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Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The number one way to rack up a lot of points/miles is through credit cards. Whether it is taking advantage of a great sign-up bonus or maximizing bonus categories, we are here to help.

Credit Cards for Beginners

If you are just getting started, then we have some advice for you. There are a few things you should learn before making your first applications. Read these posts to help:

Getting to Know the Banks

As you delve deeper into miles/points you will start hearing about the various banks and credit card products. While there are a ton of banks that offer rewards cards, the three biggest players are Chase, Citi and American Express. Each of these banks has their own rewards program and quirks.
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Credit Card Reconsideration

Once you have learned about the basics and studied the banks, then it becomes time to apply. If you aren't approved right away, we have some tips that could help you turn that fate around.

Credit Card Retention

Rewards cards come with annual fees and not every card is worth keeping long term. When you try to cancel, sometimes banks try to keep your business with lucrative offers. Here is some information on maximizing those offers.

More Help

In the section below you'll find links to all of our credit card related posts. You can also find even more relevant articles on our resources page. We have five years worth of dedicated credit card content to explore.
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All Credit Card Related Posts

Chase Sapphire Preferred 70,000 UR Pre-Qualified Offer 

Chase has a new bonus of 70,000 Ultimate Rewards points for the Chase Sapphire Preferred credit card.

Chase Freedom Bonus Categories Revealed: Where to Earn 5X in Q3...

Now we have learned which categories will earn 5% back on the Chase Freedom in the third quarter of 2019 on up to $1,500 in spend.

It’s Back! 10% Rebate on Hyatt Award Redemptions for Targeted Cardholders

Details and how to register for a new Hyatt cardholder rebate promotion that gives 10% back on all award redemptions!

(Dead) New Link for Barclays Arrival Plus Card 70K Bonus

The best ever bonus on the Barclays Arrival Plus card was gone for a few days, but there's now a new link that can still earn you 70,000 miles.

Amazon Launches Two New Credit Cards for Those with Bad or...

Amazon has partnered with Synchrony Bank to launch a new credit card aimed at people with no credit or bad credit.

List Of Current Membership Rewards Transfer Bonuses, Including New Ones

I wanted to compile a list of the current Membership Rewards transfer bonuses to make it easier to see which ones are active right now.

(Targeted) Awesome New Hyatt Place/House Amex Offer – Up To 30%...

There is an awesome new Hyatt Place/House Amex offer whcih can get you up to 30% off! It appears to be pretty targeted so be sure to check all your cards.

Amex Sends Out Amazon Business Prime Card Spending Offer

American Express just sent out an Amazon Business Prime card spending offer which could net me a quick $100 statement credit.
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