Limited-time offer: Earn up to 100,000 bonus points with Marriott Bonvoy cards

If you’re interested in opening a Marriott Bonvoy credit card, now may be the time. New applicants can benefit from an increased, limited-time welcome offer worth up to 100,000 bonus points depending on which card you open through March 5, 2020. Eligible cards include the Marriott Bonvoy Boundless™ Credit Card and Marriott Bonvoy Bold™ Credit Card. Hotels in the Marriott Bonvoy portfolio include Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, W Hotels, Aloft and more. If you don’t regularly stay at Marriott Bonvoy


If you’re interested in opening a Marriott Bonvoy credit card, now may be the time.
New applicants can benefit from an increased, limited-time welcome offer worth up to 100,000 bonus points depending on which card you open through March 5, 2020.
Eligible cards include the Marriott Bonvoy Boundless™ Credit Card and Marriott Bonvoy Bold™ Credit Card.
Hotels in the Marriott Bonvoy portfolio include Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, W Hotels, Aloft and more.
If you don’t regularly stay at Marriott Bonvoy
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Limited-time offer: Earn up to 100,000 bonus points with Marriott Bonvoy cards

If you’re interested in opening a Marriott Bonvoy credit card, now may be the time. New applicants can benefit from an increased, limited-time welcome offer worth up to 100,000 bonus points depending on which card you open through March 5, 2020. Eligible cards include the Marriott Bonvoy Boundless™ Credit Card and Marriott Bonvoy Bold™ Credit Card.

Hotels in the Marriott Bonvoy portfolio include Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, W Hotels, Aloft and more. If you don’t regularly stay at Marriott Bonvoy hotels, you might want to consider a different hotel credit card.

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90% of US companies offer these additional benefits if you’re married

In the U.S., 90% of companies offer additional benefits to married employees and families over single staffers, according to “The Cost of Being Single Revealed,” a 2019 report from employee benefits provider Thomsons Online Benefits, which surveyed 300 human resources decision makers in the U.S. This benefits gap is a problem, says Matthew Jackson, vice president of client solutions at Thomsons Online Benefits. Where the disparity liesBenefits disparities between single and married employees var


In the U.S., 90% of companies offer additional benefits to married employees and families over single staffers, according to “The Cost of Being Single Revealed,” a 2019 report from employee benefits provider Thomsons Online Benefits, which surveyed 300 human resources decision makers in the U.S.
This benefits gap is a problem, says Matthew Jackson, vice president of client solutions at Thomsons Online Benefits.
Where the disparity liesBenefits disparities between single and married employees var
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90% of US companies offer these additional benefits if you're married

A 2018 Tinder survey shows 72% of young millennials, ages 18 to 25, have “made a conscious decision” to stay single at one time or another. But while young people seem to be embracing the single life, there could be financial implications for remaining unmarried for the average American — at least in the workplace. In the U.S., 90% of companies offer additional benefits to married employees and families over single staffers, according to “The Cost of Being Single Revealed,” a 2019 report from employee benefits provider Thomsons Online Benefits, which surveyed 300 human resources decision makers in the U.S. This benefits gap is a problem, says Matthew Jackson, vice president of client solutions at Thomsons Online Benefits. Single people shouldn’t be shorted on their benefits “simply because of family structure,” he tells CNBC Make It. “In 2017, the U.S. Census reported over 110 million Americans over the age of 18 are currently unmarried,” Jackson says. “That’s 45% of the U.S. population.”

Where the disparity lies

Benefits disparities between single and married employees vary in type and scope, the data shows. On average, married employees receive 3.6 more days of paid time off (PTO) per year than single workers. Often, this is due to PTO that’s offered for wedding-related occasions, such as weddings and honeymoons. But this gap encompasses more than PTO. Here are five other areas where Thomsons found disparities: Health care: In the U.S., employers contribute an average of $462 per month to a married person’s health care plan. That’s $118 more than the average $344 contributed to single employees’ plans per month. Here, the gap has a lot to do with the actual costs of health care. “The premium for a family is obviously more than the premium for a single person, hence the value discrepancy,” Jackson says. It also has to do with the potential that a person’s spouse may fall sick, meaning there’s now double the likelihood that someone in a household may experience health-related issues.

In the U.S., employers contribute an average of $462 per month to a married person’s health care plan. That’s $118 more than the average $344 contributed to single employees’ plans per month. Here, the gap has a lot to do with the actual costs of health care. “The premium for a family is obviously more than the premium for a single person, hence the value discrepancy,” Jackson says. It also has to do with the potential that a person’s spouse may fall sick, meaning there’s now double the likelihood that someone in a household may experience health-related issues. Family leave: Nearly 40 million Americans provide care to adults with a disability or illness, yet 70% of companies will only allow paid family leave to staffers who are parents, according to the report.

Nearly 40 million Americans provide care to adults with a disability or illness, yet 70% of companies will only allow paid family leave to staffers who are parents, according to the report. Pensions: Of the HR decision makers Thomsons surveyed, 34% said that they offer “additional pension contributions” to employees who are legally married.

Of the HR decision makers Thomsons surveyed, 34% said that they offer “additional pension contributions” to employees who are legally married. Bereavement leave: Just 29% of companies allow time off for a friend’s funeral and only about a quarter (25%) will offer bereavement leave for the funeral of a boyfriend or girlfriend. In comparison, more than half (65%) of companies would offer additional PTO for the death of a spouse.

Just 29% of companies allow time off for a friend’s funeral and only about a quarter (25%) will offer bereavement leave for the funeral of a boyfriend or girlfriend. In comparison, more than half (65%) of companies would offer additional PTO for the death of a spouse. Flexible working: More than half (56%) of U.S. companies will allow employees with children to work four days per week. However, the option to work a four-day week isn’t not as common for staffers without kids; just 36% of employers offer it to employees without kids.

How to improve your circumstances at work — even if you’re single

Getting married introduces “a whole host of tangible benefits” both at work and through federal tax breaks, Jackson says. But even if you are single, there are ways to optimize your benefits. Unmarried employees can start by understanding all of the benefits offered by their company. It may seem simple, but in 2018 just half of U.S. employees said they understood their benefits packages, according to data from employee benefits news site BenefitsPro. That’s a 27% drop from 2015 when 77% said they understood them. Why is this a problem? Say a family member dies and you don’t know if your employer offers bereavement leave. Or if you are unaware that your workplace offers an employer-sponsored retirement savings fund, such as a 401(k), with a match, you could be missing out on part of your compensation. To ensure you comprehend all of your benefits and are aware of what’s offered, you can reach out to your benefits advisor or human resources manager at work.

Additionally, you can let your employer know that they may be adding to this benefits gap. “In this tight labor market, employees have more power,” Jackson says. “Employers want to offer competitive benefits in order to hire and retain top talent.” Speaking up may alert unaware employers to the gap in their benefits program for unmarried employers. If your employer offers a feedback survey, that could be a good way to bring up the issue. At many companies, “there are growth ‘check-in’ employee sentiment solutions, like quick pulse surveys, that employees should take full advantage of with offering their thoughts on benefits,” Jackson says. It all starts with getting your company’s attention and making leadership and human resources cognizant of the issues. “A lot of companies may not even be aware of the benefits disparities within their system because it’s just always how it’s been done,” Jackson says. “Unmarried employees can start by raising awareness of the issue.”

What can companies do to tighten the gap?


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Ghosn regrets not accepting US offer to lead GM for double his salary

Ghosn, during a more than two-hour news conference in Lebanon, said he regrets not entertaining an offer by the Obama administration to become CEO of General Motors in 2009. I recognize it today,” Ghosn said as part of his first public comments since his November 2018 arrest in Japan and escape last week to Lebanon. Ghosn said Rattner offered him double his salary to lead GM, however Ghosn was committed to heading the Nissan-Renault Alliance, which in preceding years had separately been in talks


Ghosn, during a more than two-hour news conference in Lebanon, said he regrets not entertaining an offer by the Obama administration to become CEO of General Motors in 2009.
I recognize it today,” Ghosn said as part of his first public comments since his November 2018 arrest in Japan and escape last week to Lebanon.
Ghosn said Rattner offered him double his salary to lead GM, however Ghosn was committed to heading the Nissan-Renault Alliance, which in preceding years had separately been in talks
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Ghosn regrets not accepting US offer to lead GM for double his salary

Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn on Wednesday denied all allegations of wrongdoing while leading the Japanese automaker, but he did admit to making at least one mistake during his prominent career. Ghosn, during a more than two-hour news conference in Lebanon, said he regrets not entertaining an offer by the Obama administration to become CEO of General Motors in 2009. “I made mistake. I recognize it today,” Ghosn said as part of his first public comments since his November 2018 arrest in Japan and escape last week to Lebanon. “I should have accepted the offer, but I had my beliefs.” Obama auto czar Steven Rattner, as detailed in his 2010 book “Overhaul” about the government’s auto industry bailout, asked Ghosn if he would “be interested” in leading America’s largest automaker. Ghosn said Rattner offered him double his salary to lead GM, however Ghosn was committed to heading the Nissan-Renault Alliance, which in preceding years had separately been in talks with the Detroit automaker as well as then-Chrysler to potentially join the alliance.

Ghosn, who simultaneously led three automakers as part of the Nissan-Renault-Mitsubishi alliance, on Wednesday used the example to illustrate why the depiction of him as a “cold, greedy dictator” in the Japanese media was unfair. “This is not a greedy guy talking. A greedy guy would say, ‘Sorry guys, this is business. I’m going to go for my own interest.'” Ghosn said, adding the offer was “very attractive” but the captain of the ship doesn’t leave the ship” when it’s in need. Rattner, who was not immediately available for comment, wrote that he knew Ghosn’s acceptance of the position was a “long shot” and that he “was not surprised when he deftly demurred.” Ghosn was awaiting trial in Japan since his November 2018 arrest on charges of financial misconduct and misuse of corporate resources for personal gain when he fled the country last week. He has denied any wrongdoing and said he secretly fled to Lebanon, where he has citizenship, “not to escape justice,” but “injustice.”


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Chase and DoorDash announce partnership to deliver new dining benefits for select cardholders

If you have a Chase card, you may receive a complimentary or discounted DashPass membership. DashPass offers free delivery and lower service fees from hundreds of restaurants on orders of $12 or more. The Chase Sapphire Reserve® offers 3X points on worldwide dining purchases and the Chase Sapphire Preferred® offers 2X points on worldwide dining purchases, making both cards a smart choice for foodies who travel. In the meantime, check out the Chase Freedom 5% cash-back calendar so you can plan yo


If you have a Chase card, you may receive a complimentary or discounted DashPass membership.
DashPass offers free delivery and lower service fees from hundreds of restaurants on orders of $12 or more.
The Chase Sapphire Reserve® offers 3X points on worldwide dining purchases and the Chase Sapphire Preferred® offers 2X points on worldwide dining purchases, making both cards a smart choice for foodies who travel.
In the meantime, check out the Chase Freedom 5% cash-back calendar so you can plan yo
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Chase and DoorDash announce partnership to deliver new dining benefits for select cardholders

Chase and DoorDash announced a new partnership today, January 7, for select cardholders. If you have a Chase card, you may receive a complimentary or discounted DashPass membership.

DashPass offers free delivery and lower service fees from hundreds of restaurants on orders of $12 or more. This service typically costs $9.99 a month, but you can receive up to a year free with an eligible Chase card.

This benefit is similar to the Postmates Unlimited membership Capital One ran on the Capital One® Savor® Cash Rewards Credit Card last year (this offer is no longer available).

To activate the DashPass benefit, add your eligible Chase credit card as the default payments in the DoorDash app or online by December 31, 2021.

Eligible Chase credit cards include:

Both Sapphire cards offer free DashPass for a minimum of one year, while the Freedom and Slate cards offer the first three months free then a 50% discount for the next nine months.

This dining perk is a great addition to already strong slate of benefits available to Chase cardholders. The Chase Sapphire Reserve® offers 3X points on worldwide dining purchases and the Chase Sapphire Preferred® offers 2X points on worldwide dining purchases, making both cards a smart choice for foodies who travel.

The Chase Freedom®, which offers cardholders a revolving roster of bonus categories each quarter, could offer restaurants as a bonus cash-back category in 2020, but we’ll have to wait and see. In the meantime, check out the Chase Freedom 5% cash-back calendar so you can plan your spending for January through March.

Information about the Chase Sapphire Reserve®, Chase Freedom®, Chase Freedom Student®, and Chase Slate® has been collected independently by CNBC and has not been reviewed or provided by the issuer of the card prior to publication.


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1 in 3 people have turned down a job offer because of a company’s bad online reviews—but they’re not always true

Online reviews help consumers make decisions about everything including where to eat, what to buy and how much to pay for goods and services. They’re also increasingly a place job seekers turn in order to evaluate whether they want to work for a potential employer. In fact, one in three workers has turned down a job offer after reading negative reviews about a company online, according to a recent survey from Fractl. Whether employers respond to negative reviews online also sends a message. D’Ot


Online reviews help consumers make decisions about everything including where to eat, what to buy and how much to pay for goods and services.
They’re also increasingly a place job seekers turn in order to evaluate whether they want to work for a potential employer.
In fact, one in three workers has turned down a job offer after reading negative reviews about a company online, according to a recent survey from Fractl.
Whether employers respond to negative reviews online also sends a message.
D’Ot
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1 in 3 people have turned down a job offer because of a company's bad online reviews—but they're not always true

Online reviews help consumers make decisions about everything including where to eat, what to buy and how much to pay for goods and services. They’re also increasingly a place job seekers turn in order to evaluate whether they want to work for a potential employer.

In fact, one in three workers has turned down a job offer after reading negative reviews about a company online, according to a recent survey from Fractl. The digital growth agency polled 1,096 workers who left an online review of a former employer and, unfortunately for companies, disgruntled ex-employees are the ones most likely to post about their experience.

Over half of workers from the survey reported giving their former employer 1 or 2 stars.

Reviewers also stand by their words: Eight in 10 people reportedly have no regrets about the review they left. But 12% of people wish they were more negative.

Most ex-workers say their reviews were honest, but according to the survey, roughly 10% of workers admitted to lying or stretching the truth in their review. Almost half of dishonest reviewers say they did so in order to damage the reputation of their former employer.

Career sites only allow reviews from current or former employees. Glassdoor, the review site of choice according to the survey, enforces this by requiring users register with a permanent, active email address or social networking account. Once verified, users are limited to just one review per employer per year.

Scott Dobroski, a spokesperson for Glassdoor, tells CNBC Make It that each submission goes through a multi-tier review process to detect gaming or abuse, including screening through software programs as well as by humans, before it appears on the site. He adds that about 5% to 10% of content submitted to the site is rejected because it does not meet community standards.

Indeed, another review site mentioned in the survey, uses a combination of machine learning and human moderation to determine the validity of submissions, according to a company spokesperson. The company notes submissions can be rejected if they include discriminatory language, critical or spiteful comments on other reviews, allegations of illegal activity or defamatory content.

That being said, Dobroski says job seekers should still do their own research on a potential employer. They can also bring questions about negative reviews they’ve read to the interview itself.

Online reviews give just a narrow scope of what it’s like to work with a given company, says Domenica D’Ottavio, lead researcher for the Fractl study. Part of the reason why: People may be more likely to focus on negative experiences than positive ones.

“I think job seekers should keep in mind that for every 1-star review, there are 10 5-star reviews that just haven’t been written yet,” D’Ottavio tells CNBC Make It. “It could be that lots of happy current employees have never left a review.”

On Glassdoor, Dobroski notes the average company rating is a 3.5 on a 5-point scale, suggesting about 75% of current and former employee reviewers are generally satisfied with their experience with a company.

Whether employers respond to negative reviews online also sends a message.

“It’s important to look at how the company is addressing its employee feedback on Glassdoor, if at all, and come prepared with questions to address these themes or concerns during the interview process and conversations with the company,” Dobroski adds.

D’Ottavio says there could be another benefit of online reviews: Employers can use them as a jumping-off point to improve the experience for current workers. On many review sites, reviewers are prompted to list the pros and cons of working with the company, and some may be invited to offer advice to management.

According to the report, the areas ex-workers rated their former employers most negatively include bad management practices, a poor work environment, and high employee turnover. Companies may be especially incentivized to provide a better employee experience considering the tight labor market, where there are more open jobs than job seekers to fill them.

“I think that moving into 2020, there will be an increased focus on companies really homing in on their company culture —and I’m not just talking about free snacks and coffee,” D’Ottavio says. Referring to survey findings of where companies were rated lowest, she adds: “Managers and people in positions of leadership should seek out best management practices by being an effective communicator and empowering their team to work autonomously and not micromanage.”

D’Ottavio says the findings also indicate employers may want to consider revisiting their employee exit process.

“Conducting thoughtful exit interviews, and offering decent severance packages can leave a lasting impression and turn a 2-star review to a 4-star review,” she says.

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Amazon partners with Lamborghini, Rivian to offer Alexa voice assistant in vehicles

Amazon is adding exotic Italian automaker Lamborghini and Michigan-based electric vehicle startup Rivian to its growing list of partners that will integrate its Alexa voice-enabled assistant into upcoming vehicles. Amazon on Monday said Lamborghini will include Alexa in its $200,000-plus Huracan Evo and Rivian will integrate Alexa into its first two all-electric vehicles, the R1S SUV and R1T pickup, beginning later this year. Rivian also will include Alexa in its previously-announced fleet of 10


Amazon is adding exotic Italian automaker Lamborghini and Michigan-based electric vehicle startup Rivian to its growing list of partners that will integrate its Alexa voice-enabled assistant into upcoming vehicles.
Amazon on Monday said Lamborghini will include Alexa in its $200,000-plus Huracan Evo and Rivian will integrate Alexa into its first two all-electric vehicles, the R1S SUV and R1T pickup, beginning later this year.
Rivian also will include Alexa in its previously-announced fleet of 10
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Amazon partners with Lamborghini, Rivian to offer Alexa voice assistant in vehicles

An Automobili Lamborghini SpA Huracan Performante luxury vehicle sits on display after being unveiled during an event on the sidelines of the 2017 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, April 12, 2017.

Amazon is adding exotic Italian automaker Lamborghini and Michigan-based electric vehicle startup Rivian to its growing list of partners that will integrate its Alexa voice-enabled assistant into upcoming vehicles.

Amazon on Monday said Lamborghini will include Alexa in its $200,000-plus Huracan Evo and Rivian will integrate Alexa into its first two all-electric vehicles, the R1S SUV and R1T pickup, beginning later this year.

Rivian also will include Alexa in its previously-announced fleet of 100,000 all-electric Amazon delivery vans, which are expected to begin production in 2021. Amazon was the lead investor in a $700 million investment round into Rivian nearly a year ago. The company also was part of a $1.3 billion investment round, led by T. Rowe Price, that was announced in December.

The new Alexa-enabled vehicles were announced in conjunction with the CES technology conference that’s occurring this week in Las Vegas. The partnerships add to 10 previous tie-ups between automakers and Amazon to include Alexa’s voice assistant technology in vehicles, according to the company.

Amazon on Monday also announced it is partnering with automakers such as BMW and Fiat Chrysler to offer Amazon TV to in-car entertainment systems; expanding Echo Auto, its aftermarket in-vehicle device with Alexa, to international markets this year, starting with India on Jan. 15; and the ability for U.S. consumers to pay for gas through Alexa at 11,500 Exxon and Mobil stations.


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Last chance: Receive a $100 Away credit with the Amex Green Card before the deal expires

The limited-time Away credit for American Express® Green Card applicants is ending soon. Potential cardholders have until January 15, 2020, to qualify for up to a $100 statement credit toward Away luggage. Qualifying purchases for the offer can be made by both the main cardholder and any authorized users. However, authorized users on your account are not eligible for their own Away credit. The Away credit helps to make the Amex Green Card a competitive travel credit card, but if you’re not willi


The limited-time Away credit for American Express® Green Card applicants is ending soon.
Potential cardholders have until January 15, 2020, to qualify for up to a $100 statement credit toward Away luggage.
Qualifying purchases for the offer can be made by both the main cardholder and any authorized users.
However, authorized users on your account are not eligible for their own Away credit.
The Away credit helps to make the Amex Green Card a competitive travel credit card, but if you’re not willi
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Last chance: Receive a $100 Away credit with the Amex Green Card before the deal expires

The limited-time Away credit for American Express® Green Card applicants is ending soon. Potential cardholders have until January 15, 2020, to qualify for up to a $100 statement credit toward Away luggage. This can help offset the cost of purchasing luggage from the cult brand, as well as the card’s $150 annual fee (see rates and fees).

In order to take advantage of this offer, you have to make eligible purchases directly at select Away stores in the U.S. and/or on AwayTravel.com using your Amex Green Card within the first three months of card membership, starting from the date your account is approved. Purchases made through a third-party are not eligible.

Qualifying purchases for the offer can be made by both the main cardholder and any authorized users. However, authorized users on your account are not eligible for their own Away credit. The offer isn’t valid on gift cards or corporate gifting purchases. The statement credit can take eight to 12 weeks to be posted to your account.

Eligible Away locations include: New York (10 Bond Street), Los Angeles (8400 Melrose Ave), San Francisco (371 Hayes Street), Austin (11701 Domain Blvd), Chicago (1121 N State Street), Boston (50 Seaport Blvd). Purchases at pop-up stores and airport locations are excluded from this offer.

The Away credit helps to make the Amex Green Card a competitive travel credit card, but if you’re not willing to pay for a credit card, consider travel credit cards with no annual fee.


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It’s been a record year for your money. Now what?

It’s been a record year for your money. The traders offer their 2020 playbook. With CNBC’s Morgan Brennan and the Fast Money traders, Steve Grasso, Karen Finerman, Dan Nathan and Guy Adami.


It’s been a record year for your money.
The traders offer their 2020 playbook.
With CNBC’s Morgan Brennan and the Fast Money traders, Steve Grasso, Karen Finerman, Dan Nathan and Guy Adami.
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It's been a record year for your money. Now what?

It’s been a record year for your money. Now what?

The traders offer their 2020 playbook. With CNBC’s Morgan Brennan and the Fast Money traders, Steve Grasso, Karen Finerman, Dan Nathan and Guy Adami.


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How to choose a business credit card

If you’re a small business owner looking to simplify expenses, opening a business credit card can provide numerous benefits. How to choose a business credit cardUnderstand how business credit cards work Review your business’s expenditures Consider added benefits1. Understand how business credit cards workBefore you apply for a business credit card, familiarize yourself with they work. Charge card vs. credit card: Just like personal credit cards, there are two types of business cards — charge car


If you’re a small business owner looking to simplify expenses, opening a business credit card can provide numerous benefits.
How to choose a business credit cardUnderstand how business credit cards work Review your business’s expenditures Consider added benefits1.
Understand how business credit cards workBefore you apply for a business credit card, familiarize yourself with they work.
Charge card vs. credit card: Just like personal credit cards, there are two types of business cards — charge car
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How to choose a business credit card

If you’re a small business owner looking to simplify expenses, opening a business credit card can provide numerous benefits. Many small business credit cards offer free employee cards, rewards and special financing that make them essential for entrepreneurs. There are a variety of small business cards available — some offer cardholders a chance to earn cash back, points or miles on all your spending — which makes it hard to choose the best card. There’s no one-size-fits-all card since every business is unique. But there are some steps you can take to ensure you choose the best credit cards for your needs. Below, CNBC Select reviews how business credit cards work and the key features you should consider before choosing one.

How to choose a business credit card

Understand how business credit cards work Review your business’s expenditures Consider added benefits

1. Understand how business credit cards work

Before you apply for a business credit card, familiarize yourself with they work. Personal liability: In most cases, you (as the business owner) are personally responsible for any charges made on your business card account, including employee purchases.

In most cases, you (as the business owner) are personally responsible for any charges made on your business card account, including employee purchases. Less protections than personal credit cards: Business cards aren’t protected under the laws of the CARD Act, making it even more important to always pay on time and in full. You may see a sudden increase in your APR without notice or a shortened grace period if you miss a payment.

Business cards aren’t protected under the laws of the CARD Act, making it even more important to always pay on time and in full. You may see a sudden increase in your APR without notice or a shortened grace period if you miss a payment. Charge card vs. credit card: Just like personal credit cards, there are two types of business cards — charge cards and credit cards. With a charge card, there is no preset spending limit (though that doesn’t mean unlimited spending) and as a result, you’re required to pay the bill in full every month. American Express is known for its business charge cards, such as The Business Platinum® Card from American Express. Meanwhile, a business credit card has a preset spending limit, but allows you to carry a balance month-to-month, with interest. These cards also offer intro 0% APR periods, which aren’t an option with business charge cards.

Just like personal credit cards, there are two types of business cards — charge cards and credit cards. With a charge card, there is no preset spending limit (though that doesn’t mean unlimited spending) and as a result, you’re required to pay the bill in full every month. American Express is known for its business charge cards, such as The Business Platinum® Card from American Express. Meanwhile, a business credit card has a preset spending limit, but allows you to carry a balance month-to-month, with interest. These cards also offer intro 0% APR periods, which aren’t an option with business charge cards. Employee cards: A great benefit of small business credit cards is the ability to open employee cards and track their spending. Many business cards offer free employee cards that help streamline expenses, without the need to reimburse employee spending on personal cards.

2. Review your business’s expenditures

Once you understand how business credit cards work, evaluate your spending habits. You can review your books from the past year to find identify the categories where you spend the most money, such as travel, advertising or dining. From there, you can begin searching for a business card that will provide the most benefit for those purchases. Here are some questions you can ask yourself: Does my business require me or my employees to travel frequently? If yes, it’s a good idea to choose a card that doesn’t charge foreign transaction fees and gives you the opportunity to earn travel rewards. The Business Platinum® Card from American Express offers 5X Membership Rewards® points on flights and prepaid hotels on amextravel.com and 1X points on all other purchases.

If yes, it’s a good idea to choose a card that doesn’t charge foreign transaction fees and gives you the opportunity to earn travel rewards. The Business Platinum® Card from American Express offers 5X Membership Rewards® points on flights and prepaid hotels on amextravel.com and 1X points on all other purchases. Do I entertain clients at restaurants? Consider a card that rewards dining purchases, such as the American Express® Business Gold Card, which offers 4X Membership Rewards® points on the two select categories where your business spent the most each month (such as spending at U.S. restaurants).

Consider a card that rewards dining purchases, such as the American Express® Business Gold Card, which offers 4X Membership Rewards® points on the two select categories where your business spent the most each month (such as spending at U.S. restaurants). Does my business require driving? Some cards offer higher rewards for gas purchases that may help offset the cost of fueling vehicles when your redeem cash back as a statement credit. The Bank of America® Business Advantage Cash Rewards Mastercard® credit card offers 3% cash back on your choice of one of six categories (gas stations is the default), 2% cash back on dining (for the first $50,000 in combined choice category/dining purchases each calendar year, then 1%) and 1% cash back on all other purchases.

Some cards offer higher rewards for gas purchases that may help offset the cost of fueling vehicles when your redeem cash back as a statement credit. The Bank of America® Business Advantage Cash Rewards Mastercard® credit card offers 3% cash back on your choice of one of six categories (gas stations is the default), 2% cash back on dining (for the first $50,000 in combined choice category/dining purchases each calendar year, then 1%) and 1% cash back on all other purchases. Do I spend on typical business purchases, such as shipping and phone services? If you find yourself spending in common business categories, consider cards that reward those purchases. The Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card offers 3X points per $1 on the first $150,000 spent in combined purchases in select categories each account anniversary year (travel; shipping purchases; internet, cable and phone services; and advertising purchases with social media sites and search engines) and 1X point per $1 on all other purchases.

If you find yourself spending in common business categories, consider cards that reward those purchases. The Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card offers 3X points per $1 on the first $150,000 spent in combined purchases in select categories each account anniversary year (travel; shipping purchases; internet, cable and phone services; and advertising purchases with social media sites and search engines) and 1X point per $1 on all other purchases. Is it impossible to categorize my business spending? If your business is new or if you spend across a variety of categories, consider a simple flat-rate cashback card. These cards are also good for a business that has changing needs. The Capital One® Spark® Cash for Business offers 2% cash back on every purchase in every category.

3. Consider added benefits

Beyond streamlining expenses and earning rewards, business credit cards can provide special financing offers, account management tools, extended warranties and more. Here are some additional benefits to consider when comparing cards: Special financing offers: Many business cards offer intro 0% APR periods on new purchases that can be as long as 15 months. During the intro period, you can carry a balance without incurring interest charges. This can be a great asset for costly purchases, such as laptops, printers or office furniture.

Many business cards offer intro 0% APR periods on new purchases that can be as long as 15 months. During the intro period, you can carry a balance without incurring interest charges. This can be a great asset for costly purchases, such as laptops, printers or office furniture. Purchase protection and insurance. Business cards may offer a suite of purchase protections, such as extended warranty coverage, and insurances, such as cell phone protection, travel insurance and auto rental damage collision insurance.

Business cards may offer a suite of purchase protections, such as extended warranty coverage, and insurances, such as cell phone protection, travel insurance and auto rental damage collision insurance. Luxury perks: Premium business cards may come with hefty annual fees over $400, but they often provide perks that offset the fee. Look out for annual airline fee credits, lounge access and elite status at airlines or hotels.

Premium business cards may come with hefty annual fees over $400, but they often provide perks that offset the fee. Look out for annual airline fee credits, lounge access and elite status at airlines or hotels. Account management tools. Business cards often offer various perks that make it easy to track spending. Cards may come with quarterly and year-end summaries, itemized receipts and the ability to export transactions to Excel or other accounting software. Check out CNBC Select’s best small business credit cards and how to apply for a business card. Information about the Capital One® Spark® Cash for Business has been collected independently by CNBC and has not been reviewed or provided by the issuer of the card prior to publication.

Editorial Note: Opinions, analyses, reviews or recommendations expressed in this article are those of the CNBC Select editorial staff’s alone, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any third party.


Company: cnbc, Activity: cnbc, Date: 2019-12-25  Authors: alexandria white
Keywords: news, cnbc, companies, cash, offers, purchases, cards, business, card, choose, credit, offer, spending, rewards


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