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Lee Huffman

Lee Huffman

Lee Huffman spent 18 years as a financial planner and corporate finance manager before quitting his corporate job to write full-time in 2018. Lee has been writing about early retirement, credit cards, travel, insurance, and other personal finance topics since 2012. He enjoys showing people how to travel more, spend less, and live better through the power of travel rewards. When Lee is not getting his passport stamped around the world, he's researching methods to earn more miles and points towards his next vacation.

His writing can be found on many popular travel and credit card websites such as The Points Guy, Investopedia, and NerdWallet. You can follow Lee's travels at or listen to his weekly travel podcast at

Articles by Lee Huffman

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How to Apply for a Credit Card: 6 Best Tips

The best credit cards offer a welcome bonus, lucrative rewards on purchases and valuable benefits. Here’s how to apply for a new credit card and increase your approval odds.

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Best High-Yield Savings Accounts for June 2024

Learn about the best high-yield savings accounts, including how they work, how to choose one and which is the best for different types of savers.

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How to Improve Your Credit Score Fast

Credit scores are important for loans, insurance, jobs, and more. You can improve your credit score fast by following these 15 steps.

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11 Ways to Get Free Financial Advice

Whether you're an experienced investor or just learning how to invest, these 11 resources show how to get free financial advice to reach your goals faster.

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Savings vs. Investing: Differences & How to Choose

Our saving vs. investing comparison explains expected returns, how they differ, their pros and cons, and which type of account you need to meet your goals.

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What Is the Best Chase Card for Your Spending Habits?

Chase offers numerous credit cards to meet the needs of consumers and small business owners. The cards offer valuable features, rewards, welcome bonuses, APR offers, and more based on your spending habits, goals, and budget.

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How to Start Saving for Your Kids’ College

Tax-advantaged accounts, home equity, life insurance, and other strategies can help cover your kids’ college expenses. Learn more.

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How Do Savings Bonds Work? An Essential Guide.

Savings bonds offer a safe haven with guarantees of principal and interest payments. Learn about the types of bonds, how they work and how to buy them.

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Best Business Credit Cards for June 2024

The best business credit cards boost your bottom line with rewards, benefits and offers. We've selected the cards to match your business needs.

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Best Airline Credit Cards June 2024

The best airline credit cards offer rewards on flights, lucrative benefits, and valuable travel protections. Learn about the best cards for each travel style.

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At-Fault vs. No-Fault Accidents: What to Know

Payments for medical and property damage claims vary based on at-fault vs. no-fault accidents. Learn how these policies work and how they affect claims.

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Easiest Credit Cards To Get Approved For in 2024

The easiest credit cards to get have low credit score requirements while offering generous perks and rewards for a variety of consumers.

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Synchrony Bank Review

This Synchrony Bank review covers this online-only bank offering high-yield savings, money market accounts, and CDs without monthly fees or minimum balances.

How to Freeze Your Credit

How to Freeze Your Credit

A credit freeze stops unwanted credit inquiries and can help thwart identity thieves. Learn how to place a credit freeze and when you should do it.

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What to Look for When Choosing the Right Credit Card

Navigate the credit card landscape wisely with our informative guide. Explore essential steps to track, compare, and choose the right card for your financial goals.

How to Dispute a Credit Card Charge

How to Dispute a Credit Card Charge in 5 Steps

Disputing a credit card charge helps you avoid paying for unexpected charges. Learn how to dispute a charge and what to do if your request is denied.

What Are I Bonds? All You Need To Know

Learn how to benefit from high inflation with Series I Bonds, including tax benefits, annual purchase limits, and ways to avoid penalties.

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Credit Card Rental Car Insurance: Essential Guide 2024

Credit card rental car insurance saves money by declining rental car add-ons. Learn how it works, which cards offer it, primary vs. secondary, and more.