Credit Cards

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.

Money at 30: My Personal Credit Card Strategy for 2021 3

Over the past few years, credit cards have played a larger and larger role in my life. Thankfully, this isn't because I've needed them to make emergency purchases or make ends meet but because they've allowed me to earn rewards and enjoy other perks for using them. What's more, as...

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...

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

Note: American Express has made some big updates to the Platinum card. You can check out those changes here. Below you'll find my original year one review, including the perks and annual fee as of October 2020. Amazingly, it's now been a full year since I first applied for my...

Money at 30: Vital Card Review - What You Need to Know

Ultimately, as concerning as it may look at first glance, I have no qualms about Vital Card's proposed concept and think it could be a hit. Moreover, since all that is currently required to sign up is an e-mail address, I really don't see any harm in giving it a...