82% of Credit Cardholders Got Their Annual Fees Waived or Reduced

A new poll from CreditCards.com revealed that an overwhelming majority of credit cardholders were able to negotiate their annual fees successfully. This despite the fact that many consumers seem to think fees like this are non-negotiable. The survey, which polled 952 American cardholders, found that 82% of those who actually asked were able to get … Continue reading “82% of Credit Cardholders Got Their Annual Fees Waived or Reduced”

Alliant Visa Signature Credit Card Offers 3% Cash Back First Year, 2.5% Thereafter

There’s a new 2.5% cash back credit card on the block that comes with 3% cash back on all purchases the first year. The “Alliant Visa Signature Credit Card” from the Alliant Credit Union is currently available for “select Alliant members,” but will be available to “all” come April. It’s only the second credit card … Continue reading “Alliant Visa Signature Credit Card Offers 3% Cash Back First Year, 2.5% Thereafter”

An Uber Credit Card Might Be in the Works

Update: It has now been confirmed that an Uber credit card is being released in fall 2017 by Barclaycard, per a variety of media reports. All that is known so far is that Visa will be the payment network provider and Barclaycard will be the card issuer. And that the card can be used outside … Continue reading “An Uber Credit Card Might Be in the Works”

Chase Sapphire Reserve vs. Amex Platinum: Why Chase Wins This Battle

You may have heard that the Amex Platinum underwent some major changes recently. If you haven’t, the biggest takeaways are the higher annual fee and the Uber credit. Amex Platinum will no longer charge cardholders $450 per year for the privilege of holding the card. Instead, they’ll have to fork over $550 every 365 days … Continue reading “Chase Sapphire Reserve vs. Amex Platinum: Why Chase Wins This Battle”