Cash Or Miles: How To Choose The Best Credit Card

Americans are addicted to earning rewards on their credit cards. According to a recent survey by Fidelity, 55% of cardholders own a rewards card. The most popular reward is cash back, chosen by 63% of the people surveyed. However, frequent flier miles and points are also very popular. How can you decide which [...] Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

This Week In Credit Card News: Establish Credit For Your Kids, Will Chip Cards Solve Fraud?

Walmart Exec: New Credit Card Design Won't Solve Fraud There's been some hope that improved credit card technology might finally lead to greater security and a reduction of credit card fraud. One idea has been credit cards with embedded chips, which can encrypt data during transactions, making the process more secure. [...] Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

Exponential Personal Loan Growth Threat To Credit Cards

Long before credit cards were invented, personal loans offered consumers relatively easy access to short term credit. A personal loan is an incredibly simple product. You borrow a fixed amount of money for a fixed period of time. It is easy to compare prices between different loans, because you are [...] Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

This Week In Credit Card News: Secret Credit Card Benefits, Thieves Target Elite Cards

Fraudsters Target Elite Credit Cards Twice as Often So-called elite credit cards have nearly twice the fraud rates as other types of regular plastic, according to Forter, which makes fraud prevention software for online retailers. Forter found people who commit credit card fraud tend to burn the midnight oil. Most fraud [...] Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

Shop Your Way Health Partners with® to Provide Members Free Care Credit for the Month of March

Mar 11, 2015 HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Shop Your Way Health has partnered with® – the world's largest online destination for finding and managing family care – to provide members with a free care package and exclusive offer throughout the month of March. "Shop Your Way Health provides our members with a wide variety of health and wellness information and products to encourage a healthier lifestyle," says Doug Klinger, president of Health & Wellness Solutions Read more [...]

Have You Heard The One About The Tax Credit That You Pay To The IRS?

Let's be clear: Congress deserves much of the scorn heaped upon it for its gross mismanagement of the tax law. No greater example of its negligence need be given than the fact that sometime this week, 55 provisions of the law that expired on January 1, 2014 will be retroactively extended....through [...] Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

2014 College Tax Credit: Claim The $2,500 American Opportunity Tax Credit

If you have children in or about to enter college, you'll want to know all about the American Opportunity Tax Credit. There is $ 10,000 in college tax credits available to taxpayers with children in college over the next four years, $ 2,500 per eligible child per year through 2017. As usual, its not as easy as it sounds to claim the American Opportunity Tax Credit. Follow these guidelines to clear up any confusion and claim the credit properly. Links to the forms and instructions are included. Forbes Read more [...]