Set Travel Notifications for Your Credit Cards Before You Leave!

If you’re taking a vacation soon, don’t forget to set travel notifications on all the credit cards and debit cards you plan on taking with you before you leave. These notifications inform your card issuers that you will be traveling in specific locations on specific dates so your charges will be approved. Otherwise they may … Continue reading “Set Travel Notifications for Your Credit Cards Before You Leave!”

Get $15 Off $50 via American Express Shop with Points at Amazon

Looking to save some money at Amazon? Well, there’s an awesome Amazon American Express promo going on until July 31st that allows certain American Express cardholders to get $15 off purchases of $50 or more when using points to make a purchase. The great thing is that you can use as little as one Membership … Continue reading “Get $15 Off $50 via American Express Shop with Points at Amazon”

Downgrade Your Credit Card to Avoid the Annual Fee

It’s no secret that some of the best credit card sign-up bonuses happen to be the very same credit cards that come with hefty annual fees. Hello Citi Premier and Prestige. While this can certainly be worth the cost, there are times when it simply doesn’t make any sense to keep paying the annual fee, … Continue reading “Downgrade Your Credit Card to Avoid the Annual Fee”

Should You Opt Back In to Receive Targeted Credit Card Offers?

In an earlier post, I spoke about a targeted offer for 70,000 United miles via the MileagePlus Explorer Business card. Normally that offer is only 50,000 miles, but the individual who received it was targeted and sent a mailer because they’re opted in to offers via postal mail from Chase. Or perhaps they didn’t opt … Continue reading “Should You Opt Back In to Receive Targeted Credit Card Offers?”

Look Out for the 70,000 Bonus Offer on United MileagePlus Explorer Business

Anytime you’re even remotely thinking about applying for a credit card, it’s good practice to determine if there are any special offers available. And during that process, perhaps also find out if there’s a better alternative to the card you were originally looking at. After all, you might be at the Chase website staring at … Continue reading “Look Out for the 70,000 Bonus Offer on United MileagePlus Explorer Business”