Category: Money Management

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Guide to Hotel Co-Branded Credit Card Options

This holiday season will see millions of Americans traveling all across the country. And while many may be staying with friends or family once reaching their destinations, many others will likely be visiting a hotel. In these cases, location may dictate which property they ultimately stay at. Nevertheless, there are plenty of benefits to brand loyalty when it comes to hotels. Similarly, with many popular hotel chains offering co-branded credit...

Survey Finds Majority of Millennials Willing to Change Banks

As the year comes to a close and Americans set resolutions, it looks as though a number of consumers will be seeking a new banking account in 2023. A recent survey conducted by the FinTech M1 found that 71% of Millennials surveyed would consider changing their primary bank in order to receive a higher annual percentage yield (APY) on their funds. That figure rose to 79% among those intending to...

Money at 30: My Personal Credit Card Strategy for 2023

Over the past six years, I've gone from having one credit card to having more than half a dozen. With every card I add, I often pick up an extra perk, multiplier on a useful category, or some other benefit. Meanwhile, as my portfolio evolves and as issuers update their products, there are also some instances where a card no longer becomes useful to me. With all of that in...

Buy Now, Pay Later: A Look at Some Popular BNPL Platforms

If you've watched television, visited a retail store, or shopped online in the past few years, you've almost undoubtedly heard about "buy now, pay later" or at least encountered one of the companies offering such options. Not only has the number of BNPL services grown in recent years but the number of consumers turning to these services has continued to climb as well. Yet, while the popularity of these platforms...

Survey: 35% of Consumers Likely to Open Store Card for Holidays

With Christmas Eve coming up on Saturday, millions of Americans will be doing some last-minute holiday gift shopping this week. As they do, they're sure to encounter offers from various retailers to open a store credit card. Oftentimes, these pitches will come with a discount or other perks that might appeal to shoppers in the moment but may not be so great in the long run. Despite this, a new...

AMC Entertainment Announces Co-Branded Credit Card Offering

During the pandemic, the struggling AMC Theatres got a boost when the company became a hit "meme stock" alongside the likes of GameStop. Since then, the theatre chain has embraced this side of its business, including offering perks to shareholders. Now, the company is prepping for another way to build upon this loyalty, announcing the impending debut of the AMC Entertainment Visa Card. According to AMC, it's set to be...

Study: States with the Highest Credit Card Debt-to-Income Ratios

One of the surprising financial developments during that pandemic is that average credit card debt actually declined thanks in part to Americans traveling less and using stimulus checks to pay down balances. However, with inflation and interest rates rising since then, balances have begun to rise once again. Recently, the site Upgraded Points released a new study looking at the credit card debt load of residents in the United States...

Best Western Rewards Reveals Holiday Bonus Point Opportunity

As millions of Americans gear up for their holiday travels, one well-known hotel chain has announced a new promotion that could yield customers some sizable bonuses. Between now and February 5th, Best Western Rewards customers can earn up to 20,000 bonus points over the course of four stays. After their first eligible stay, they'll earn 2,000 bonus points followed by 4,000 after their second stay, an additional 6,000 after their...