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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.

AMEX Cracks Down On Credit Card Signup Bonuses Yet Again; History Of Signup Bonus Crackdowns From The Big Banks

I've been blogging since November of 2004 and it has been fascinating to see the evolution of mileage hobby over the past 14 years....

Earn $500 Or 50K Points And 50% Bonus Points Everywhere With The Brand New, No Annual Fee, Chase Ink Business Unlimited Card!

Chase Ink business credit cards continue to change frequently. The Ink Bold, Ink Plus, and Ink Classic cards have all been discontinued, but Chase...

Limited Time Increased Welcome Bonuses On 3 Hilton AMEX Cards: Earn Up To 125K Points Or 100K Points Plus A Free Night!

Update: Offer expired! American Express has released 3 limited time offers on Hilton credit cards that are valid until the morning of June 27th. Signup...

2 Months Until The Starwood AMEX Is Devalued, Are You Racking Up The Starpoints?

A month ago, I wrote about the transformation of the SPG AMEX from a card that offers an excellent return on everyday spending to...

Earn Up To 100,000 Bonus Points On The AMEX Business Platinum Card!

Update: Offer expired! Welcome bonus: The AMEX Business Platinum Card is now offering 50K bonus points for spending $10K and another 50K bonus points for spending another...

Upcoming Dates For Major Negative And Positive Changes On Chase Cards

Chase Freedom, Freedom Unlimited, Sapphire, Sapphire Preferred, Sapphire Reserve, JPMorgan Reserve, Ink Plus, Ink Bold, Ink Cash, Ink Classic, Ink Preferred negative change: Effective...

Chase And IHG Do The Right Thing, Will Offer Another Uncapped Anniversary Night To All Chase IHG Select Cardholders!

On 4/2, I wrote that IHG was going to start capping the anniversary nights issued on their Chase IHG Select card starting on 5/1...

Get A 25% Bonus When You Transfer AMEX Membership Rewards Points Into Flying Blue Miles

Get A 25% Bonus When You Transfer AMEX Points Into Flying Blue Miles Login to your account via the link above and the transfer ratio...

Ultimate Rewards Transfer Changes Would Hurt, But These Have Been On The Rumor Mill For 7 Years; Should You Consolidate Your Points Every Month?

Several people have asked me to write about the rumors that Chase will kill the ability to freely transfer Ultimate Rewards points between cards and...

3 Chase Cards With A 100,000 Avios Signup Bonus, Good For Up To 22 Award Tickets Each!

-The Chase British Airways card is once again offering 50,000 bonus Avios after you spend $3,000 on purchases within the first 3 months from...

A Week Later, But No Solid Answers To 3 Contradictory Marriott-Starwood Merger Details That Everyone Wants To Know

Last week was a busy one in the points world thanks to the Marriott-Starwood merger info released on Monday. I'm not going to rehash all...

Chase Freedom Unlimited Now Has 2 Signup Bonus Options

Update: The 3x offer is now dead. Chase Freedom Unlimited is part of my Chase Quadfecta that will be even more useful after the Starwood...

AMEX: 3 Starwood Cards Will Be Available For New Applications After The SPG-Marriott Program Merger In August

AMEX reached out to me to officially confirm that they will continue to offer the Starwood Consumer AMEX card to new customers after Marriott...

Should You Signup For A Starwood Card Today Without A Signup Bonus Before It’s Discontinued?

Update, 4/19: The Starwood Consumer AMEX will not be discontinued. However both the Starwood consumer and business cards are no longer offering any points...

Final Hours! Will The Starwood Cards Disappear Or Lose Their Starpoints Signup Bonuses Today? Now Is The Time To Signup!

Update: Be sure to apply for these cards by 11:59pm if you want to take apply for the Starwood AMEX before the card is discontinued or the Starpoint welcome bonus is eliminated!

The Starwood Consumer AMEX And Multiple Chase Marriott Cards Are Being Discontinued! Here’s What You Need To Know About 9 Starwood And Marriott Cards

Update, 4/19: The Starwood Consumer AMEX will not be discontinued. However both the Starwood consumer and business cards are no longer offering any points...

Enroll Your Chase Hyatt Card In Chase Offers To Save At Lowe’s, StubHub, Wayfair, And More

Enroll Your Chase Hyatt Card In Chase Offers To Save At Lowe’s, StubHub, Wayfair, And More Sample offers expiring 5/7: $10 back for spending $50+...

Is It Worth Paying Your Taxes On A Credit Card To Earn Miles? Is The SPG AMEX The Card To Use For 2018?

Update: Just a reminder that today is tax day. If you want to take advantage of the ability to earn 1 Starpoint per dollar (3...

3 Starwood AMEX Cards In The New Marriott Program: A Comparison Chart Of The Good, The Bad, And The Horrific

As I covered in the live blog for the Marriott merger, some of our worst fears have been confirmed. The programs will start the integration...

4 Delta Credit Cards With Limited Time 60K-70K Signup Bonuses, Good For 12-14 Tickets From NYC To Florida, Chicago, Detroit, And More!

American Express has released 4 limited time offers on Delta credit cards that are valid until the morning of April 11th. Signup bonuses are...

Chase Southwest Business Card 60K Bonus: Good For Companion Pass, Up To 39 Award Flights, Or $600 In Amazon Gift Cards!

Signup offer and anniversary bonus: The Chase Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Business Credit Card card is offering 60,000 points for spending $3,000 within 3 months. Click Here to get more...

Earn Triple AMEX Membership Rewards Points With AMEX Express Checkout, Stackable With More AMEX Offers

Back in 2015 AMEX was paying out $10 for each $1 purchase made with AMEX Expess Checkout. Those days are long gone, but you can...

Get $15 Off $300 Of Visa Gift Cards From Office Max Or Office Depot This Week

You can get $15 off $300 of Visa gift cards from Office Max or Office Depot stores through 4/14. Use your Chase Ink Business Cash, Ink Plus or Ink Bold...

Chase Partially Relents On IHG Anniversary Nights, Signup Now And Get An Unrestricted Anniversary Night!

The Chase IHG card has long had one of the best annual credit card benefits, a free night every card anniversary valid at any...

Where Will You Spend To Earn The Chase Freedom Q2 Bonus?

You can click here to activate to activate Chase Freedom Q2 bonus spending. Click Here to get more details on this card and compare to other cards!  Q2...

IHG Devalues Annual Free Night Certificate!

The Chase IHG card has long had one of the best annual credit card benefits, a free night valid at any IHG property worldwide. Click...

Last Day For Chase Freedom Q1 Spending!

Tomorrow is the final day to finish Chase Freedom Q1 spending. Click Here to get more details on this card and compare to other cards!  Q1 spending...

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