#fullpost{display:inline;}Today we present Discover's Open Road gas card that earns rewards every time we use it at the pump and anywhere else. In fact this is one of the best gas credit cards available in the market [more...]

Date: 2008-12-26 16:01:00

Ramp up rewards while others ramp down

The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that banks are busy making rewards plans less rewarding. Saying: Now, with the economy contracting and fears rising about credit-card delinquencies, banks are trying to cut costs and bolster profits. While credit unions face many of the economic [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 14:01:17

Start The New Year Off Right With Some Budgeting Tips.

Thinking about making 2009 your “start-over” year and making your finances a priority? ... . Use your rewards credit cards for all your purchases [more...]

Date: 2008-12-30 14:00:26

Earning Your Full Reward

When I was at Tompkins Industries, we were trying to increase our walk-in traffic for our hydraulic hose repair business ... rewards for our behavior. In school our teachers used rewards to get us to learn. In our jobs ... us, ingrained into our thinking and actions.We have even been brain washed by credit card companies to spend [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 01:57:09

CR Retirement Survey: Planning ahead may be just as risky as rewarding

The Press - January 12, 2009 In the wake of big investment losses, ... on entertainment. About one-third have cut their credit card use and spent less on groceries and household goods. “When bad investments happen to good people, they have to work harder to slash debt [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 22:42:30

My Imaginary Vacation and Holiday Cheer

I’m officially on vacation this week and next… although I’m not exactly sure what that looks like when you don’t have a 9-5 job anymore! ... a reader, pointing out tips for the unemployed. Canadian Readers I often get questions about credit card ... credit cards: Top Cash Back Credit Cards in Canada Best Free Canadian Rewards Credit Card Award Goes to… [more...]

Date: 2008-12-24 14:29:40

The Pros and Cons of Credit Cards

Credit cards have a bit of an identity crisis in our society.  In some circles they are vilified, along with the companies that offer them ... emergencies.  I personally fall somewhere in the middle. Credit Card Can Be Useful Tools Grace periods ... reward and rebate programs. I doubt anyone has ever become rich off credit card awards [more...]

Date: 2008-12-10 11:00:38

Use Credit Cards Wisely

Credit cards, if used wisely, can be extremely handy and useful ... to theft. Additionally, if you choose the right credit cards they could come with rewards ... for your money. Most companies that offer credit cards, also offer rewards of some type, it is important [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 07:27:42

Your Future without Debt!

There is a lack of financial and investment education in our schools, among the many things not taught ... of changing to a rewards card like a rewards credit card. Once this debt is eliminated, take the money ... payoff money, cannot change until you pay off all of your debt for this method to work best.If [more...]

Date: 2008-08-14 05:42:00

Free Money

Every Friday, it’s time for Free Money here at My Dollar Plan! ... Gift Cards from MyPoints Earn Cash Back with Big Crumbs Cashbaq $5 Signup Bonus Credit Card Bonuses ... Transfer Credit Card Offers The Best Airline Rewards Credit Cards Best Travel & Hotel Rewards [more...]

Date: 2008-12-26 14:29:46

Visa's black card shows rewards going upscale

Anna Von Blucher III uses the Visa Black card. It's been widely reported this week that credit card companies are becoming increasingly stingy ... credit card to be released in Kazakhstan, The real dirt on celebrity credit cards ... . But, epically sad, they will now only get a $200 credit. The increase in rewards slashing is blamed [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 23:04:10

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