Marriott Rewards Credit Card Review: One of My Favorite Hotel Cards

If you’re in need of a break and want to stay at a nice hotel for free, look no further than the “Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card” from Chase. I took advantage of this card a couple years ago when the sign-up bonus was a handsome 100,000 Marriott Rewards points, but it’s still very attractive … Continue reading “Marriott Rewards Credit Card Review: One of My Favorite Hotel Cards”

The Schwab Amex Platinum Let’s You Cash Out Your Points for 1.25 Cents Apiece

One of the downsides to American Express Membership Rewards points is the inability to simply cash them out for a decent value. Sure, you can get a statement credit, but the value is a mere .60 cents per point, which clearly isn’t worth it. You can also get an Amex gift card, but the value … Continue reading “The Schwab Amex Platinum Let’s You Cash Out Your Points for 1.25 Cents Apiece”

Get $600+ in Amazon Gift Cards with the Southwest Credit Card

Sometimes the right credit card isn’t so obvious. Sometimes you think a card isn’t for you, when in fact, it’s the perfect fit. One example comes to mind…well, two or three if you count the multiple versions of the card. I’m referring to the Southwest credit cards from Chase, which currently offer 60,000 points if … Continue reading “Get $600+ in Amazon Gift Cards with the Southwest Credit Card”

Wells Fargo Cash Wise Card Review: Is 1.5% Cash Back Good Enough?

My wife received a mailer today from Wells Fargo, which was pitching its newer “Cash Wise Visa Card” to her. So I decided to take a look at what this credit card offers and if it’s worth applying for. My first thought was why anyone would accept a cash back rate of 1.5% when there … Continue reading “Wells Fargo Cash Wise Card Review: Is 1.5% Cash Back Good Enough?”

You Can Now Only Have One Chase Sapphire Credit Card at a Time

It appears Chase has added a new restriction to their growing list of credit card rules, this time limiting how many Chase Sapphire cards you can hold at any given time. Specifically, the card issuer is now limiting new applicants to one Chase Sapphire card total. In other words, if you already have Chase Sapphire … Continue reading “You Can Now Only Have One Chase Sapphire Credit Card at a Time”

PayPal Cashback MasterCard Offers 2% Cash Back on All Purchases

There’s yet another 2% cash back credit card on the market, the latest being the “PayPal Cashback MasterCard” offered by PayPal and card issuer Synchrony Bank. This aligns it with the likes of Citi Double Cash and the Fidelity Visa, both of which earn two points per dollar spent on everything all year long. PayPal … Continue reading “PayPal Cashback MasterCard Offers 2% Cash Back on All Purchases”

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 Now Available!

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 Now Available!”

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”