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Best Rewards Card: The Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express

Our travel credit card expert zips around the world for free using by credit card rewards. Learn why this card is the best in his wallet.

The Platinum Card from American Express: Do the Perks Justify the Fee?

No other card comes close to Platinum's pile of perks, services, fee refunds, and exclusives. But few other cards come close to Platinum's annual fee, either.

Love Travel, But Hate Airline Miles? Try AmEx's Blue Sky Preferred

Credit card issuers are replacing complex airline mile rewards with flexible statement credits. Is AMEX's Blue Sky Preferred the best of the bunch?

Choosing Local Businesses

The big-box stores might have everything you want at what seems to be a better price, but there are good reasons why you should buy local.