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Updated Chase Ink Offers

Related posts: -Want To Boost Your Credit Score? Spend On Business Cards Instead Of Consumer Cards. -A Rundown Of The Chase Ultimate Rewards Program And Ultimate...

Chase Ink Offers Being Updated

Update: These changes will happen tomorrow morning. If you want the better expiring 25K Ink Classic or Ink Cash bonus offers, or if you want...

Rumor Confirmed: Chase Eliminating Freedom Exclusives Program.

Post update #4: Just as a reminder, today is the final day to get a Freedom card and qualify for Chase exclusives.  People are...

Breaking Down Which Credit Card To Use.

This was originally posted on 07/26, but 2 of the 4 cards below are being downgraded. If you're into optimizing your spending you may...

Last Chance For A Cap-Free Blue Cash Preferred Card…

Update: Offer expired! Originally posted on 10/11: Blue Cash Preferred Card from American Express The Blue Cash Preferred Card currently gives 6% cash back at grocery stores,...

A Rundown Of The Chase Ultimate Rewards Program And Ultimate Rewards Cards

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Register Now For Q4, Plus Last Week For Q3 Chase Freedom Spending!

Update: 09/30 is the last date for 5+ points per dollar at gas stations and restaurants.  People have reported getting the 5 point per...

30,000 Starwood Starpoints Signup Bonus On Both The Starwood Consumer And The Starwood Business American Express Cards!

Update: The 30K offer is now dead. Related posts: -4BM Success! (2 consumer card and 2 business card approvals with just 1 hard pull!) -Which Miles...

Upcoming Chase Sapphire Preferred Changes?

Update #4: The 2K offer is now dead.  The offer is back to 40,000 points for spending $3,000 in 3 months. --------------------------------------------------------------- Update #3, 08/22: I...

$50 For Not Being Targeted…

Ever get frustrated for not being targeted for a specific promotion? I wrote a secure message to American Express about my displeasure for not being...

Credit Score FAQs Part 1: Opening And Closing Cards.

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Citi Launches Hilton Reserve Card

I've had the Citi Hilton HHonors™ Visa Signature® Card for some time now.  I never use it, but it has no annual fee and...

Chase Has A Great New British Airways Visa Offer, Though It’s Not Quite As Sweet As Last Year’s.

Originally posted on 04/11/12: Related posts: -Save $400 On Fuel Surcharges To Israel By Booking Avios Rewards Via Iberia Instead Of British Airways! -Flying With An Infant...

Card Offers Ending Soon…

-Ending tomorrow, 07/17, at about 5pm EDT: Chase British Airways Visa: 50K Avios for spending $1, or 75K for spending $10K in 1 year,...

American Express Brings Back Online Credit Reallocation!

American Express has finally brought back the ability to move credit lines between their consumer credit cards. To do so just logon to your account,...

Activate Your Q3 Chase Freedom 5x Point Categories And Finish Your Q2 Bonus Spending Now!

Update: Tomorrow, June 30th, is the last day to complete spending for thr Q2 categories, if you haven't spent the full $1,500 yet then...

Don’t Know When To Use Which Ultimate Rewards Card? Here’s A Chart!

Update, 06/14: I've added the United Club card to this chart. While the points earned on it are not Ultimate Rewards points, the most...

Today Is The Last Day to Activate Q2 Chase Freedom 5x Point Categories!

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Starwood Canada Limited Time Offer: 15,000 Bonus Starpoints For Spending $1,000!

Update: DEAD! Starwood Canada Limited Time Offer Linky Until 07/31 Canadians can get 15,000 bonus Starpoints (instead of just 10,000) for signing up for the Starwood...

Have Avis President’s Club Status? Match To Hertz President’s Circle And National Executive Elite!

As I described in the post about the awesome United Club card benefits, one of the benefits is Avis President's Club status, which guarantees...

Credit Card Benefits, Categorized By Benefit.

06/05/12, This post has been updated with current offers. Originally posted on 10/04/11: Related posts: -Does Opening And Closing Cards Hurt Your Credit Score? -Credit Card Reconsideration:...

HOT! Get A 50% Bonus When You Transfer American Express Membership Rewards Points Into British Airways Avios!

Update, 05/29: This great promotion will end on 05/31! Using AMEX points for British Airways' amazing short-haul nonstop flight deals and using other mileage...

Increased Bonus For The Canadian American Express Business Gold Card And Other Limited Time Offers!

Update, 05/03:  Unlike the US program, the Canadian Membership Rewards program rarely runs specials.  However through 05/31 Canadians can transfer points into British Airways...

Sapphire Preferred World Mastercard, The Card To Have When Abroad.

Sapphire Preferred World Mastercard -The link above for the World Mastercard version with a 40K Ultimate Rewards points signup bonus for spending $3,000 and the...

Current American Express Twitter Offers!

Related:Save money with American Express Link, Like, Love on Facebook Sync your American Express card with your twitter account and get bonus savings! Remember to...

Is The Ink Bold Card Next To Have A Weaker Signup Bonus?

Update: I just received confirmation that the current 50,000 point bonus for spending $5,000 on the Ink Bold card will indeed be going away...

Chase Freedom 20,000 Point Offer Going Away Monday, April 16th At 10am!

Related posts: -Top Credit Card Offers, Sorted By Ranking -DansDeals Credit Card Links And Card Opening FAQ’s On DDF -Is The Ink Bold Card Next To Have...

Confirmed: Just Got My Sapphire Bonus After Converting To Mastercard!

Related: -Chase Sapphire Mega Bonus Offers Will End On Tuesday, April 3rd At 10am! -Is The Mega Sapphire Bonus Going Away, Bonus Offer Matching, And Other...

AA Finally Makes Their Credit Card Competitive.

Co-branded airline cards were suffering. As new cards kept arriving that offered the ability to transfer points into real airline miles (that are worth significantly...

Chase Sapphire Mega Bonus Offers Will End On Tuesday, April 3rd At 10am!

Update: Today is the last full day to get the 50K preferred or 25K non-preferred offers for the Sapphire card! Originally posted on 03/30: Related:  Need...

Activate Your Q2 Chase Freedom 5x Point Categories And Finish Your Q1 Bonus Spending Now!

Update: Don't forget to lock in those gift cards to get up to $1,500 in Q1 spending on your Freedom card! Originally posted on 03/26: Find...

$10 Off $50 At Staples…But No Double Dipping This Time.

American Express Link, Like, Love on Facebook has $10 off $50 at Staples as does American Express Twitter by tweeting #AmexStaples but they've gotten...

Save $3 Off $25 At Shell With American Express And Foursquare!

Update: Although the Foursquare app says that you can unlock this special with every checkin, it appears that the credit can only be earned...

Double Dip Savings At Whole Foods With American Express!

Update 2: I just picked up a few $75 gift cards.  Immediately after purchasing them I received email notifications from Facebook and Twitter of...

Is The Mega Sapphire Bonus Going Away, Bonus Offer Matching, And Other Thoughts On My Credit Card Lineup.

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Reminder: Activate Your Q1 Chase Freedom 5 Ultimate Rewards Point Categories Now!

Update: Today is the last day to activate the 5 points per dollar on up to $1,500 of spending at Amazon and gas stations...

Save Money With American Express And Twitter!

Update 5: Unless you're already registered for it, the $10 off $10 Best Buy offer is now closed. Update 4: I bought a $10 gift...

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...

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