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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.

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

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Targeted Bonuses for Adding Authorized Users to Amex Cards

American Express has brought back a generous offer for adding Authorized Users to credit card accounts. These offers are sent by mail, email or show up online when you log into your accounts.

New Welcome Offer of $200 for Chase Freedom Cards

Chase is offering new signup bonuses on both the Freedom and the Freedom Unlimited credit cards. You can now get $200 from each offer.

Why You Should Consider Plastiq for Your Small Business

Have you ever considered Plastiq for your small business? If you haven't you should, it offers a lot more opportunity than just credit card points!

CitiBusiness AAdvantage Retention Call – Why I Took a Mediocre Offer

CitiBusiness AAdvantage Platinum Retention Call Retention calls are part of the points & miles game. The goal here is to reduce or eliminate annual fees...

😩 Chase You Had A Chance To Blow Us Away &...

Chase I had high hopes for you on your proposed British Airways credit card statement credit for award bookings but you came up short & left me wanting more.

Priority Pass Increasing Paid Lounge Access Fee on October 1, 2019

Priority Pass is raising its prices for the first time in 11 years. Find out which members are affected, when the new price goes into effect and everything else you need to know about this increase.

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