Robert McKinley Professor Cardworthy

Robert McKinley Resurrects Professor Cardworthy

Professor Cardworthy, the “Money Explainer” of all things financial, was resurrected by Senior Payments Analyst Robert McKinley, reprising his role first developed in 2007 as the actor in a series of 50 “Cardworthy” YouTube consumer instructional videos. The 2007 project was shelved while Mr. McKinley was in a cancer battle and later placed on hold…

Free Tax Filings

Free Tax Filings, Terrible Tariffs & Home Prices Dip

Free tax filings were not widely known among low-to-medium income taxpayers as some commercial tax preparation services did their level best to hide them until the IRS got pissed. Trump’s trade war has made every American a loser to some degree, small to big, but nonetheless, losers. Despite demand for housing and low rate mortgages,…

Southern Credit Unions

Southern Credit Unions Rise Again in Great Card Battle

Southern credit unions offer single digit interest rates and are nearly devoid of fees, except for reasonable late payment fees. Besides the extremely competitive pricing, nearly all credit unions in the South offer a rewards program and/or generous unlimited cash-back programs. From the huge Suncoast Credit Union in Florida to the tiny Bayer Heritage Federal…

United Explorer Visa

United Explorer Visa Snags Award for Chase Co-Brands

The Chase United Explorer Visa was picked by millennial travelers as their “Favorite Credit Card” for the second straight year. The card is a co-brand with United Airlines’ MileagePlus loyalty program, also crowned “Favorite Frequent-Flyer Program” for the fourth time. The Trazee Awards are hosted by trazeetravel.com for travelers 40 years and younger by the teams at…

Lite Marriott Bonvoy Chase

Lite Marriott Bonvoy Chase Visa – No Fee But Less Perks

A lite Marriott Bonvoy Chase Visa card has been unveiled with less perks than the regular version, but with no-annual-fee, a bold move sure to rattle competition amongst rival co-branded travel reward credit cards. The new no-annual-fee Marriott Bonvoy Bold Chase Visa card will complement the recently introduced Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Chase Visa Signature card,…