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
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?
It’s been 50 years since the original Green Card was released to the public, and since then American Express has launched dozens of other, easily arguably better credit cards. Really, the old Green Card existed just to exist lately, and didn’t offer much relative to the many other options available to consumers these days. That… Continue reading Green from Amex: The American Express Green Card Reimagined
From the company who was “sick of credit card companies” comes Petal, which the company believes will be “your new favorite credit card.” It’s the only credit card from the fledgling startup, but it promises to be different, and better than what you’ve come to expect from a piece of plastic. Who Is the Petal… Continue reading Petal Card Review: Now Offers Cash Back Rewards for Paying on Time
Beginning May 9th, the Blue Cash Preferred Card from American Express will come with two exciting new bonus categories that totally appeal to Millennials. To sweeten an already pretty decent credit card, Amex is adding 6X on select U.S. streaming subscriptions (assuming the likes of Netflix, Hulu, etc.) and 3X on transit, including popular rideshare… Continue reading American Express Blue Cash Preferred Card Review: Now Earn 6X on Streaming, 3X on Rideshare
Chase has released its own Bonvoy credit card (formerly known as Marriott) to go up against the luxury offering currently available from American Express. The new credit card basically replaces the old Marriott Rewards card that Chase used to offer, which in the past came with 75,000 bonus points for spending $3,000. Bonvoy Boundless Offers… Continue reading Is the New Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card Right for You?
There’s yet another Starwood Preferred Guest credit card, this time a luxury version from American Express that comes with a whopping $450 annual fee. Let’s find out if it’s worth paying that. Update: In what seemed like no time at all it was renamed the “Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant American Express Card” as a result of… Continue reading Amex Starwood Preferred Guest Luxury Card (Now Bonvoy Brilliant) Review
There’s yet another new Southwest credit card being offered, known as the “Rapid Rewards Priority Credit Card,” which comes with some of the richest rewards yet. But it also features the highest annual fee on a Southwest card too, at a hefty $149 per year. Let’s learn more about this travel rewards credit card to… Continue reading Rapid Rewards Priority Credit Card Review
There’s a new credit card available to U.S. consumers called the “American Express Cash Magnet Card,” which as the name implies can bring some much-needed cash back into your wallet. Let’s see if it’s a good deal or just another run-of-the-mill offer in a very crowded space. Amex Cash Magnet Offers 1.5% Cash Back The… Continue reading American Express Cash Magnet Credit Card: 1.5% Unlimited Cash Back
Along with a new branding campaign from Barclaycard to Barclays, the company has launched its latest credit card, “Barclays Arrival Premier.” As the name suggests, this is a luxury travel credit card intended for those who, well, like to travel luxuriously. Let’s see if it lives up to its name. Barclays Arrival Premier Comes with… Continue reading Barclays Arrival Premier Credit Card Review