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5 Credit Cards to Use if You Uber Everywhere

5 Credit Cards to Use if You Uber Everywhere

The sharing economy has been growing rapidly over the past several years. Start-ups like Uber, Lyft and Gett are providing everyone easier-to-use alternatives to cab companies. By being able to add your credit card information directly into an app, you can pay for your ride without even pulling out your wallet.

Many credit card issuers offer extra rewards on shared rides. Of course, you’ll want to pay these rides off in full; otherwise, those extra points will get eaten by interest. And you’ll want to read the fine print of any card you’re considering to be sure it’s a good fit for your wallet. Finally, you’ll want to check your credit. Most rewards credit cards require good credit to qualify, and you don’t want to risk a hard inquiry, just to receive a rejection.

With that in mind, here are five credit cards to consider if you Uber everywhere.

10 Ways to Prepare for the Coming Holiday Spending Binge

10 Ways to Prepare for the Coming Holiday Spending Binge

The month between Thanksgiving and New Year’s is a time filled with expiration dates. Both for budgets and diets.

The holidays, as merry as they are, come with expensive expectations like large, festive dinners and gift buying (are we really sure it’s better to give than receive…) that can drain a bank account quickly.

So, how does one prepare at the last-minute for the coming holiday spending spree? Well, there’s a hack (or ten) for that.

Why We Chose to Not Have Kids

Why We Chose to Not Have Kids

With the legalization of same-sex marriage, queer couples are getting married as fast as they can say “I do.” And many of us are now considering if The Stork should follow Cupid into our newly minted marriages.

On one hand, it’s helpful that children are never a surprise to same-sex couples. On the other, it makes having children expensive. And add to that the fact that no matter how much money a couple spends, having children is never a guarantee.

It’s for this reason that it’s important to include both the heart and the mind in family making decisions.

Six Financial Tips for Single Moms

Six Financial Tips for Single Moms

In the four years I’ve blogged at WealthySingleMommy.com, I’ve received thousands of questions from women in every stage of their single-parent journey. Queries range from anything like dating and parenting to sex and legal issues. But by far, the number one concern for new and existing single moms is money. How to make more, save more, pay off debt and plan for the future.