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Chase Ultimate Rewards Complete Guide 2020

Chase’s Ultimate Rewards points can be earned via credit card spend and new account bonuses. Those points can then be transferred to airline or hotel partners, used to pay for travel or merchandise, or converted to cash back.  Chase Ultimate Rewards competes directly with other bank issued transferable points programs: Amex Membership Rewards Capital One “Miles” Citi ThankYou Rewards Below, you’ll find everything you need to know about Chase Ultimate Rewards, edited and updated for…

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Chase / Lyft partnership confirmed; starts 1/12

Lyft today has announced what has been rumored for a couple of days: they are indeed partnering with Chase to offer select benefits and up to 10x on Lyft rides depending on which Chase card you use to pay for your ride. While this seems pretty exciting on the surface, and it will change my behavior starting in late February, my excitement is tempered — more on why below. Earnings Beginning on January 12, 2020, Chase…

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Ultimate Rewards Credit Card Travel Insurance

Many credit cards include automatic travel protections when you use your card to purchase travel.  I’ve separately compared these protections for ultra premium cards, here: Ultra-Premium Credit Card Travel Insurance.  In this post, I compare protections provided by each of Chase’s Ultimate Rewards cards including the Sapphire Reserve, Ink Business Preferred, Sapphire Preferred, and more. The following chart summarizes travel insurance provided automatically by each Ultimate Rewards card. Cells in green indicate best in class…

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Bypass 5/24 With Targeted Offer In United App

Pre-qualified United app

A month ago we updated our post about Chase credit card signup offers that bypassed 5/24 (See: New offers bypassing 5/24 (approval NOT guaranteed) as even more people became targeted for them. I was one of the lucky ones who saw offers for United, Southwest and Marriott credit cards. I wasn’t really in the market for any of them, but I wasn’t going to pass up the opportunity to bypass 5/24 and so applied for…

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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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(EXPIRED) 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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