Oil prices are surging — these eight stocks are still bargains for long-term investors

The combination of underinvestment in new oil wells and rising demand underscores what might be a long period of high prices for energy commodities. Meanwhile, many oil and gas stocks are still trading at low valuations to expected earnings despite a sector-wide rally stretching back to the end of 2020. Even though the energy sector … Read more

‘Travel rewards are often more lucrative than cash back.’ Take this 5-question quiz to see if a travel rewards card is right for you

Is a travel rewards credit card the right option for you? Getty Images With more than 6 in 10 US adults are likely to take at least one vacation this summer, according to a new study from Bankrate, you may be wondering if now’s the time to apply for a credit card with travel perks. … Read more

‘Travel rewards are often more lucrative than cash back.’ Take this 5-question quiz to see if a travel rewards card is right for you

Is a travel rewards credit card the right option for you? Getty Images With more than 6 in 10 US adults are likely to take at least one vacation this summer, according to a new study from Bankrate, you may be wondering if now’s the time to apply for a credit card with travel perks. … Read more

‘Travel rewards are often more lucrative than cash back.’ Take this 5-question quiz to see if a travel rewards card is right for you

Is a travel rewards credit card the right option for you? Getty Images With more than 6 in 10 US adults are likely to take at least one vacation this summer, according to a new study from Bankrate, you may be wondering if now’s the time to apply for a credit card with travel perks. … Read more

‘Corrupt to core’ British Virgin Islands premier gets bond in drug-smuggling case

MIAMI — The premier of the British Virgin Islands, whom US prosecutors described as “corrupt to the core,” was given a $500,000 bond that could see him released from prison as he awaits trial on charges tied to a US narcotics sting. In a surprise decision, federal court Judge Alicia Otazo-Reyes rejected prosecutors’ argument that … Read more

Amazon, Yelp among companies that will cover abortion travel costs for employees

After several states including Texas and Oklahoma passed restrictive abortion laws, some companies, among them Amazon, Citigroup and Yelp, have told employees that they will cover their travel costs for abortion access. And in light of the leaked draft opinion revealing the Supreme Court intends to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark case that legalized … Read more

5 credit card perks to consider (one saved this pro $299 on an Apple Watch fix)

Do you have credit card perks you don’t know about? Getty Images Most of us are familiar with traditional credit card rewards like points, airline miles and cash back, but there are actually a bunch of unexpected perks that most people don’t even realize exist. We asked credit card experts to share their favorite overlooked … Read more

The weird new logic of booking flights

Let’s say you Rip-Van-Winkled through the last two years. What about the travel industry would surprise you most? The fact that travel credit cards now offer few travel benefits? Or that the Federal Aviation Administration has developed an “Unruly Passenger Toolkit” that includes — this is real — an official suite of memes? A government-endorsed … Read more

Singapore Moves to Relax Covid-19 Curbs — Update

By Ben Otto and P.R. Venkat Singapore next week will begin relaxing most of its Covid-19 restrictions, including by easing border controls, with the virus greatly under control in the Southeast Asian nation. Beginning March 29, the city-state will allow up to 75% of employees who can work from home to return to offices, as … Read more

This is the minimum amount of money you should have in savings, pros say

How much money should you have saved? Getty Images/iStockphoto You probably know the emergency fund ‘rule’ — save anywhere from 3-9 months of expenses to cover a potential unexpected expense. And while it’s a great rule to follow, few people actually have that saved — a 2021 GoBanking survey revealed that 40% of Americans have … Read more