No need to pay retail. We’ve got a big list of ways to save on everything — and we do mean everything.
Take a closer look at the benefits that come with your credit cards. Many issuers are shuffling the lineup of perks they offer to customers.
When used properly, credit cards are extremely valuable personal finance tools, but they can also cost you. Here's what you need to know.
Some debt is necessary to build the kind of financial life that we want to have. One of the best ways is to have one or more credit cards.
American Airlines is changing its frequent flier program, in which passengers earn miles based on how much they spend rather than how far they fly.
So-called 'affinity cards' that rack up the miles or other spending perks with specific brands are losing their allure. And it's high time.
You've been great about saving and not going on a spending spree, but it'd be nice to loosen the budget belt a little. Here's how.
When you're trying to save big, you may try to avoid department stores - but for these six things, it's often worth the trip.
Newly launched loyalty program Plenti lets users earn rewards for purchases from a variety of businesses. Some consumers may find it's worth looking into.
If you're looking for little ways to improve the health of your bank account, here are five ways you could get some more bang for your buck.
Having trouble putting money aside? Here are some systems to put in place so you can amass cash without thinking too much.
Transactions made through third parties like PayPal and Groupon may not be earning the credit card reward points you expect they should.
The process of redeeming miles is changing in a way that makes it more difficult for all but elite flyers to earn rewards. Here's what you need to know.
Loyalty programs can be fantastic. If you're a frequent shopper, the deals can be really worth it. Here are several loyalty cards that really pack a punch.
Choosing a travel rewards credit card can be overwhelming, so how do you go about choosing the right one for you? Here's what you need to know.
If given the choice, would you rather get gas 'points' as a reward for grocery shopping -- or just get more money in your pocket immediately?
American Express will roll out a new loyalty program, Plenti, on Monday, allowing shoppers for to earn rewards points through a variety of purchases.
Not all plastic cards are created equal. Not all of them treat you the same, either. Millennials, we're especially speaking to you.
A new study estimates that $16 billion worth of credit card rewards are never redeemed. Here's how to get your share and find cards with the best programs.
Rewards and bonuses might mean you come out ahead when using a credit or debit card to pay federal taxes -- at a processing fee of 1.87 to 2.35 percent.
Rewards programs are a great way to save money at retailers you frequent. Here's how to keep your loyalty cards organized so you can maximize your points.
Retailers are already pushing holiday shopping promotions. That's good news for shoppers, many of whom are willing to spend more this year -- if they can find the right deals.
The online bank offered an attractive alternative to big banks -- but today it announced that it was shutting down after failing to secure funding.
The IRS still wants your help catching tax cheats, and they're still willing to pay for it. But thanks to the sequester, being a whistleblower won't be quite as rewarding.
When it comes to holiday shopping, not all credit cards are created equal. The best card to choose depends on the kind of shopper you are. But no matter how you do your holiday shopping, there's one credit card strategy to avoid.
Banks offer all sorts of credit cards. For the savers, there are cash-back cards. For the indebted, there are balance transfer cards. For the shoppers, there are retail cards. And for travelers like me, there are rewards cards.
Credit card rewards are the new social currency. Citibank customers can now use Facebook to pool their rewards points online. The bank on Tuesday launched a Facebook application that lets users team up to use their points, whether it's for charity, a group gift or a personal goal. Citi says it's the first bank to offer such a feature.
As holiday shopping season kicks into gear, retailers are going into overdrive in the battle for your bucks. And with daily deal web sites like Groupon and mobile shopping apps offering so many deals to online shoppers, the big stores are even more desperate to get you through the door.
Most of us prefer to skip through commercials, or ignore them. At e-Miles, people watch loads of them, on purpose, with no actual TV shows on the schedule. In return, those viewers get airline miles, which allow them to inch their way toward cheaper air travel. So what's the catch? Read on...
Recently, Wall Street Journal columnist Brett Arends wrote about how he's giving up credit cards and going all cash. He cited some compelling advantages to dumping his plastic, but it may not be right for you. Here are five things you give up by switching to an all-cash lifestyle: