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Final Days For American And USAirways Lounge Access Via The Platinum Card; Is Platinum Still Worthwhile?

Lose lounges, make $100-$500. The final day to use The Platinum Card® from American Express to enter an American or USAirways lounge will be this...

Are Major Changes Coming To American Express Consumer Card Bonuses?

-DDF user shmebeble was the first to report being told that effective May 1st you will only be able to earn a signup bonus...

Credit Cards For Dummies: 10 Frequently Asked Questions

-Find more posts like this by clicking on the “Credit Card Posts” tab and find credit card offers in the "Credit Cards" tab above...

Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Card: Get 50,000 Points

From the Southwest blog: -More international Airtran flights switch to Southwest-which makes them eligible for redemption and companion pass usage.  And the international expansion...

Will Sapphire Preferred’s Annual Fee Be Going Up For New Applicants?

DDF user AAFlyer first reported seeing an annual fee of $149 on Chase.com for the Sapphire Preferred after the first free year. Then BarryLincoln...

Reminder: Earn 3.21 Points Per Dollar With Sapphire Preferred At Restaurants Today

Today and on every first Friday of every month you will earn triple points with your Chase Sapphire Preferred card on all dining purchases....

The Unique Benefits Of The United Explorer Card: Expanded Award Space, Primary CDW Insurance, And Much More

Update, 02/27: It's worth making an update to this post to note that if you use United.com's "Remember Me" button it can cause your...

Current Mega Signup Bonuses From Chase

A quick roundup of mega signup bonus offers from Chase. Did you know that all Chase cards give free car rental CDW insurance in...

Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite MasterCard® Spend Threshold Requirement Will Go Up Soon

Offer expired: Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite MasterCard® There are no foreign transaction fees. This card will only require 1 hard pull as opposed to cards...

Delta Cards Improve But They’re Still (Generally) Not Good Cards For Spending

Effective 05/01 the Delta American Express cards will no longer charge a foreign transaction fee and will have a chip to make spending...

Redeem Starpoints For Courtside Suite Tickets At Madison Square Garden

Update: Tickets have now been released for the rest of the season! ----------------------------------------------------------- Originally posted on 10/22: Related: -Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express -Using Miles For...

Citibank Executive American AAdvantage Card: Earn 100K Miles Plus $200 Cash Back!

Update: Please see FAQ in the comments here. My wife and I both got "application pending" (hmm...maybe because we got lifetime AAdvantage Platinum status...

Chase Eliminates Excluded Car Rental Countries; Israel Now Covered On All Chase Credit Cards!

Update: 01/26/14: Some people reported problems getting the car rental agency in Israel to waive the CDW purchase requirement because the Chase letter of...

Another Downgrade For American Express Platinum

Delta has just announced a few changes to their lounge access policy. -Regular club members who shell out $450/year can no longer bring free guests,...

Chase Card Improvements: Freedom Now Offering A 20K Signup Bonus And Sapphire Preferred Now Offering 40K Points + 5K Points For Adding An Additional...

Update, 4pm: The Freedom 20K offer is now dead. ----------------------------------------------------- Originally posted on 11/18: Chase Freedom Chase Sapphire Preferred Linky Chase has sweetened the signup bonus on 2 of...

Are You Opening A Delta Card For Your Trip?

Thousands upon thousands of folks have glitch tickets booked with Delta.  I'm not fan of Delta as they run a very stingy mileage program...

Chase Freedom Reminders And News

Update: -If you want to get in the limited time Freedom offer with double the normal signup bonus then you should do that soon... -Plus...

Alaska Airlines Miles Already Posting

Update #2: Alive again with this link. Update: DEAD! ---------------------------------------------------- The Alaska Airlines credit card currently has a 50K signup bonus. I haven't posted about it yet as...

Limited Time Credit Card Offers Ending Soon

-Until sometime tonight you can still get The Lufthansa Premier Miles & More World MasterCard which offers 20K miles for spending $1 and another...

Reminder: Earn 3.21 Points Per Dollar With Sapphire Preferred At Restaurants Today

You will earn triple points today with your Chase Sapphire Preferred card on all dining purchases. Normally you earn 2.14 points per dollar on...

The Best Cards From Barclaycard

Barclaycard has several great credit card offers. Best of all they typically pull from your Transunion credit report.  Most banks pull from Experian though...

AMEX Small Business Saturday Will Return 11/30/13; Statement Credit Will Be $10 This Year

Update: Today is the big day, don't forget to register your cards below before shopping! Small Business Saturday Registration Linky Small Business Saturday Qualifiying Stores Map ----------------------------------------------------------- Originally...

Not Targeted For An AMEX Savings Offer? Just Chat!

AMEX offers great savings to select stores throughout the year. Of course the big one is Small Business Saturday valid at any small business. Many store...

Chase 5x Cards: Where The Points Really Add Up

Related post: The Best Credit Card For Spending In Every Spending Category. ----------------------------------------------- Chase has several cards that earn up to 5 points per dollar. Spending...

Chase United Mall Lounges

For the holiday season Chase United cardholders can access lounges while shopping in malls in S. Francisco and Short Hills, NJ. November 23 – December...

Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Card: Get 50,000 Points!

Update: This offer will be ending at some point tomorrow, 11/18. Now is the best time to get these cards as with just 2 Southwest...

The Best Credit Card For Spending On…

Without getting into signup bonuses and the fringe benefits of having each card here's a refresher of which cards to use for spending on: ...Airline...

Current AMEX Offers: Save At WalMart, Best Buy, Rue La La, Dell, Lowe’s, BP, Forever 21, And More

American Express is always running fantastic promotions.  Along with their incredible purchase protections it makes having their cards quite valuable. Of course the big one...

Bluebird Tweets On; WalMart ATM Gets Even Easier Than Before

The naysayers said it wasn't sustainable, but 13 months later Bluebird from American Express is still going strong. The Bluebird thread on DDF has over...

Credit Card News Roundup

News I haven't covered yet... -The Chase Sapphire Preferred Visa now has a EMV chip version available so that you'll be able to use your...

Reminder: Earn 3.21 Points Per Dollar With Sapphire Preferred At Restaurants Today

You will earn triple points today with your Chase Sapphire Preferred card on all dining purchases.  This promotion runs on every first Friday of...

Chase British Airways Visa Now Free For The First Year

Update: The waived annual fee limited time offer for this card was supposed to have ended almost 3 weeks ago.  This limited time offer...

What Not To Do: How To Avoid Having Your Account Closed

Banks don't close down accounts for no reason. I have significant point balances in currencies like Chase Ultimate Rewards and American Express Membership Rewards...

Reminder: Earn 3.21 Points Per Dollar With Sapphire Preferred At Restaurants Today

You will earn triple points today with your Chase Sapphire Preferred card on all dining purchases.  This promotion runs on every first Friday of...

Save $10 Off $50 At Lowe’s With AMEX

Sync your American Express card with your twitter account and get bonus savings. Step 1: Tweet #AmexLowes Step 2: Click on @connect to confirm that you...

Don’t Forget To Check Your American Express Offers Page

American Express is always running fantastic promotions.  Along with their incredible purchase protections it makes having their cards quite valuable. Of course the big one...

Register Now For Q4 Chase Freedom Spending And Last Days For Q3 Spending

-Chase Freedom Visa-Earn 10,000 Ultimate Rewards points when you spend $500 in 3 months. There is no annual fee for Chase Freedom! ————————————————— -You can click here...

Current Mega Signup Bonuses From Chase

Chase has really stepped up their credit card offers in recent years. The signup bonuses, point transfer partners, and credit card spending bonus categories...

Chase Now Offering Fee-Free Gift Cards With Free Shipping For A Limited Time

Update #3, 09/22: DEAD! Update #2, 09/21: Just a reminder that these are slated to be discontinued tonight.  As of now it's still working normally... Update,...

Do You Take Advantage Of Chase Ink Cards?

Update: The Chase Ink Plus, Chase Ink Bold, and Chase Ink Cash cards are now being issued as Visa cards instead of Mastercards. This...

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