How do I redeem my Chase Freedom Points?

The Chase Freedom credit card is one of the most popular cash-back cards on the market. The Chase Freedom card is attractive because it does not impose a fee on card members, and current promotional interest rates offer 0% on both purchases and balance transfers for qualified applicants. Card members are also drawn to the[…]

The Slate vs the Freedom Rewards Card

Finding the right credit card can be a daunting task, especially with the myriad of choices available from a slew of various issuers. Differences in rewards programs, promotional offers and card member fees play a major role in which card is best suited for specific borrowing needs. Some popular credit card issuers like Chase Bank[…]

Comparing the Capital One Quicksilver and Chase Freedom Rewards Cards

Credit cards that offer rewards programs for card members are a smart way to earn extra cash toward purchases for savvy users. In recent years, the number of credit card rewards programs made available to qualified applicants has grown substantially, making it difficult to weed through the good, the bad and the ugly. For example[…]

Reviewing the New Ally CashBack Card

The rise of online banks – those without brick and mortar branch locations or in-person representatives – has been undeniable since the economic downturn of 2008/2009. Banking customers wanted a shift away from big banks with, at times, excessive fees, low to no interest accumulation, and in some cases poor customer service. Ally Bank has[…]

Barclaycard Rewards Mastercard Review

Using credit cards as a way to save through cash back or other rewards programs may seem like a pipe dream for those with less than perfect credit. That’s because most credit card issuers have strict policies on who is eligible in terms of credit history and credit score, leaving some out in the cold.[…]

Review of the no annual fee Capital One Venture Card

Finding the right travel rewards credit card fit for your specific needs and spending habits can be a challenge, especially given the onslaught of advertisements flooding the television and online. Capital One is arguably the leader in terms marketing efforts pushed out to the masses, with notable celebrity endorsements and amusing commercial spots. But all[…]

Review of the Black American Express Centurion Rewards Card

Not many rewards credit card are secretive – issuers make card member benefits, the details of rewards programs, interest rates for purchases and balance transfers, as well as total carrying costs readily available to the masses. But one credit card breaks that common mold. Rumors surrounding the American Express Centurion Rewards card, also known as[…]

Comparing the Benefits of the Discover it and Discover it Chrome

Discover is one of the largest issuers of cash back credit cards, and there is an option under the Discover brand for just about every type of spender. Cash back rewards through Discover are simple to understand and each card provides additional card member benefits at no cost. The Discover it and the Discover it[…]

Citi Double Cash Rewards Card Review

For savvy spenders, finding the right rewards credit card can be a big task. There is a seemingly endless number of credit cards available to credit worthy borrowers these days, each with different perks, rewards programs and of course, costs. One of the most notable rewards cards to enter the market in the last two[…]

Where Can I get a Life Insurance Policy?

Discussing life insurance – and one’s mortality – is typically far from a priority in most households. Securing a policy to cover the financial needs left after one passes away, however, is an important aspect of smart money management. Life insurance coverage can be a complicated matter given the number of “flavors” available and the[…]