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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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Check to see if you are targeted for a huge 100K sign-up bonus on the American Express Platinum card. This Amex Platinum 100K Offer is only for lucky targeted people but it only takes seconds to see if you are one of them.

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Some Amex cardholders are receiving a great offer by email for the American Express Platinum Card for Schwab. If you are targeted, you can get a bonus of 100,000 Membership rewards points.

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The Barclays AAdvantage Aviator Business Card application process can be long & sometimes annoying. Here's what my application & approval process included.

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The CNB Crystal Visa Infinite is among the best premium cards on the market. One of the card's best benefits is numerous free Gogo internet passes. Here is how to claim them ahead of time so you can easily redeem them on your next flight!

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