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PSA: Don't Forget About Small Business Saturday

It's here — at some point last night, the 2017 holiday shopping season officially arrived, sending deal seekers to malls, big box stores, and Internet-equipped devices everywhere. While I'd say that Black Friday is pretty overrated on the whole, it is understandable why so many consumers might get excited about the annual...

Earn Easy Cash Back as Dosh App Continues to Expand

A few months ago, I was alerted to an app called Dosh that allowed you to earn cash back on certain purchases. After signing up to join the beta, downloading the app, and gleefully linking my first card (an act for which I earned a bonus $5), I ran into...

How Does Opening a New Credit Card Affect Your Scores?

You've probably heard it said that applying for a new credit card can have some negative effects on your scores. In addition to the "hard pull" credit inquiry that will likely result in a small score penalty, the age of your credit can be dragged down by a new account....

Now That You've Frozen Your Credit, How Do You Thaw It?

Following the massive Equifax breach, many Americans are placing freezes on their credit to prevent hackers and identity thieves from opening new accounts in their names. Not only did I recently discuss the option of freezing your credit but also went ahead and did it myself. In my state, this...

The New Uber Visa — Your Next Credit Card?

I'm not sure I need another credit card (it especially pains me to want a new card right after I froze my credit), but I'm being 100% honest in telling you I'm strongly considering this new Uber Visa. With impressive point categories, seemingly simple redemption, some added perks, and no foreign transaction fees all without an annual fee, this really does sound like the card for me.

A Starbucks Bingo Strategy Guide

A few months ago, I shared how my love of Teavana helped me score several free drinks at Starbucks. Well, since then, the Seattle company has announced that they will be shuttering each and every one of their Teavana stores in the coming months. Through my tears, I've continued to...