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Enhanced Chase offers: Apply at your own risk

Over the weekend, we published an update to this post about Chase pre-qualified offers. In short, many more people were seeing pre-qualified black-star offers in a different place in their accounts (under “Credit Cards” in the desktop browser or under “Open an account–>Credit cards” in the app). When those offers include a set APR (that is to say not a range like 18.24%-25.24% but a set number like 22.24%), they have been known to bypass 5/24.…

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New offers bypassing 5/24 (approval NOT guaranteed)

Update 11/17/19 More people are seeing these offers now, so be sure to check both your personal and business accounts. The original example given below mentioned checking in the ‘Just for you’ section. However, you should also try where it says ‘Credit cards’ just below that. You’ll then hopefully see a few different black star offers. The offers I saw weren’t amazing, but could still be good if you specifically want one of the cards…

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Playing in multi-player mode to earn more valuable rewards

Greg has written in the past about the games we play to earn valuable rewards and the tools we use to do it. The truth is, as with any game, these games are more fun in multi-player mode. For some people, that will mean a couple working together. For others, it may mean several members of a family. Here are some ways you can take advantage of playing the game in multi-player mode to increase…

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Chase spending offers on Freedom Unlimited, Hyatt, Southwest [Targeted]

Chase is sending out targeted spending offers on several credit cards. Stephen received one on his World of Hyatt credit card, I received one on a Southwest credit card, and Doctor of Credit reports that there is also an offer floating around for Freedom Unlimited cardholders. Check your email for the following spending offers: Chase World of Hyatt credit card: Earn 5x Bonus Points on up to $2K in purchases when you pay select bills (utilities…

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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 apply 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 apply for small-business cards. Assumptions For this post I’ve made the following assumptions about the reader: Good credit score Hasn’t applied for any…

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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 welcome bonuses. 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…

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BA Visa $200 Award Fee Credit. 8 things you need to know.

Chase’s British Airways Visa Card has a significant new benefit: Get up to $200 credit per award booking.  That sounds awesome, but there are a number of terms that limit its usefulness.  Here’s what you need to know about the BA Visa $200 Award Fee Credit… $200 credit for business and first class awards, $100 credit for economy and premium economy Use your BA Visa to pay the taxes, fees, and charges for a reward…

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Has the BA card just become a “must have” Chase card?

UPDATE: Terms for the surcharge credit are now live.  Please see: BA Visa $200 Award Fee Credit. 8 things you need to know. I recently posted a list of “must have” cards from Chase.  Chase has a lot of great cards but, thanks the 5/24 Rule, you can’t have them all.  In my prior post on this topic, I listed the following as “must have” cards (see the original post for more details): If you…

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