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Custom Category Credit Cards Rewards May Be the Future — But There's a Catch

As someone who's taken a strong interest in the world of credit card rewards in recent years, it's definitely been an exciting few months. Things started heating up last year when several travel-focused credit cards began upping their offers and introducing limited-time perks in order to keep customers rolling in...

Is it Worth Opening a Credit Card Just For the Bonus?

Over the past several years, my interest in credit card rewards has grown tremendously. As this has happened, I've also backtracked on a couple of positions I held earlier on. A key example of this evolution is how I went from thinking I'd never want a credit card that charged...

Ally Has Announced the End of Overdraft Fees

If you ask anyone who's had a negative experience with banks what in particular was so bad about them, I suspect that "overdraft fees" would be an overwhelmingly popular response. After all, the very idea of overdraft fees sounds like a stand-up comedy premise: "You don't have any money so...

Travel Tuesday: Redeeming My First MyVegas Reward IRL

Welcome back to another Travel Tuesday as I continue my Las Vegas Content Bonanza™. As we were waiting for our post-vaccination trip to begin last month, you may recall that I wrote a post detailing how I was living vicariously through a set of apps called MyVegas. You can check...

Double Check Websites When Shopping Online: My Funny But Frightening Tale

I like to fashion myself a fairly savvy online consumer. Not only am I able to quickly discern poor phishing attempts but have even foiled a few of the more convincing variety. On top of that, I know a few different things to check when it comes to sniffing out...

A Crash Course in Starting and Growing Your Retirement Savings 4

Between the different accounts, contribution limits, taxes, and more, there’s a lot of confusion that surrounds retirement savings. However, when you break things down, it’s really not all that complicated. In fact, you can start saving for retirement with just a few dollars and grow it into something much more sustainable by the time you retire. So what are you waiting for?