The best travel credit cards of 2020

angel may

Taking the family on trip? The right credit card can take the hassle out of your vacation.
Taking the family on trip? The right credit card can take the hassle out of your vacation.

— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you sign up for a credit card after clicking one of our links, we may earn a small fee for referring you. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.

No matter where you want to go, or how you want to get there, using the right credit card can help make your trip smoother and, in certain cases, help it cost less. Credit card rewards and points can be used to offset the cost of your travel and hotel stays, or can even be redeemed for cash back to help you afford a few extra souvenirs.

If you are planning to head out on the road, these are our

Read More

The best credit cards for new homeowners of 2020

angel may

If you just bought a house, these credit cards can make settling in a little easier.
If you just bought a house, these credit cards can make settling in a little easier.

— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you sign up for a credit card after clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.

A new house, condo, or apartment is cause for celebration. It might also cause some financial stress, depending on how much is left in your bank account after the settlement. And the bills don’t end there. If you’re a new homeowner, you might be looking for ways to help you save money on home-related expenses after you move in. Furniture, renovations, and emergency repairs can quickly add up. 

While experts advise that people shouldn’t apply for new lines of credit before

Read More

You’re Never ‘Due’ For Good Cards

angel may

Maria Konnikova is a New York Times bestselling author and contributor to The New Yorker with a doctorate in psychology. She decided to learn how to play poker to better understand the role of luck in our lives, examining the game through the lens of psychology and human behavior. This excerpt is adapted from her new book, “The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win,” which is available June 23.

For many years, my life centered around studying the biases of human decision-making: I was a graduate student in psychology at Columbia, working with that marshmallow-tinted legend, Walter Mischel, to document the foibles of the human mind as people found themselves in situations where risk abounded and uncertainty ran high. Dissertation defended, I thought to myself, that’s that. I’ve got those sorted out. And in the years that followed, I would pride myself

Read More

Personal Banking, Credit Cards, Loans

angel may

First Citizens Bank, a division of First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company, Raleigh, NC.

Account openings and credit are subject to Bank approval.

Bank deposit products are offered by First Citizens Bank, Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender. equal housing lender

Your investments in securities, annuities and insurance are not insured by the FDIC or any other federal government agency and may lose value. They are not a deposit or other obligation of, or guaranteed by any bank or bank affiliate and are subject to investment risks, including possible loss of the principal amount invested. Past performance does not guarantee future results. Brokerage and investment advisory services are offered through First Citizens Investor Services, Inc., Member FINRA, Opens in a new tab/SIPC, Opens in a new tab. First Citizens Asset Management, Inc. provides investment advisory services.

1. Paperless statements are required. To be eligible for Free Checking, you must sign up

Read More

Gifts & Cards from Getting Personal

angel may

Make it extra special with a gift or card that’s personalised just for them. With over 5,000 exclusive ideas & designs to choose from, buying your gift has never been easier. Lightning Quick Personalisation, Easy Browsing, Live Preview, Secure Shopping & Fast Delivery.

Welcome to GettingPersonal.co.uk; the leading online gift shop specialising in personalised gifts. and cards.

We understand how tricky it can be to find a unique present for your loved ones so we pride ourselves in offering you original gift ideas, many of which are designed and produced exclusively in-house by our fantastic team. Read more

Being able to add the recipient’s name or a personal message to a present means that it is created especially for that person and will be like no other gift they might receive from someone else.

What’s more, for every occasion you have to buy a gift for, we’ve got

Read More

Credit Card offers | Balance, Money transfer & Purchase Credit Cards

angel may

A balance transfer allows you to move part or all of the balance of another credit card or store card to your Virgin Money Credit Card.

If you have existing high interest credit or store cards, transferring any outstanding balances to your Virgin Money Credit Card could save you money (fees apply). You will not able to transfer a balance from another Virgin Money, Clydesdale Bank, Yorkshire Bank or B credit card and you cannot use your card to repay a loan, overdraft or mortgage issued by Clydesdale Bank PLC.

Transferring other debts to this card and paying only the minimum amount due each month may lower your overall monthly debt repayments, but it may take longer and cost you more to repay what you owe. Other lenders may charge a fee for settling a loan early.

Balance transfers can be made only to a UK account in the primary

Read More

Best Graphics Cards 2020 – Top Gaming GPUs for the Money

angel may

The best graphics card can mean a lot of different things to different people. Are you after the fastest graphics card, regardless of the price? Or maybe you want the best graphics card in overall value? For PC gaming, no other component impacts your experience as much as the graphics card. We test and review all the major GPUs, and we’ve ranked every graphics card in our GPU hierarchy based on performance. Here we pull everything together to come up with the best graphics cards you can currently buy.

We’ve expanded our list of the best graphics cards, recognizing that there’s a lot of potential overlap, especially when it comes to choosing between AMD and Nvidia GPUs. For instance, is the RX 5700 XT better than the RTX 2060 Super? We think so overall, but individual preference definitely plays a role and we’ve included both as options in this list.

Read More