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Weekly newsletter: November 26, 2015

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Best ways to earn, redeem rewards points over the holidays
Credit card rewards you've been earning all year can help defray the costs of the holidays. The season is a great time to boost your rewards earning potential, too. More...
Making sense of confusing credit card statements
Spotting fraudulent charges can be hard when so many businesses put unfamiliar, but legitimate, names on your billing statement. More...
Airlines change from miles to price-based rewards
The three largest U.S. airlines now base rewards points on how much you pay, not how far you fly, a change that devalues airline rewards for all but the most hardcore traveler. More...
‘Cashing In’ by Tony Mecia
IRS won't care if you buy gift cards with reward points
Even if you get "cash back" rewards that you spend like cash, it's not considered income, so shop away! More...
Credit Wise by Kevin Weeks
Know your risk before giving credit card to a relative
A sister's request to give her a credit card for three months requires close examination. More...
‘Opening Credits’ by Erica Sandberg
Parental conservators can block access to finances, credit
Parents took over son's credit card debt, filed bankruptcy on his behalf, and prevented him from getting credit. More...
Taking Charge blog
Rate Report
Worry about payment security, yes. Take precautions, no
Americans may be prepping to shop this weekend but there’s still a pretty significant worry weighing on their minds: payment security. More...
3 ways EMV may affect holiday shopping
The U.S. is in the midst of a major payment card transition and that means some of our holiday shopping experiences may be a bit different this year. More...
Credit card rate report
As of 11/26/2015
National Average
14.96%
Low Interest
11.62%
Balance transfer
14.07%
Business
12.85%
Student
13.14%
Cash Back
15.27%
Reward
15.09%
Airline
14.91%
Bad Credit
22.73%
Instant Approval
18.00%