How to get approved for the Sapphire Reserve 100K offer [NEW]

Get approved Sapphire Reserve

A few weeks ago I wrote a similarly named post “Get approved for the Sapphire Reserve 100K offer despite 5/24.” Since then, we’ve learned more about how Chase is handing Sapphire Reserve applications, and Chase has discontinued their Special Reconsideration Form for Personal Card Exceptions.  So, I figured that this topic deserved a new post… There’s no question that the Chase Sapphire Reserve 100K offer is awesome. Whether or not it is worth keeping past…

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Five Back Visa Gift Card. A new way to earn 5X and save money?

Five Back Visa Gift Card

An interesting new gift card has appeared at some OfficeMax / Office Depot stores recently.  The Five Back Visa Gift Card is loadable upon purchase up to $200.  It has a $6.95 fee, but it also advertises an intriguing benefit: Get up to 5% of your purchase price added back to your card. At first glance, this card appears to be a winner: Use your Chase Ink or Amex SimplyCash card to earn 5X rewards…

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The BEST travel rewards card

Chase Sapphire Reserve

Nope, I’m not going to declare that the new Chase Sapphire Reserve card is the best travel rewards card.  By many measures, it probably is the single best travel rewards card, but it’s possible to do better.  Let me explain… The Chase Sapphire Reserve card offers 3X Ultimate Rewards points for Travel & Dining.  But, Citi’s ThankYou Premier card offers 3X ThankYou points for Travel & Gas, and 2X for Dining & Entertainment.  And the…

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It’s not too late – Deals still alive as of 08/21/2016

deals still alive

Each week we publish a number of fantastic deals on the blog and in Quick Deals. Most deals don’t last long, but some hang around for awhile. In an effort to keep you up to date, we have gone back through each of the deals posted over the last couple of months to let you know which ones are still active. Deals added during the past week appear in bold. Here are the deals still…

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