...with the right card. A study by CardHub has named the Barclaycard Arrival Plus the best rewards card, estimating that it yields $1,621 in travel rewards during the first two years, based on average consumer spending.
If you’re tempted to hit up one of the popular color runs (paint races), beware: You could be left seeing red. While some are legit, others have turned out to be complete scams, in which organizers take your money but never hold a race. If you do sign up, use a credit (not debit) card.
Feel like you’re getting hit with continual rent hikes? Well, you are. U.S. rents have jumped about 14% since 2010. If you’re renting, lock in your lease for two years. And while no one should rush to buy, trends suggest that now’s a good time.