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Having accumulated tens of millions of miles and points from credit cards, Dan shares his secrets on how to get started and optimize your credit card sign ups and spending.

Get Bonus Points While Your Freedom Card Is Being Linked For Chase Exclusives!

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Where Can I Transfer My Points?

Wondering where you can transfer your points to? Here are all of the options sorted by airline alliance! Want to see the options sorted...

Last Chance For Continental OnePass Plus…

Update: Chase has just announced that the Continental OnePass Plus Mastercard will be gone for good at 6:59am on Wednesday, 02/29, so apply now...

Chase Hyatt Visa Now Has Smart Chip Technology And No Longer Requires $1,000 In Spending To Receive The Signup Bonus!

Chase Hyatt Visa Linky Chase has refreshed the Hyatt card to include a Smart Chip.  If you have traveled in Europe or Asia you probably...

American Express Premier Rewards Gold Charge Card Now Offering 25,000 Points For Spending $2,000 Within 3 Months!

Premier Rewards Gold Charge Card Linky -25K points when you spend $2,000 in your first three months of card membership. -Earn 3X points on airfare, 2X...

“What’s The Best Mileage Credit Card Out There With No Annual Fee?”

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Save $10 Off $50 At Whole Foods And $50 Off $250 At Intercontinental And Crowne Plaza With American Express Link, Like, Love!

Link, Like, Love Facebook Offers Add the Whole Foods offer to you linked credit card and spend $50 by 03/23/12 and you will receive $10...

American Express NYC Mix-n-Match Promo: Spend $200 And Get $50 Back!

Update 5: Registration is full once again. Update 4: Enrollment has been reopened and the limit has been expanded from a max of 20,000 to...

Get $25 Gap Inc. Gift Cards For Just 1,250 American Express Membership Rewards Points!

Update 2: Sold Out! Update: Plastic Jungle currently buys $25 Gap gift cards for $21.79 (87.16% of the Gap card's face value) in Amazon gift...

Renting A Car In Israel? Convert Your Sapphire Preferred Visa Signature Card Into A World Mastercard!

Update, 01/16/12: Through the help of commenters here I realized that Chase had accidentally downgraded my account from Sapphire Preferred to the plain Sapphire...

Spending Strategies: Where You Can Earn More Than 1 Mile Per Dollar Spent, Sorted By Category.

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Get A 30% Bonus When You Transfer American Express Membership Rewards Points Into British Airways Avios!

Update: This offer ends at the end of this month!  Expensive short-haul flights, even at the last minute, for less than 7,000 points and...

American Express Credit Cards

Consumer cards: The Platinum Card® from American Express •Earn 25K Membership Rewards® points when you spend $2,000 during your first three months of Card membership •Premium travel...

Which Credit Cards To Use When And Where?

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Chase Ink Bold Exclusives Program Going Away…

Update, 11/30: The old Ink Bold link is now dead, and with it the Chase Exclusives program for business cards is now dead for...

The New Ink Bold Card With Ultimate Rewards!

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American Express Small Business Saturday Will Return 11/26/11!

I got confirmation emails from American Express within 40 minutes of making the purchases that I will be receiving the $25 credit on all...

Chase Exclusives Bonuses Explained And A Comparison Of Chase Ultimate Rewards Credit Cards.

Related posts: -DansDeals Credit Card Links And Card Opening FAQ’s On DDF -Credit Cards With The Best Signup Bonuses! -Credit Card Benefits, Categorized By Benefit. -Sapphire Preferred, Starwood,...

Get A 43% Bonus When You Transfer American Express Membership Rewards Points Into Delta Skymiles!

Delta Promo Registration Linky (Exp: 12/31/11) For every 50,000  American Express Membership Rewards Points that you transfer into Delta Skymiles you will get a rebate...

Chase Hyatt Card Giving Anniversary Present For Signing Up?

Chase Hyatt Visa Signature Linky In August, Chase added an enhancement to the Hyatt card, a free night (excluding hotels in category 5 or 6)...

Improved American Express Signup Offers!

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Credit Cards With The Best Signup Bonuses!

Please click here to see current American Express card offers. Related posts: -DansDeals Credit Card Links And Card Opening FAQ’s On The DansDeals Forums -Credit...

Sapphire Preferred, Starwood, Or Freedom? A Guide For Which Cards To Use For Any Purchase.

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4 Days Left For American Express Membership Rewards Transfers To Continental…

Updated with more information from an article originally posted on 08/01: 09/30 is the last day to transfer American Express Membership Rewards points into Continental...

Chase Ink Bold Business Card: Get 50,000 Points For Spending $5,000 Within 3 Months!

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Starwood Improves The Signup Bonus Offer!

Update: Expired Related posts: -Does Opening And Closing Cards Hurt Your Credit Score? -The Best Credit Cards For Spending! -Getting To Israel Using Starwood Starpoints! -Need To...

AAdvantage Credit Card Reduced Mileage Awards For October-December 2011!

Q4 Reduced Mileage Awards Linky Fly to select cities worldwide for 7,500 less miles than American Airlines regularly charges if you have the AAdvantage World...

Chase: Sapphire Preferred Signup And Bonus Points Are Subject To The 7% Annual Dividend Bonus!

Well this is news to me!  As reported by atlas310 on the DansDeals Forums, and confirmed by myself with a Secure Message to the...

The Best Credit Cards For Spending!

Please click here to see current American Express card offers. Update: This post was pretty timely. Schwab/FIA/BOFA announced today that they are ending the...

Credit Card Reconsideration: Don’t Give Up!

We've all been turned down for credit cards before. Many people give up when they get the rejection letter, but the key is to...

Does Opening And Closing Cards Hurt Your Credit Score?

Related: DansDeals Credit Card Links And FAQ's on the DansDeals Forums This is a question that I'm asked all the time. Frankly, it's not one that...

Credit Cards That Give Free Checked Luggage!

Tired of paying baggage fees?  Some of these cards can pay for their annual fees in just one trip! Airline of your choice: American Express Consumer...

Need To Meet A Spending Threshold Deadline? Send And Receive $1,000/Month With No Fees Using Amazon Payments!

Amazon Payments Linky This has been discussed on the DansDeals Forums for the past year or so, but it's good info in case you're not...

US Mint No Longer Accepting Credit Cards For Dollar Coins…

I first wrote about using a credit card for dollar coins over 3 years ago. People on the DansDeals Forums started discussing strategies and the...

Chase Launches New United MileagePlus Explorer Card!

United MileagePlus Explorer Visa Linky Continental OnePassPlus Mastercard Linky Chase is now synergizing the benefits of the Continental and United cards and has added some...

SMOKING HOT!!! Signup For The Chase Sapphire Preferred Card, Spend $3K In 3 Months, And Get 50,000 Points! Good For 50,000 Continental Miles,...

Chase Sapphire Preferred 50K Signup Bonus Linky Need To Meet A Spending Threshold Deadline? Get Waived Fees On AMEX Gift Cards! You get 50,000 points...

Chase Hyatt Visa Signature Card: Get 2 Free Nights At Any Hyatt Worldwide!

Chase Hyatt Visa Signature Linky Membership in the Hyatt Gold Passport program is required to apply for this card. Click here to sign up...

Get Your Real Equifax FICO Scores For Free!

Update: Link expired! When credit agencies pull your credit score, they pull your real FICO scores from Equifax, Transunion, or Experian. While there are hundreds of...

Get 51,000 AMEX Membership Rewards Points After Spending $1,000 On The AMEX Platinum Charge Card!!!

Update 5: The signup offer is now for 25,000 points (after $1,000 in spending for a total of 26,000 points). All other benefits...

British Airways Chase Visa Signature: Get 100,000 Miles!

Update: DEAD!!! Worth noting: Last week I signed up for 3 Chase cards at the same time using 3 different web browsers (The BA...

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