When I was an expat I never gave too much thought to the benefits of no-foreign-transaction-fee credit cards. It may sound odd, but this has only recently become a concern for me. In all of my expat and international travels prior to the past few months, I only had one small brush with foreign transaction … Continue reading The Benefits of No Foreign Transaction Fee Cards for Expats
Credit cards are a vital part of everyday life for the average person because they have become essential tools in the online marketplace. So based on the widespread scope and use of credit cards I wholeheartedly recommend that every independent adult carry a credit card. This simply makes life easier from many perspectives. The benefits … Continue reading Should I Get a Credit Card if I Have Poor Money Management Skills?
A number of my financial coaching clients ask me if they should apply for a new credit card in order to reap the benefits of sign-up bonuses. I must admit that these programs are quite tempting as a number of them offer significant cash, travel, or other rewards. I have personally reaped the benefits of … Continue reading How to Make Credit Card Sign-up Bonuses Work for You (And Not the Other Way Around)