Michael Pearl

Contributing Finance Writer

Best Airline Credit Cards of 2020

Airline credit cards are structured to benefit avid travelers who want to rack up miles and rewards with a specific airline. These types of cards…

Southwest Cards Get Huge Signup Bonus Increase

Our guide to earning the Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus Credit Card 40,000 bonus after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months, and how to redeem it for the Southwest Companion Pass.

How to Teach Kids About Money, from Toddlers to Teens

The world is beginning to embrace the idea of a cashless economy, and it’s raised some interesting questions about how we impart financial knowle…

Is a Personal Loan My Best Option?

In short, a personal loan is a loan that can be spent on whatever you want. Each loan is a lump sum lent to a borrower with the expectation it wi…

How to Cut Costs with Tiny Living

Tiny homes aren’t just a fad anymore — what started as a way to lower mortgage payments and utility costs following the Great Recession has devel…

Get Exclusive Groupon+ Access with a Visa or MasterCard

Earlier this month, Groupon announced new savings service Groupon+ (Groupon Plus), exclusive to Visa and MasterCard holders. Eligible cardholders…