Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: How to snag credit card rewards flights in peak season. Also in the news: Panic-proofing your portfolio for the next bank crisis, how to land the best airfare, and the pros and cons of a debit rewards card.

How to Snag Credit Card Rewards Flights in Peak Season
Don’t be held back by blackout dates.

Panic-Proof Your Portfolio for the Next Bank Crisis
Protecting your portfolio from the unexpected.

Landing the Best Airfare Is a Matter of Timing
How to beat the clock.

Should You Use a Debit Rewards Card?
The benefits and drawbacks.