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 30,000 bonus Starpoints, enough for up to 15 free nights at a Category 1 hotel or 10 free nights at a category 2 hotel! You get 30,000 Starpoints … 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?”