|By Marketwired .||
|July 11, 2014 01:42 PM EDT||
SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/11/14 -- MyRatePlan.com is pleased to announce the best credit cards on the market for working parents. After an extensive look at each credit card's unique benefits, interest rate tiers, and rewards programs, these cards were ranked according to how beneficial they'll be when used by parents who occasionally carry a balance, transfer a balance, utilize rewards systems, and appreciate cash-back rewards for their largest or most common types of purchases. The features offered with each of these three cards, according to MyRatePlan.com, will help consumers save money and enjoy great convenience on all types of household purchases throughout the year.
The Discover it card is easily the best choice for today's parents, and that's largely due to the card's generous rewards structure. Cardholders are able to sign up for quarterly promotions that yield 5 percent cash back on a special type of purchase. Categories previous included in this 5 percent CashBack Bonus promotion have included restaurants and movies, online shopping, gasoline purchases, home improvement purchases, and more.
In addition to offering a generous amount of cash back each quarter, consumers can shop in the ShopDiscover portal at all of their major brands to earn between 5 and 20 percent CashBack bonus when they pay online. Discover offers a promotional 0 percent APR period on new balances and balance transfers for up to 15 months after approval, based on creditworthiness.
The Barclaycard Ring MasterCard is an innovative product that takes a new approach to credit card use. Perhaps the most valuable feature of the card is its low APR, which is currently just 8 percent. The APR is variable, but this easily Barclaycard's lowest offering at the moment. Low APR is not the only selling point of the Ring MasterCard, however. The product was actually designed as a crowdsourced, "social" credit card that grows and changes based on user input.
Throughout their time as cardholders, parents can make suggestions to Barclaycard about how the Ring should work. They can suggest a rewards structure, or dedicate some of the interest paid on their balance to fund startups or independent projects. Cardholders can engage not only with Barclaycard representatives, but also with each other, in an online forum that ultimately gives them control over what the card does, how it works, and how useful it is for the purchases made most often by today's parents.
Though the Discover it card has been around for quite some time, the Discover it chrome is one of the newest products to be offered by Discover to new and existing customers. Parents can benefit from this card in a big way: It offers consistent 2 percent cash back on all gas and restaurant purchases. In a large and growing family, these are two of the most significant areas of spending each month. A 2 percent cash reward throughout the year can add up to big savings for the typical household.
As with the Discover it, this card comes with the ShopDiscover portal for between 5 and 20 percent CashBack Bonus on online purchases. The card also comes with identical benefits compared to the Discover it: Extended warranties, enhanced car rental insurance, and the ability to use accrued CashBack Bonus dollars on Amazon.com purchases without any limits or increment restrictions.
All three of these cards offer parents an exciting way to save on routine purchases throughout the year. Both Discover cards offer a way to reap cash back rewards, which can be redeemed as statement credits, gift cards, and deposits into a bank account. With the potential to earn as much as 20 percent cash back at major brands just by shopping online, back-to-school and Christmas shopping instantly become more affordable. The Ring card, conversely, is designed for those who value a low interest rate and having access to top-notch online service and suggestion forums. This might be the ideal card for those who anticipate carrying the occasional balance, but it's also a good everyday card that benefits individual cardholders and startups alike.
MyRatePlan.com is a leading comparison service not only for credit cards, but also mobile devices, wireless rate plans, and much more. The service is invaluable to consumers who are always looking to maximize their savings, minimize their expenses, and earn rewards for their loyalty to today's biggest brands and service providers.
(858) 454-5900 Ext. 10804
You have great SaaS business app ideas. You want to turn your idea quickly into a functional and engaging proof of concept. You need to be able to modify it to meet customers' needs, and you need to deliver a complete and secure SaaS application. How could you achieve all the above and yet avoid unforeseen IT requirements that add unnecessary cost and complexity? You also want your app to be responsive in any device at any time. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Mark Allen, General Manager of...
Jan. 18, 2017 07:30 PM EST Reads: 3,126
WebRTC is bringing significant change to the communications landscape that will bridge the worlds of web and telephony, making the Internet the new standard for communications. Cloud9 took the road less traveled and used WebRTC to create a downloadable enterprise-grade communications platform that is changing the communication dynamic in the financial sector. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Leo Papadopoulos, CTO of Cloud9, discussed the importance of WebRTC and how it enables companies to focus o...
Jan. 18, 2017 06:15 PM EST Reads: 4,182
Big Data engines are powering a lot of service businesses right now. Data is collected from users from wearable technologies, web behaviors, purchase behavior as well as several arbitrary data points we’d never think of. The demand for faster and bigger engines to crunch and serve up the data to services is growing exponentially. You see a LOT of correlation between “Cloud” and “Big Data” but on Big Data and “Hybrid,” where hybrid hosting is the sanest approach to the Big Data Infrastructure pro...
Jan. 18, 2017 05:30 PM EST Reads: 4,861
All organizations that did not originate this moment have a pre-existing culture as well as legacy technology and processes that can be more or less amenable to DevOps implementation. That organizational culture is influenced by the personalities and management styles of Executive Management, the wider culture in which the organization is situated, and the personalities of key team members at all levels of the organization. This culture and entrenched interests usually throw a wrench in the work...
Jan. 18, 2017 05:00 PM EST Reads: 1,150
Hardware virtualization and cloud computing allowed us to increase resource utilization and increase our flexibility to respond to business demand. Docker Containers are the next quantum leap - Are they?! Databases always represented an additional set of challenges unique to running workloads requiring a maximum of I/O, network, CPU resources combined with data locality.
Jan. 18, 2017 05:00 PM EST Reads: 226
In his General Session at DevOps Summit, Asaf Yigal, Co-Founder & VP of Product at Logz.io, will explore the value of Kibana 4 for log analysis and will give a real live, hands-on tutorial on how to set up Kibana 4 and get the most out of Apache log files. He will examine three use cases: IT operations, business intelligence, and security and compliance. This is a hands-on session that will require participants to bring their own laptops, and we will provide the rest.
Jan. 18, 2017 04:45 PM EST Reads: 4,880
"We're bringing out a new application monitoring system to the DevOps space. It manages large enterprise applications that are distributed throughout a node in many enterprises and we manage them as one collective," explained Kevin Barnes, President of eCube Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Jan. 18, 2017 04:45 PM EST Reads: 5,364
In his General Session at 16th Cloud Expo, David Shacochis, host of The Hybrid IT Files podcast and Vice President at CenturyLink, investigated three key trends of the “gigabit economy" though the story of a Fortune 500 communications company in transformation. Narrating how multi-modal hybrid IT, service automation, and agile delivery all intersect, he will cover the role of storytelling and empathy in achieving strategic alignment between the enterprise and its information technology.
Jan. 18, 2017 04:45 PM EST Reads: 4,565
Buzzword alert: Microservices and IoT at a DevOps conference? What could possibly go wrong? In this Power Panel at DevOps Summit, moderated by Jason Bloomberg, the leading expert on architecting agility for the enterprise and president of Intellyx, panelists peeled away the buzz and discuss the important architectural principles behind implementing IoT solutions for the enterprise. As remote IoT devices and sensors become increasingly intelligent, they become part of our distributed cloud enviro...
Jan. 18, 2017 04:30 PM EST Reads: 4,747
In their general session at 16th Cloud Expo, Michael Piccininni, Global Account Manager - Cloud SP at EMC Corporation, and Mike Dietze, Regional Director at Windstream Hosted Solutions, reviewed next generation cloud services, including the Windstream-EMC Tier Storage solutions, and discussed how to increase efficiencies, improve service delivery and enhance corporate cloud solution development. Michael Piccininni is Global Account Manager – Cloud SP at EMC Corporation. He has been engaged in t...
Jan. 18, 2017 03:45 PM EST Reads: 4,695
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo 2016 in New York. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, is co-located with 20th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry p...
Jan. 18, 2017 03:30 PM EST Reads: 3,678
@DevOpsSummit at Cloud taking place June 6-8, 2017, at Javits Center, New York City, is co-located with the 20th International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long developm...
Jan. 18, 2017 03:30 PM EST Reads: 3,400
"LinearHub provides smart video conferencing, which is the Roundee service, and we archive all the video conferences and we also provide the transcript," stated Sunghyuk Kim, CEO of LinearHub, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Jan. 18, 2017 02:45 PM EST Reads: 1,587
A look across the tech landscape at the disruptive technologies that are increasing in prominence and speculate as to which will be most impactful for communications – namely, AI and Cloud Computing. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Curtis Peterson, VP of Operations at RingCentral, will highlight the current challenges of these transformative technologies and share strategies for preparing your organization for these changes. This “view from the top” will outline the latest trends and developm...
Jan. 18, 2017 02:15 PM EST Reads: 980
Things are changing so quickly in IoT that it would take a wizard to predict which ecosystem will gain the most traction. In order for IoT to reach its potential, smart devices must be able to work together. Today, there are a slew of interoperability standards being promoted by big names to make this happen: HomeKit, Brillo and Alljoyn. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Adam Justice, vice president and general manager of Grid Connect, will review what happens when smart devices don’t work togethe...
Jan. 18, 2017 02:00 PM EST Reads: 393