Yes, It’s Possible to Get Two Chase Ink Cards and Earn Two Separate Bonuses

One of the best credit card sign-up bonuses in existence is the 50k point offer from Chase Ink. But to make the deal even sweeter, Chase offers three different versions of Ink. Two of the three, Chase Ink Bold and Chase Ink Plus, offer the 50k sign-up bonus. The other one, Chase Ink Cash, only … Continue reading “Yes, It’s Possible to Get Two Chase Ink Cards and Earn Two Separate Bonuses”

How to Get the Isis Version of American Express Serve

This post should be filed under “frustrating and extremely annoying” because that’s how hard it is to get the Isis version of American Express Serve. Before I get into the how of it, the reason you should want the Isis version of Serve is because it comes with higher monthly load limits and no monthly … Continue reading “How to Get the Isis Version of American Express Serve”

American Express Just Reminded Me That I Could Carry a Balance

Recently, I made a relatively large purchase with my American Express Blue Cash card. The original Blue Cash…mind you I didn’t think it was particularly noteworthy, but I guess American Express did. The purchase was made close to the end of my statement period, so I got a notice that my corresponding large bill was … Continue reading “American Express Just Reminded Me That I Could Carry a Balance”

How to Get a $500 Opening Bonus for a Chase Checking/Savings Account and Earn a 10% Bonus on Chase Freedom Points

Chances are if you have a mailbox, you’ve received a lucrative offer from Chase to opening a checking and/or savings account. The bonuses vary in size from $100 to $500 from what I’ve encountered. I recently took advantage of a $500 bonus from Chase, and I’m going to explain how it works and what I … Continue reading “How to Get a $500 Opening Bonus for a Chase Checking/Savings Account and Earn a 10% Bonus on Chase Freedom Points”

If Your Credit Card Application Is Being Reviewed, Call the Reconsideration Line

Nowadays, credit card applications always seem to say something like “instant approval,” or “get a decision in just 30 seconds.” That excites you, and before you know it, you’re involuntarily filling out the form, seemingly losing control of your own fingers. Then you hit the submit button, only to get the dreaded, “Your application is … Continue reading “If Your Credit Card Application Is Being Reviewed, Call the Reconsideration Line”

How the $6,500 Spending Requirement Works on the Amex Blue Cash Credit Card

Recently, I wrote about how the old Blue Cash card from American Express can be a big winner, and that it’s still available, though no longer advertised. The huge caveat associated with the card is that you need to spend $6,500 before the 5% cash back categories actually get triggered. The first $6,500 in spending … Continue reading “How the $6,500 Spending Requirement Works on the Amex Blue Cash Credit Card”

Three Credit Cards That Offer 2% Cash Back or Double Points on Every Purchase 365 Days a Year

If you’re not into the rotating bonus categories, and/or take a more casual approach to earning rebates with your credit cards, you might be interested in credit cards with bonus year-round earnings potential. So I’ve decided to single out three credit cards that come with 2% cash/points back on all spending all year long. Consider … Continue reading “Three Credit Cards That Offer 2% Cash Back or Double Points on Every Purchase 365 Days a Year”

American Express SimplyCash vs. Chase Ink: Which to Swipe With?

If you’re comparing business credit cards, you’ve probably taken a look at Chase Ink, and maybe the SimplyCash Business credit card from American Express. There are plenty of differences (and some similarities) between these two credit cards, so let’s determine which is best for you and your wallet. First and foremost, both Chase Ink and … Continue reading “American Express SimplyCash vs. Chase Ink: Which to Swipe With?”