Holiday guide of credit card tips


You’ll be spending a lot on holiday shopping and travel. Here’s how you can score holiday bonus points and extra cash back with your credit cards.

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With the holiday shopping season now officially underway, we have compiled stories and videos to help you maximize the rewards from all of your spending on gifts, treats and travel during this season.

In 2017, Americans are expected to spend a record amount, surpassing last year’s more than $658 billion holiday spending, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual forecast. If you haven’t already started shopping, you may me looking for deals, because the average American isn’t planning on spending too much on their biggest presents, according to a survey.

Whether you’re still checking items off your seasonal shopping list or just looking for some tips to save, has the resources you need to get you – and your credit – through the 2017 holiday shopping season.

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Manage holiday credit card debt



Find the right card for the holiday



‘Home for the holidays’ travel tips



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Published: November 21, 2017

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