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There’s a lot a talk about smart chip credit cards. Do you need to ask your credit card issuer to upgrade your card? We explain what these cards are in simple terms.

American Express Platinum vs Visa Black vs Citi Prestige

Congratulations you, the frequent traveler, on graduating to the next level of travel rewards cards. Since airports have basically become your second home, you’ve decided to get the most out of them by joining the elite club of premium cardholders. These cards promise plenty of perks, as long as you’re willing to pay hundreds of dollars a year in annual fees. Yes, being a premium cardholder will cost you, but if you pick the right card, then the benefits will be worth it.

Beginner's Guide to Airline Miles and Points

For deal hounds, frequent flyer miles are super fun. All the work that goes into understanding and accumulating them pays off in the form of free flights and hotel rooms, and the right to boast about how you made it all possible. Lost on where to begin? Hold on for a quick ride through our miles-for-beginners guide.

Study: Travel Rewards Credit Card 2015

If you’re looking to get deals and discounts on travel, a rewards credit card is one of the quickest ways to get there. These cards will let you journey beyond your budget by saving you money on flights and hotels.

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: Credit Cards for International Travel 2015

    July 20, 2015 - Deals for Travel
    The best credit cards for international travel have no foreign transaction fees, chip technology and worldwide acceptance. Read this before you take off.

    Danger: 23 Speeding Statistics and Facts

    July 18, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Gas
    Is that really the average cost of a speeding ticket? Read on for 23 head-spinning speeding facts and statistics, including how many traffic tickets are issued each day.

    23 Reasons Why High Gas Prices are Good

    July 1, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Gas
    High gas prices could save your life. We found 23 positive ways the higher price at the pump can actually benefit all of us.

    Best Time to Buy a Truck

    June 24, 2015 - By Allison Martin - Tips for Gas
    In the minds of auto dealers, it’s always now or never when it comes to the best time to buy a truck. But the truth is, there are indeed certain times of the year when it’s better than other times to get your new wheels. Time it right and you’ll drive away with savings.

    Best Hotel Credit Cards for Free Nights, 2015

    June 23, 2015 - By Ross Frasier - Reviews for Hotel
    View list of hotel credit card promotions. Read on for the best hotel rewards program with free nights.

    Best Time to Buy Luggage

    June 10, 2015 - By Allison Martin - Tips for Best Luggage
    As you plan your next vacation — or at least begin the fantasizing process over those warm beaches or smooth, snowy slopes — also plan for when you buy your bags. They can be pricey, especially if you’re a slave to the brand names and matching sets. But if you plan it just right, you can get a nice deal and perhaps save some money that you can use toward your trip.

    3 Mistakes People Make with Their Travel Credit Card

    June 8, 2015 - Tips for Travel
    A travel credit card can be your next BFF (a loyal, rewarding one) or it can become an frenemy, by making you feel guilty that you're not using all of its benefits. There are many mistakes you can make along the way — starting with choosing one that isn't right for you — that can be an annoyance or even costly.

    Beginner's Guide to AMEX Platinum Benefits

    June 3, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Reviews for Amex Platinum
    There is no point paying the $450 annual fee for the American Express Platinum Card UNLESS you know the benefits are worth it. Read this in-depth guide to help you decide.

    Best Time to Buy International Flights

    June 3, 2015 - By Allison Martin - Tips for Airline
    Searching for a cheap international flight? Be prepared for the wild goose chase that may lie ahead. Even if you purchase a ticket as soon as it becomes available, you may be stricken with disappointment when you see the fare drop tremendously before the flight takes off.
    What to Buy (and Not Buy) in June

    What to Buy (and Not Buy) in June

    May 27, 2015 - By Leah Norris - Tips for Deals
    June is a hot month for deals with Father's Day and summer around the corner. Read on to score amazing discounts, but only if you know what to avoid.

    Editorial Note: This content is not provided by American Express. Any opinions, analyses, reviews or recommendations expressed in this article are those of the author's alone, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by American Express.

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