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New monster $1K signup bonus after $10K spend

There is a new public offer out on the Capital One Spark Cash business credit card that looks terrific if you like cash back: $1,000 cash back after $10,000 spend in the first 3 months. We previously wrote about a targeted mail offer for this — but now there is a public signup link. That’s a lot of spend, but with the 2% back everywhere offered by this card, that’s a total of a 12% return ($1200) back after you’ve spent $10K.…

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New Savor card earns 3% back on dining

Capital One has released a brand new credit card called the Capital One Savor Cash Rewards Card. This new offering yields 3% back on dining and 2% back on groceries as well as $150 back after you spend $500 in the first 3 months, which might just whet your appetite. It’s also worth noting that this is a World Elite Mastercard, which is a nice benefit for a no-fee card. Capital One Savor Card The Offer…

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New 50K signup offer worth $500 in travel

Capital One has increased the signup bonus on the Capital One Venture Rewards card to 50,000 Capital One miles after spending $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months — enough for $500 worth of travel expenses. That beats the previous signup bonus by 10,000 points and matches the best offer we’ve seen on this card over the past couple of years. Capital One Venture Rewards Card The Offer Earn 50,000 miles after spending $3,000 in the first 3 months…

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$1K cash back after $10K spend with targeted mailer

Doctor of Credit is reporting that Capital One is out with an intriguing targeted mailer for their Spark Cash Visa for Business card: get $1,000 cash back after you spend $10,000 in the first 3 months. That’s on top of the 2% you already receive with this card, meaning that your total would be $1,200 cash back after $10,000 spend. At 12% total back on $10K, that’s a nice return on a significant chunk of spend. This is…

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Paying business expenses with credit cards

If you own your own business, you probably already earn credit card rewards for the types of business expenses where credit cards are readily accepted: store purchases, travel, entertainment, employee gifts, etc.  But, what about business expenses that can’t normally be paid by credit card?  Plastiq is a service that lets you pay almost any bill via credit card (see: Complete guide to Plastiq credit card payments).  They charge a 2.5% fee for this service…

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2015 predictions revisited. Are we near the end of the SkyPesos moniker?

2017 miles & points predictions

At the start of the year, in the post “Predictions for 2015, 83.3% guaranteed,” I reviewed my predictions from 2014 and published new predictions for 2015.  The title of the post came from the idea that 5 out of my 6 2015 predictions had come true.  It turned out though that I was wrong: the one prediction I had thought was wrong was actually right.  So, I really scored a perfect 100% for 2014 predictions. …

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Best small business cards with annual fees

Update: Many of the benefits and bonuses listed below have expired and/or changed since 2013. Please see our Best Offers page for current best offers. In June, I wrote “Best no-fee small business cards.”  My intent was to quickly round this out with additional posts: Best small business cards with annual fees (this post) Best no-fee personal cards Best personal cards with annual fees Well, it’s been over three months so I’ve failed on the…

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Best no-fee small business cards

Recently, Personal Finance Digest posted a summary of American Express’ no-fee business cards (see “Amex’s no-fee business cards have some good deals for consumers“).  He posted the following table that does indeed show good returns on spend from these cards: The first thing I did after seeing this post was update my page showing “Best rewards for everyday spend.”  I previously had no idea that the Amex Blue for Business card earned a 30% bonus…

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