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The best premium credit cards: A side-by-side comparison

[ad_1] Picking the best credit cards for your wallet can be challenging. Each offers different perks, and this is especially true for premium cards. And because issuers keep upping the ante by launching new cards, adding benefits and increasing the cards’ annual fees, there’s more competition in this space than ever. Today, we’ll compare the…

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Chase Air Canada Aeroplan Credit Card review

[ad_1] Chase Aeroplan® Credit Card overview The Chase Aeroplan Credit Card is one of our favorite cobranded airline credit cards, offering award flexibility and valuable airline benefits. With its strong earning rate and incentives to spend on the card beyond earning the sign-up bonus, the Aeroplan credit card is worth considering for many points and…

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Credit cards with trip cancellation and interruption insurance

[ad_1] The nationwide ground stop issued by the Federal Aviation Administration and the Southwest operational meltdown we’ve seen over the past year have caused some travelers to look more closely at their credit card travel protections. Cards with trip delay protection have been the most useful for travel disruptions this year, but many rewards cards…

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Credit cards that will net you $1,000 or more in value in the first year

[ad_1] Many credit card newbies are skeptical of anything with an annual fee. It’s a valid question to ask: Why pay money to use a card when there are so many options without annual fees? The truth is that most rewards cards with annual fees provide far more value than they charge, assuming you use…

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Nick Ewen

A guide to paying college tuition with a credit card

[ad_1] Higher education costs have been steadily increasing over the last two decades, making tuition a sizable expense for many families. While many colleges and universities accept credit cards for these payments, it isn’t always free to do so. If you’re responsible for tuition payment, should you pull out your rewards credit card, opt for…

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How to choose the best credit card for you

[ad_1] The promise of earning valuable perks from a credit card can be exciting. But choosing the best credit card to add to your wallet isn’t always as easy as it seems. There are many factors to weigh before you fill out an actual application. At the very least, you need to consider your spending…

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The single reason why I’d open a MileagePlus credit card as a United elite

[ad_1] With one or two free checked bags, Premier Access and priority boarding, the day-of-flight benefits of some United cobranded credit cards are quite standard. While these benefits are nice, they’re already perks that most United elite members receive. So why pay $525 per year for the United Club℠ Infinite Card for duplicate benefits that…

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The best credit cards to earn the Southwest Companion Pass

[ad_1] The Southwest Companion Pass allows you to bring a designated travel companion at no additional cost on all your Southwest flights. And that’s on both paid and award tickets (but you must pay taxes and fees.). For frequent Southwest flyers, this can easily be worth thousands of dollars in annual value. And now, with…

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Katie Genter

Why you need a credit card with your favorite hotel brand

[ad_1] Many consumers only want to have a few credit cards. But even if you don’t want a wallet full of top travel cards, it’s likely worth getting and keeping a cobranded hotel credit card with your favorite hotel loyalty program. In today’s Quick Points post, I’ll discuss three reasons you need a credit card…

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Best credit cards for studying abroad

[ad_1] Editor’s note: This is a recurring post, regularly updated with new information and offers. If you’re a college student and planning to study abroad, you’re in for a real treat. There’s nothing like living outside the U.S. and immersing yourself in another culture — traveling and exploring different cities virtually every weekend. But this…

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Monthly checklist: Credit card perks and benefits you should be using

[ad_1] Editor’s note: This is a recurring post, regularly updated with new information and offers. Depending on how many credit cards you have, the list of benefits you should be using this month might feel overwhelming. Can you remember all of these perks without help? Maybe not. Rather than trying to keep track of all…

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Katie Genter

Bilt Rent Day: Get bonus points, Lyft ride credit and more

[ad_1] Editor’s note: TPG founder Brian Kelly is a Bilt adviser and investor. This is a recurring post, regularly updated with new information and offers. Good news for Bilt Rewards members: The first day of every month is Bilt Rent Day. This month, you can snag up to $25 in Lyft ride credit, play trivia…

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