2,000 to 3,500 Miles With Delta, United, or US Air From ShareBuilder

See update in Bold at bottom as of 5/11/13 @ 8:00pm Hat tip to samdori on Flyertalk. It’s nice to see the opportunity to earn some bonus miles for an investment account that does not require sticking $50,000 or more in the account. I have to admit that Sharebuilder has long since fallen off my radar, … Read the Full Post

An Unexpected Surprise from US Airways Premier World MasterCard

Back on January 4th I applied for the US Airways Premier World MasterCard during my 1st app-o-rama of the year. The offer was for 40,000 bonus miles after 1st purchase. I figured I could get good value from it in one of two ways: either for 2 round-trip domestic coach tickets since cardholders receive a … 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

Further Details on the American Airlines and US Air Merger Plans For Post Merger Approval

The Middle Seat Terminal had a post today via the WSJ that sheds some light into the plan to progress from two separate airlines into one upon anti-trust approval from federal regulators. While the target date is still August 31st, the companies have started ramping up their merger planning process and have released a little more detail as … Read the Full Post

15,000 Bonus US Air Miles Just for Using My Existing Card!

I just got a pleasant surprise in my email for my US Airways Premier World MasterCard. January 4th I applied for this card as part of my 1st Quarter 2013 Credit Card Churn. The offer, which is still available, was for 40,000 bonus miles after the first purchase. It also offered up to 10,000 miles on balance … Read the Full Post

40,000 US Airways Miles After 1st Purchase Offer Still Alive!

It appears that there is a link that still works for the old US Airways offer of 40,000 miles after 1st purchase! This is not the old Chairman’s offer that waived the annual fee for the first year but it does give you 40k for 1 purchase. Here is the link to the application page. … Read the Full Post

900 to 1,400 United Miles, 1,000 Delta SkyMiles, 1,500 AAdvantage Miles, or 950 US Airways for $0.99

Samson7256 just pointed this out on FlyerTalk, so thanks for the cheap easy miles! You can earn either 900 or 1,400 United Mileage Plus miles for just $0.99 via the MileagePlus Shopping Portal.   It looks like this offer is available on all the different shopping portals in different amounts. I found the best deal … Read the Full Post

Is Now the Time to Get the US Airways MasterCard if You Haven’t Already?

As most of you are well aware by now, US Airways and American Airlines have officially announced that they will be merging to form the largest airline out there.  Of course we all knew this was coming, but it was only a matter of time before it would be made official. Immediately following the official … 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

American Airlines and US Airlines Merger Decision To Be Made in the Next Couple Weeks

Yesterday AMR (the parent company of American Airlines) CEO Tom Horton sent a letter out to employees in regards to the talks on the merger with US Airways. In the letter, Mr. Horton does not disclose which way the merger talks are going to end but does state that they plan on coming to a … Read the Full Post