Using credit cards for everything has rewards, risks

It takes discipline to run as many monthly Expenditures as possible through a card By Allie Johnson  |   Published: August 31, 2017 Finance WriterAward-winning author covering small business credit cards and consumer. Some customers use their credit cards for everything from a refrigerator that is new and pay the bill in full each Month and reap rewards. But without the proper …

How to avoid credit card security overkill

Going to protect against ID theft is Not the answer By Erica Sandberg  |  Updated: August 18, 2017 Personal Finance WriterConsumer finance specialist, author and “Opening Credits” columnist. When it comes to security, you can never be cautious. Wherever you live, scammers always seem to be one step ahead of consumers and the authorities. For example, in June 2017, a new …

Sending kids off

You can rack up points while teaching your Faculty student financial responsibility By Dana Dratch  |   Released: August 25, 2017 Just think of the rewards, if that five-figure college bill is currently making you cry.   Not the benefits of higher education for your child. The credit card rewards. College is one of these life experiences card-reward experts refer to as “a …

Is your card debt ever too old to accumulate?

Legally, your old debt can follow you forever, even if you Can Not be sued for it By Michelle Crouch  |   Published: August 21, 2017 Personal Finance WriterHer work appears regularly in Reader’s Digest, Parents, Real Simple and more. If You’ve ever got a telephone call from a debt collector asking about an old debt You barely remember, then maybe you’ve …

Personalizing Search Results at Google

Sharing is caring! 196shares 1 thing most SEOs are aware of is that search results at Google are sometimes personalized for searchers; but it’s not something that I’ve seen too much written about. When I came across a patent that’s about personalizing search results, I wanted to dig in, and see whether it could give us more insights. The patent …

6 habits of successful card reward experts

Insider tips on maximizing card Benefits for free travel By Dawn Papandrea  |   Released: August 17, 2017 Personal Finance WriterSpecializes in family finances Sipping champagne in first-class when flying certain beats crunched fighting and legs for peanuts in trainer. Even better is if you don’t have to pay for such luxury VIP treatment as you head toward your stay in a …

How to prepare for the next economic Recession

The economy’s starting to show signs of weakness; time to Prepare for potential financial hardships From Fred O. Williams  |   Published: August 15, 2017 Senior ReporterExpert on consumer credit laws and regulations The economic recovery has reached old age and may be slowing Down, making this a good time to prepare for the hardships — a few of these surprising — …

How Can Google Look for Authoritative Search Results?

Sharing is caring! 582shares A NASA Android which Voyaged to Space If you’ve done any SEO for a site, you may recognize some of the steps involved in working towards making a website authoritative: Conduct keyword research to find appropriate terms and phrases to your business and viewers Review the use of key words on the pages of your site …

Paying for a rental car with debit card: 9 Challenges

From Constance Sommer  |  Updated: August 11, 2017 Hoping to use a debit card to rent a car? It is usually possible, but rarely straightforward. Rental car companies prefer that their clients use a credit card. As Thrifty Rental Car explains on its site: “Renting a car to someone without a credit card is insecure for rental car companies. Not …

She's recycling CO2 to reduce oil dependence

How this scientist is recycling carbon dioxide into a do-good gas Carbon dioxide gets a bad rap. Out of all of the waste gases produced by human activity — manufacturing, agriculture, electricity production, transport — carbon dioxide is the largest byproduct and is fingered as the leading culprit behind global warming. In actuality, it accounts for 76 percent of all …