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How I messed up my 75K application (BOA 5 card limit?)

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Every now and then, in my pursuit of points and miles and/or great deals, I mess up.  And, usually there’s a lesson or two to be learned.  That’s why I like to share these stories with readers like I did recently when I bought a new grill (see: 3 lessons from my f-ed up extreme stack).  Today’s story is about my botched Virgin Atlantic credit card application… Since writing the post “Virgin Atlantic World Elite Mastercard…

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Easy moneymaker: Spend $30 at AT&T, earn a profit [Targeted]

Doctor of Credit is reporting the latest round of a targeted offer that may be available in your online login at several banks, including Bank of America, Regions Bank, Suntrust Bank, BBVA, BB&T, PNC, Columbia Bank, Beneficial Bank, and Christian Community Credit Union. The offer is simple: Spend $15 two separate times with AT&T by November 14, 2017, and you will get more cash back than you’ve spent. There are different versions of the offer; if targeted, you could…

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Why Amtrak? Alaska? Virgin Atlantic? The reasons behind my application spree.

In my recent posts “My end of year App-No-Rama application spree. 147K and counting.” and the follow-ups “Chase IHG was the +1 at my application spree party” and “Results of my end of year application spree,” I described applying for 10 Bank of America cards and one Chase card.  The Chase card and seven of the BOA cards were approved.  In response to these posts, a number of readers asked why I chose those particular…

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My end of year App-No-Rama application spree. 147K and counting.

On Tuesday, while my wife lazily applied for just one card (and will ultimately net over 120,000 points), I went on a crazy App-No-Rama application spree.  The idea behind an App-No-Rama is to apply for multiple cards in one day from a single issuer.  By doing so, in many cases, multiple hard credit inquiries will be combined into one.  In this way, it’s possible to sign up for many cards with very little negative credit…

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