Credit 101

Best Travel Rewards Cards for Small Businesses

Posted 1 week ago by Amy

Business cards can help you establish business credit, finance purchases to grow your business, earn rewards, and enjoy travel perks. But if your small business has modest spending and travel needs, you probably don’t want to pay a premium on a fancy travel card for perks you may never use. Instead, you should be looking […]

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Credit 101

Best Cash Rewards Cards for Small Businesses

Posted 2 weeks ago by Amy

Cash back business cards can help you establish business credit, manage cash flow, finance purchases, and earn cash back to help grow your business. But if your monthly small business expenses are less than $1,500 a month, you probably don’t want to pay $450 for a premium card with high spending thresholds. Instead, you should […]

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Travel Tips

How to Fall Asleep on an Airplane

Posted 1 month ago by Amy

Obviously, if you can swing it, the best way to sleep on a plane is to score a lie-flat bed. More and more airlines are offering first-class and business passengers beds and even suites. But even if you’re not fortunate enough to stretch out in ultra-luxe seating, there are ways you can plan ahead to […]

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Credit 101

Are Credit Card Rewards Taxable Income?

Posted 1 month ago by Amy

Whether a credit card reward is taxable depends on whether the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the reward to be a rebate or an award.   When a Reward is Not Taxable   Generally, when you earn a reward by making a financial transaction such as a purchase, the reward is considered a rebate or […]

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Airbnb

How to Get 5x Delta Miles on Airbnb (Limited-Time Offer!)

Posted 2 months ago by Dan

Just because you’re staying in an Airbnb doesn’t mean you can’t be maximizing your rewards points beyond the usual category bonus. As we all know, Airbnb counts as part of the travel category when earning bonus points on your Chase Sapphire Reserve℠ or Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card, so you’ll be earning 3x (Sapphire Reserve) or 2x (Sapphire Preferred) […]

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Airline Reviews

Review: Garuda Indonesia Business Class

Posted 2 months ago by Dan

Great use of Delta SkyMiles. As a US-based traveler, getting to and from Indonesia requires a stop somewhere, whether it’s Singapore, Seoul, Tokyo, Taipei, or even Dubai. I needed to get to Tokyo on my way home, however, because I was planning on flying ANA’s first class Square from Tokyo to Seattle, which usually doesn’t fly […]

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Credit 101

What Rising Interest Rates Mean for Cardholders

Posted 2 months ago by Amy

The interest rate applicable to credit card accounts is also referred to as the “annual percentage rate,” or APR. The interest rate applicable to most balances on a credit card, including the balance generated by purchases, is often referred to as the “retail” or “purchase” APR. Historically speaking, credit card offers in 2017 were very […]

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