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Best Credit Cards for Back-To-School Shopping

School is starting again soon for most students in the U.S. Whether you're the one heading to the classroom or you're sending your children back to school, putting your shopping expenses on the right credit cards can help you earn extra rewards or put cash back in your pocket along the way. This is money you need to spend, so you might as well get something for it.

How to Get Proof of CDW/LDW Insurance From Your Credit Card Provider

If you've ever rented a car, you've probably received a hard sell on purchasing insurance as part of the rental agreement. The fee can range anywhere from $10 to $50 per day. The good news? Your credit card might provide a complimentary Collision Damage Waiver (CDW). Here's how to get proof of your credit card's insurance so you aren't stuck paying for something you don't need.

Best Credit Cards With Free Travel Insurance [2023]

If there is one thing we've learned over the last few years, it's to ensure we are protected. If you've seen all the travel nightmares recently, you know that trip insurance can mean the difference between being reimbursed for extra expenses or losing tons of money along the way. These are the best cards to protect your trips.

Comparison of Premium Airline Rewards Credit Cards

Which premium airline card is the best? Our comparison of the big three carriers' top credit cards looks at welcome offers, lounge access, elite perks, earning rates, and more to see which airline card is the best. These cards have many similarities, but there are key differences to distinguish, in order to help you understand which one may fit best in your wallet.

Best Credit Cards for Airport Lounge Access

As a frequent flyer, having airport lounge access pre-flight and during layovers makes a huge difference to your travel experience. Somewhere quiet, away from the hustle and bustle of a busy terminal where you can work, shower, recharge electronics, eat good food, and relax in comfort with a glass of something tasty. These are the best credit cards to get you in the door.

The 3 Credit Cards That Earn a Place in My Everyday Wallet

With many premium credit cards on the market, it can be tough to determine which ones earn the most points for your everyday spending habits. For young career professionals, find out which three credit cards we suggest for your everyday wallet to help you accumulate points and miles quickly for flight and hotel award redemptions.

Credit Cards Offering Instant Card Numbers So You Can Start Spending Immediately

Many banks offer immediate access to your new credit card so you can start spending right away, thanks to providing an instant card number on approval. This is helpful when trying to meet a minimum spend or if you have an unexpected expense pop-up while waiting for your new card to come in the mail. This article covers all of the major banks and shows you your options for each one.

Why the Chase Ink Preferred Is My Primary Travel Card

Thanks to broad 3X earning categories, travel protections, and a reasonable $95 annual fee, the Ink Business Preferred® Credit Card earns its spot in my wallet as my primary card for travel purchases. And now is an excellent time to get this card. Chase just made the 100,000-point bonus much more achievable by nearly halving the spending requirement. Here's my take on why now might be an excellent time to add this card to your wallet.

How Does The Hilton Free Night Reward Work?

Hilton has several co-branded credit cards that award a free night certificate to cardholders. These certificates can offer incredible value with a little bit of planning and research. Certificates are not capped by a point amount or category (like many other free nights), and they can be used at all but a short list of excluded properties.

Our Favorite Benefits on Credit Cards With No Annual Fee

Credit card perks are often mentioned as a way to justify annual fees. However, there are a ton of benefits available on no-annual-fee cards as well. Things like credits to Instacart+, UberOne, DashPass, GoPuff, and more. This post goes over everything you need to know so you don't miss out!

How to Access American Airlines Admirals Clubs

American Airlines operates nearly 50 Admirals Clubs across the globe, plus an additional 50+ partner lounges. An Admirals Club membership can go a long way. So how do you access Admirals Clubs? Where are these lounges located, and what amenities do they offer to guests?

Which IHG One Rewards Credit Card Is Right for You?

With the changes to IHG co-branded credit cards and the addition of a new business card, you might be thinking about adding one to your wallet. In addition to lucrative opportunities to earn a new cardmember bonus, these co-brand cards from Chase come with a great deal of perks that can make them easy to justify keeping for the long term.

Beware Talk of “No Fee” Credit Cards

No one likes paying extra fees. The delivery fee on your Uber Eats order, resort fees on your trip to feels like extra fees are everywhere. That means many people try to avoid them. And maybe you don't want to pay annual fees on credit cards. Here's why you should be careful of discussions about "no fee" credit cards.

How to Earn and Use a Delta Companion Certificate

Not all companion certificates are created equal. Some require considerable credit card spending to earn, and others only reduce the ticket cost to $99, rather than $0. Thankfully, Delta's companion certificates involve neither of those stipulations, making them much easier for travelers to use and enjoy. Plus, Delta makes using these certificates incredibly easy, giving travelers endless redemption possibilities.