An international credit card can be used pretty much anywhere in the world. It’s a card that doesn’t charge foreign transaction fees and includes an international chip and PIN. Not all cards that work in the U.S. work when you’re traveling internationally. A card you can use in Australia, Canada,Read More →

“Free travel” — two little words that can jump-start the pulse, excite the imagination and, if you’re not careful, actually take money right out of your pocket. Travel rewards credit cards offering big sign-up bonuses and seemingly endless opportunities to earn points toward free flights, hotel stays and more canRead More →

Surf, sun and year-round moderate temperatures can sometimes come at a cost. With a reputation as one of the most expensive states in the U.S., California (thankfully) still has some economically sound places to reside – if you know where to look. Just to be clear: We didn’t just create this list based solelyRead More →

If you want to understand the surge in angry politics around the developed world, from President Trump’s populist politics to the U.K.’s Brexit to France’s “yellow-vest” protesters, look no further than the economic plight of the middle class. The middle class is shrinking, stagnating, and becoming less secure, even asRead More →

Think you have to leave your beloved pooch at home during your summer vacation? Think again! More cities are becoming dog-friendly destinations, offering plenty of activities for both humans and canines. This means outdoor recreation, restaurants where your pup is welcome (and can sometimes even grab a bite, too) and a welcomingRead More →