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Guide: Shifting Credit Between Cards
Many times, especially after you've been in the award travel world for a while, you may be approved for a smaller credit limit than you wanted or expected. This could be for various reasons, such as issues on your credit report, credit extended to yo
Using the Ibotta App
I am always excited about free money and that is no different with the Ibotta app. You’re earning cash-back for groceries that you were planning to purchase anyway. In addition, it may give you a way to try new products for much less. It is nice to
Is Now the Perfect Time to Add an American Express Platinum Card to your Wallet?
Now might be the time to add an American Express Platinum Card to your wallet, specifically a Charles Schwab Platinum. Let me explain why I added this card to my wallet back in late May and why you may want to do the same.
Using the DO$H App
DO$H is a mobile application that links to your existing debit and credit cards and earns you cash back. Some offers may be a percentage and some may have a fixed amount. As with other apps, there is a $25 minimum to cash out.
Should You use Chase Ultimate Rewards to “Pay Yourself Back?”
Chase's new "Pay Yourself Back" promotion remains available for Chase Sapphire Reserve and Chase Sapphire Preferred cardholders for another 3 months. During this time, it is worth it to scrutinize your redemption activity and determine how you typica
Using the Pei App
I am always excited about free money and that is no different with the Pei app. You’re earning cash-back for merchants that you were planning purchases anyway, usually at a 1% return. It’s nice to cash in that $25 a few times a year or even once
Review: Citi Premier
The recent changes to the Citi Premier have made the card a well-rounded tool for earning ThankYou points. As of June 2, 2020, the card earns 3x points on restaurants, air travel and hotels, gas stations, and supermarkets. Even better, those who had
Review: IHG Rewards Club Credit Cards
Oftentimes, IHG is the forgotten major hotel chain for award travelers. Travelers, especially award travelers, think of Marriott, Hilton, and Hyatt before they consider IHG. This may be a mistake!
IHG Changes to Dynamic Pricing
Last year, IHG did away with their point break offers and today we see another change from them. While it was mentioned in 2019 that IHG was exploring dynamic points pricing, today they further executed the plan.
Earning Ultimate Rewards: Can Chase Catch Up?
Chase had long been at the top of the food chain when it came to desirable credit card products and having a valuable transferable points currency. Ultimate Rewards became known for their ease of use, wealth of transfer partners, and versatility.