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How to travel cheap: 7 ways to see the world cheaper

Inflation sucks. And even if you’re flying to a country without 8.5% inflation, you’ll still have to pay inflated US airline prices to get there. Fortunately, you can significantly offset the higher cost of travel by implementing some smart money-saving strategies that kick in as soon as you start planning and span the length of […]

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What counts as a reward card trip?

Travel is by far one of the most common categories of credit card rewards. Some of the most famous cards from major banks, including Chase, Citi and American Express, offer tier bonuses for travel expenses. Other card companies, including Capital One and Bank of America, allow you to use points or miles to pay for […]

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What is a student credit card?

If you’re in college, you probably have a lot on your schedule: classroom activities, extracurricular activities, part-time jobs, and more. You probably haven’t thought about whether you should add “building a good credit history” to your to-do list, but if you take the time to build a positive credit history now, it can save you […]

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Apply for a credit card without a social security number

The content of this page is accurate as of the publication date; however, some offers from our partners may have expired. Browse our list of the best credit cards or use our CardMatch™ tool to find the cards that suit your needs. The best way to build a good credit history is to use credit […]

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7 Financial Accounts All Gen Zers Should Have

Money is difficult. Or at least that’s how it seems to be when you’re a young adult. You wonder where to live (and how to pay for it) and just start your career. Things like pension funds and investment accounts may seem a long way from where you are right now. But trust me, you […]

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How to Read a Financial Assistance Award Letter

You have just received a financial aid letter from the college you always wanted to go to. But before you start celebrating, there’s just one problem…how are you even reading this? Source: Giphy.com If you feel lost, don’t worry! Here is a summary of how to read a financial aid award letter. What is a […]

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Pay off a loan with a balance transfer card?

The content of this page is accurate as of the publication date; however, some offers from our partners may have expired. Browse our list of the best credit cards or use our CardMatch™ tool to find the cards that suit your needs. You have the option of transferring another type of loan balance to a […]

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How to check your credit score

The content of this page is accurate as of the publication date; however, some offers from our partners may have expired. Browse our list of the best credit cards or use our CardMatch™ tool to find the cards that suit your needs. Credit scores are very important, but most of us don’t learn about them […]

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How do prepaid cards work?

The content of this page is accurate as of the publication date; however, some offers from our partners may have expired. Browse our list of the best credit cards or use our CardMatch™ tool to find the cards that suit your needs. Thinking about a rechargeable prepaid card? There are currently over a dozen types […]

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9 things you should NEVER spend money on

We all know that there are things that you should never spend money on, such as cigarettes and gambling. It’s an obvious no-no. Also, there are things that people *say* should not spend money on but are just ridiculous – like avocado toast and morning latte. (Umm… hi! They are delicious.) So the question is: […]

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