All posts by Colin Robertson

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

Get $15 Off $50 via American Express Shop with Points at Amazon
July 28, 2015

Looking to save some money at Amazon? Well, there’s an awesome 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 ... Read More »

Downgrade Your Credit Card to Avoid the Annual Fee

Downgrade Your Credit Card to Avoid the Annual Fee
July 21, 2015

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 ... Read More »

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

Should You Opt Back In to Receive Targeted Credit Card Offers?
July 9, 2015

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 ... Read More »

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

Look Out for the 70,000 Bonus Offer on United MileagePlus Explorer Business
July 7, 2015

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 ... Read More »

The Crystal Visa Infinite Card Lands In the U.S.

The Crystal Visa Infinite Card Lands In the U.S.
June 24, 2015

The benefits of Visa Infinite have finally made it to American soil with the launch of the Crystal Visa Infinite Card issued by City National Bank. Interestingly, if you go to the Visa Infinite website the United States isn’t even ... Read More »

Use Air Travel Credits to Get Your Prestige Card Annual Fee-Free

Use Air Travel Credits to Get Your Prestige Card Annual Fee-Free
June 18, 2015

There’s been a lot of buzz regarding the newly revamped Citi Prestige credit card lately, but the $450 annual fee is certainly hard to overlook. For some, it’s probably a deal killer seeing that it’s $450. That’s not cheap. But ... Read More »

Citi Doesn’t Seem to Care About Trees

Citi Doesn’t Seem to Care About Trees
June 2, 2015

A little over a week ago, I applied for the Citi ThankYou Premier Card. I figured the 50,000 point sign-up bonus was enticing enough to spend $3,000 in the first three months. After all, you can transfer ThankYou Points to ... Read More »

Keep Your Credit When You Close a Card

Keep Your Credit When You Close a Card
May 28, 2015

You’ve probably heard that closing a credit card is the worst offense you can commit. While that’s certainly not true, despite the powers that be instilling fear into our lives on a daily basis, your credit score can be impacted ... Read More »

Introducing the Credit Card Stylus – Never Touch a Touch Screen Again

Introducing the Credit Card Stylus – Never Touch a Touch Screen Again
May 11, 2015

I do my best to cover all types of seemingly strange credit card gadgets that make their way to market, along with those that are in production or have aspirations to be. Lately, this has included a lot of all-in-one ... Read More »