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Get a 20% Statement Credit for Uber Purchases Made with Capital One Quicksilver

Get a 20% Statement Credit for Uber Purchases Made with Capital One Quicksilver
April 22, 2015 No Comments »

It appears as if Uber likes being in the credit card game. Their latest venture into the world of plastic involves the Capital One Quicksilver card, and sister card QuicksilverOne. If you have either of these credit cards in your ... Read More »

Spend $50 at Smart & Final and Get $25 Back with Amex Offers

Spend $50 at Smart & Final and Get $25 Back with Amex Offers
April 20, 2015 No Comments »

Awesome deal alert! At the moment, American Express is offering $25 back when you spend $50 or more at Smart & Final stores in the United States by June 30th, 2015. Fortunately, there is a store just a few minutes ... Read More »

Bank Launches Scented Credit Card to Attract Female Customers

Bank Launches Scented Credit Card to Attract Female Customers
March 9, 2015 No Comments »

Forget about Apple Pay and virtual wallets. Plastic credit cards are still being innovated and we’ve yet to really maximize their potential. That is…until now. A bank in the United Arab Emirates has just launched a credit card that emits ... Read More »

The Citi Costco Credit Card: Coming in 2016

The Citi Costco Credit Card: Coming in 2016
March 4, 2015 No Comments »

For Citi and Visa, it’s great news. For American Express, not so much. Last month, American Express announced that it was ending its ongoing relationship with Costco, which included a co-branded credit card and merchant acceptance agreements. The current arrangement ... Read More »

American Express Is Raising Interest Rates: Who Cares!

American Express Is Raising Interest Rates: Who Cares!
March 3, 2015 No Comments »

So major media recently reported that American Express is raising interest rates after discovering that its APRs were “significantly lower than market rates.” They have already begun sending out letters to customers who are affected by the change. The move ... Read More »

Google to Acquire Softcard Technology, Take on Apple Pay

Google to Acquire Softcard Technology, Take on Apple Pay
February 26, 2015 No Comments »

Earlier this week, Softcard announced that Google had “acquired some technology and intellectual property” from the company in what sounds like a new effort to take on Apple Pay. While it’s unclear exactly what’s going on, Softcard did mention that ... Read More »

Chase Ink Commercial Features Kim Jong-un Actor

Chase Ink Commercial Features Kim Jong-un Actor
February 12, 2015 No Comments »

File this one under “kinda funny” and not really relevant to the quality of the Chase Ink card, but still worth mentioning. I might be a little late on this, but I wasn’t aware of it until I saw it ... Read More »

MasterCard Now Allows U.S.-Issued Credit Cards in Cuba

MasterCard Now Allows U.S.-Issued Credit Cards in Cuba
January 26, 2015 No Comments »

By now you’ve probably heard the news that Cuba/US relations have gotten a lot better thanks to some recent action at the White House. As a result, tourism to the island nation is expected to surge, though it certainly won’t ... Read More »

Earn Up to 8% Cash Back at Whole Foods with American Express

Earn Up to 8% Cash Back at Whole Foods with American Express
December 2, 2014 No Comments »

Let’s face it; the old supermarkets have lost their luster. Many shoppers demand more from grocery stores these days, meaning places like Whole Foods have become a lot more popular. But the quality and selection such gourmet food stores offer ... Read More »

Discover Now Lets You Redeem Any Amount of Your Cashback Bonus

Discover Now Lets You Redeem Any Amount of Your Cashback Bonus
November 24, 2014 No Comments »

An exciting new change has quietly taken place over at Discover. Now cardholders who earn cash back can redeem any amount, even as little as a penny. In the past, Discover only allowed cashback redemptions of $50 even (exact amount) ... Read More »