US Bank LifeMiles Visa Signature Travel Rewards Credit Card Review

The US Bank LifeMiles Visa Signature card is fairly standard as far as airline cards go. It lets you accumulate miles for the Avianca and TACA airlines, which primarily serve South America. Thus, this travel rewards card would be good to pair with the LANPASS card if you are looking to travel to South America[…]

Visa Signature Card Benefits Guide

We talk about Visa Signature benefits a lot, for good reason. They are thorough and packed with value — and most Visa Signature holders don’t even realize the full extent of it. Here’s your guide to the nitty-gritty. Basically, the Signature cards are Visa’s highest tier of quality. Some well-known Signature cards include the Chase[…]

Capital One Quicksilver Cash Back Credit Card Review

Don’t listen to Samuel L. Jackson, The Capital One Quicksilver card is a “good” cash back rewards card, but the Barclaycard Arrival PlusTM World Elite MasterCard® is the best personal rewards card. The Quicksilver card doesn’t even have a sign-up bonus.  Ok, on to the Capital One Quicksilver cash back card! Cold, Hard Cash The Quicksilver is[…]

US Bank LANPASS Visa Signature Credit Card Review

South America is notable to the travel rewards junkie because flights there cost relatively few miles, yet the destination is unmistakably exotic. The US Bank LANPASS Visa Signature card is a great way to facilitate your trip to this fascinating continent. And now might just be the best time to get that ball rolling, what[…]

US Bank AeroMexico Visa Signature Credit Card Review

If you travel to Mexico often, or would like to, you would have to be “loco” to pass up the US Bank AeroMexico Visa Signature credit card. Just for using the card, either paying the annual fee or making just one purchase, you get 20,000 bonus miles. That’s enough for a one way ticket from[…]

Chase British Airways Visa Signature Credit Card Review

Looking at the numbers, the Chase British Airways Visa Signature card is one of the best travel rewards cards on the market today. First thing that might jump out at you is the rate at which spending earns rewards: you get 2.5 miles per $1 spent on British Airways and 1.25 miles per $1 spent[…]

Barclay’s US Airways Dividend Miles Premier World Credit Card Review

  Edit: The US Airways rewards credit now has a sign-up bonus of 40,000 miles after your FIRST purchase!  Edit: American Airlines and US Airways are merging, and the US Airways card will be disappearing in 2015. You may want to get it while you can!    Link: The US Airways Premier World MasterCard®   The[…]

Is A Roth IRA The Perfect Savings Plan For You?

As far as retirement plans go, a Roth IRA can make the most sense for a lot of people. Both Traditional and Roth IRAs provide a way to shelter your savings from taxes. Typically, when you invest in, say, a mutual fund, you pay taxes on the money you put in and then you pay[…]

Citi Forward Credit Card Review

The Citi Forward card sports one of the best bonus rates we’ve seen, yet it’s a college student card. Go figure. Unfortunately, the non-student version has been discontinued. If you fit the bill, you’ll enjoy 5x points on restaurants, music stores, video rental stores, movie theaters, and bookstores. Note that restaurants includes fast food and[…]