Will Millennials Receive Social Security?

Americans have been receiving Social Security benefits for over 80 years. But the majority of Millennials (those born between 1982 and 2000) are uncertain if they will receive benefits when they retire. Why? The Social Security Administration currently projects the program to be insolvent by the year 2034. That’s only a few years before the[…]

These Credit Cards Offer Airport Lounge Access

Everyone loves the airport lounge.  It makes traveling just a bit easier, and it’s always great to pick up some free snacks (and booze) before or after your long flight.  A warm shower doesn’t hurt after a transatlantic or transpacific journey, either. With many cards cutting benefits for lounges these days, many of you have[…]

US Airways Credit Card Now Offers Free Checked Bag

As if the US Airways credit card from Barclays didn’t have enough great benefits, they are now offering cardholders the perk of being able to check up to three bags for free when traveling in First Class or Business Class! For any tickets that are issued on American Airlines flights on or after April 8,[…]

New Benefits for Platinum American Express Cardmembers

Nobody likes a retraction of benefits.  But, owners of the American Express Platinum credit card have seen a lot of that over the past few years.  The biggest one came recently, when American Airlines and US Airways announced that cardmembers will no longer have access to their lounges, and Delta dictating that only the primary[…]

Barclaycard and Discover offer free FICO Credit Score Monitoring

Knowing your credit score is important. Whether you’re applying for a new credit card, mortgage, or any other line of credit, your credit score plays a very important role in not only whether you’ll be approved, but the interest rate you will receive. Having a good score can mean the difference in approval, and having[…]

Citibank Secured Credit Card Review

If you’ve already looked into the Citi Secured MasterCard, you might be a bit confused, since there doesn’t seem to be any mention of it in the Citibank website. Your eyes aren’t fooling you – it isn’t there. In order to get the details on this card, you need to head to a Citibank branch[…]

Chase Hyatt Hotel Credit Card Review

Those with a taste for luxury will enjoy the metal Chase Hyatt credit card. Though Hyatt may not offer as many properties as the competitors, they tend to be nicer. Plus, this card is one of the most lucrative hotel cards on the market. Though its $75 annual fee isn’t waived for the first year,[…]

Chase Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card Review

First of all, the Chase Marriott Rewards Premier card is pretty. It’s pure black, somehow both shiny and matte, and distinctly heavy from the real metal inside. Edit: see here for a higher limited time offer.  But beauty is only skin-deep. For the Marriott diehard, this card also promises some valuable rewards. Although the card carries[…]