Articles & Advice from Benét Wilson

Benét joined the team in February 2018 as associate editor. She is the founder and editor-in-chief of Aviation Queen LLC, a freelance writing business. She has written extensively about the airline/airports and travel industries for more than 25 years. She has a journalism degree from American University in Washington, D.C.

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Benét's Top Picks

Best Grocery Credit Cards for October 2019

October 21, 2019

Best grocery credit cards Best overall Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express Best for unlimited spending Discover it® Cash Back Best with no […]

Best Gas Rewards Cards for October 2019

October 21, 2019

You’ve decided to find a credit card that focuses on rewards for gas purchases. Now […]

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Best Airline Credit Cards for October 2019

October 3, 2019

Best airline credit cards Best overall AAdvantage® Aviator® Red World Elite Mastercard® Best for Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® card Best for Delta […]

Best Rewards Credit Cards for October 2019

October 3, 2019

Best rewards credit cards Best overall Chase Sapphire Reserve® Best for dining and travel Uber Visa Card Best for […]

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Best Travel Credit Cards for October 2019

October 2, 2019

You travel regularly and use your credit card to pay for a big chunk of […]

Best No Annual Fee Travel Credit Cards for October 2019

October 1, 2019

For those who travel regularly, it only makes sense to have a credit card that […]

Best Business Travel Credit Cards – October 2019

October 1, 2019

As your business grows, it may be time to do a review of the credit […]

Credit Cards That Offer Airline Fee Credits – October 2019

October 1, 2019

Are you tired of paying airline fees for doing just about anything but breathe? American […]

More Tips & Resources

The Best Credit Cards for your Next European Trip

April 10, 2018

Paris is calling, so it’s time to plan a trip. After buying a plane ticket and booking a hotel, the next thing to do before taking off is choosing the right credit card to take with you on your shopping spree on the Champs-Élysées. Buried in the fine print of your credit card terms are […]

Can You Get Taxed on Cashback Rewards?

April 4, 2018

Credit cards companies use offers like cashback rewards to entice new and existing customers to sign up and spend, and people like the perks. Credit card rewards were ranked as the most attractive card feature for consumers, according to the 2016 U.S. Consumer Payment Study published by TSYS, a Columbus, Ga.-based global payments provider. And […]

Is Now the Time to Use Bonus Hotel Points for Spring Travel?

March 16, 2018

If you belong to a hotel loyalty program and are considering a spring break trip, how can you maximize your travel with bonus points? Right now, five major hotel loyalty programs — Hilton, Hyatt, IHG, Marriott and Wyndham — are offering bonus points for booking stays from now through July 1, depending on which chains […]