Marriott Rewards Premier joins the credit card bonus war with 100,000-point offer

Marriott Rewards Premier joins the credit card bonus war with 100,000-point offer It’s a top-of-the-wallet showdown. With its new 100,000-point introductory offer, the Marriott Rewards Premier card from Chase now offers the best sign-up bonus available for a premium hotel rewards card. That’s the same bonus the Hilton Honors Surpass from American Express just started…

Credit bureaus tighten reporting rules: Who wins, who loses?

Gary Houlder/Getty Images Consumers saddled with unpaid taxes, doctor bills and judgments will soon be protected from credit score damage. Key pieces of the three major credit bureaus’ joint National Consumer Assistance Plan are set to take hold this year, including those that affect the reporting of tax liens, civil judgments, medical debts and authorized…

Grab a 100,000-point bonus with Hilton Honors Surpass

Diane Macdonald/Getty Images The Hilton Honors Surpass from American Express is looking to top itself. The card recently brought back its sign-up bonus of 100,000 points — matching its biggest previous offer — and sweetened the pot with an additional free weekend night reward certificate on the first anniversary of card membership. What can you…

Frequent diners: New Capital One credit card pays 3%

andresr/Getty Images Foodies get your forks ready. Capital One just launched its Premier Dining Rewards card, which earns an unlimited 3 percent back on dining, 2 percent back on groceries and 1 percent on all other purchases. This is the highest unlimited cash-back dining reward currently available. Other card highlights include: No annual fee. A…

At least one dead in Las Vegas Strip shooting (Report)

Seth Kelley Mar 26th 2017 7:36AM Part of the Las Vegas Strip was reportedly shut down on Saturday after a shooter killed one person and wounded another. The suspect was barricaded inside a bus, as police and tactical teams rushed to the scene and surrounded the vehicle, according to CNN. “This incident is being treated…

Trump predicts Obamacare will ‘explode’ as he blames Democrats for Trumpcare failure

Following the devastating setback of failing to get health care reform passed, President Donald Trump blamed Democrats and said his administration will now wait for Obamacare to “explode” in order to reach a bipartisan deal. “With no Democrats on board, we couldn’t quite get there, we’re just a very small number of votes short,” said…

Consumers misled about value of some credit scores, feds say

Tassii/Getty Images The credit scores the big credit bureaus try to sell you typically aren’t the same scores used in lending decisions, despite what those companies might imply. This is the key takeaway from news the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has yet again fined a credit reporting agency for deceiving consumers about the value of…