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Dodging 5/24. What works, what doesn’t, April 2017.

Dodging 5/24

Most Chase credit cards fall under their dreaded “5/24 Rule”.  That is, Chase will deny your application if you have opened 5 or more credit card accounts in the past 24 months (see: How to count your 5/24 status).  Included in the count are cards from any bank (not just Chase), as well as cards in which you are an authorized user. What follows is a list of approaches for bypassing 5/24, along with an…

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Going for the latest 100K Ultimate Rewards business card offer despite 5/24

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The Chase Ink Business Preferred card rolled out in the fall of last year with a mighty 80,000 point signup bonus.  I’ve been eager to get the card, but Chase’s 5/24 Rule has been a roadblock.  For most of their cards, Chase won’t approve your application if you’ve signed up for 5 or more cards from any bank within the past 24 months.  And I’m way over 5/24.  I’ve asked a couple of times in-branch…

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Amassing Ultimate Rewards

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  As you can see in the images above, my wife and I have a nice stockpile of Ultimate Rewards points.  We often transfer points to Hyatt for award or points + cash stays, or to various airline programs when booking flights.  We can also move points to my Chase Sapphire Reserve account in order to get 1.5 cents per point value when booking travel.  In this way, points needed to book airfare or hotels…

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Targeted offers: Southwest Plus card, Amex Platinum upgrades

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There are a couple of very good targeted credit card offers that have been reported over the past day or two: Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus credit card Many people on reddit have reported targeted email offers for the Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus credit card. There seem to be a few different offers: 50,000 bonus points + $100 Southwest Gift card 50,000 bonus points + $100 statement credit 60,000 bonus points All three offers require $2,000 in…

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Targeted Chase Marriott and Hyatt offers

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Chase is currently out with a couple of interesting targeted offers on both the Marriott Rewards Premier Credit card and the Hyatt Visa. Targeted members of each program should receive an email offer to apply. Chase Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card — 100,000 point offer The Offer: 100,000 Marriott Rewards points after spending $5,000 in the first 3 months 7,500 bonus points when you add an authorized user and make a purchase within the first…

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Chase having technical issues with 100K Chase Sapphire Reserve Applications today

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As most readers likely know, today is the last day to apply in branch for the Chase Sapphire Reserve with the massive 100,000 point sign up bonus offer.  Unfortunately, Julian at The Points Guy is reporting that Chase is experiencing technical problems with the in-branch application system that is preventing customers from applying via that system. Obviously, this would be an incredible disappointment for people caught in the last-minute rush to grab this card before the…

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10% back on Hotel or Car Rental Bookings with Chase

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Chase is offering Freedom and Freedom Unlimited cardholders 10% cash back on up to $2,500 in hotel and car rental bookings made through the Ultimate Rewards portal.  The terms say that you must pay with your Freedom or Freedom Unlimited card.  The 10% cash back is total and does not stack on top of the typical 1%/1.5% earned on those cards. It’s always nice to save a few bucks, but don’t forget to compare with…

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Enhanced Chase offers in-branch for some

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Doctor of Credit is reporting some changes in signup bonuses on several Chase cards. Starting March 12, Chase will have some new offers in-branch on several cards starting on March 12th.  These offers are not open to everyone, but may be useful for some. The Offers Chase Ink Preferred 100,000 points after $5k spend in 3 months Annual fee NOT waived Only available to business-managed customers More information available at Doctor of Credit here. Chase…

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