Posts by Jason Steele
Oct 11, 2011 - Follow these rules, and you'll be able to stay in a luxury hotel at discount prices – or even free.
Oct 06, 2011 - The United States is a great country – but not so great when it comes to the latest credit card technology. Europe has us beat, and that can spell trouble for American tourists.
Oct 04, 2011 - Renting a car is simple and cheap. But those counter employees sure make it tough to decline the up-sells and upgrades. Here's why you should.
Sep 29, 2011 - Sure, you can see the Roman ruins in Italy, but that can ruin your budget. So what about a trip to the northern half of the country? Fighting fewer crowds means spending less cash.
Sep 27, 2011 - Traveling out of the country is expensive enough without paying outrageous roaming fees. Here are a few hacks for cheap roaming while traveling.
Sep 23, 2011 - Football season is here again, but maybe you should pass – and make an end run to some other sporting events that are cheaper and just as much fun.
Sep 22, 2011 - Cash-back credit cards aren't as exciting – or profitable – as other reward cards. But if you're frustrated with figuring out all the rules that govern your points, it might make sense to opt for one of these.
Sep 15, 2011 - Every time you pull out the plastic at a store, the merchant pays a fee to a credit card processor. The merchants say the fees are too high. The banks say they're fair. In a new feature, two of our writers debate the issue and you decide the winner.
Sep 13, 2011 - Depending on the brand you buy, hybrid cars can be fast, tough, and long-lasting. But at least one model has a very odd problem.
Sep 08, 2011 - If you want to keep a high credit score – which can mean lower loan rates – then you'll need to do some things that don't sound quite right at first.
Sep 06, 2011 - When you board an airplane and stroll by business class on your way to your economy seat, don't be misled: Some of those folks paid about the same price as you did.
Sep 01, 2011 - Credit card companies make disingenuous claims that really bug me. Here are my top 6.
Aug 30, 2011 - I thought I was a savvy airline traveler who knew all the tricks of the trade. But then I became a pilot – and learned just how much I didn't know.
Aug 25, 2011 - Sure, gas prices are sky-high. But credit cards that give you cash back on gas might not be the best deal – because other rewards cards are offering even more these days.
Aug 23, 2011 - If you have a long flight, business class is a comfortable way to fly. But the prices? In the clouds. Here's a clever way to fly business without paying full price.