There is nothing like an overflowing TSA security line to take any remaining joy out of air travel. And, for international travel, the lines for customs just to get back into your own country can be an absolute hassle. You’ve probably heard about TSA PreCheck and Global Entry, but maybe you never bothered to look […]
Nothing irritates airline passengers more than checked baggage fees. According to a Consumer Reports survey, airline passengers rank checked baggage fees as their greatest irritation, way ahead of other pet peeves such as crying children. The sentiment is similar to how bank customers felt when banks began to unapologetically nickel and dime customers with all […]
Opening another credit card has its benefits, including giving you more available credit. But there are downsides to adding another credit card to your wallet. You’ll need to compare the potential benefits to the potential costs when deciding how many credit cards you should have.
A credit card cash advance is a short-term loan obtained when you use your credit card to get cash. You can get a cash advance from a bank or ATM if you have available credit on a card that offers a cash advance—but you'll pay high fees and interest, so you might consider finding a cheaper option unless you really need the money.
Applying online for a new credit card is a relatively quick and easy process. You simply provide your name, address, Social Security number, and employment information. Then, you wait to get an answer on your application. New credit card applications can be processed in just a few minutes. Other times, it can take a few […]