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How To Shop For the Best Deals On Car Insurance

Having car insurance is a good idea. Besides satisfying a legal requirement in many states to register a vehicle, car insurance also protects you from accident-related expenses. Car insurance can help you save thousands of dollars if you ever need to use it. But that doesn’t mean you need to spend all the money in[…]

Card Comparison: Chase Freedom vs. Amex Blue Cash Preferred

Many cards are similar in nature.  We’ve all seen that before.  But, between cards, which one is truly better?  One such matchup of titans is the very popular Chase Freedom credit card and the Amex Blue Cash Preferred credit card.  Which one is better?  Let’s see if we can decipher the true winner below, in[…]

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: Capital One Venture vs. Discover it

There are many great credit cards out there.  The Discover it® credit card is an awesome one because of its large cash back rotating categories and its no annual fee.  Another card, the Capital One Venture, is an excellent one as well, and is advertised often in multiple venues.  But, how do they compare?  Let’s check[…]

Card Comparison: AAdvantage Platinum Select vs. United MileagePlus Explorer

There are many choices in airline available to the domestic American traveler these days.  You have new upstart budget airlines like JetBlue and Virgin America, which compete on cabin quality and price, Southwest which competes on convenience and price, and the “old dogs” like United, American, and Delta, who compete on benefits to travelers and[…]

Category Bonus Comparison: Discover it vs. Chase Freedom

Everyone loves a little extra bit of moolah in their pocket, especially in the form of cash back on your credit cards!  The Discover it® and Chase Freedom® credit cards do just that, in the form of their famous bonus categories that change each quarter. These categories, a rotating list of stores and types of purchases, offers up[…]

Card Comparison: Barclaycard Arrival vs. Capital One Venture

There are often cards out there that compete for the same group of customers.  The Barclaycard Arrival PlusTM World Elite MasterCard® and the Capital One Venture Credit Card could qualify for such a battle- they both a great common benefit, two points/miles for every dollar spent on the card, but which one is better? Let’s dive[…]

Chase Credit Card Comparison: Sapphire Preferred vs. Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards

The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card or the Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards card? If you’re wondering which one is better for your wallet, keep reading! There are some really great travel credit cards out there.  And, there are some great ones that specialize in the airlines.  Not all carriers are created equal, however.  One that consistently stands out[…]

Capital One Venture vs. Chase Freedom Credit Card

There are a lot of credit cards out there in the world.  Some are very similar to each other.  It’s often hard to choose which one to put in that last slot in your wallet.  This post is designed to help you decide between two very worthy credit cards: the Capital One Venture Rewards card[…]

Lufthansa Premier Miles & More World MasterCard vs. the US Airways Premier World MasterCard

Two airlines in the Star Alliance (for now, anyway), Lufthansa and US Airways, both have co-branded cards issued by Barclays.  For Lufthansa, there is the Lufthansa Miles & More® Premier World MasterCard®, and for US Airways, there is the The US Airways Premier World MasterCard®.  They each have their unique benefits, so let’s check out[…]