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July, 2015

Credit Cards in the News: June 27-July 3, 2015

Credit card news pops up every week and it’s not always easy to keep track of each story, especially all the stories about credit card fraud. That’s why we provide you with a summary of the top stories on CompareWallet so you can read what matters the most and not have to worry about all the other stuff. Here are the highlights for  June 27-July 3, 2015. Credit Card Breach Under Investigation at Donald Trump’s Hotels Donald Trump’s hotel business is investigating claims of a credit and debit card security breach, which appears to have dated back to February. Brian Krebs,…

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July, 2015

Using Credit Card Rewards To Make Your Travel Nearly Free

Do you ever feel like you are going to spend so much money to attend an out of town wedding that you will have nothing left over to get a gift? This is how I felt when I added up the cost of attending a recent wedding in San Diego. Between airfare, hotels and rental cars, it would cost my wife and I about $1,500 to fly there from Denver and stay for two nights. As much as we love our friends getting married, we probably would have stayed home and sent a nice gift instead if it wasn't for our travel rewards…

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30th

June, 2015

26 Weeks to Save for Christmas

The holidays can be an amazing time filled with family and friends, however, it can also be a bit stressful. There are some commonly held beliefs about the holiday spending habits of consumers, but how accurate are they? Do all consumers rack up debt? Are consumers saving-up before gift-buying sneaks up on them? Is holiday debt inevitable? Our 2014 Holiday Spending Survey shed some light on the spending habits of consumers during the holidays and revealed some surprising results: 70% spent less than $1,000 over the holidays. Of that 70%, more than half spent less than $500. 69% primarily used a credit…

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29th

June, 2015

Earn Rewards For Your Daily Commute

Now that summer is in full swing, kids are out of school and enjoying the glorious freedom of summer vacation. However, most of us aren’t so lucky and will continue to grind through the work week right on through summer. While people are usually well aware of the massive amount of time they spend at work, we rarely pay attention to the amount of time and resources it takes to get to and from work. When you think about it, our daily commute is a huge part of our lives that rarely receives any consideration. In fact, a recent study,…

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26th

June, 2015

Credit Cards in the News: June 20-26, 2015

Credit card news pops up every week and it’s not always easy to keep track of each story, especially all the stories about credit card fraud. That’s why we provide you with a summary of the top stories on CompareWallet so you can read what matters the most and not have to worry about all the other stuff. Here are the highlights for  June 20-26, 2015. Citi and Brooks Brothers Partner Up for a Co-Branded Credit Card On Thursday, Citibank announced a new partnership with the iconic lifestyle clothing brand, Brooks Brothers. In a new multi-year agreement, Citi Retail Services will…

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24th

June, 2015

Capital One Venture Rewards Card vs. Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite Card

Finding the best travel rewards credit card can be tough. So today we’re going to compare two of the most popular rewards card; the Capital One Venture Rewards credit card and the Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite credit card. On the surface, these cards look very similar, but there are a few differences that are important to be aware of if you’re trying to decide between the two. First, let’s start with the similarities that the cards have. Same Great Features Both cards earn rewards in the form of miles that can be redeemed for a statement credit. When you redeem…

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