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Time your credit card application this bonus-friendly season

Nov. 7, 2019 11:49 AM EST

In late 2017, San Francisco couple Riley Adams and his wife stumbled upon the Halley's comet of airline credit card welcome offers. For a limited time, the card was advertising a companion pass on top of a large sign-up bonus. "We knew we had a lot of spending in one specific area coming up, and we wanted to try...

Millennial Money: Vanquish these 5 financial fears

Oct. 22, 2019 10:32 AM EDT

Fear can consume you. The anxiety of the unknown can drive you to pull the blanket over your head, whether you're worried about a rustling sound outside your bedroom window or that you won't have enough retirement savings. Financial fears — not wanting to check your credit, confront your debt or even...

Millennial Money: Surprising tricks for your credit cards

Oct. 15, 2019 11:08 AM EDT

Credit cards are daily payment tools for many Americans, but yours probably also has unintended tactical uses you never thought of, such as slicing open birthday card envelopes your grandparents send. Of course, credit cards offer convenience, and some also feature perks such as an interest-free period or...

Millennial Money: Sneaky ways burnout hurts your bottom line

Sep. 25, 2019 12:52 PM EDT

Millennials are a burned-out bunch. Millennial workers are more likely than older generations to report being burned out at work, according to a 2018 Gallup study. The gig economy, the temptations of social media and the high expectations millennials have of themselves contribute to this trend, behavioral...

Millennial Money: Sneaky ways burnout hurts your bottom line

Sep. 24, 2019 11:13 AM EDT

Millennials are a burned-out bunch. Millennial workers are more likely than older generations to report being burned out at work, according to a 2018 Gallup study. The gig economy, the temptations of social media and the high expectations millennials have of themselves contribute to this trend, behavioral...