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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.

Battle Of The Chase Sapphire Cards: Should You Go Preferred Or Reserve?

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...

Now Live! Will You Pay Yourself Back (Twice?) For Dining, Grocery, And Home Improvement Purchases With Sapphire Preferred Or Sapphire Reserve Points?

On Thursday Chase added several new benefits to their Sapphire Reserve and Sapphire Preferred cards. As of today, you can redeem your Sapphire Reserve Ultimate Rewards points to offset...

Chase Adds New Sapphire Preferred And Sapphire Reserve Benefits Due To Coronavirus!

Chase is adding several new temporary benefits to their Sapphire Reserve and Sapphire Preferred cards. I've previously written about new benefits like: A $100 Sapphire...

Dan’s #1 Recommended Card For Best Chase Consumer Signup Bonus: Earn 60,000 Points On The Chase Sapphire Preferred Card!

Highest Public Offer Ever: Earn 60,000 Points On The Chase Sapphire Preferred Card! Signup bonus: You can now earn 60K Chase Ultimate Rewards points for opening...

Get $10 Off $100 Of Visa Gift Cards From Office Max Or Office Depot This Week

You can get $10 off $100 of Visa gift cards from Office Max or Office Depot stores through 5/30. Use your Chase Ink Cash Business Card or Ink Plus...

Is There A New Limit On The Number Of AMEX Cards You Can Have?

Credit card banks have become much more conservative in their lending practices during the COVID-19 pandemic. New customers are finding it harder to get approved...

Ends Soon! Earn 100,000 Miles On The United Club Infinite Card! Club Membership, 2 Free Checked Bags Worldwide, And 4 Miles Per Dollar Spent!

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Update: This card no longer offer a signup bonus, but the $525 annual fee is now waived for the first year. Earn 100,000 Bonus Miles...

Redeem United Miles At A Value Of 1.5 Cents Each To Pay Your United Card’s Annual Fee, But Call Chase First About COVID-19 Offers!

United offers the ability to use miles to pay for a Club Membership, airfare, or the annual fee on a United credit card. The value...

Citi Kills Virtual Card Numbers On AA Cards

Citi has long offered virtual card numbers as an option from their website. With a VCN you can set a dollar limit or expiration date...

What Purchases Have You Had Reimbursed With Your New AMEX Credits? Getting $160 Of Free Stamps With A Business Platinum Card!

AMEX is offering new and increased statement credits and bonus points on wireless service, Dell, AMEX Travel, streaming services, shipping, supermarkets, and dining/restaurant delivery...

With Wide Open United Award Space Into 2021, Turkish Airlines’ Dirt Cheap Star Alliance Awards Are More Valuable Than Ever!

United's award space on many international routes is unprecedented. Just take a look at Newark to Tel Aviv this fall/winter/spring:   Same story for Tel Aviv to...

AMEX Giving More Cardholders Statement Credits Upon Renewal!

Earlier today I wrote about Business Platinum cardholders that have renewals coming up getting emails about a $200 statement credit. A commenter there got...

[Updated With Valid Dates] Chase Will Extend Timeline To Earn 2nd Tier Signup Bonuses!

Update: Chase has informed me that the timeframe for the 2nd tier bonus extension will be for cards approved between 10/1/19-3/31/20.  AMEX, Bank of America, Capital...

AMEX Giving Business Platinum Cardholders A $200 Statement Credit Upon Renewal!

AMEX added a plethora of new benefits onto their cards on Friday and the giving continues today. Multiple DDF members are reporting getting an email...

Citi Extends Signup Bonus Spend Threshold Deadline, Adds Prestige Supermarket And Restaurant Credit

AMEX, Bank of America, Capital One, and Chase have all given additional time to meed spend thresholds to earn the bonus for opening a...

Now Live For June: Sapphire Reserve $300 Grocery+Gas Credit, Plus Earn Bonus Points For Spending On Groceries With Most Chase Consumer Cards!

Update, 6/1: The grocery and grocery delivery bonus for June is now live. If you have a Chase Sapphire Reserve you can also use...

AMEX Adds New Card Benefits Including Credits For Dell, Wireless, Streaming, Grocery, Delivery, Spending For Lifetime Status, And More!

AMEX is releasing several new benefits on their cards to make up for the lack of travel benefits due to COVID-19. An FAQ can...

Earn 6 Points Per Dollar On Groceries With Select Marriott Cards

From 5/1-7/31, you can earn 6 Marriott points per dollar at grocery stores on select Marriott cards. On Chase cards the bonus is limited to...

Contact Capital One To Get An Extension On Your Credit Card Signup Bonus Spend Threshold Deadline!

Several banks, including AMEX, Chase, and Bank of America, have automatically issued extensions for people that recently opened credit cards. Commenter BrooklynDan writes that he...

Citi Double Cash Card: Earn 2% Cashback, With Option To Transfer Into Miles Via Citi Trifecta; United Domestic 7K Points, Business To Israel 42K...

Citi Double Cash Card Several readers have asked if they should change their credit card strategy because of COVID-19. Of course nobody knows exactly how long...

AnnualCreditReport Offering Free Weekly Reports For The Next Year, Check To Make Sure That Your Loan Modifications Are Marked Current!

AnnualCreditReport.com is the only government authorized source for your Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion credit reports. Normally you can access each of those reports for free...

Citi Adds Emirates As Their Latest Airline Transfer Partner

Citi has added the ability to transfer points to Emirates at a 1:1 ratio. You can also transfer AMEX, Capital One, Chase, and Marriott points...

Chase Offering 5 Points Per Dollar On Doordash And Tock On Freedom/Sapphire Cards And 5 Point Streaming Category On Freedom

Catching up on the news I missed over the Pesach holiday... Chase is offering 5 points per dollar on Doordash and Tock spending. This bonus...

Chase Is Now Automatically Giving An Extra 3 Months For January-March Applicants To Meet Spending Thresholds!

Update: Chase has clarified with me that: The 3 month extension applies to accounts that were actually approved in January, February, or March. The...

Is The Blue Cash Preferred Card The Best AMEX To Have Now? $250 Welcome Bonus, 6% Back On Groceries, And Return Protection

Blue Cash Preferred® Card Welcome bonus: You will get $250 cash back after spending $1,000 in 6 months. The advertised deadline is 3 months, but AMEX...

AMEX Giving An Additional 3 Months To Earn Welcome Bonuses Due To COVID-19

AMEX has sent me the following message to share with DansDeals readers, “Due to the impact of COVID-19, for eligible Card accounts approved from December 1,...

Chase Offering Sapphire Reserve Cardholders A $100 Statement Credit Due To COVID-19

Chase raised the Sapphire Reserve's annual fee from $450 to $550 in January. They did add some benefits which I've been able to take advantage...

AMEX Lowers Spending Threshold On The Business Platinum Card

Welcome bonus: You can earn 75,000 American Express Membership Rewards welcome bonus points for opening an AMEX Business Platinum card and spending $15,000 within your...

Marriott Now Offering 30 Elite Night Credits If You Have A Marriott Consumer And Business Credit Card!

Marriott has limited the number of elite night credits earned from having their credit cards to 15/year, but effective today you can get 30...

Last Day To Complete Chase Freedom Q1 Spending; Register Now For Freedom Q2 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 get...

Highest Public Offer Ever: Chase Ink Preferred Now Offering A Whopping 100,000 Ultimate Rewards Point Signup Bonus!

Chase Ink Preferred Card Signup bonus: The Chase Ink Preferred Card is now offering a whopping signup bonus of 100,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points for opening...

Chase Freedom/Freedom Unlimited 5x Bonus Category On Hotels For March

Chase Freedom: Earn 5 points per dollar on up to $2,500 in hotel spending in March  Chase Freedom Unlimited: Earn 5 points per...

AMEX Will Waive Late Fees And Interest If You Have COVID-19 Hardships, With Some Caveats

Apple Card previously announced that you can contact them to skip your March payment without late fees or interest owed. Now, AMEX Financial Hardship is...

Register Now For Chase Freedom Q2 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 get...

Dan’s #1 Recommended Card For The Best Signup Bonus: Chase Ink Preferred’s Mega 100,000 Point Signup Bonus And Versatility Are Why You Should Apply!

Chase Ink Preferred Card Signup bonus: The Chase Ink Preferred Card comes with a mega signup bonus of 100,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points for opening the...

Last Day To Register For Chase Freedom Q1 Spending, New Freedom Q2 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...

The Ultimate Guide To Credit Cards And Points: Where To Start And What You Need To Know About The Best Cards For You!

This post starts on a beginner level before moving to a more advanced level of explanation on credit cards. You may want to bookmark this...

Reader Question: What Are The Best Credit Cards With 0% APR?

There have been several posts on the DansDeals Facebook Group and the DansDeals Forums asking about the best credit cards that have 0% intro...

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