Michael Evans

Financial writer and author of Escape to Colombia, a comprehensive guide to retiring to Colombia

Michael and his family divide their time between homes in Northern California and Colombia. When not working, Michael enjoys travel, photography and playing with his cat, Cyndi Lou.

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Capital One® QuicksilverOne® Rewards Credit Card Review

Good: For people with average credit scores Better: For people who make most of their purchases with a credit card Best: For frequent travelers T…

Citi Premier℠ Card Review

Good: For people who use credit cards for most of their purchases Better: For people who spend big on entertainment Best: For frequent travelers…

Best rewards credit cards

Banks are scrambling for your business and many are offering attractive rewards credit cards to get you on board, but not all rewards cards are t…

Bank of America® Travel Rewards credit card Review

With the Bank of America Travel Rewards credit card you can earn rewards points to pay for travel expenses such as airline tickets, hotel stays, museum tickets and rail passes. But with so many travel rewards cards on the market, how does Bank of America’s stack up against the competition?

American Express EveryDay® Credit Card Review

Millions of U.S. merchants accept American Express credit cards, making it one of the most useful ways to make purchases, and get rewards. If you are looking for a flexible credit card, with American Express’ world-famous features, the EveryDay might be the card for you.

U.S. Bank Visa® Platinum Credit Card Review

The U.S. Bank Visa Platinum card comes with a very attractive introductory offer and has a few features that busy professionals look for to manage their fast-paced lives. The card has few frills but is reliable and widely accepted. If you only need a credit card for emergencies, or want to transfer your balance from another card, look no further.

Southwest Rapid Rewards®Performance Business Credit Card Review

Southwest Airlines passengers can rack up serious rewards points with the Southwest Rapid Rewards Performance® Business Credit Card, offered by Chase. Businesses can earn rewards points without even trying, simply by using the card to pay monthly expenses. Better yet, the Rapid Rewards credit card offers benefits that go beyond travel expenses.

American Express® Gold Card Review

The American Express Gold Card comes packed with features that can help you save on purchases and protect the things you buy. Frequent travelers already know the Gold Card offers great travel discounts and protections, but you might be surprised by features that can reward you and your family every day.

Capital One® Savor® Cash Rewards Credit Card Review

Cash rewards credit cards are all the rage these days. The Capital One Savor Cash Rewards Credit Card sets itself apart from the pack by rewarding those who love to wine and dine. With a generous introductory offer and low annual fee, the Savor card is a winner for families and fun-loving singles. Is it right for you?