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Greetings. I’ve just returned home from a week abroad, and I wanted to share a few thoughts about credit card usage in Europe. As I noted in a previous post, you’ll often see recommendations from travel experts to get a chip-and-PIN (EMV) credit card before heading overseas. But is this […]

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Unlike the situation with Discover and Chase, Citi never published a yearlong calendar of the bonus reward categories for their Citi Dividend card. They have, however, announced their bonus categories for the current (fall) quarter, which runs from October 1st through December 31st. As a reminder, Citi (and others) adopted […]

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I’m heading to Europe in a couple of weeks and have thus been tying up some loose ends in advance of my departure. One of these tasks has been to get a credit card that’s more likely to be compatible with European card processing systems. In case you weren’t aware, […]

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Maximizing Your Credit Card Rewards

by Michael on Jul 12, 2013 · 1 comment

Today I want to share with you a quick tip for maximizing your credit card rewards… You know how some card issuers offer bonus rewards for purchases in certain categories? Well, have you ever wondered how they keep track of which merchant is which category? The secret is in something […]

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Here’s a possibly sweet deal for you… Best Buy recently sent out an e-mail blast with a link to a coupon offering $50 off $100 (in-store only) when paying with a MasterCard. There’s a lengthy list of exclusions, but it otherwise looks like a pretty straightforward offer. Note that they […]

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