Should I Keep the Chase Sapphire Reserve Past Year One?

Credit card Q&A: “Should I keep Chase Sapphire Reserve?” Now that the very popular and game-changing Chase Sapphire Reserve has been out for over a year, a lot of folks are pondering whether to keep it for another year or ditch it to the avoid the costly $450 annual fee. It’s a good question, seeing … Continue reading “Should I Keep the Chase Sapphire Reserve Past Year One?”

Bank of America Luxury Credit Card Soon to Be Released

If you haven’t noticed, the so-called luxury credit card scene is getting pretty busy. In just the past few months, we’ve seen the unveiling of both the UBS Visa Infinite and the U.S. Bank Altitude Reserve credit cards to compete with the widely popular Chase Sapphire Reserve card. We even saw American Express retool their … Continue reading “Bank of America Luxury Credit Card Soon to Be Released”

When Will the Credit Card Sign-Up Bonus Post to My Account?

Credit card Q&A: “When will the credit card sign-up bonus post to my account?” These days, mega credit card sign-up bonuses are all the rage, but one question I get a lot is when the bonus points (or cash) will actually post to the account? It’s a good question because I know folks are anxious … Continue reading “When Will the Credit Card Sign-Up Bonus Post to My Account?”

Lyft Credit Card Coming Soon

While the details are perhaps less than scant, it has been reported that a “Lyft credit card” is expected to be rolled out in the near future. The co-branded credit card will likely offer a rewards program and/or discounts on the popular ride-sharing app. It’s unclear who the card issuer will be or which payment … Continue reading “Lyft Credit Card Coming Soon”

Citi Prestige Increasing Sign-Up Bonus to 75,000 Points

Big news today in the credit card world. The Citi Prestige card will soon have a 75,000-point sign-up bonus, which is a huge increase from the existing 40,000-point offer. This is according to insider info over at TPG. Additionally, Citi is making a slew of changes to align the card with other heavyweights, such as … Continue reading “Citi Prestige Increasing Sign-Up Bonus to 75,000 Points”

The Final Visa Card Aims to Fix the Broken Credit Card

If you’re like me, or most people, you probably have to cut up one of your credit cards at least once a year thanks to fraud. It may have been a mass hack, or perhaps you stuck your card in a skimmer at a gas station and soon saw a transaction you didn’t recognize. This … Continue reading “The Final Visa Card Aims to Fix the Broken Credit Card”

Amazon Offering 2% Back Without a Credit Card

In an effort to perhaps squeeze credit card issuers out of Amazon transactions, the world’s largest retailer is offering 2% back when you don’t use a credit card. Yes, if you use a debit card or bank account to reload your Amazon account, you’ll get 2% added to your Amazon gift card balance each time. … Continue reading “Amazon Offering 2% Back Without a Credit Card”

UBS Visa Infinite Credit Card: Does It Deliver Luxury?

There’s yet another metal luxury credit card available to American consumers, the latest the UBS Visa Infinite credit card. It appears to be attempting to go toe-to-toe with Chase Sapphire Reserve, Amex Platinum, and the U.S. Bank Altitude Reserve. Yes, things are getting pretty busy at the top, which could be good news for those … Continue reading “UBS Visa Infinite Credit Card: Does It Deliver Luxury?”

Credit Card Price Protection Actually Works, Seriously

Credit cards are filled with all sorts of benefits, including things like car insurance and travel credits, along with extended warranty and price protection, but the average cardholder probably never bothers to use them. Most are likely drawn to a particular card for its large sign-up bonus, or perhaps the cash back earning capabilities, or … Continue reading “Credit Card Price Protection Actually Works, Seriously”

Can We Stop Making Unboxing a Credit Card a Thing?

When I first started this blog a decade ago, credit card bloggers weren’t very common. In fact, there were only a handful of websites dedicated to credit cards. And most were large corporate sites that simply peddled credit cards. Today, the landscape is a lot different, almost unrecognizable compared to 2007. Nowadays, it seems anyone … Continue reading “Can We Stop Making Unboxing a Credit Card a Thing?”