Pick a rewards card that rewards you at the pump10/11/2016 | ConsumerAffairs
With gas pumps in the U.S. equipped with credit card readers, and stations requiring you to go inside and pay in advance if using cash, you'll save a lot of time when you fill up by paying at the pump.
And with credit card cash back rewards programs, you'll save money as well as time. But choosing a credit card that rewards fuel purchases is important. Here are three that do just that. All three do not have an annual fee, which can significantly cut into an rewards you m...
If you have the discipline to pay the bill in full each month, it will pay off09/30/2016 | ConsumerAffairs
A new survey of college students by Discover has found that overall, they are managing their money wisely.
Once upon a time, students were bombarded with credit card offers the first week they arrived on campus, sometimes with predictable bad results. Reform legislation put an end to that and students appear to now be choosing the card that best suits their needs.
Or are they?
The Discover survey contends that students are leaving money on the table by not selecting the mo...
Consumers have lots of good choices09/16/2016 | ConsumerAffairs
Consumers are learning that it pays to be choosy about which credit card they use. Many now offer some type of reward or incentive, so instead of using a card that pays nothing, it's clear consumers should choose a card that offers some type of reward.
But what kind of reward? While there are many choices, a survey by Ally Bank shows most consumers prefer cold, hard cash.
Fifty-eight percent of the consumers in the survey chose cash back instead of miles, store promotions...