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Archives for January 2016

The True Cost to Attend a Super Bowl and Pro Tips Get You There Next Year

I’ve never had the pleasure of attending a Super Bowl, partly because the New York Jets have never been good enough to get there (in my lifetime) and primarily because it can be crazy expensive. By the time you’ve saved for Super Bowl tickets, you realize the cost of transportation and boarding can blow your budget up. With […]

40 Ridiculously Cheap (and Creative) Valentine’s Day Ideas

Are you a little bit cheap like me? As a lifelong cheapskate, I have often been bemused by the amount of money people spend to prove to their spouses, children, and families just how much they love them. No time is this more evident than on February 14 of each year, when love advertising goes […]

The Dangers of Being Careless with Your Credit Score

Note from Jason Price, PT Money editor and blogger: This article is provided by the Credit Sesame Financial Research team.  Perfect scores are not necessary, but a lower score will certainly cost you. Everyone wants a good credit score. But why? Not only is it a great starting point when you’re applying for credit, but it also helps […]

Best Credit Card Bonus Offers of 2017

[Advertiser Disclosure] There are plenty of good card bonuses out there – but when banks start to compete for your business, that’s when those bonuses become exceptional. Signing up during these promotional periods will really get you more bang for your buck. Whether it’s money to use toward travel expenses like amusement park admission, access […]

Best Hotel Rewards Credit Cards of 2017

[Advertiser Disclosure] Did your last hotel stay remind you of a bad horror movie? Ain’t nobody got time for that! With a Hotel Rewards Credit Card, you can maximize your daily spend, while treating yourself to the next level in hotel luxury. Benefits to Hotel Rewards Credit Cards include complimentary nights at hotels, travel insurance, […]

Blue Cash Preferred Card from American Express $200 Cash Back Bonus

Roughly eight years ago, I started writing about finance on a regular basis.  Included in my writing about finance is a lot of credit card work and for years, I haven’t seen an offer as good as the one recently launched by American Express. The Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express is a consumer credit card […]