Credit Cards: Everything You Need to Know

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The world of credit cards can be confusing. The industry is constantly evolving. Keeping track of credit card features and benefits can be time consuming. Fioney is here to help maximize your credit card utility. From comprehensive guides, individual card reviews, the latest news, and tips to optimize your usage we have you covered.

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5 Steps to Evaluate Rewards Credit Cards

Have you ever felt the inclination to Google a phrase as generic as "best rewards credit card?" If so, I'm guessing you were pretty disappointed with the results. That's because, contrary to whatever you may read elsewhere, there's really no such thing as a "best rewards card" for everyone. Instead, it's up to each consumer to weigh the pros and cons of various options while also considering their specific needs....
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Bilt Announces Black Friday and December 2023 Rent Day Offers

With the holiday approaching, Bilt has not only announced its December 2023 Rent Day plans a bit early but is also gifting cardholders with a special Black Friday bonus. About the Black Friday (and beyond) offer: Before we get to the December 2023 Rent Day-specific offers, Bilt is enabling cardholders to earn bonus points on their holiday shopping. From November 23rd through November 27th, Bilt Mastercard customers will earn 2x...
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Chase Disney Premier Visa Offering Limited Time Enhanced Bonus

Disney fans looking to add a new rewards card to their wallet as they kick off the holiday shopping season may be interested in a special welcome bonus for one of Chase's Disney cards. About the offer: For a limited time, new Disney Premier card customers can earn an enhanced welcome bonus. Those who sign up for the card and spend at least $1,000 in purchases on the card within...
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Ness Announces Discontinuation of Rewards Credit Card

A premium credit card focused on health and wellness is being shuttered mere months after it launched. What's happening: Ness has announced that it's shutting down its Ness Card rewards credit card. In fact, according to Doctor of Credit, cards are already being deactivated. News of the closure was shared on the Ness site, with the company's CEO and founder Derek Flanzraich stating, "[W]e’ve simply run out of money." A...
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Neobank HMBradley Announces Shut Down of Consumer Services

A neobank that was known for its unique deposit account and credit card offerings is now set to wind down its services. What's happening: HMBradley has announced that it's shutting down. The decision was shared in an open letter from CEO and co-founder Zach Bruhnke posted to the company's site. According to the post, consumer deposit and credit card products will wind-down in the next 30 days (December 15th). In...
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Bilt Adds Marriott Bonvoy as Point Transfer Partner

Bilt has added yet another new partner to its stable of point transfer options. What's happening: Today, Bilt announced Marriott Bonvoy as its newest travel transfer partner. As a result, Bilt members will be able to convert their Bilt Points to Marriott Bonvoy points at a ratio of 1:1. The brand is now the 15th Bilt transfer partner and is the third hotel chain partner (joining Hyatt and IHG). As...

PNC Cash Rewards Visa Credit Card Review

For more than a decade, my wife has been a loyal PNC customer. This includes holding one of their rewards credit cards — which, at one time, was our only credit card. Well, over the years, that's changed a lot as our card mix has evolved. And, now, another change has come as the bank recently moved us over to the PNC Cash Rewards Visa card. So, what does the...
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Giant Eagle and FNBO Launch myPerks Pay Rewards Credit Card

Giant Eagle and First National Bank of Omaha (FNBO) have announced the launch of a new co-branded card: the myPerks Pay Rewards Visa Card. About the card: First, cardholders will automatically be upgraded to myPerks Pro Status for their first six months. As a result, they'll be able to earn a total of 5% back in perks value on purchases made at Giant Eagle and Market District locations or inside...
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A Guide to Building Credit and Increasing Your Credit Scores

When it comes to credit, there’s some good news. The average credit score in the United States has been steadily rising in recent years, coming in at 715 in 2023. That may be because, today, consumers not only have more ways to access their credit reports and scores than ever before but also because there are an increasing number of options that Americans have for building credit in the first...

2024 SoFi Checking and Savings Review

Ever since I started taking an interest in the FinTech sector, one company whose name I’ve seen pop up over and over again is SoFi. Lately it seems as though that theme has been sent into overdrive as the company has not only become a household name thanks to its stadium naming rights deal but also because of the company’s continued product expansions. The most interesting development in my mind...
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Brim Financial Raises $85 Million as It Eyes Global Expansion

Toronto-based FinTech infrastructure startup Brim Financial has announced a new funding round. About the round: Brim has revealed an $85 million round. The Series C was led by EDC Investments while new investor Vistara Growth and returning investors White Owl Group, Epic Ventures, and Zions Bank also participated. To date, the company has now raised $110 million including a Series B in 2021. According to Brim, the latest funding will...
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Chase Reveals Q2 2024 Freedom 5%(+) Bonus Categories

Chase has announced its bonus category picks for the second quarter of 2024 — including some interesting twists. About the categories: As April approaches, Chase has revealed what categories Freedom and Freedom Flex cardholders can earn bonuses on. From April 1st through June 30th, customers can earn 5% (or more) in three categories: Amazon.com, Hotels, and Restaurants. Similar to how Chase embraced a "New Year, New Me" theme last quarter,...

FedEx Announces Winners of 11th Annual 2023 Small Business Grant Contest

Nearly three months after the entry period ended, FedEx has announced the winners of its 11th annual Small Business Grant Content. This year's event saw more than $300,000 in funds going to a variety of small businesses across the nation. Last month, the company revealed 100 finalists, with that list now being narrowed down to just 10 winners. This year's grand prize winners included KindVR, The Cupcake Collection, Up In...