Some of the best credit card sign-up bonuses in existence are tied to the Chase Ink business credit cards. At last glance, you earn up to 100,000 points from Ink Business Preferred. And it only has a $95 annual fee. Take that Amex Platinum and your $695 annual fee. But there are two even better… Continue reading Yes, It’s Possible to Get Two Chase Ink Cards and Earn Two Separate Monster Bonuses
When you think of the word “churning,” what’s the first word that comes to mind? For me, it was “butter.” As in butter churn. But in the payment world there’s a newer and certainly riskier version, known as “credit card churning.” And it’s got nothing to do with butter. In fact, it has a lot… Continue reading What Is Credit Card Churning? And Should You Take Part?
Whether you’re a credit noob, or a seasoned pro, there are two important things you should do every time you open and close a credit card. I thought of these things after I opened a slew of new credit cards to earn a bunch of awesome sign-up bonuses. If you’re also churning and burning, you… Continue reading Two Things to Do When You Open and Close a Credit Card
Ah the Black American Express Card, such a legend in the credit card world. But is it any good? Credit cards don’t typically fall into the category of pop-culture, nor do they usually garner much attention aside from their basic functionality. But one credit card has mystified and amazed consumers and the general public for… Continue reading The Black American Express Credit Card Really Exists, But Is Kinda Weak
Credit card match-ups: “Chase Sapphire Reserve vs. Amex Platinum” 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 Digital Entertainment Credit. Amex Platinum will no longer charge cardholders $550 per year for the privilege of holding the card.… Continue reading Chase Sapphire Reserve vs. Amex Platinum: Why There’s One Clear Winner Now
Ever wonder what the rich and famous carry in their respective purses and wallets? I assume the most expensive credit cards available. Clearly they can’t lug around ordinary plastic cards or bags of cash, so how do they make all those super expensive purchases? Well, like everything else in life, there’s another level of luxury… Continue reading The Most Expensive Credit Cards
Recently, I highlighted the most expensive credit cards currently available in the United States, including Amex Platinum. It was more of a “for fun” post, rather than an advice piece. And at the end of the article, I noted that many of those credit cards were more entertainment value than actual value. But one very… Continue reading Amex Platinum Card Review: Is It Worth $695?
Credit card Q&A: “How to meet credit card minimum spend?” There are always lucrative credit card sign-up bonuses available. But in many cases, you’ve got to spend an awful lot of money to get rewarded. If you just got approved for the Amex Platinum, but don’t know how you’ll spend $6,000, read on… For some… Continue reading Credit Card Minimum Spend: 10+ Ways to Earn That Big Bonus
It’s been a while since the Chase Sapphire Preferred came with an 80K-point sign-up bonus, but the offer is officially back! I believe it was last available in November 2020, so it really hasn’t been too long and to that end, appears to be cyclical, hopefully. How to Get the Chase Sapphire Preferred 80K Offer… Continue reading Chase Sapphire Preferred 80K Sign-Up Bonus Now Available
Credit score Q&A: “What credit score do you start with?” Questions related to credit scores are always difficult to answer because companies like FICO don’t reveal every detail of their complex and secretive scoring algorithms. Credit scores also happen to be very unique from consumer to consumer, with no two alike. Kind of like snowflakes,… Continue reading What Credit Score Do You Start With?