U.S. Bank Altitude Reserve: Earn 3X on Travel and Mobile Wallet Purchases

The latest luxury credit card to join the fray is the “U.S. Bank Altitude Reserve card,” which is expected to be released in early May, but already has a bit of hype behind it. While U.S. Bank isn’t a major player in the credit card world, they do seem to recognize the value of getting … Continue reading “U.S. Bank Altitude Reserve: Earn 3X on Travel and Mobile Wallet Purchases”

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”

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”

The Chase Marriott 150,000 Point Bonus Isn’t as Good as It Looks

You may have seen ads for a 150,000-point bonus on the Chase Marriott Rewards Premier credit card lately. That sounds like the best bonus ever offered on the card and one that can’t be missed. It’s well above the 100k offers seen in the past and the current 80k bonus. Heck, 150,000 Marriott points is … Continue reading “The Chase Marriott 150,000 Point Bonus Isn’t as Good as It Looks”

USAA Limitless Visa: Earn 2.5% Cash Back on Every Purchase

Let’s take a hard look at the new Limitless Cashback Rewards Visa Signature card from USAA to see if it’s worth applying for. Most folks know 2% cash back credit cards exist, and that rotating 5% cash back categories are also widely available, though somewhat annoying because they’re capped and only good for three months. … Continue reading “USAA Limitless Visa: Earn 2.5% Cash Back on Every Purchase”

Chase Ink Business Preferred Review: 80k Sign-Up Bonus

News just broke of yet another new credit card from Chase, the “Chase Ink Business Preferred,” which is expected to be released later this year. It’s a new version of the existing Chase Ink card, so nothing too mind-blowing, just some important differences to take note of. In what sounds like an ode to the … Continue reading “Chase Ink Business Preferred Review: 80k Sign-Up Bonus”

Chase Sapphire Reserve Review: Get 100,000 Ultimate Rewards Points

If you’re looking to give your Ultimate Rewards point balance a serious boost, consider the red-hot “Chase Sapphire Reserve” credit card. It’s not longer just a rumor (now it’s a fact and you can apply today!), and I’ve got all the important details you need to know about before you fill in the application. Here’s … Continue reading “Chase Sapphire Reserve Review: Get 100,000 Ultimate Rewards Points”

Citi ThankYou Preferred Card for College Students Isn’t Very Preferred

Students Should Shop Around So Citi launched a new credit card for college students aptly named the “Citi ThankYou Preferred Card for College Students.” Unfortunately, it doesn’t appear to live up to its name, and you can even blame Citi’s other credit card offerings for that. You see, it just isn’t a very good option … Continue reading “Citi ThankYou Preferred Card for College Students Isn’t Very Preferred”

Blispay Visa Offers No Interest and No Payments on Purchases Over $199 for 6 Months

The new “Blispay Visa Card,” issued by First Electronic Bank out of Utah, wants to completely change the credit card game. And yes, there’s only one “S” in their name, it’s not a typo. It’s a somewhat odd proposal but one that could certainly separate the Blispay Visa from the credit card crowd. Allow me … Continue reading “Blispay Visa Offers No Interest and No Payments on Purchases Over $199 for 6 Months”

Two New Charles Schwab Credit Cards from American Express Now Available

Are You an Existing Schwab Customer? Charles Schwab just released two new credit cards backed by American Express. If you have an eligible Charles Schwab brokerage account, you can apply for their new American Express co-branded credit cards. But before you do, let’s determine if they’re even worth applying for. For the record, an eligible … Continue reading “Two New Charles Schwab Credit Cards from American Express Now Available”