Claw Back From Debt…
…with the right card. A study by CardHub has named the Barclaycard Arrival Plus the best rewards card, estimating that it yields $1,621 in travel rewards during the first two years, based on average consumer spending.
Beware of Race Scams
If you’re tempted to hit up one of the popular color runs (paint races), beware: You could be left seeing red. While some are legit, others have turned out to be complete scams, in which organizers take your money but never hold a race. If you do sign up, use a credit (not debit) card.
Feel like you’re getting hit with continual rent hikes? Well, you are. U.S. rents have jumped about 14% since 2010. If you’re renting, lock in your lease for two years. And while no one should rush to buy, trends suggest that now’s a good time.