This blog has never really emphasized credit card affiliate links, but I do enjoy organizing information in one place. The hard part is keeping it updated and easy to use. I've attempted to simplify … [Read more...] about Visit the New Credit Card Directory
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To say the blogosphere's been abuzz with the new Amex Gold Card is an understatement. Omar wrote an excellent post detailing the card's benefits last week. I've actually thought about getting the … [Read more...] about Maximizing the Grocery Bonus with the New Amex Gold Card
I recently made a big mistake with the Hilton Honors American Express Aspire card, and I wanted to share my story with you so that you don't make the same mistake I made. I doubt many of you are as … [Read more...] about Which Hotels are Eligible for the AmEx Hilton Aspire Resort Credit?
I suspect this offer is targeted, but worth mentioning nonetheless since many of you likely have this card. The SPG Amex recently sent me a fairly easy to attain bonus offer. Spend $3,000 by … [Read more...] about Earn Up To 10,000 Bonus Points with SPG Amex
I've held the SPG American Express credit card for years. I consider it my primary car for expenses that don't earn a bonus on other cards. I'm quite loyal, but as we know, that rarely is rewarded … [Read more...] about Should I Keep My SPG American Express Credit Card?
Chase recently introduced a more "premium" Southwest Airlines co-branded card. The Rapid Rewards Priority card joins the three existing Chase cards that earn Rapid Rewards points. You may have also … [Read more...] about Is The New Chase – Southwest Priority Card Worth It
Yesterday I spent some time at the Andaz 5th Avenue in New York learning first-hand about the new World of Hyatt-branded Chase credit card. As such, my hotel stay, lunch, and flights were covered by … [Read more...] about Why You Should Seriously Consider the New World of Hyatt Credit Card
I want to share a quick story about how I've been able to leverage the benefits of the Chase Sapphire Reserve card within one year to pay massive dividends which affect my travel channels.A year … [Read more...] about In One Year, My Chase Sapphire Reserve Has Paid for Itself Twice Over
Update: a reader reached out on Twitter to ask about intentionally overpaying estimated taxes to earn additional points. As I thought this was a good question others might be interested in, I have … [Read more...] about Why I Just Paid My Taxes with a Credit Card for the Points
This is a friendly rebuttal to Sriram's "Devil's Advocate" post, in which he claimed the American Express Platinum Card is overrated. Clearly, some of his comments were meant to be one-sided, but I've … [Read more...] about Why the American Express Platinum Card Is Still a Great Value
Note: I designed this as a "Devil's Advocate" type of post. Therefore, I mostly (intentionally) ignore the opposing argument. Please consider that before throwing rotten tomatoes at me for … [Read more...] about Sorry, but the Amex Platinum Card Is Overrated
...And buying anything else would be even worse.I get it, nearly everyone goes to Starbucks. Even though I think the coffee isn't great, it's still convenient and someplace I'll stop when I can't … [Read more...] about Buying Coffee with the Starbucks Credit Card Is a Really Bad Idea