Credit card mistakes to avoid – The Points Guy

Editor’s note: This is a recurring post, regularly updated with new information. Credit cards have the potential to be an incredibly valuable financial tool you can use to hit your goals. Whether you want to save money on your monthly bills, earn rewards for free travel, upgrade your travel experience or a mix of all …

Points and Miles Editor Ariana Arghandewal: My top 10 credit card stories of 2020

It’s been an interesting year in the world of rewards credit cards. We’re all home more, our spending patterns have changed and card issuers have introduced key changes to accommodate this new reality. Overall, the changes have been positive. With so many updates being rolled out, TPG writers have been busy capturing them all on …

Minimum Payments on a Credit Card

Your minimum monthly payment is the lowest amount that you need to pay on your credit card balance. Any less could result in a derogatory mark, any more will clear more of the principal.  Your monthly payment is one of the most important aspects of your credit card debt and failure to understand this could […]

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Using Credit Cards During COVID-19

Since we’re in the middle of a pandemic, we’re all trying to figure out the new normal. Whether you’re working from home, have a houseful of kids to keep busy or find yourself facing financial uncertainty, everyone has at least a little adjusting to do. While you’re taking stock of your life and what you… Read More

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A complete guide to airline companion passes

Companion passes and fares offer a great opportunity to cut the cost of traveling for two. For a breakdown of the most common companion passes, including what they offer and how to earn them, read on.

What Is Cash Back?

Cash back is a rewards benefit that many credit cards offer to cardholders. By taking advantage of it, you’ll receive back a prespecified percentage of certain purchases you make. Many credit card companies will provide higher cash back rates on … Continue reading →

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Airline, hotel loyalty programs extending perks for members through coronavirus

The coronavirus situation is changing rapidly, and frequent flyers and hotel loyalty members are left wondering what recourse they have when it comes to their member status and points or miles. Here’s what you need to know about relief measures from major programs.