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8 Ways to Meet Minimum Spending Requirements ...

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 ...

Get at Least 5% Cash Back on ...

There are plenty of people out there who are against using plastic. I understand that it can get you into debt and cause you to ...

The Best Credit Cards to Use Abroad ...

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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Three Credit Cards That Offer 2% Cash Back or Double Points on Every Purchase 365 Days a Year

Three Credit Cards That Offer 2% Cash Back or Double Points on Every Purchase 365 Days a Year
July 17, 2014 No Comments »

If you’re not into the rotating bonus categories, and/or take a more casual approach to earning rebates with your credit cards, you might be interested in credit cards with bonus year-round earnings potential. So I’ve decided to single out three ... Read More »

American Express SimplyCash vs. Chase Ink: Which to Swipe With?

American Express SimplyCash vs. Chase Ink: Which to Swipe With?
July 15, 2014 No Comments »

If you’re comparing business credit cards, you’ve probably taken a look at Chase Ink, and maybe the SimplyCash Business credit card from American Express. There are plenty of differences (and some similarities) between these two credit cards, so let’s determine ... Read More »

How to Get Your Credit Card Sign-Up Bonus and Earn Cash Back

How to Get Your Credit Card Sign-Up Bonus and Earn Cash Back
June 27, 2014 2 Comments »

One of the great things about credit cards is the sign-up bonus many of them offer these days. But the big catch is the spending required to actually snag the bonus, which some might argue is counterintuitive, or worse, a ... Read More »

Capital One Second Look Protects Against Bogus Card Charges

Capital One Second Look Protects Against Bogus Card Charges
June 19, 2014 No Comments »

It’s becoming a credit card world, for better or worse. While plastic is convenient, and certainly safer than cash, there are some drawbacks. One being the likelihood that you’ll be overcharged or charged twice for something and never actually notice. ... Read More »

8 Ways to Meet Minimum Spending Requirements for Credit Card Bonuses

8 Ways to Meet Minimum Spending Requirements for Credit Card Bonuses
June 17, 2014 1 Comment »

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 get rewarded. For some folks this isn’t a problem, they spend thousands a month on ... Read More »

Don’t Upgrade If You Still Have the Old Blue Cash Card from American Express

Don’t Upgrade If You Still Have the Old Blue Cash Card from American Express
June 11, 2014 No Comments »

***Update: American Express recently (late 2014) revised the terms of the old Blue Cash whereby you will only receive 5% on the first $50,000 in Everyday Purchases made during your reward year. Prior to this change there was no cash ... Read More »

How to Maximize Rewards and Cash Back on Starbucks Purchases

How to Maximize Rewards and Cash Back on Starbucks Purchases
June 9, 2014 No Comments »

If you’re like a lot of people, you love Starbucks coffee. In fact, you probably go to Starbucks most mornings before work. It’s no doubt one of the few things you look forward to. But the problem with Starbucks is ... Read More »

Earn Up to 3% Cash Back on Uber, Lyft, and Other Ridesharing Services

Earn Up to 3% Cash Back on Uber, Lyft, and Other Ridesharing Services
June 5, 2014 No Comments »

Here’s a little credit card tip. If you’re trying to maximize your cash back or bonus point categories, you should know that ridesharing services like Lyft and Uber count as travel to most credit card providers. After all, they are ... Read More »

Sam’s Club Credit Card Offers 5-3-1 Cash Back Categories

Sam’s Club Credit Card Offers 5-3-1 Cash Back Categories
June 4, 2014 No Comments »

If you’re a member of Sam’s Club, you might be interested in their new credit card, which comes with tiered rewards on popular everyday expenses. The so-called “5-3-1 Credit Card Cash Back Program” offers healthly rewards to Sam’s Savings, Sam’s ... Read More »

How Chase Defines the First Three Months from Account Opening

How Chase Defines the First Three Months from Account Opening
May 23, 2014 No Comments »

I recently applied for the Chase Ink Bold charge card, which comes with 60,000 bonus points if I spend $5,000 during the first three months from account opening. This was a no-brainer application for me, given the fact that no ... Read More »