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A few simple changes to your driving and gas-purchasing habits can improve your mileage per gallon and reduce the amount you have to spend on gas each week.

If you have one luxury in your yearly budget, it should be a vacation. You get some relaxation, some fun, and a lifetime of memories all in an all-too-short amount of time. Plus, you get a much needed break from work – something some employers ...

As an accessory we touch many times a day, our wallets often suffer from neglect, prone to become a dumping ground for crumpled receipts, expired coupons and worn business cards for people we no longer remember. It’s time to do a cleanup. We’ll ...

How to Save Money on Flights

Finding the best priced airfare can be a stressful task – especially when you’re trying to stick to a strict travel budget. Thankfully, there are some tips you can follow to cut down on the financial investment of your next flight.

Lost Wallet: What To Do

If you have ever lost your wallet or purse before, you know the headache that comes with this simple misstep. First, you have to dig up all of the account information for the cards you *think* were in your wallet. Next, you contact each creditor to explain the situation. And then you wait nervously for the fallout that can happen when your information falls into the wrong hands.



New Tips for Travelers

    Study: Best Travel Insurance

    September 1, 2014 - By Cynthia Cohen - Reviews for Travel Accident Insurance
    If you always have sweaty palms in the weeks before your vacations, feeling constant fear that something will go wrong – and all your hard-earned travel money will go to waste – you may have a more pleasant experience by signing up for travel insurance. By letting go of some cash that you likely won’t get back (chances are your trip will go just fine), travel insurance does offer peace of mind, which for some people doesn’t have a price.

    Study: Best Car Rental Company

    June 30, 2014 - By Cynthia Cohen - Reviews for Car Rental Insurance
    You need a rental car either for a very good reason – you’re on vacation – or a not-so-good one, like when your own car breaks down or you’re on the road for business. Armed with knowledge about which rental car company is the best can save you (or your company) some money and heartache, no matter why you need the rented wheels.

    Study: Hotel Credit Cards 2014

    June 24, 2014 - Deals for Hotel
    If you think the best hotel rewards credit cards are the ones associated with major hotels, think again. A review by the experts at CreditDonkey.com produced a surprising result: the most lucrative rewards cards are not associated with hotels.

    Study: Airline Rewards Credit Card 2014

    June 2, 2014 - Deals for Airline
    The ideal rewards cards basically pay you back generously to use them. In the case of airline rewards cards, the Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCard does just that, making it our number one choice for travel purchases. Here’s why: The Arrival Plus card lets you earn rewards fast and simplifies things by letting you redeem rewards toward your choice of airline, rental car company, or hotel purchases. The card also gives you a sign-up bonus that meets or exceeds the best offers on ...

    What to Buy (and Not Buy) in June

    May 20, 2014 - By Leah Norris - Tips for Deals
    Summer is just about here, but try to stop yourself from running out and buying a new patio set or grill just yet. Anything that’s in high demand (like bathing suits) will also be higher in price. Those who are willing to wait until after the Fourth of July for their summer items can spend their funds more wisely on the following items this month.
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    Study: Best Cities for Wanderers

    May 19, 2014 - By Tina O - News for Credit Tips for Young Adults
    Are you one of those people who don’t like to stay in one place for a long time? Do you dislike the concept of working more than two years for the same company because you want to keep your options open? Do you avoid buying furniture because it’s too much of a pain to move?

    How to Get Free Airline Tickets

    May 17, 2014 - By Sheryl Nance-Nash - Tips for Airline
    The warmer months mean the one thing you have been working for – literally – is about to happen. We’re talking about vacation. But who can afford to go anywhere these days? The answer: the savvy shopper who knows how to find the best deals. Bring along your motivation to do a little work ahead of your trip, and CreditDonkey.com will show you where to find airline freebies.

    Credit Card for High Spenders

    April 30, 2014 - Deals for Excellent Credit
    If paying off a four-figure monthly balance isn’t a problem, spend a little time checking out these best credit cards for high spenders from our partners. These cards reward customers with some of the most generous rewards in the industry, but they also come with hefty annual fees and higher-than-average APRs.

    Orbitz Credit Card Review: 2% Rewards with No Annual Fee

    April 22, 2014 - By Sarah Johnson - Reviews
    Travel-related credit cards have a reputation for high annual fees, confusing reward structures, blackout dates, and frequently unrealized paybacks. There’s a new card on the market, from online travel site Orbitz, which goes against that grain. When used as intended, the Orbitz Rewards Visa Card can provide travelers some serious breaks on their vacation budgets.

    10 Money Saving Tips for a Road Trip

    March 28, 2014 - By Tammy K - Tips for Gas
    We've found the secret to saving money on road trips: A big dose of planning. Okay, that might not be much of a secret, but everything from those junk food indulgences to the stomach-churning cash spent at the pump can be managed -- and often minimized -- with a little advance planning.

Travel Credit Card Deal

Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCard
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Our Review: If you want to earn 2x miles with all purchases and have the flexibility to redeem miles toward any airline purchase, consider the Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCard. The $89 annual fee card lets you earn miles quickly with no mileage caps. In addition, a 40,000 bonus mile offer makes this card an attractive choice... Read full review
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14.99% or 18.99%* (Variable)
$89 - Waived first year

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