Tag Archive: credit card

Jul 04

Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite MasterCard®

Barclaycard Arrival™ World MasterCard® gives 40k bonus points after spending $1k and up to 2.2 points per dollar. My new favorite.

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Jun 22

Hyatt Summer Bonus

5,000 bonus points

If you have the Chase Hyatt card, get 5,000 extra points this summer

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Apr 19

American Express Business Gold – 50,000 bonus points

American Express is currently offering 50,000 points for its Business Gold Card (and you don’t even have to pay a fee). See details here.

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Apr 12

[Expired]125,000 Points on British Airways from Chase

Chase British Airways Visa — 125k points from Chase BA Visa after spending $20k or 50k points for $96. Worth it if you spend wisely.

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Mar 15

Capital One Venture Card

Capital One Venture Card

Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card Fee: $59 Annual Fee (waived first year) – it takes about $8k per year of spending to make back the annual fee compared with Capital One’s fee free 1.25% cash back card. Ongoing Points: 2 points for each dollar spent Point Value: Each point is basically worth 1 cent …

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Jan 23

What if they don’t say YES right away — Expediting and Reconsideration

What if they don’t say YES right away? This is a list of some of the key (and often secret) phone numbers for checking on application status, moving along a “stuck” application, getting another shot if the company says NO, canceling (and getting paid not to) and other key phone numbers.

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Dec 09

Chase Priority Club Visa – 80k points

The Priority Club Visa officially only delivers 30k points on first use, but there is a link floating around that should generate 80k bonus points on the first use. There have been numerous message board posters confirming this works, however, I have not tried it myself.

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Nov 30

Top Tips on a Trip to China Tip #2- Research Credit and ATM fees

Tip #2: Research your credit cards and banks for useful benefits, such as no (or reduced) foreign transaction or ATM fees. For example, ATM’s under the Global ATM Alliance will charge Bank America customers only 1% (instead of 1% + $5). Before I’d left for China, I checked the international information on my credit and …

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Nov 09

Chase Freedom

Chase has upped their bonus offer for the Freedom card to $200 (after spending $500). Along with no annual fee and 5% cash back on rotating purchase types, this may be a good entry level credit card for many people.

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Nov 05

Chase Slate – True 0% Interest

Chase just created a version of their Slate card that allows for 12 months of 0% interest on balance transfers with NO TRANSFER FEE. This is a true free loan for 12 months.

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