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Why American Express lowered my card’s limit even though I have a credit score of 836 — and what I could have done to avoid it

Credit card issuers can lower your credit limit if you go too long without using your card — and a lower limit can hurt your credit score.

Unlike most airline and hotel rewards, credit card points never expire — and they’re often a better deal

Airline miles and hotel points often expire if you don't have any account activity in a certain period of time, but credit card points never expire.
The Amex Platinum has a $550 annual fee.

3 signs it’s time to downgrade your premium travel credit card to an option with no annual fee

Annual fees can be worth it if you earn lots of rewards and use all the benefits, but if you're not getting your money's worth, consider downgrading.
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Amex is running several cash-back offers on wine purchases — I even ‘stacked’ multiple deals to save $58 on wine

I saved $58 on one purchase alone thanks to two different discounts, and took advantage of another Amex Offer for $30 off with Wine.com.

Credit card travel rewards may not seem very useful right now, but don’t forget you can redeem them for cash back

The points you earn with almost any travel rewards card can be redeemed for cash back. This is a useful option to have, and it can be a decent value.

Someone charged hundreds of dollars to my wife’s Chase Freedom Unlimited, and the experience reinforced my decision to use credit cards instead ...

We told the person on the phone which charges were fraudulent, and they were gone from my wife's recent transactions list by the end of the day.
Caroline Lupini in Fernando de Noronha, Brazil. She spends more than half the year traveling.

8 secrets about credit cards from people who use points and miles to travel the world

Travel rewards experts share their favorite credit card tips for maximizing your points and staying in good financial health.

The best American Express cards, no matter what kinds of rewards you want to earn

Of all the American Express cards you can sign up for, the Amex Platinum is the best with its generous benefits, valuable perks, and solid rewards.
My strategy for maximizing rewards is all about using the right card for every purchase.

I have 15 credit cards, and I combine sign-up bonuses with everyday spending to get the most travel rewards from each one

It didn't take long for me to learn that working on free flights and hotels is much easier if you leverage the bonus plus rewards from daily spending.

11 of the best credit card offers in December, from up to 200,000 Capital One miles to a limited-time United card bonus

The best credit card offers of December, including bonuses from Capital One, the United Explorer card, and the Amex Green card.