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Credit card choices can get overwhelming. Some cards are great for earning cash back, while others offer perks like no foreign transaction fees or low cost balance transfers that can save you a bundle over time. Our credit card reviews get straight to the point about what is good and sometimes what isn’t so great about each credit card.

American Express Adds More Temporary Benefits to Platinum Card

Last year, when it became clear that travel wasn't going to be resuming in earnest anytime soon, American Express added some temporary benefits to its premium $550 a year Platinum Card to help bring value to grounded cardholders. This included offering $20 a month in monthly statement credits for wireless...

Money at 30: Revisiting Vital Card — Should You Invest?

It was February of 2018 when I got an email from someone working at the startup Vital Card. They were reaching out to ask if I might peruse their site and do a review of their upcoming product — then set for a fall release. Indeed, I did end up...

BlockFI Opens Waitlist for Bitcoin Rewards Credit Card

It seems as though, in recent weeks, cryptocurrencies have been having a bit of a renaissance. In addition to more high-profile figures expressing interest and even confidence in the technology, the price of Bitcoin has continued to enjoy a bull run (despite a few pullbacks along the way). Now, the...

Money at 30: Weighing the Value of the American Express Platinum Card After Year One 3

Amazingly, it's now been a full year since I first applied for my Platinum Card from American Express — and what a year it's been! That sentiment is both sarcastic and non-sarcastic as I've actually really enjoyed being a cardholder, even if this period did prove to be a unique...

American Express Platinum Card Review 3

This review has been a long time coming… or at least it feels that way. It’s now been a few months since I took the plunge and decided to apply for the Platinum Card from American Express — also known as the Amex Platinum card, American Express Platinum, Plat, and...

Square Cash Card Review (2020) 12

Have you ever owned something for years before one day you suddenly discovered a super useful function you never knew it had? That’s essentially what happened to me with Square Cash. Despite downloading the app long ago, I apparently didn’t keep up with its growing power and ability to save...

Is the 2020 Uber Credit Card Worth Having Anymore? 7

A few years back, I got my first new credit card in probably a decade. Since that momentous occasion, I’ve received numerous credit card offers in the mail and have proceeded to throw them in the trash each and every time. I didn’t get any such mailing regarding the Uber...

Money at 30: Does the Apple Card Belong In Your Wallet? 3

Last year Apple announced what many had suspected: it was releasing its own credit card. While Goldman Sachs would be the ones actually issuing the product, the card would combine the user-friendly tech and stylish aesthetic that the company’s cult has grown accustomed to. Then the Apple Card arrived —...