09.29.17
Making Youth Sports Affordable

Making Youth Sports Affordable:
A Playbook for Parents

An estimated 45.7 million American children ages 6-17 take part in one or more sports. For many of their parents, those athletic endeavors can cost

09.26.17
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Halloween: Scary Good Ways to Save Money This Year

The National Retail Federation estimates that Americans will spend a record $9.1 billion on Halloween this year, an average of $86 per household. Depending on

Fly Now Earn Later

American Express and Delta Offer Advances on Travel Miles

You’ve heard of Buy Now, Pay Later? Some American Express-Delta cardmembers have the option to Fly Now, Earn Later. The Fly Now, Earn Later feature

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New Travel Cards Aim for Leisure Over Luxury

American Express and JPMorgan Chase have introduced a pair of co-branded airline cards with no annual fees and fewer frills. The new cards aim to

09.06.17
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Hurricane Harvey: How to Donate Safely and Avoid Charity Scams

As Hurricane Harvey pummeled Texas and Louisiana with deadly downpours, thousands of generous Americans responded with an outpouring of financial support. Unfortunately, times of crisis

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Cash Back Cards Lead Surge in Satisfaction

Most customers are highly satisfied with their credit cards, according to a new study, but they reserve their highest levels of satisfaction for cards that

School supplies

Score Back to School Deals With These Credit Cards

Attention, back to school shoppers: If you didn’t get to everything on your shopping list before the big sales ended, it might not be too

08.23.17
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Taking Over Your Aging Parents’ Finances

In the year 2011, the Baby Boomer generation started turning 65. Over the next 13 years, 10,000 Boomers will reach retirement age every day. For

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How to Keep Your Small Business Afloat When Cash Runs Low

You could face any number of challenges as you nurture your small business, and struggling to come up with the perfectly punny name doesn’t even

06.02.17
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Affording Alternative Medicine

Every year, Americans pay billions of dollars for complementary, alternative and integrative health care — chiropractic adjustments, acupuncture, massage therapy, biofeedback and more. But with