Air France and KLM's Flying Blue program is often overlooked by frequent flyers for award redemptions. But even if you've never flown either of these airlines, you can take advantage of the program, because it is a transfer partner of every major credit card's currency. Here are the best uses of Flying Blue miles around the world.
The "Black Friday in July" phenomenon had been slowly gaining traction for a few years when, in mid-summer 2015, Amazon made it official. Unfortunately, after a hyped-up announcement declaring its first annual Prime Day sale to be "better than Black Friday," Amazon fell completely flat, but that hasn't stopped the retail industry from taking this fake holiday and running with it.
Gone are the days of your grandmother's "early bird special" at the local diner. As our baby boomers reach retirement age, hundreds of retailers are featuring new and improved discounts exclusively for the 60 and older crowd. We have composed a list of senior savings that will help you keep more cash in your pocket. Whoever said getting older was a bad thing, obviously didn't know about these fantastic senior discounts!
It's barely summer, but UPS has already unveiled some of its plans for handling the busy holiday shopping season.
Make a purchase at a major retailer, and chances are the person checking you out is going to ask whether you want to sign up for a store-branded credit card. Usually signup comes with some discounts, like an across-the-board percentage off or rewards points, but are these cards actually a good deal?
The Trump administration recently reversed a key Obama initiative, which opened up commerce ties between the U.S. and Cuba. This will have a serious effect on all future travel to the island, so if you have a trip to Cuba scheduled in the coming months, this could disrupt those plans.
If you've been keeping up with retail news over the past year, you've probably noticed the recent rash of store closings. Between JCPenny, Payless and Macy's shutting down hundreds of locations, and places like Sports Authority, American Apparel and Bebe shuttering their doors for good, it seems the flourishing online retail market has not been kind to some of our favorite brick-and-mortar shops.
It's a tough reality to face, but many of the products we use around the house every day are taking a huge toll on the environment. Toss away something as small and mundane as a toothbrush, and you're suddenly contributing to all those "The Oceans are Drowning in Plastic!!" headlines keeping people up at night.
Dad can be tough to shop for. While he might say he doesn't care about Father's Day, it will still mean a lot to him to get a thoughtful gift from you this Sunday.
There are lots of things to love about the summer months, but the extra heat, humidity and sunshine can really wreck havoc on your beauty routine.