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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 ...
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.
If you’re looking for a credit card that can take you to Europe and back, you might need to look past what’s already in your wallet. Let’s do a quick inventory: any credit cards with a small chip located on the left-hand side? Put aside any that ...
Most credit cards tack on a 3% charge, or foreign transaction fee, on purchases made outside the United States. If you travel internationally with a no foreign transaction fee credit card, you'll save money on your purchases.
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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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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