American Express recently launched “Pay It Plan ItSM,” a new feature that makes it easier to pay off your credit card purchases via your smartphone. The tool lets users pay off smaller purchases immediately and, for a small fee, break up larger purchases into installments you can pay off over time. If you’re likely to carry a balance, this process could save you money instead of paying interest.
Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on May 14, 2018.
The weather is starting to heat up—and so are credit card rewards. Several card issuers have amped up sign-up bonuses on rewards credit cards in time for the summer travel season.
Here’s a roundup of seen cards offering extra hefty sign-up incentives. Note that these offers are subject to change at any time.
Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on June 15, 2018.
If you primarily fly one airline, it’s wise to consider applying for your airline’s co-branded credit card. Such credit cards can make your flying experience considerably smoother, thanks to perks like priority boarding, free checked bags, lounge access and more. And you can significantly boost your mileage earnings, which will earn you free flights and, in some cases, an elite status much faster.
We’ve rounded up the best airline cards, including some elite card options for those willing to spend a bit more on an annual fee.
There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to handling credit card debt. The cheapest way for you to get rid of it might be more expensive for your neighbor, and vice versa.
Here are five ways you can erase your credit card debt. The list starts with the less expensive method. Discover which option is the best and most cost-effective for you.
Everyone from Dave Ramsey to your neighbor down the street has an opinion about whether teenagers should have credit cards.
But the fact is many already do. According to a TransUnion survey, 19% of teens have a credit card.
If you want to introduce your child to the world of credit while being mindful of its dangers, keep reading.