Reward Your Small Business With the Capital One Spark® Cash Card

Brought to you by Spark Business from Capital One  

Obsessed about your business? No, you’re driven. Driven to go above and beyond. So why settle for a business credit card that limits how much cash back you earn? Or charges you for an employee card? In your business, you accept every obstacle, deadline, and challenge but that shouldn’t extend to your business card.

With Spark BusinessSM Credit Cards from Capital One®, you could earn 2% cash back on every purchase, and receive free employee cards. Now those are rewards you can accept. 

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Upwardly Mobile: ‘Connected World’

How will traffic become a thing of the past? How will the world change when every person on the planet has access to a cell phone? What if every thing on earth was connected to the internet? What will civilization 2.0 truly look like?

These are just a few of the questions AT&T is looking at in their innovation series Upwardly Mobile. A bold look into what the next 20+ years has in store for us — speaking with everyone from a futurist architect to one of the creators of BitTorrent.

In Episode One, Connected World, we explore how the mobile network is transforming everything from our homes, to our cars, to the cities we live in. We call this the “internet of things,” a world of interconnected devices that not only controls our cars, thermostats and light switches, but automates them.

The Mobile Movement from AT&T created an innovation series called Upwardly Mobile to document the ideas bringing the power of the mobile network to life, and the visionaries behind them. Watch the first episode of the Upwardly Mobile series here, and follow the mobile movement on YouTube.

Student Loan Repayment 101

Brought to you by Bank of America: Better Money Habits.

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For more information on student loans, head over to Better Money Habits from Bank of America. You’ll find even more tips on how to choose the right repayment option for you, options for delaying student loan repayment, and how income-based student loan repayment plans work!

How Is Your Credit Score Calculated?

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Knowing what credit is and how it affects you might be the most important thing you can do for your financial wellbeing. More simply put, your credit score is like your financial reputation – it helps lenders determine how trustworthy of a borrower you are, whether it’s for a home mortgage, a car lease or even something as small as a cell phone. The lower your credit score is, the higher your interest rates will be, and the more money you’ll have to spend over time.

To get ahead of the curve, check out how your credit score is calculated below.

Courtyard and Chicago Cornerback, Charles “Peanut” Tillman, Spread Holiday Cheer to Guests

Brought to you by Courtyard 

To celebrate the most wonderful time of the year, Courtyard and Chicago cornerback, Charles “Peanut” Tillman, surprised unsuspecting guests with some jolly laughs and smiles in this holiday edition of ‘Courtyard Camera.’ Watch as Tillman goes incognito at Courtyard’s Chicago Downtown River North property, posing as the director of the hotel’s holiday jingle. ​​

In their fourth year as the Official Hotel of the NFL, Courtyard is hosting special fan activities and experiences including tailgates, ticket giveaways and social media contests.

Access Courtyard’s YouTube channel to watch more ‘Courtyard Camera’ videos! For more information or to book your next stay, please visit or follow Courtyard on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Got a Business Idea That Will Change the World?

Brought to you by Chivas

The world is changing, led by a new generation of men and women who are coming together to win the right way with socially conscious business ideas that aim to make a profit while creating positive change at the same time. Chivas is hosting a global search for entrepreneurial thinkers who dare to be good, and awarding a share of up to $1 million to exciting start-ups that have innovative business ideas that can help transform communities and solve global challenges.

If you think you have the Chivas spirit of winning the right way, watch this video here and head over to to learn how you can potentially win both seed money and mentorship to take your business idea to the next level.

Whatever your idea or start-up, if it’s brilliant, we want to hear about it. Here’s to your potential to make the world a better, more extraordinary place. It’s only just begun. Chivas. Live with Chivalry.

CVS Health: Making Health More Affordable and Accessible

Brought to you by CVS Health

More people are getting coverage…but there’s a shortage of doctors. So CVS Health is making health more affordable and accessible. With over 900 MinuteClinic locations for walk-in medical care, open nights and weekends.

Revamp Your Backyard With These 5 Unique Projects

Brought to you by Chevy partnered with Chevy to feature 5 how-to/DIY videos focusing on unique backyard projects. Learn how to make an outdoor movie screen, a patio table with a built in cooler, glass bottle torches, a clean burning fire pit, and a whiskey barrel water feature.

Watch as host, Noah Schuffman, helps homeowner Brad complete each of the projects to make an unforgettable anniversary for his wife Lisa. To create your own backyard projects, check out each of the step-by-step tutorials and videos in the “Hands On With” series. Full step-by-step articles are also available through the design center.