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Travel can be complicated for many reasons. From delays and cancellations to trying to get through airport security while your toddler has other plans, you just never know what it will bring. Having the right travel rewards credit card can make a world of difference. If you are in the market for a new travel […]

Running a business is hard. But the right business credit card can be a helping hand, whether it’s through an intro 0% APR offer that can save you money, a generous rewards rate where you spend the most or through other perks and benefits like auto rental coverage, cell phone insurance or expense integration with […]

Today, the average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage is 6.85%, according to Bankrate.com, while the average rate on a 15-year mortgage is 6.17%. On a 30-year jumbo mortgage, the average rate is 6.87%, and the average rate on a 5/1 ARM is 5.47%. Related: Compare Current Mortgage Rates Mortgage Rates for November 25, 2022 […]

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It’s not your imagination. Travel got ten percent more expensive in 2022 compared to 2021 and there’s no end in sight. But don’t fret. We’ve got you covered with three easy ways to save on travel in 2023. Choose Your Experience, Not Your Destination You’ll find that once you choose where to go, your price […]

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Requesting a credit limit increase from Wells Fargo can be as easy as calling the number on the back of your credit card and asking. But receiving an increase will depend on several factors, and doing everything you can to prepare before you ask can help improve your chances. Wells Fargo will likely review your […]

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Credit cards are so ubiquitous that almost every adult has at least one in their wallet at this very moment. But, if we’re being honest, a system of convenient payment isn’t the main draw of credit cards. For many, it’s the rewards potential that makes using a credit card more appealing than a simple debit […]

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Currently, the average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage is 6.88%, compared to 7.01% a week ago. For borrowers who want to pay off their home faster, the average rate on a 15-year fixed mortgage is 6.23%, down 0.06% from the previous week. If you’re thinking about refinancing to lock in a lower rate, compare […]

Amid rapidly rising interest rates, multiple extensions of the federal student loan payment pause and a controversial student loan forgiveness effort, 2022 has been a tumultuous year in the student loan space. Many of those issues are likely to carry over into the next year. Here’s what to expect from your student loans in 2023, […]

Between record-high home prices, mortgage rates, rising inflation and recession fears, home shoppers have been put through their paces this year. This has created more uncertainty heading into 2023 for many homebuyers seeking an affordable mortgage. First-time homebuyers have been especially feeling the squeeze, as skyrocketing home prices and mortgage rates have diminished their down […]

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Plus typically costs per year, but not everyone pays the same price. offers a high-tech approach to solving the long security line problem—for travelers privileged enough to be able to pay for it. Read ahead to learn more about how works and whether or not its yearly fee might be worthwhile for you. What Is […]

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It’s natural to use the new year as the impetus to reconsider the credit cards you carry. After all, improving your finances is a popular resolution. Expenses change and budgets update. The benefits and fees that make sense for you naturally evolve. Because of this, it might be time to evaluate your options. You might […]

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The average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage fell by 0.05% in the last week to 6.92%. Meanwhile, the average rate on a 15-year fixed mortgage fell to 6.25%. For existing homeowners, compare your current mortgage rates with today’s refinance rates. Related: Compare Current Mortgage Rates Mortgage Rates for November 22, 2022 30-Year Fixed Mortgage […]

Whether you have out-of-pocket health care expenses or dependent care costs, you may want to take advantage of your employer’s flexible spending account. An FSA may differ from employer to employer but can save you money and cut your taxes. Before enrolling, you should get a thorough understanding of how your employer’s FSA plan works. […]

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Today, American Express announced that it’s piloting a new feature in its application process. Now, prospective cardholders can submit an application for an American Express credit card and find out if they’re approved before undergoing a hard credit check. This approval feature involves a soft credit check, which won’t have an impact on the applicant’s […]

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The average interest rate on 10-year fixed-rate private student loans jumped up last week. For borrowers pursuing private loans to fill in gaps to pay for higher education expenses, rates remain relatively low for borrowers with solid credit. According to Credible.com, from November 14 to November 19, the average fixed interest rate on a 10-year […]

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Last week, the average interest rate on refinanced student loans dropped. Yet for many borrowers, it could still be a good time to refinance. Rates are still relatively low. According to Credible.com, from November 14 to November 19, the average fixed interest rate on a 10-year refinance loan was 5.98%. It was 4.01% on a […]

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Mortgage rates have taken a nosedive this week following a better-than-expected monthly inflation reading. Nonetheless, elevated home prices, depressed buyer demand and low builder confidence indicate the housing market has a ways to go before it finds balance. The average 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage plummeted to 6.61% for the week ending November 17, from 7.08% last […]

If you’re a cardholder and a regular Lyft user, you just got some good news. Chase’s Sapphire Reserve cardholders already benefit from ample travel rewards. But as of November 15, 2022 you also get complimentary access to Lyft’s highest membership level, Lyft Pink All Access, valued at $199 a year. Here’s what you can do […]

Capital One’s credit card portfolio already includes several options with strong dining rewards. Now, that reward structure is even better. Beginning November 15, 2022, Capital One has introduced additional benefits on select cards in partnership with Uber. Earn 10% Cash Back on Uber and Uber Eats Purchases With the new partnership, four credit cards will […]

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Global Entry applications cost $100 and membership in the program is valid for up to five years (expiration date is set to a member’s birthday). The Global Entry status, part of the U.S. government’s Trusted Traveler Program, aims to reduce delays at U.S. passport control and in security lines for eligible travelers willing to undergo […]

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Earning a welcome bonus on a new credit card account is a money move no one should overlook. To attract new cardholders, banks will frequently offer a bounty of cash-back or points (depending on the type of rewards the card offers) after you meet a minimum spending threshold within a specified period of time. This […]

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Inflation made most things more expensive in 2022, including credit card debt. So what does 2023 look like? No one knows for sure, but we can make an educated guess. Here’s why your credit card interest rate—also called APR, meaning annual percentage rate—might go up. Will My Credit Card Interest Rate Go up in 2023? […]

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