Results of My Recent Credit Card Applications

Citi Platinum Select AAdvantage World MasterCard

Last month I decided it was time to pick up a few new credit cards. It had been awhile since my previous credit card applications because I have been trying to keep the number of inquiries down on my credit reports in anticipation of buying a new house this spring. My FICO score has held … Read the Full Post

Chase Freedom Bonus Increased to 20,000

200 back for chase freedom

Yesterday morning I broke the news to you of an offer for up to 55,000 points on the Sapphire Preferred card. But that wasn’t the only Chase card that is seeing an increase. The Chase Freedom card is currently offering 20,000 points/$200 after you spend $500 in the first 3 months. The standard sign-up bonus has been … Read the Full Post

55,000 Bonus Point Offer for the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card!!!

55000 bonus points for chase sapphire preferred card

DEAL IS NOW DEAD – 1/3/14 The Chase Sapphire Preferred card has long been a favorite of most miles and points enthusiasts due to the Ultimate Rewards transfer partners. In-spite of Hyatt and United’s recently announced devaluations, this still remains one of the best cards in the industry. For the longest time the sign up … Read the Full Post

Miles and Points Tidbits for 9/21/13

Emerald Club One Two Free

1. No Fee Chase Gift Cards Ending Tomorrow, 9/22/13 For those with Chase cards, especially those with multiple Chase credit cards, this has turned out to be a nice little honey pot. Over the last 6 months or so Chase has been selling Visa gift cards online with no fees and has accepted Chase credit … Read the Full Post

Earn 5,000 Ultimate Rewards Points For Referring Friends to Chase!

Chase refer a friend

Last week I touched on a highly overlooked method of earning hotel points by referring your friends and family members to different loyalty programs. Not only do you end up getting an incentive, but they also will receive an extra incentive for being referred that they wouldn’t have gotten otherwise. For current holders of Chase … Read the Full Post

No Fee For Chase Visa Gift Cards Coming To An End?

I have been pleasantly surprised at how long this deal has lasted. When I discovered that Chase was temporarily waiving the purchase fee on Visa gift cards, back on April 8th, I figured the deal would last a month at best. These are the times I like to be wrong!   For the last several … Read the Full Post

National Small Business Week = 20% Increased Sign Up Bonus on Chase Ink Products

If you haven’t already heard, you might be living in a hole. Or maybe like me, you have just been so busy that you aren’t really sure what day it is… Monday.. right?? Anyway if there are any of you who haven’t heard already, Chase is running a special in support of National Small Business … Read the Full Post

Credit Cards With The Best Annual Spending Threshold Bonuses

With all the possibilities to manufacture spending going on these days with things like Visa and MasterCard gift cards and Vanilla Reloads, I decided it was time to take another look at which cards would be the best to put the majority of that manufactured spending on. Even though we are 4 months into the … Read the Full Post

1st Quarter 2013 Credit Card Churn – How Did We Do?

I have been putting off my last credit card churn for a while now. I originally intended to do it a month ago, but I just wasn’t satisfied with the available offers at the time. Then along came the Club Carlson suite of cards from US Bank with their lucrative offerings. 85,000 points and if used … Read the Full Post