Carnival: Best of Credit Cards and Money

Welcome to the March 2, 2011 edition of Best of Credit Cards and Money.

Credit Card Reviews

BWL presents 7 Best Credit Card Rewards Programs posted at Christian Personal Finance, saying, “This article looks at 7 of the best credit card rewards programs if you are trying to get cash-back or airline miles.”

Jeff presents Citi Platinum Select Credit Card Review posted at Smart Balance Transfers, saying, “An overview of who can benefit from the Citi Platinum card and who would be better off with a different credit card.”

Ask Mr. CC presents Penn State Alumni Association Platinum Plus MasterCard Review posted at Ask Mr Credit Card, saying, “Penn State Alumni may want to look into the Penn State Alumni Association Platinum Plus MasterCard from Bank of America. This card offers WorldPoints rewards and benefits as well as allowing you to show your Penn State Pride and help Bank of America support your school.”

Kathryn presents Continental Airlines OnePass Plus Review | Credit Card Compare posted at Money Smart Life, saying, “Review of the Continental Airlines OnePass Plus credit card”

CreditCardGuru presents Hyatt Credit Card Review posted at credit card forum [the blog], saying, “The Hyatt credit card was launched a few months ago and even though I don’t currently advertise it, I must confess it seems to be a great credit card deal.”

Michael presents Citi Forward? Card Review posted at Consumerism Commentary, saying, “The Citi Forward Card promotes responsible spending while offering a good rewards program.”

Michael Pruser presents Walmart MoneyCard?1% Cash Back on Gas Purchases posted at The Dough Roller, saying, “The Walmart Prepaid Money Card is perfect for anyone with poor credit that cannot obtain a rewards credit card.”

Credit Card Tips

Khaleef @ KNS Financial presents 4 Credit Card Benefits You Should Not Ignore posted at Faithful With A Few, saying, “There are many credit card benefits to consider before cutting up those cards! Find out the 4 most common credit card benefits, and if they are right for you!”

Tim Chen presents Considering a Medical Credit Card? Proceed with Caution posted at NerdWallet Blog – Credit Card Watch, saying, “Originally used for elective surgeries like liposuction, medical credit cards are increasingly used by those with limited or no health insurance to pay doctors, dentists, chiropractors and even veterinarians.”

Debt Management

Charles Chua C K presents 8 Reasons Why You Have Unmanageable Debts posted at All About Living with Life.

Jason Price presents How to Live Frugally With Credit Card Debt posted at One Money Design, saying, “These tips help you live frugally if you’re carrying around credit card debt so you can pay off the debt and live more comfortably.”

MoneyNing presents Is There Such a Thing as Good Debt? posted at Money Ning, saying, “Do you think there is any type of debt that’s actually good? Why?”

Ken presents Claiming The Mortgage Interest Credit posted at Spruce Up Your Finances.

CardWisdom presents Using Chase Blueprint posted at Credit Card Wisdom, saying, “Tips on how you can use Chase Blueprint to better manage expenses and credit card debt.”


One Family presents Stock Portfolio and Watch List Updates for February 2011 posted at One Family’s Blog, saying, “A monthly update on the our income focused investment portfolio.”

Money Tips

Charles Chua C K presents 12 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Expenses posted at All About Living with Life.

Ryan @ MFN presents Should You Hire a Tax Pro? posted at The Military Wallet, saying, “One of the first things I did when I started my business was hire a tax professional – it was one of the smartest financial moves I ever made.”

Kelby Carr presents AZ asks: How do you deal with the tax aspects of divorce? posted at Women Money and Divorce.


PT presents Is It Always Good to Pay Off Your Car Loan Early? posted at Prime Time Money, saying, “A look at how much you will save by paying off your car loan early–and whether it will always be worth it.”

Outlaw presents When Gift Cards Expire Everyone Loses posted at Outlaw Finance, saying, “My personal story about dealing with an expired credit card and how this practice is not good for me or the company.”

The next edition will be on March 9 at My Money Blog. Be sure to submit your posts for the Best of Credit Cards and Money.