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There are always lucrative credit card sign-up bonuses on offer, but in many cases you’ve got to spend an awful lot of money to actually ...

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So you’re thinking about traveling abroad.  Sweet, but before you jump on that plane, there’s plenty to do to ensure you have a safe and ...

What’s a Good APR for a Credit ...

Credit card Q&A: “What is a good APR for a credit card?” Everyone always want the best, the lowest, the cheapest, etc. It makes perfect ...

Chase Sapphire vs. Chase Sapphire Preferred

These days it’s pretty common to see two versions of a certain credit card. The “preferred” version and the “classic” version. And perhaps one of ...

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Fidelity Amex Switching to US Bank Issued Visa Credit Card

Fidelity Amex Switching to US Bank Issued Visa Credit Card
January 7, 2016

For those who hold the quite lucrative Fidelity Amex credit card, changes are a coming. Starting in July of this year, existing customers will have their FIA Card Services (a Bank of America company) issued Fidelity Amex replaced with a ... Read More »

Please Don’t Get an Alumni Credit Card

Please Don’t Get an Alumni Credit Card
December 16, 2015

Go State! Sure, maybe while you’re attending university and watching their football games on the weekend. But when it comes to your precious financials, you might want to keep them out of your wallet for good. Don’t be fooled. When ... Read More »

Is There a Limit to How Many Credit Cards You Can Get Approved For?

Is There a Limit to How Many Credit Cards You Can Get Approved For?
December 7, 2015

Some more credit card Q&A, this time concerning the number of credit cards you can apply for in a certain period of time (and hold) successfully. This question certainly depends on the card issuer, but some new rules are preventing ... Read More »

Quickly See the Many Ways You Can Use American Express Membership Rewards Points

Quickly See the Many Ways You Can Use American Express Membership Rewards Points
December 3, 2015

I recently got targeted for the American Express Premier Rewards Gold card. They’re offering me 50,000 Membership Rewards points if I spend a piddly $1,000 in the first three months from account opening. Now that sounded pretty good at first ... Read More »

Chase Offering 10% Cash Back at Amazon with Freedom Card

Chase Offering 10% Cash Back at Amazon with Freedom Card
November 19, 2015

Chase just delivered an early Christmas (or any other holiday) present to its Freedom cardholders. From November 23rd until December 31st, 2015, you’ll earn double the amount of promotional cash back when shopping at Amazon with your Chase Freedom card. ... Read More »

The Plenti Credit Card from Amex: Will It Earn You Plenty?

The Plenti Credit Card from Amex: Will It Earn You Plenty?
November 11, 2015

Earlier this year, American Express launched Plenti, a somewhat novel rewards program that lets you earn points and use them within a network of stores. So you can earn Plenti points by paying your AT&T cell phone bill and then ... Read More »

Get $15 for Adding Chase Freedom to Visa Checkout

Get $15 for Adding Chase Freedom to Visa Checkout
November 3, 2015

If you’re looking for some low hanging fruit, check out (no pun intended) the latest offer from Visa Checkout and Chase. Here’s how it works: 1. Register for Visa Checkout 2. Add your Chase Freedom card 3. Make a $15+ ... Read More »

Amex Small Business Saturday Statement Credits Targeted This Year

Amex Small Business Saturday Statement Credits Targeted This Year
November 2, 2015

Over the past few years, American Express has been extremely generous in handing out statement credits for shopping small, otherwise known as swiping your Amex at non-corporate local businesses. In fact, last year they gave enrolled cardmembers 3 $10 statement ... Read More »

Costco Anywhere Visa: Details of New Citi Costco Credit Cards Emerge

Costco Anywhere Visa: Details of New Citi Costco Credit Cards Emerge
October 28, 2015

Costco Anywhere Visa Card by Citi It was revealed earlier this year that Costco was ditching American Express in favor of Citi after the pair was unable to renew their longstanding contract. So come next spring, you’ll be swiping with ... Read More »

Soon You’ll Be Able to Use Nearly Anything to Pay Instead of a Credit Card

Soon You’ll Be Able to Use Nearly Anything to Pay Instead of a Credit Card
October 28, 2015

The plastic credit card is definitely under attack. While they’re not quite obsolete yet, they’re definitely endangered despite their continued ubiquity. The advent of ApplePay and many subsequent challengers means fewer and fewer people will actually pull out their physical ... Read More »