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Credit Sesame’s Best Travel Credit Cards for 2015

Summer blues got you down? A vacation could be just the escape you need, without breaking the bank! Rewards cards can help make your dream vacation a reality, so look through our top travel credit card picks. Find cards that have flexible redemption options for airline miles, hotel rewards or travel statement credit. Many have

Can My Employer Check My Credit Score?

The majority of credit scores are used by lenders, but what about employers? Can employers check your credit score? Is this even legal? John Ulzheimer, credit expert for Credit Sesame explains.

Tips for Improving Your Credit, Starting With Your Payment History

What do you have in common with over 220 million of your peers in the United States? You all have credit reports maintained by the three national credit reporting agencies; Experian, TransUnion and Equifax. And on your credit reports is a collection of information that reflects how well, or how poorly, you’ve paid your creditors. Credit Sesame’s credit expert, John Ulzheimer shares tips for improving your payment history to improve your credit scores.

Links We Love: 5 Ways to Protect Your Money When You’re Traveling Abroad

This week we’re highlighting five ways to protect your money when you’re traveling abroad, seven personal finance milestones ever 20 and 30 year old should hit — and more!

Protecting the Elderly From Identity Theft

It’s in the nature of thieves to prey on the most vulnerable. It’s up to the rest of us to get in their way. The best defense we can offer to protect the elderly is our vigilance on their behalf.

Links We Love: Cheap Ways to Beat Stress

Taking a look at the best personal finance news, tips and advice from others on the web! This week we’re highlighting 13 cheap ways to beat stress, how to kill debt fatigue once and for all, how to cancel a credit card without hurting your credit score — and more!

Links We Love: When Doing What You Love Doesn’t Pay

Taking a look at the best personal finance news, tips and advice from others on the web! This week we’re taking a look at when doing what you love doesn’t pay, how to have the financial talk with your parents before retirement, seven money myths that are holding you back financially, why we’re all the Jonses — and more!