Card Comparison: Discover it vs. Capital One Quicksilver

Heads up: Discover just launched a new cashback/travel rewards credit card that gets you 3x on all spending the first year. Many cards offer similar offerings across credit card brands, but generally these points are the consider the best.  I know I’ve had difficulty at times choosing between several different card products.  It’s a major issue[…]

Card Comparison: Chase Freedom vs. Capital One Quicksilver

It’s time for yet another credit card comparison!  Up today are the Chase Freedom® and Capital One Quicksilver credit cards.  Each offer up cash back to card holders, but have their differences in bonus cash back execution.  Which one is superior?  Let’s check it out below, and see which one reigns supreme!   Here are links to[…]

Paying with PayPal vs. Paying with a Credit Card

In our new digital era that we live in, mobile payments are ever more ubiquitous.  With Square, Venmo, and PayPal practically taking over the traditional cash payment market, it’s difficult to avoid nowadays.  But, frequently, I run into the problem of deciding whether to pay for goods that I buy online with my PayPal balance[…]

Should You Choose a Credit Union Over a Bank?

Credit unions and banks are definitely not the same thing. Understanding the differences, and the various advantages of each, can help you make an educated decision about what is best for your financial situation. Both provide you with the ability to create and maintain an account and provide lending services, too. But, there are certainly[…]