What is a stand-alone gas station? What does 'Pay-at-the pump purchases' mean?
A "stand-alone gas station" means just that: it's a gas station, by itself, not connected to or owned by a larger store. We hear versions of this question a lot lately. Let's say you just received one of the best gas rebate credit cards, but your rewards points balance seems a lot smaller than you expected. [...]
Is PenFed Visa a good credit card? I found it on the Internet offering 5 percent gas rebates and it looked enticing.
Pentagon Federal Credit Union's PenFed Platinum Cash Rewards Visa® Card offers one of the very best cash back programs on the market, though you'll have to jump through a few hoops to earn one.
PenFed's Plus version offers up to 5 percent cash back when you "pay at the pump" for gas. For the Plus Card [...]
I am about to get a job soon, paying at least $33,000 annually. Right now, I make $11,000 a year. Should I wait to apply?
Q: I am about to get a job soon, paying at least $33,000 annually. Right now, I make $11,000 a year. Should I wait to apply?
A: Yes. Si. Oui. Da. And, boy, I'm not much of a linguist. But, yes, absolutely wait.
In theory, if you're making $11,000 a year, and you've kept your nose clean [...]
We need a credit card to build credit history so we can receive a home loan in the future. Which card should we apply for?
Q: We do not want a credit card, but realize we need a credit score to receive a loan for a home in the future. My husband and I both had a credit card with good scores but cancelled them almost a year ago. Now we need to apply for another card. Which should we [...]
What is the best gas rebate card? I've read that PenFed offers a 5 percent rebate.
Q: What is the best gas rebate card? I've read that PenFed offers a 5 percent rebate, but I am not familiar with this card.
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A: One of the best gas rebate credit cards you've never heard of comes from an [...]
What credit card should my son get when he leaves home?
Question: Our son is leaving home and moving into an apartment. He has a part-time job. What credit card would be best for a young man to help build good credit?
Answer: Great question. There are a lot of good credit cards out there that would be ideal to help any young adult build credit. The [...]