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On my mind: Is now a good time to apply for credit cards? Really?

I’ve written a fair bit recently about applying for rewards credit cards.  The general idea has been that while this is a bad time for traveling, it’s a great time for earning points, miles, and cash back from home.  But, is that really true? Arguments for applying now… A number of blogs have argued “yes” — now is the time to apply.  One Mile at a Time wrote: If you’re going to apply for credit…

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Build your own $1,100 bank-funded stimulus check

As I write this, Congress is negotiating an economic stimulus bill to fight the Coronavirus caused recession.  I have no idea what this will look like by the time you read this post, but at the moment the plan includes sending checks of $600 to $1,200 to those who earn $99,000 or less.  Whether this happens or not, I imagine that most Americans would welcome an additional cash infusion.  The one I’m proposing here is…

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Chase may match 100K offer for some

Miles to Memories reports an interesting data point on the Chase Ink Business Preferred: at least one of their readers reported having applied under the 80K offer and being matched to the 100K offer via secure message. Chase has historically been good about matching a new offer within 90 days of your application, but this is particularly interesting given that the 80K offer is still available via referral. A couple playing in 2-player mode might be…

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Best cash back credit card offers

cash vs points

This blog is usually all about points and miles.  The game we play involves acquiring points & miles, usually without traveling, in order to travel nearly for free.  Current events, though, has led some of us to turn towards cash-earning options: new credit card bonuses, new bank account bonuses, cash rewards from spend, cash back shopping portals, etc.  This post is designed to dive into the first in the list: credit card bonuses. The cards…

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Chase Ink Business Preferred: 100k Ultimate Rewards On $15k Spend In 3 Months

Ink Business Preferred

The standard welcome offer on the Chase Ink Business Preferred card has just been increased from 80,000 to 100,000 Ultimate Rewards, although it’s come with an increased spend requirement as you’ll now have to spend $15,000 in three months in order to receive the bonus. The Offer & Key Card Details Click the name of the card below to go to our dedicated Frequent Miler page for this card, where you’ll find more information and…

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Chase advertising new United Club Infinite card

Chase is advertising a new United Club Infinite card on their website alongside their other Chase consumer cards. This new card is offering a big welcome bonus and some new bonus categories that we haven’t previously seen on the club card — along with a new $525 annual fee. The Offer Chase is offering a new United Club Infinite credit card on at https://www.theexplorercard.com/consumer-cards/ This new card features a welcome bonus of 100,000 United miles after you spend $5,000…

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Targeted Citi spending bonuses through 5/31/20

Citi is sending out targeted bonus offers for spending through 5/31/20. You must click the unique activation link in the email before making associated purchases. The Deal Citi is sending out targeted emails for spending bonuses. Doctor of Credit has reported the following offers (if you have received any different/additional offers, let us know in the comments: Citi AA card: Use your card to earn 5 American Airline miles per $1 spent, up to 2,500 points, through…

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JetBlue Plus: Now 60K after $1K spend in 90 days

The JetBlue Plus Card is now offering a welcome bonus of 60,000 TrueBlue points after just $1K in purchases in the first 90 days. That’s a huge offer for just $1K spend. Based on our conservative Reasonable Redemption Value of 1.33c per point, that’s about $800 worth of airfare for $1K spend, and you may do slightly better depending on your redemptions. That’s a great deal for low spend. The Offer & Key Card Details Click the name…

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(EXPIRED) New Amtrak offer: 20K +$100 statement credit

As I was making an Amtrak reservation last night, I stumbled on an increased offer for the Amtrak Guest Rewards World Mastercard that includes the usual 20K points after minimum spend but also sweetens the deal with a $100 statement credit after meeting the same spending requirement. Amtrak is a niche program, but for those who value the points this increases the value of the offer nicely (though we have in the past seen it as…

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