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

Save 20% Off Kimpton Hotels With Awesome New Chase Offer (Targeted)

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There is a new 20% off Kimpton Hotels Chase offer that can snag you a discount on your stay up to $120. This is one of the better offers we have seen.

Max Out Your Amex Membership Rewards Points With These 5 Amazing Redemptions

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Sitting on a pile of American Express points? Here are five best Membership Rewards redemption ideas where you can get insane value for your points!

What Are The Cards In My Wallet Right Now & Why I Picked Them

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What are the cards in my wallet? Why these cards and not others? Here's my approach to the cards in my wallet and how I use them to maximize points earning.

Bank of America Museums on Us 2020: Dates, Locations & Eligibility

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The Bank of America free museums 2020 program is here. Find out available dates, how to qualify and which museums will be participating this year.

Max Out Your Chase Ultimate Rewards Points With These 5 Amazing Redemptions

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Earning points is only half the battle; you must know how to use them. Here I've compiled the best Chase Ultimate Rewards redemption options in the program:
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(Share 2020 Referrals) Get $200 Bonus & $100 Referrals with Chase Disney No Fee...

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The Chase Disney no fee credit card comes with a $200 bonus available via referral only. You can earn $100 per referral too, share your referral here!

Happy New Year? Nah – Happy Airline Incidental Credit Day!

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Move over New Year's day it is officially Happy Airline Incidental Credit Day! I like to get my credits handled early in the year - are you the same way?

Mlife Rewards Mastercard Review: Full Details & Which Alternate Card Is Better?

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A full Mlife Rewards Mastercard review including what to expect for benefits, earning and a sign-up bonus. Also, which competing card actually gives you a better status & is it worth getting to avoid paying for parking?
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