The Best No Annual Fee Credit Cards for 2017

The Best No Annual Fee Credit Cards for 2017

A lot of credit cards charge an annual fee for their services, and depending on your spending habits, that can be a bad deal overall. Luckily, there are many lucrative credit cards that have no annual fee, but still offer rewards for cardmembers. Here are the best no annual fee credit cards currently on the market.

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Everything You Need to Know About World of Hyatt

Everything You Need to Know About World of Hyatt

We've written extensively about the changes that have come from Hyatt's new loyalty program, World of Hyatt, which replaced Hyatt's old program, Gold Passport, on March 1st. Now that things are up and running, and I've had a chance to experience the new program myself, it's time to take a deep dive into the World of Hyatt.

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Is it Really Better to Rent or Buy? 6 Tips for Prospective Home Buyers.

Is it Really Better to Rent or Buy? 6 Tips for Prospective Home Buyers.

While buying a house is expensive, it's often the best option for a financially savvy family or individual. But before you buy, you have to do the math. Is it really going to save you more money per month than renting?

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6 Exotic (& Surprisingly Cheap) Spring Break Vacations

6 Exotic (& Surprisingly Cheap) Spring Break Vacations

If the words "spring break" conjure up images of screaming children and stumbling college students that just make you want to go back to bed, you're not alone. During the popular travel weeks in late March and early April, you'd be lucky to find a spot on the beach in Miami or walk two blocks in New Orleans without getting puke on your shoes.

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3 Surprising Ways Paying for My Wedding IMPROVED My Financial Life

3 Surprising Ways Paying for My Wedding IMPROVED My Financial Life

I don't want to toot my own horn or anything, but I'm pretty proud of how my husband and I handled our recent wedding. First, we waited a whopping 10 years to tie the knot. I know that might not be for everyone, but we wanted to have enough money saved up that we could afford at least half of our "rough draft budget" up front in cash.

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The Best Business Credit Cards of 2017

The Best Business Credit Cards of 2017

Because getting a loan from the bank can be a difficult process, many small businesses choose to use credit cards to access the capital they need to run their everyday operations. There are many amazing credit cards on the market for small businesses, but which one is best? We've did the research, and put together our list of the best credit cards for your business needs.

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5 Money-Saving Hacks for Wedding Guests

5 Money-Saving Hacks for Wedding Guests

Ah, the sweet smell of spring! The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and oh, what's that? I have three weddings to attend this year? Cue the sweet sound of my savings account drying up faster than a California puddle. 

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6 Ways to Save at Disney's Aulani Resort

6 Ways to Save at Disney's Aulani Resort

We've talked about how to save big at Disney World in the past, but what about Aulani in Hawaii? Disney's Aulani Resort and Spa is a 21-acre oceanfront destination on the island of Oahu. I'm a bonafide Disney nerd, and have visited (almost) all of their properties around the world. When I began planning my trip to Aulani, I wanted to maximize my savings, as I know how expensive Disney can get. Here are my tips for saving money at Aulani.

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8 Ways Money-Savvy Women Can Boost Their Salaries & Careers

8 Ways Money-Savvy Women Can Boost Their Salaries & Careers

When you're offered a new job, there's one thing you can do before accepting that can really help you in the long run: negotiate your base salary. Asking for more money upfront is always a good idea, as long as you approach it tactfully.

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The Best Credit Cards for Taxes 2017

The Best Credit Cards for Taxes 2017

Tax season is upon us, whether we like it or not. For those who have our federal taxes automatically withdrawn from their paychecks, this might mean getting a nice check in the mail. But for many others, including freelancers, people with multiple lines of income and the self employed, April 18 probably means it's time to pay a big tax bill. If you owe more than you expected this year, you might want to consider using a credit card to pay off your balance to the IRS.

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