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e-Finance App Review: Personal Capital - Editor's Choice for May, 2013

Anyone with a smart phone or a tablet knows that e-financing and mobile banking apps are constantly out-doing one another for iSupremacy in the digital finance age. Researching the best ones often amounts to a lot of reviews-reading and - unfortunately - some serious trial and error. And it sure feels like as soon as one feels right, there's another, better option to take its place.

Discover it Cashback Categories for Summer 2013 Revealed

As promised, Discover announced their 5 percent cash back categories for "Summer Fun" in 2013 this morning. Discover it cardholders will earn 5 percent cash back on up to $1,500 in purchases made at gas stations, vaulting this card into one of the best gas rebate credit cards for the upcoming season.

13 Ways to Raise Quick Cash

Running a little short this month? It happens to all of us at one time or another. But, before you reach for your plastic, you might want to check out one of these 13 ways to raise some quick cash.

1.) Does anyone owe you money? It might be time to try to collect the money that you lent your cousin last fall. Even if you don't collect it's good to remind them about the debt.

0 Interest Credit Cards That Last 12 Months or More

0 percent interest credit cards give consumers the opportunity to pay no interest on new purchases and - often more importantly - balance transfers during the relevant card's introductory period. Not all interest-free cards are created equal, and the very best include zero percent introductory periods of a year or more.

Hate Credit Card Fees? Here are 3 Cards That Kick Fees to the Curb

The worst thing about credit cards are the fees; annual fees, late payment fees, over-the-limit fees, interest charge fees...We could keep going, but you get the idea.

That said, since the CARD Act of 2009 was passed, some credit card issuers have eliminated a lot of these fees in hopes of earning your business. The results are some better-than-ever credit card offers that are by and large free of unfair or unnecessary fees.

Barclaycard joins the $100 cash back club

Barclaycard has quickly climbed the ranks of U.S. credit card issuers by offering a slew of good-to-excellent (and even one average) credit cards for American consumers. However, they had yet to join the $100 cash back credit card club - until this week.

Chase Sapphire Preferred Teams Up With OpenTable for First Friday Promotion

Today, Chase Bank announced that they would be teaming up with the popular online restaurant reservation website OpenTable for a First Friday promotion beginning May 3rd. According to a press release, Chase Sapphire Preferred cardholders can earn 3 points  for every dollar spent dining out on the first Friday of every month. Currently, Chase Sapphire Preferred rewards consumers with 2 points per dollar spent on restaurant and travel purchases, so the First Friday promotion would include an additional one point per dollar.

3 Tips for Choosing a Cash Back Credit Card in the Post-Tax Season

Now that we can all (well, most of us anyway) breathe a sigh of relief with tax season behind us, you might be taking stock of your personal finance inventory and are considering a new cash back credit card. If you've got good-to-excellent credit but a small balance that you're ready to pay down with that tax return you were just rewarded compliments of Uncle Sam, there are even some 0 percent cash back options that can save you some dough while earning you some dough.

Free Credit Card Perks That Go Beyond Rewards

Have you ever read the tiny print associated with your credit card? Odds are, probably not. But if you take a second to see what fine print is offering, you might be surprised by some of the free benefits and perks associated with your card.

Discover it Card - What's the best 0% deal for you?

We haven't been shy about our love for the Discover it™ Card, but what's not to love about a 5 percent cash back card that's got one of the most competitive 0% interest periods on the market today?

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