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2 Current Increased Credit Card Offers Worth Considering

Earlier this year, it was pretty unclear what the future would hold for rewards credit cards. While it seemed as though issuers might start cutting back, things turned around as they, instead, added new features to help cardholders get more value out of "the new normal." Now, things are ramping...

Travel Tuesday: Scrubba Review

For as much as I love traveling, there are a few amenities of home that I miss while away. Among them is the ability to do laundry — something that's especially relevant in today's climate. It seems that my wife feels the same way considering that, a few years ago,...

Economic Inequality as Explained by Vegas Table Games

A mere few weeks after my road trip to reopened Las Vegas, I found myself back in Sin City just a couple of days ago. This time around, I actually did a bit of playing — my second-ever time hitting the table games — and, surprisingly, managed to come out...

In the Interest of Transparency: My Personal Finances and Approach to Money

When I first started writing about personal finance, it's safe to say that I didn't really know what I was doing. That's why I mostly took the approach of sharing what I was learning in regards to finance as well as sharing experiences I had already acquired. Additionally, I've often...

The Venmo Credit Card is Here and It’s Not So Bad

Nearly a year ago, Venmo announced plans to release a credit card in partnership with Synchrony. Like most people (presumably), I completely forgot about this ambition until it became a reality earlier this week. At long last, the Venmo Credit Card is here — or nearly here as applications are...

Travel Tuesday: What to Know About Amex’s Fine Hotels + Resorts Program

Just a couple of weeks before the pandemic shut down much of the United States to travel, I wrote about my experience booking a room in Chicago using American Express's Hotel Collection. At the time, I assumed that this offering was pretty similar to the fancier-sounding Fine Hotels + Resorts...