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Should you ever pay a credit card annual fee?

Paying for a credit card may be worth it if the card fits your existing lifestyle and rewards you significantly more than a no-fee card. But the latter are so competitive, generous, and perk-filled that most people will be perfectly happy with a no-fee card.

Are Pokémon cards a good investment?

Now that a Pikachu has sold for $5.275 million, you might be wondering: are any of your old Pokémon cards worth anything? And should you buy some cards today as an investment? Not so fast. Despite some high-profile sales, rare Pokémon cards remain a dubious investment at best.

Credit card rental car insurance: The best perk you didn’t know you had

Some credit cards include a Collision Damage Waiver (CDW), aka rental car insurance covering damage, theft, and towing. CDWs save you the $15 to $30 per day you would otherwise pay for the rental agency’s insurance, and in the event of an accident can help you avoid paying a deductible and hike in premiums for your regular auto insurer.