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No, You Shouldn’t Get An Uber Card, Why Do You Ask?

Related post: No, You Shouldn’t Get An Apple Card, Why Do You Ask? Several readers have asked me about the newly refreshed Uber credit card. If...

No, AMEX Membership Rewards Transfers To British Airways Avios Have Not Suddenly Been Killed

Readers have posted comments, posted on DDF, and emailed me about the disappearance of British Airways on the AMEX Membership Rewards portal. Some speculated...

Check To See If You’re Targeted To Earn 10K Bonus Marriott Points For Spending $5K On The Marriott Bonvoy Or Bonvoy Brilliant AMEX

Login here to see if you're targeted for 10K bonus Marriott points for spending $5,000. Register by 11/30. Spend by 12/31. Alternatively you can login...

AMEX Refreshes The Green Card

Update: The Green Card is no longer a charge card, starting today it is a regular credit card. AMEX has long ignored the Green card...

Battle Of The Ultimate Cards: Which Chase Ultimate Rewards Premium “Hybrid” Card Should You Have?

Chase Ultimate Rewards cards: Chase Ultimate Rewards points are among the most lucrative currencies out there today. You can rack up points quickly on no annual...

Southwest Once Again Plays Dirty Pool With Companion Pass Changes

Southwest just finished offering up to 80,000 points for signing up for a credit card yesterday. They know that many people signup for their credit...

Chase Killing Price Protection On Mastercards, Adding Cell Phone Insurance

Chase is killing price protection as of 11/17 on Mastercards like the IHG Premier Mastercard, IHG Select Mastercard, United Club Mastercard, and the United...

Earn Up To 60K-80K Southwest Points On 5 Southwest Cards; Now Is The Best Time To Earn A Companion Pass!

Update: Offer expired! Limited time card signup bonuses: For a limited time only, you can earn a higher signup bonus on Southwest cards. Note that you...

Reader Question: Is It Possible To Earn United Elite Status Solely From Their Credit Cards?

Earlier today I wrote about United's new elite status requirements, which will mean you'll need to spend more to earn United status. You'll want...

Limited Time Offer: Earn Up To 100,000 Miles On The Awesome Chase United Explorer Business Card!

Limited time signup bonus For a limited time only, you can earn up to 100,000 bonus miles for opening a Chase United Explorer Business Card. You'll...

Major Changes Are Coming For The Delta AMEX Cards

I'm still catching up with the news I missed while I was offline for 2 days. And of course the insane viral beverage cart...

Chase Freedom Q4’s Amazing Bonus Categories Are Now Live!

Chase Freedom is an excellent no annual fee card thanks to its quarterly 5% categories. While they call it 5% cash back, you’ll really...

Hyatt Cardholders: Register For $50 Off $300 At Hyatt Place Or Hyatt House Hotels

Hyatt Cardholders: Register For $50 Off $300 At Hyatt Place Or Hyatt House Hotels Register your Chase Hyatt card via the link above by 11/30/19...

Ends Tonight! Get A 40% Bonus When You Transfer AMEX Points Into Avios!

Update: This offer ends tonight! Originally posted on 8/1: -Get A 40% Bonus When You Transfer AMEX Points Into BA Avios -Get A 40% Bonus When You...

Last Day To Complete Chase Freedom Q3 Spending; Register Now For Excellent Freedom Q4 Bonus Categories!

Chase Freedom is an excellent no annual fee card thanks to its quarterly 5% categories. While they call it 5% cash back, you’ll really...

Step Right Up: Barclays Is Next To Kill Credit Card Benefits, While Adding Some Token New Benefits As Well

It's been a busy week in the world of credit card benefits. On Sunday, Citi removed nearly all of their credit card protections and benefits,...

Which Credit Cards Still Offer Price Drop Protection?

Several commenters asked what credit cards they could get with price drop protection after Citi eliminated the benefit from all of their cards. Barclays...

On The Heels Of Removing Nearly All Card Benefits, Citi Creates Their Own Incredible Credit Card Trifecta

As of yesterday, most Citi cards no longer have standard protections that come with most credit cards. All Citi cards (except for the Costco card)...

Get $10 Off $300 Of Mastercard Gift Cards From Office Max Or Office Depot This Week

You can get $10 off $300 of Mastercard gift cards from Office Max or Office Depot stores through 9/28. Use your Chase Ink Cash Business Card or Ink Plus...

Check To See If You’re Targeted For A 10% Or 20% Bonus For Transferring AMEX Points To Air Canada Aeroplan

Check To See If You're Targeted For A 10% Or 20% Bonus For Transferring AMEX Points To Air Canada Aeroplan Login to AMEX via the...

Last Day To Register For Chase Freedom Q3 Spending; Excellent New Freedom Q4 Bonus Categories Announced!

Chase Freedom is an excellent no annual fee card thanks to its quarterly 5% categories. While they call it 5% cash back, you’ll really...

How To Avoid Having Your Credit Cards Closed: These Are The Red Flags That Trigger Financial Reviews And Adverse Action Shutdowns

There are lots of stories online of credits cards being closed by the issuer. Typically no reason is given for the closure, which creates...

Get Fee-Waived $200 Visa Gift Cards From Staples This Week!

Staples is waiving the $6.95 purchase fee on $200 Visa gift cards through 9/7 in-store only. Use your Chase Ink Cash Business Card or Ink Plus card and...

Last Chance To Take Advantage Of Citi Prestige Airfare And Hotel Benefits Before Devaluation

As I wrote last October, the Citi Prestige card is being downgraded even more on 9/1. It certainly gives the Chase United Club card...

Last Chance To Link And Transfer AMEX Points To An Authorized User’s Account Without A 90 Day Waiting Period

Update: Don't forget to link your new authorized user cards to a mileage program so that you'll be able to transfer miles to them...

No, You Shouldn’t Get An Apple Card, Why Do You Ask?

Update: Apple is advising not to keep the card in a leather wallet. You can't make this stuff up :D Several readers have emailed and...

Final Hours! Delta Credit Card Limited Time Offer: Up To 50,000 Miles Plus Up To 50% Rebate/$500 Off Delta Purchases!

Update: Offer expired! Originally posted on 8/1: Welcome bonus and card highlights:   Delta SkyMiles® Platinum Business American Express Card: Receive 50% cash back in the form...

Incredible: Chase Wipes Out All Debt On Their Canadian Credit Cards!

Chase has completely exited the Canadian credit card market and shut down all Canadian operations. The CBC confirms that Chase will also forgive all...

Ends Today: AMEX Removing Airport Restaurant Access From Their Priority Pass Cards

Update: Today is the final day to use your AMEX issued Priority Pass card at airport restaurants. I've taken advantage of this benefit at Tel...

Step Right Up: Capital One Is The Latest To Report A Data Breach

It seems like a big company reports a data breach every other day. Last week I wrote about the Equifax data breach settlement. Capital One...

Targeted AMEX Offers Roundup: Save At Amazon, Walmart, Target, Wayfair, Staples, Marriott, Kimpton, Cell Phone Bills, And More!

To see if you have AMEX offers in your account just login to your AMEX account, click on any of your cards to go...

New Benefits And Highest Ever Signup Bonus On The Alaska Airlines Business credit card; My Favorite Uses Of Alaska Miles

Update: Alaska has added a couple of new benefits to this card: Cardholders get 50% off Alaska Lounge day passes, dropping the price from...

AMEX Launches A New Blue Business Cash Card Earning 2% Cash Back, Kills The SimplyCash Card For New Applications

AMEX has launched the American Express® Blue Business Cash Card today. It has no annual fee and offers 2% automatic cash back on up to...

Extended! Targeted: Use 1 Chase Ultimate Rewards Point And Get $15 Off $60 From Amazon!

Update: This promotion has now been extended until 9/30!

Citi Signup Bonus Restrictions Are Changing From 24 To 48 Months, Take Advantage Of 24 Month Offers Now!

Update, 7/4: Citi is in the process of converting cards from a 24 month to a 48 month signup bonus restriction, so be sure...

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