Holiday guide of credit card tips

Here's how your cards can save you on shopping and travel this time of year

Taylor Tompkins
Staff Reporter
Former newspaper reporter now focused on rewards and fintech.


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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.

Take advantage of perks, rewards, deals

Manage holiday credit card debt

Find the right card for the holiday

'Home for the holidays' travel tips

Other holiday tips and tricks


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Updated: 03-21-2019