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10 Professional Flight Simulators that You Can Fly

There are a couple of seats on every flight that you can’t reserve no matter how many miles you have. However, you can come pretty close to the experience of being a commercial pilot by sitting in the cockpit of a full-motion flight simulator. Professional-grade flight simulators cost tens of millions of dollars, and are sometimes worth even more than the actual aircraft they’re simulating. Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to “fly” one of United Airline’s Airbus … [Read More...]

Discover it vs. Discover it Miles vs. Discover it Chrome: What’s the Difference?

Have you ever felt like getting rid of all of the clothes in your closet and starting over? Two years ago, Discover actually did something similar by discontinuing all of its credit card offers and replacing them with a single product, called “Discover it.” While offering just a single credit card for everyone made selecting a Discover card very easy, it wasn’t long before the company introduced other flavors of the Discover it card. All of these new cards are referred to as … [Read More...]

7 Times an Issuer Could Freeze Your Credit Card

Have you ever been puzzled when your credit card was declined? Sometimes it’s a technical glitch like a worn-out magnetic stripe or a merchant’s intermittent communications system, but other times it turns out that your account has been frozen. Why … [Read More...]

Student Credit Cards

As summer comes to a close, and college students prepare to return to school, many will be able to apply for their own credit card account for the first time. And as students browse through the credit cards offered, they might be tempted to apply for … [Read More...]

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Credit Card Regret

When you've picked the wrong credit card, what should you do? I was interviewed by Kristen McGrath at CreditCardForum last week on credit card regret. Click here for the article! … [Read More...]