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.

Program Overview

Ultimate Rewards

Credit Cards


Program Overview

Membership Rewards

Credit Card Benefits



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

Get To Your Nearest Citi Branch ASAP For Some Exclusive Credit Card Bonuses!

Citi has a limited time promotion with two increased bonuses for the Citi Rewards+ and Double Cash cards. Both offers are available in branch only.

Generate Referrals with No Lifetime Language for Amex Credit Cards

Some existing cardmembers are now able to generate "no lifetime language Amex referrals". This new option is only available for some cards.

Is Amex Clawing Back the Platinum Saks Credit for Gift Cards Purchased In-Store?

American Express has clawed back bonuses and stopped paying rewards on many gift card purchases, but it appears they may now be taking a further step in order to take away credits for a popular American Express Platinum benefit.

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American Express is sending out targeted offer for its personal Delta credit cards. While these are the best offers we have seen, they also have an added bonus. There's no lifetime restriction in the terms.
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With the increased offers I wanted to put together a ranking of the Delta Skymiles increased offers. This may be the last chance at them before fees go up!

(Final Days!) Did Chase Just Make the IHG Card Desirable? Their Interesting New...

Chase IHG Premiere's new welcome offer is an interesting one that offers a large points bonus plus a lucrative spending offer.
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