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Up to 20K Membership Rewards points w/ targeted AU bonuses

American Express is sending out targeted email offers to earn 5,000 Membership Rewards points for each authorized user added to your account (after they spend $500 in the first 3 months) for up to four authorized users. That’s a nice and easy 20K if you are targeted and have people to add. The Deal Get 5,000 Membership Rewards points for adding an authorized user after they spend $500 in the first 3 months (up to 20K…

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A couple’s credit card plan: 820,000 points in 15 months

Recently I published two first year credit card plans for a single person: one with and one without business cards: Beginner credit card plan — 325,000 points in 12 months (no business cards) Beginner with business credit card plan: 460,000 points in 15 months This post rounds out the series by introducing two player mode: signing up for cards as a couple.  Two is definitely better than one when it comes to credit card perks…

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Beginner with business credit card plan: 460,000 points in 15 months

Recently I published a first year credit card plan for a single person with no ability or willingness to sign up for business cards: Beginner credit card plan — 325,000 points in 12 months.  In this post, I’ve done the same thing, but with one huge difference: this plan assumes the ability to sign up for small-business cards. Assumptions For this post I’ve made the following assumptions about the reader: Good credit score Hasn’t applied…

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Increased 65K Virgin Atlantic offer

In our Frequent Miler on the Air broadcast this weekend, Greg and I discussed the newly increased offer on the Virgin Atlantic World Elite Mastercard, but I just realized that we hadn’t yet published a post alerting readers to the new offer details. You can now earn 65,000 total Virgin Atlantic miles: That’s 60,000 miles after just $2,000 in purchases in the first 3 months plus 5,000 bonus miles when you add two authorized users.…

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Beginner credit card plan: 325,000 points in 12 months

Several times in the past I’ve started writing a post like this, but soon abandoned it. My goal is to lay out an easily achievable first-year plan for earning rewards through credit card signups. The problem I’ve run into each time before is that the best plan depends on many factors… Financial: How good is your credit? How much credit card spend is typical for you?  What types of purchases do you put most on…

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42K Alaska Airlines miles with new business card offer

Alaska Airlines Companion Fare

The Alaska Airlines Visa Business Card is now offering an increased welcome offer of 42,000 miles (and the usual $99 + taxes companion fare) after spending $2,000 in the first 90 days. That’s an increase of a couple thousand miles. Given how valuable Alaska miles are, every little bit counts. Furthermore, some people are reporting receiving a second offer letter after approval to get $100 back after spending $500 on the card, so it may get even…

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Targeted 100K offer for Schwab Platinum

Charles Schwab is out with a targeted offer on the American Express Platinum for Schwab card that is good for 100,000 Membership Rewards points after $5,000 in purchases in the first 3 months. That’s a terrific offer for those who are targeted. The Deal Charles Schwab is out with a targeted offer on the American Express Platinum for Schwab to earn 100,000 Membership Rewards points after $5,000 in purchases in the first 90 days Direct link to more information (again,…

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Inking credit card guides

I’m extremely proud of how we display credit card information on this Frequent Miler blog.  We work hard to keep our information up to date.  We always show the best public signup offers even when it means sacrificing income (often the offers available through affiliate channels are not the best offers).  We use a formula to estimate each offer’s first year value and sort by that result so that the best offers come out on…

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100K United Business offer: Big miles, big spend

Today Chase has increased the offer on the United Mileage Plus Explorer Business credit card. New applicants can now earn up to 100,000 United miles — though it’ll require some heavy spend in the next six months to do it. The Offer For more information about this card and to find an application link, see our dedicated card page by clicking the card name below. Key Card Details Quick Thoughts As you can see above, this new…

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