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How to Request a Refund if Your Credit Card Has Price Protection

Let’s say last week you caved and bought that fancy espresso machine you’ve been eyeballing. You’re happy and caffeinated, but then you see it’s $50 cheaper this week. Bummer. The good news is, if you paid with the right card, you might be able to enjoy that price drop after all.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Here’s What to Expect from Uber’s New Credit Card 

Rewards enthusiasts, we know you love your Chase Sapphire credit card. We also know you love hopping on new cards with excellent perks, and now that Uber has jumped into the credit card world, you’re probably wondering if they’re worth your time (and the hard pull on your credit report).Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to “Credit Surf” to Score Huge Rewards Bonuses

Credit card companies want you to use their rewards cards. They lure you with points, you rack up debt, they make enough money off of interest to make the whole venture worthwhile. Play it right, though, and you can beat them at their own game.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Upgrade Your Travel Status to Platinum With American Express

The American Express Platinum is the original premium travel credit card. Not to be outdone by increasingly stiff competition, recent additions and upgrades to Platinum membership offer amazing value to the right travelers.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Why You Don’t Need to Worry About RFID Shielding

You may have seen wallets or backpacks advertising RFID shielding, a protective covering designed to keep malicious ne’er-do-wells from scanning any items that contain embedded wireless receivers, like certain credit cards and passports. Sure, RFID shielding does prevent unwanted wireless transmissions, but with so…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Your Credit Cards May Also Have Been Compromised in the Equifax Hack

It’s hard to fathom the extent of the Equifax data hack—millions of Social Security numbers were taken—and by now you’ve learned to monitor your credit and freeze your reports. Hackers don’t just have your personal info, though. They may have your credit card numbers, too.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Debitize Connects Your Credit Card to Your Bank Account so You Can Earn Rewards Responsibly

There are benefits to using your credit card over a debit card, but budgeting with a credit card can be trouble. One splurge or miscalculation and you could end up revolving your debt—not a smart move. Debitize, available for Web/ioS, lets you earn rewards without that risk.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Now You Can (Finally) Pay for iOS Transactions With Your PayPal Account

Thanks to a partnership between Apple and PayPal you can finally put all the money you’ve got in your account to good use. The two companies have announced a partnership that will allow PayPal as a payment option on iOS devices. If you’re lacking a debit or credit card, or just want to use your […]

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