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Credit Card Reward Usage Survey 2018

Rewards Cards
By Kristin McGrath

AUG 14, 2018 - Have you ever allowed your credit card rewards expire before you use them? You’re not alone. Roughly 30% of consumers have also fallen victim to the “lose them” part of “use them or lose them” rule. That’s according to a Google survey of 2,500 American consumers we performed in July 2018 to get insight into how consumers use their credit card rewards and benefits — or don’t. Nearly 30% have allowed credit card rewards to…

Credit Card Reward Usage Survey 2018
Credit Card Reward Usage Survey 2018

Credit Card Reward Usage Survey 2018

REWARDS CARDS

AUG 14, 2018 - Have you ever allowed your credit card rewards expire before you use them? You’re not alone. Roughly 30% of consumers have also fallen…

The Best Travel Cards for the Infrequent Flyer

The Best Travel Cards for the Infrequent Flyer

HOTEL

AUG 14, 2018 - According to a recent study, the average American travels 2.1 times per year. That’s not a lot. But when you consider that most of us…

Best Credit Card Sign-Up and Welcome Bonuses for August, 2018

Best Credit Card Sign-Up and Welcome Bonuses for August, 2018

REWARDS CARDS

AUG 9, 2018 - Have you seen some of the latest credit card sign-up bonuses? This Summer, many credit card users are realizing there are some incredible…

Credit Card Sign-Up and Welcome Bonus Tracker: August 2018 Edition

Credit Card Sign-Up and Welcome Bonus Tracker: August 2018 Edition

REWARDS CARDS

AUG 2, 2018 - Which cards have hot bonuses you should apply for in August 2018? And which cards should you wait on? We’ve analyzed our historical…

Best Credit Cards for Back to School Shopping

Best Credit Cards for Back to School Shopping

CASH BACK

AUG 6, 2018 - By this time of the summer, many parents are ready for the school year to start. Unfortunately, the costs associated with back to school…

Best Credit Cards for Summer Travel

Best Credit Cards for Summer Travel

AIRLINE

JUL 23, 2018 - Now that the heat is here, it's not too late to sign up for a rewards credit card for summer travel. The right card can offer you not just…

Pay No Interest Up To 21 Months With These Credit Cards

Pay No Interest Up To 21 Months With These Credit Cards

BALANCE TRANSFER

JUN 7, 2018 - It’s easier than ever to stray from our budgets. With the click of a button, you can pay for a vacation, donate to a charity, or pay…

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Capital One® Savor® Cash Rewards Credit Card Review

Rewards Cards
By Jason Steele

AUG 14, 2018 - Every credit card user has one thing in common, they all have to eat. Whether you eat out a lot at restaurants, or prefer to make your meals at home, you’ll want to earn the most valuable rewards possible every time you use your credit card. Capital One just released a new version of its Savor card that offers you unprecedented rates of cash back on dining and entertainment purchases. Furthermore, it’s also rebranded its previous no-fee…

Capital One® Savor® Cash Rewards Credit Card Review
Capital One® Savor® Cash Rewards Credit Card Review

Capital One® Savor® Cash Rewards Credit Card Review

REWARDS CARDS

AUG 14, 2018 - Every credit card user has one thing in common, they all have to eat. Whether you eat out a lot at restaurants, or prefer to make your…

American Express Cash Magnet™ Card Review

American Express Cash Magnet™ Card Review

CASH BACK

AUG 2, 2018 - American Express recently added a new credit card to their lineup, the American Express Cash Magnet™ card. This no annual fee card comes…

Hilton Honors American Express Card Review

Hilton Honors American Express Card Review

HOTEL

JUN 28, 2018 - If you often travel within the U.S. and find yourself seeking out Hilton hotels, then the Hilton Honors American Express Card from…

The Business Platinum® Card from American Express OPEN Review

The Business Platinum® Card from American Express OPEN Review

AIRLINE

AUG 9, 2018 -If you want a versatile business card that will reward you with points towards big travel-related perks, then you need to check out The…

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Comparison: The Capital One® SavorOne℠ Card and the Barclay Uber Visa Card

Comparison: The Capital One® SavorOne℠ Card and the Barclay Uber Visa Card

CASH BACK

AUG 16, 2018 - There’s a growing group of Americans that loves to eat out, crave cash back rewards from their credit cards and doesn’t want to pay an…

Capital One® Savor® Cash Rewards Credit Card Review

Capital One® Savor® Cash Rewards Credit Card Review

REWARDS CARDS

AUG 14, 2018 - Every credit card user has one thing in common, they all have to eat. Whether you eat out a lot at restaurants, or prefer to make your…

The Best Travel Cards for the Infrequent Flyer

The Best Travel Cards for the Infrequent Flyer

HOTEL

AUG 14, 2018 - According to a recent study, the average American travels 2.1 times per year. That’s not a lot. But when you consider that most of us…

USAA® Secured Card Visa Platinum® Card Review

USAA® Secured Card Visa Platinum® Card Review

CREDIT CARD REVIEWS

AUG 13, 2018 - Building your credit score isn’t an easy thing to do, but it’s crucial to many of life's big moments. A good credit score is necessary…

Credit Card Reward Usage Survey 2018

Credit Card Reward Usage Survey 2018

REWARDS CARDS

AUG 14, 2018 - Have you ever allowed your credit card rewards expire before you use them? You’re not alone. Roughly 30% of consumers have also fallen…

Best Ways to Use British Airways Avios

Best Ways to Use British Airways Avios

AIRLINE

AUG 6, 2018 - Even if you never fly on British Airways, it’s likely that you have access to the miles in their frequent flyer program that they call…