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Credit card junkies: it’s time to apply for Chase Ink.

Chase Ink 60K

Doctor of Credit reports that Chase’s dreaded 5/24 rule will be applied to Ink business cards in March 2016. What is the 5/24 rule? In the past year or so, Chase has frequently denied applications for certain cards (such as the Sapphire Preferred and Freedom) due to having opened 5 or more credit cards (with any bank) in the past 24 months.  That means that anyone who regularly signs up for credit cards in order…

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How to get approved for the Chase Ink 60K offer

Chase Ink 60K

One of the best credit card signup offers around also happens to be one of the best point earning cards around: the Chase Ink Plus.  The current signup offer for this card is 60,000 points after $5K spend in 3 months.  If you apply in-branch, the $95 annual fee is waived the first year. The Chase Ink Plus card earns Ultimate Rewards points.  Ultimate Rewards continues to be my favorite transferable points program (see: Membership…

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Chase Private Client and Sapphire Preferred 65K

Chase Private Client Benefits

In 2012, after setting up an LLC for my blog, I opened a business checking account at a local Chase branch.  Since then, Chase has been my primary bank for both business and personal checking.  Last year, my Chase banker called to invite me to the Chase Private Client program.  For years, my wife had been invited to join the program whenever she logged into her Chase account, but the same didn’t happen to me. …

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ThankYou transfer to AA; Wyndham surprises; Rite Aid drops debit loads: My 2016 Predictions

2016 predictions

Welcome to 2016! Yesterday I proved that my odd-numbered-year predictions are not so good, but we know that I’m really good with even-numbered-year predictions.  In other words, my 2014 predictions were mostly right whereas my 2015 predictions were mostly wrong.  So, obviously, my 2016 predictions will be spot-on.  You can practically take these to the bank… Citi will add American Airlines as a new ThankYou Rewards transfer partner I agree with Lucky on this one. …

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Should you transfer Chase points to Amtrak?

Transfer Chase to Amtrak

Monday December 7th will be the last day to transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards points to Amtrak Guest Rewards.  Should you transfer?  If so, how much? Are you planning an Amtrak bedroom or roomette trip?  Can you book by January 23rd 2016? The Amtrak Guest Rewards program will change dramatically as of January 24th, 2016.  As of January 24th, Amtrak points will become worth about 2.5 cents each (or slightly more) towards Amtrak travel (see this…

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