Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card Review

American Express has launched a limited-time bonus offer on its popular “Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card.” When you apply and meet minimum spending requirements you can earn 25,000 bonus Starpoints, enough for up to 6 free nights at a Category 1 or 2 hotel! You get 10,000 Starpoints after your first purchase, and another 15,000 … Continue reading “Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card Review”

American Express Blue Sky Credit Card Review: There Are Better Travel Cards

It’s that time again, where we take a hard look at a specific credit card to see if it’s any good. Today we’ll review the “American Express Blue Sky,” which is Amex’s answer to a no annual fee travel rewards credit card. What Does Blue Sky Offer? Well, the main draw of the American Express … Continue reading “American Express Blue Sky Credit Card Review: There Are Better Travel Cards”

New Southwest Credit Card Offers Over $800 Worth of Free Flights

Chase just re-launched the mega bonus on their travel rewards credit card, the “Southwest Airlines® Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card,” which comes with a staggering 50,000 bonus points after you spend just $2,000 in the first 3 months of account opening. Those 50k bonus points are good for over $800 in Wanna Get Away® Fares, which … Continue reading “New Southwest Credit Card Offers Over $800 Worth of Free Flights”

Are Credit Cards Bad for Your Credit Score?

Credit card Q&A: “Are credit cards bad for your credit score?” In short, no, opening a credit card won’t hurt your credit score, at least not in the long run. Sure, you may see your credit score get dinged a few points when you apply for a credit card, but this is standard practice when … Continue reading “Are Credit Cards Bad for Your Credit Score?”