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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

Amex Delta Offers with NO Lifetime Restriction Are Back

American Express is sending out targeted offer for its personal Delta credit cards once again. While these are the best offers we have seen, they also have an added bonus.

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The Bank of America free museums 2019 program is here. Find out available dates, how to qualify and which museums will be participating this year.

Increased Bonuses for Citi American Airlines Credit Cards

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Citi has increased the bonus for two of its American Airlines credit cards. You can earn a total of 140,000 miles with both bonuses.

New Limited Time, Increased Offer On The United Explorer Card

Chase just released an increased offer on the United Explorer card. The new welcome offer comes with a juicy 60,000 miles.

(New Link!) More Pay Over Time Offers Sent Out – An...

People are reporting that they have been getting new Pay Over Time offers which means they are getting the easiest 10,000 points possible.

Chase Sapphire Preferred 60K Bonus Now Available Through Referrals

Chase recently changed the signup bonus on the Sapphire Preferred credit card. You can get 60,000 points and the annual fee is not waived. But now that same offer is available through referrals, which makes it even better.

Fidelity Rewards Visa Card, New Public $150 Signup Bonus

The Fidelity Rewards Visa credit card has a new signup bonus of $150 available online. This is the best bonus we have seen, but some targeted offers could get you twice as much.

Targeted Amex Authorized User Spending Offers Are Back – Share Yours...

Amex authorized user spending offers are back. These are an easy way to rack up some extra points or cash. Share yours in the comments section.
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