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How to Get the Most From the Alaska Airlines Companion Fare

The annual Companion Fare included with the Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® credit card is not only one of the best perks of the card, but one of the best perks of any branded airline credit card. It lets you book one round-trip coach fare for just $99 (plus taxes and fees) on the same itinerary....…
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How to Save Money on International Flights

Not everyone has the luxury of shopping among airports for the best deals on international flights. For many of us, there’s one airport nearby and then it’s a layover at a major hub before heading on to your international destination. But if you’re lucky enough to be able to travel from certain airports, your chances of...…
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How to Wean Your Adult Child Off Your Credit Cards

It’s not hard to end up with an adult child on your credit card — and it can feel awkward to ask them to surrender it. Making your child an authorized user on your credit card isn’t a bad idea — many parents do so when a teenager starts driving. It allows your teen to...…
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Which 5% Rotating Bonus Category Card Should I Choose?

If a credit card offering killer rewards of 5% cash back caught your eye, chances are it’s a quarterly rotating bonus category card. This means that those ultra-high rewards are earned in specific areas of spending — like supermarkets or gas stations — and those categories change every three months. Typically, these cards don’t charge annual fees, although maximizing...…
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AmEx Launches 2% Cash-Back Small-Business Credit Card

American Express has added a new cash-back member to its family of small-business credit cards: the American Express Blue Business Cash card. The card is aimed at small businesses and echos many of the attributes of its older sibling, The Blue Business℠ Plus Credit Card from American Express. Key attributes of the American Express Blue Business Cash:...…
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Hilton Cards Hike Bonuses as the Ascend Reverts to Surpass

The Hilton Honors American Express Ascend Card has officially changed its name — harking back to its original “Surpass” monicker — and Hilton and AmEx are marking the occasion by increasing the welcome offers on some of their co-branded cards for a limited time. The product will now be known as the Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card, and through Aug. 28,...…

Anaheim Mayor Sidhu Appointed to Negotiating Team for Stadium Deal With...

Anaheim Mayor Harry Sidhu now is part of the lead lease negotiating team on talks with the Angels baseball team, despite objections and transparency concerns voiced by Councilmembers Denise Barnes and Jose Moreno.  Moreno asked Sidhu why it’s important for Sidhu to be on the negotiating team.  “I would like to be on it,” Sidhu…

State Investigating OC Fairgrounds’ Sponsorship of Vanguard University Over Possible Anti-Discrimination...

The Orange County Fairgrounds’ business dealings with a private religious university are under state investigation over a possible violation of anti-discrimination laws. The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing in a June 28 letter said it will look into the state-run fairgrounds’ sponsorship of Vanguard University, a Christian college in Costa Mesa condemned by…

Despite Ruling, County Won’t Say If It Will Stop Immediately Destroying...

Orange County officials may have found a way to continue to immediately destroy many public records of their government communications, despite a court ruling that it’s probably illegal to do so. The proposed order to implement the ruling, which was put forward by both sides of the case, is “toothless,” said Terry Francke, an attorney…
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Huntington Beach Landfill to Get 16-foot Barrier on Residential Streets

Plans to construct a 16-foot barrier-fence around parts of the former Ascon Landfill site in Huntington Beach start this week, although the project intended to clean 46 years of oil waste and debris from the location remains at a standstill. The fence is intended to shield surrounding residential areas from any debris or dust that…