Carry All Your Credit Cards on One ‘Smart’ Card
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Many of us have several credit cards that offer rewards like airline and hotel points when we use them for purchases. Yet with so many choices and frequently changing rewards, it can be confusing to figure out which card to swipe. Matthew Goldman wants to make this easier.

Goldman is the founder and CEO of Wallaby Financial, a payments startup that, for a fee, can connect all your credit cards to one plastic slab. The company is betting that improving the existing credit-card system is going to be easier and more appealing for people than newly emerging payment technologies, including ones reliant on near-field communications chips in phones.

Essentially, you give Wallaby information about your credit cards, and the company then sends you a new piece of plastic that you carry instead of the other ones. When you swipe the Wallaby card to pay for, say, a dress or movie tickets, the service uses algorithms to decide which of your underlying cards to use to complete the purchase. In doing this, it considers several factors, including which cards you have in your portfolio, your personal preferences, and which card will earn you the most rewards for that transaction.

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Best Credit Card Features For Students
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If you are a student, you have probably become quite accustomed to receiving a deluge of credit card offers. Some of these offers can be confusing, but with a little bit of information and knowledge in what to look for in a student credit card, you may be able to find a card that suits you well. We will explain some of the important factors to consider when looking for a student credit card and offer a few examples of cards that may be interesting to students.

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What to Look for in a Student Credit Card
No Annual Fee
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