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Is the Freedom Unlimited 3x everywhere offer worth a 5/24 slot?

Last year, the Chase Freedom Unlimited briefly offered a sign-up bonus of 3x everywhere for a year. Yesterday, Doctor of Credit reported that this offer has returned in-branch, albeit this time with a cap: earn 3x everywhere on the first $20,000 in purchases in the first year. There’s no doubt that 3x Ultimate Rewards on every purchase sounds awesome, but with Chase applying the 5/24 rule to so many of its best cards, is it worth…

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Chase Freedom Unlimited 3X everywhere back in-branch

Update: This deal originally ran a year ago (April 2018). The return of this offer has been rumored for quite a while, and Doctor of Credit reports the deal is back, though it is available in-branch only at the time of writing. On the downside, this time the deal is capped at $20,000 in purchases in the first year. Still, this is a great deal if you’re looking to earn Ultimate Rewards for daily unbonused spend. Read on for Greg’s original…

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Capital One transfer bonus to Emirates (1:1)

Capital One is offering a transfer bonus from Capital One Miles to Emirates Skywards. With the bonus, the new transfer ratio becomes 1:1. While Emirates Skywards isn’t a terribly exciting program on its own, it’s great to see Capital One offering a transfer bonus. Hopefully this is a sign of more to come in the future. The Deal Get a transfer bonus when transferring Capital One miles to Emirates Skywards (Tranfer ratio after bonus = 1:1) Key Details Expires at 12:00am EDT on 3/24/19 Quick…

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Chase Sapphire Preferred offer now 60K in-branch ($95 AF not waived first year)

Chase Sapphire Preferred

The offer has been increased for the Chase Sapphire Preferred card for in-branch applications: now get 60,000 Ultimate Rewards points after spending $4,000 in the first 3 months. Note that unlike the previous 50K offer, the new offer does not waive the $95 annual fee in the first year. Still, the extra 10,000 Ultimate Rewards points easily makes up for that.   The Offer A new sign-up bonus is now available on the Chase Sapphire Preferred card for in-branch…

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FYI: Radisson has no Manhattan hotels…for now

The Radisson Rewards credit card carries what I have said is an interesting big spend benefit: get a free night certificate valid for US properties with each $10K you spend on the card during your cardmember year (awarded after anniversary, up to $30K in purchases). One easy way for me to justify the spend has been the ability to redeem for a free night in New York City, where Radisson used to have a couple…

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Q2 2019 Activation Links For Freedom, Discover, Cash+, Dividend & ABOC

Chase Freedom Q2 2019 Categories

As of today, all the credit cards with rotating quarterly categories have opened registration for Q2 2019. We’ve provided details below of each card’s categories for April-June 2019, along with links to activate your bonuses. Chase Freedom Bonus Categories Grocery Stores (excludes Target & Walmart) Home Improvement Stores Bonus Amount / Limit 5% cashback on up to $1,500 spend in combined purchases of this quarter’s categories Activation link Discover Bonus Categories Gas Stations Uber Lyft…

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Targeted Sapphire Preferred offers being sent via email

Chase Sapphire Preferred

Chase is sending out targeted offers for new Chase Sapphire Preferred cardholders that look pretty good as the offer includes 60,000 Ultimate Rewards points after $4,000 in purchases in the first 3 months and the $95 annual fee is waived for the first year. That’s likely as good as it gets on this card if you are eligible. The Deal Some customers report receiving a targeted email from Chase for a welcome offer of 60,000 Ultimate Rewards points after $4,000…

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Chase Freedom Q2 5x categories: Grocery stores and home improvement stores

Doctor of Credit is reporting that the new Chase Freedom 5x categories for 2019 Q2 will be grocery stores and home improvement stores. These will go live for activation tomorrow, March 15, 2019. The Deal Chase Freedom’s 5x categories for 2019 Q2 (on up to $1500 in purchases from April through June) will be grocery stores and home improvement stores Direct link to activate (note that activation goes live 3/15/19 Quick Thoughts This one should be an easy one to…

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Which credit card should you use to pay your cell phone bill?

If you told me 7 or 8 years ago that I would one day buy a cell phone that costs a thousand dollars, I’d have never believed it. Mobile phones have gotten very, very expensive. Banks have responded to that trend and these days a number of rewards credit cards offer some type of cell phone insurance when you pay your monthly bill with your credit card. Free coverage beats paying for it monthly from…

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