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Jason Steele

My family travels the globe using credit card rewards. My tips have been featured on MSN, Consumerist, and Business Traveler Magazine.

Latest articles by Jason Steele

5 Ways Your Credit Card Can Help You Manage Your Finances

Believe it or not, your credit card can actually help you become a money master.

4 Airlines With the Cheapest First Class Seats

With these airlines, you can travel in first-class style without a first-class price tag.

How Families Can Earn and Use Travel Rewards

As a solo traveler, you may have your travel rewards strategy down pat. But what about when you're planning to bring the family?

6 Reasons Cash Back Is Better Than Travel Rewards

Travel rewards are great for jet-setters, but for the rest of us, cash back is the better deal.

When Does Your Credit Card Start Charging Interest on a Purchase?

There's a lot that goes into a credit card's interest rate. The most important thing you need to know is when you'll be charged for it.

How to Evaluate a Travel Program for the Best Rewards Redemption

Not all credit card travel rewards are created equal. Learn how to find the perfect card to make your vacation dreams a reality.

Best Credit Cards for Seniors and Retirees

These are the best credit cards to help seniors and retirees save money in their golden years.

Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards for Families

Save when you travel with your family using these rewards credit cards.

Best Credit Cards with Easy Travel Redemption

Check out these best travel rewards cards that offer travel statement credits.

7 Free Perks You Should Ask for on Your Next Flight

There are plenty of cool things you can get to make your flight more comfy. All you need to do is ask.

5 Questions to Ask Before Signing Up for a New Credit Card

Getting a new credit might mean more rewards, or just a better utilization ratio. Just be sure you understand the ins and outs before you sign.

How a Credit Card Cash Advance Costs You More Than a Purchase

The convenience of cash advance comes at a cost. Usually, a pretty steep one.

Best Credit Cards to Use For a Home Renovation

Use these credit cards to earn cash back and rewards for home renovation and remodeling purchases.

8 Most Common Mistakes When Doing a Balance Transfer to Eliminate Debt

Balance transfer cards can be a great tool to pay off your debt faster, but there are also costly errors you should try to avoid.

5 Costly Credit Card Mistakes You Might Be Making

Want more from your credit cards? Change these bad habits

6 Credit Card Mistakes That Could Be Ruining Your Credit

Your credit score is vital to your financial health. Don't let these common credit card errors tank it.

Avoid These 6 Mistakes Newbies Make With Their First Credit Cards

Getting your first credit card allows you to enter the financial mainstream. Be sure to avoid these common mistakes that can cost you.

Should You Sign Up for That Store Credit Card?

Store credit cards are sometimes good for building credit. But their terms can make them less attractive than many other cards. Should you get one?

Don't Make These 6 Credit Card Sign-Up Bonus Mistakes

There's nothing wrong with signing up for a new credit card to get in on the bonuses — just don't make these mistakes and lose out.

7 Ways to Save Loads of Money Using Credit Cards

Few financial products are as versatile and powerful as a credit card. Here are seven ways they can save you money.