Five Costly Credit Card Fees You Can Easily Avoid

As you probably already know, credit card issuers make much of their money on collected interest and outrageous fees. See how credit card issuers make money for more on that. And it seems everyday credit card companies are coming up with new, innovative fees to charge their customers. Let’s take a look at five common… Continue reading Five Costly Credit Card Fees You Can Easily Avoid

Is the 3% Chase Freedom Unlimited Offer Good or Bad?

You may have heard (or read) that the Chase Freedom Unlimited now comes with 3% cash back for the entire first year, similar to the double points/miles Discover offers during year one via cashback match. The biggest difference between that Discover offer and the Chase offer is that it’s not unlimited, ironically, on the Chase… Continue reading Is the 3% Chase Freedom Unlimited Offer Good or Bad?

Cardpool Review: Pretty Amazing for Unloading Gift Cards Fast

It’s that time of the year again, when we scramble to make sure any and all calendar-year travel credits are exhausted. For those who still have unused credits, they might be looking at gift cards to get the job done. As most of you know, gift cards typically trigger travel credits offered by credit card… Continue reading Cardpool Review: Pretty Amazing for Unloading Gift Cards Fast

How to Earn 75,000 Membership Rewards Points with Amex PRG

If you’re currently shopping for a new high-end credit card, the American Express Platinum card has undoubtedly shown up on your radar. But a different Amex card might be a much better deal. I’m referring to the Amex Premier Rewards Gold card, or Amex PRG. Allow me to explain. You Can Earn 75k MR Points… Continue reading How to Earn 75,000 Membership Rewards Points with Amex PRG

The Schwab Amex Platinum Let’s You Cash Out Your Points for 1.25 Cents Apiece

One of the downsides to American Express Membership Rewards points is the inability to simply cash them out for a decent value. Sure, you can get a statement credit, but the value is a mere .60 cents per point, which clearly isn’t worth it. You can also get an Amex gift card, but the value… Continue reading The Schwab Amex Platinum Let’s You Cash Out Your Points for 1.25 Cents Apiece

Get $600+ in Amazon Gift Cards with the Southwest Credit Card

Sometimes the right credit card isn’t so obvious. Sometimes you think a card isn’t for you, when in fact, it’s the perfect fit. One example comes to mind…well, two or three if you count the multiple versions of the card. I’m referring to the Southwest credit cards from Chase, which currently offer 60,000 points if… Continue reading Get $600+ in Amazon Gift Cards with the Southwest Credit Card