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Boutique Wines, Craft Beer, the Great Outdoors & Plenty of History — Why Loudoun County is a Top Destination to Visit with Your Credit Card Rewards

Loudoun County: A Top Destination for Boutique Wines & Craft Beer

Though the oft-blogged beach vacations are all well and good, sometimes you simply want to explore a different kind of landscape, one with... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 5/8/2018
BringFido: A Directory of Dog-Friendly Hotels and Activities So Your Best Friend Can Tag Along on Your Next Travel Rewards Trip

BringFido: A Directory of Dog-Friendly Hotels So Your Best Friend Can Tag Along

Melissa Halliburton had the idea for BringFido after nearly missing her friend’s wedding because she couldn’t find a... read more »
By: Jon McDonald, 5/7/2018
How Open-Source Software Such as R, Python, and Vim Have Helped Fintech Companies Predict the Future

R, Python, and Vim Can Help Fintech Companies Predict the Future

Two decades ago, data analyst jobs required proficiency in Statistical Analysis System (SAS) programming. But as the cost of SAS desktop... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 5/7/2018
‘Democratizing Democracy’ — Crowdpac Helps Political Candidates Harness the Power of Free Crowdfunding Campaigns

Crowdpac Helps Political Candidates Harness the Power of Crowdfunding

Most Americans feel helpless in a political system that sees the vast majority of campaign contributions coming from the wealthiest 1% of... read more »
By: Kristine Crane, 5/7/2018
The Swappa User-to-User Marketplace Cuts Out the Middleman to Help Consumers Earn & Pay Fair Value on Newish Tech Devices

The Swappa Marketplace: Earn & Pay Fair Value for Newish Tech Devices

Swappa™ is an online marketplace where sellers can list their gently used tech devices and be matched with buyers looking for quality... read more »
By: Ashley Dull, 5/4/2018
FreshChat by FreshWorks Engages Financial Services Customers on their Terms with Messenger-Based Customer Service Apps

FreshChat by FreshWorks Engages Customers on their Terms

No one likes waiting to speak to a customer service representative, especially for a straightforward problem that should require less time... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 5/4/2018
Savvy Travelers Can Use Credit Card Rewards Points to Save Big While Visiting Historic Savannah

Savvy Travelers Use Rewards to Save Big While Visiting Historic Savannah

Savannah, Georgia, one of the most charming and unique destinations in the US, is visited by millions of travelers each year. As a... read more »
By: Mike Randall, 5/4/2018
GlobalGiving Hosts Online Crowdfunding Campaigns that Raise Tax-Deductible Donations for Worldwide Causes

GlobalGiving Hosts Nonprofit Crowdfunding for Worldwide Causes

Online crowdfunding platforms garnered substantial media attention after several natural disasters impacted areas around the world in 2017.... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 5/3/2018
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