Understanding Grace Periods

When paying bills, consumers typically have certain grace periods to pay off the balance after their payment due dates have already passed without going into default. Within the span of the grace period, the borrowers will be able to pay back their debts before any late fees or other finance charges are imposed. Penalties are…

Club America Prepaid MasterCard

Listen up soccer fans; Club America and Denarii Systems are KICKING off its “Club America Prepaid MasterCard.” As a Club America fan, you can now use the Club America Prepaid MasterCard to make purchases and pay bills while staying connected to your favorite team. The “Club America Prepaid MasterCard” also lets you send remittances with…

Chase Sapphire Preferred Card

The pretty blue exterior of the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card offers a precursor for the great rewards packed inside. This rewards card starts you off with a free flight, allowing you to earn 25,000 bonus points (enough for a free flight) provided you spend a mere $3,000 in the first three months. Cardholders can redeem…

ThankYou Cards

You wanted it; you got it! In response to customers’ feedback on what they want in a rewards card, Citi is launching its Citi “ThankYou Cards” credit cards, letting you earn more as a member of the Bank’s “ThankYou Rewards” program. It gives you additional point earning opportunities in select categories, no expiration of points…

Saving Money at the Pump

The prices of gas arenât getting any cheaper, yet consumers are finding ways to save at the pump. Fuel charges account for a key component of a familyâs monthly expenditures. Drivers have a variety of options when it comes to fueling up on the cheap. They can sign up for a gas rewards credit card,…

Weis Markets & Sheetz

Earlier this year Weis Markets teamed up with Sheetz Gas Stations to offer a cross-promotional discount their consumers are sure to love. Shoppers at Weis Markets are already used to saving money and receiving special savings based on their purchases at the grocery store, but this relatively new promotion now extends their savings to the…

Year of the Rabbit Gift Card

Plan on gift-giving for the new year? American Express is launching its “Year of the Rabbit Gift Card” for online purchases with a free standard shipping offer at americanexpress.com/gift to honor the Chinese Lunar New Year. The card offers a gift option as an alternative to the traditional cash placed in red envelopes. The “Year…

Tips to Protect When Shopping Online

Identity theft is a very real concern, especially with thieves trying new tactics through modern technology. Consumers should not avoid shopping online purely due to worries over identity theft, but should instead take special precautions to protect themselves âÃÂàand their bank accounts – from any potential fraud and identity theft online. If you are…

New Year Card Resolutions

Every year on January 1, millions of people make a mental commitment to better their lives, be it lose weight, eat healthier, get more exercise, make more money, be more responsible, and a multitude of other would-be-nice promises. Financial resolutions can be just as important for consumers who are facing debt, working through a shopping…

SPG American Express Card

If travel is one of your favorite things, you are going to love the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express. This rewards card allows you to earn 4-5 Starpoints(R) for each dollar spent at Starwood Preferred Guest hotels and resorts, 2 Starpoints per dollar spent on the card, and 1 additional point with…