Best Ways to Maximize Cash, Credit Card, and Debit Card Rewards

Yesterday, Jason was kind enough to write a guest post on how he maximized rewards.  Today, I’ll give my thoughts on the subject and share what I believe are the best methods for maximizing your credit card and debit card rewards. #1 Cash: Reward Potential – Unlimited if it Helps You Stay within Budget You might be thinking that you don’t get any cash back with cash.  Yes, that is true. But for … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Card Guide | An Indispensible Guide on How to Get the Best Price on Christmas Gift Cards

Convenience and preference. Those are the two descriptors in favor of the holiday gift card. In my own family, there are some members who consistently request gift cards and others who would prefer you take time to pick out something ‘more meaningful'.  In my own immediate family, we exchange a lot of homemade Christmas gifts. But, if you are going to buy some holiday gift cards, you … [Read more...]

Credit Card Rewards | Useless Junk or Plastic Gold?

This is the last post in a series on credit cards. In the first post, I asked if credit cards cost more than cash.  Then we introduced credit card fanaticism. One of the biggest points of disagreement with plastic revolves around credit card rewards.  Some claim they are useless junk, and others say they are plastic gold. Today, we’ll uncover the truth (from my experiences) … Air Miles … [Read more...]