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How to Save Money With New Chase Offers

I recently decided to apply for the Chase Marriott Rewards Premier Business Card primarily because it has an unclear future with the SPG merger and related co-branded credit card shake-up and I didn’t want to miss out on the sign-up bonus points. You can transfer Marriott Rewards points to Starwood and a 3:1 ratio, and I desperately need to beef my SPG account balance back up a bit after making some award reservations in advance of the impending annual SPG…

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Is the New Starbucks Visa Credit Card Worth It?

First, there was an Uber Visa and now there is a brand new Starbucks Rewards Visa credit card. The trendy millennial-friendly brands are infiltrating the co-branded credit card space! More rewards credit card choices are only a good thing, so let’s look at if the new Starbucks Visa credit card is worth it. You may already know that the no annual fee Uber Visa is actually a pretty solid offering even if you don’t use Uber, but how does the…

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New Promo: 10x Points Per Dollar in Best Buy Stores With Chase Pay

Earning one mile per dollar spent on your rewards earning credit cards will usually get you nowhere fast, but if you start increasing that rate to 2x, 3x, 5x, or even 10x points per dollar spent, then award trips obviously come into view much, much faster. This can be done by utilizing built-in bonus categories that come with certain rewards credit cards and by using lucrative temporary offers that pop up from time to time. We have recently started to…

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How to Avoid Basic Economy Fares When Using Chase Points for Flights

Basic Economy fares typically prevent you from doing normal things on your flight like earning miles, bring a full-sized carry-on onboard, earning or using elite status perks, or even having an assigned seat. In other words, you probably want to avoid them most of the time, but until recently that has been hard if you were using your Chase credit card points to book travel. Now you can easily avoid Basic Economy fares and put your Chase points to use towards ‘free’ flights…

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Chase Freedom 2018 5x Bonus Categories Announced

There are two big events today for those with a Chase Freedom Card, as it is both the deadline to activate the Chase Freedom 4th quarter 5x bonus categories, and we also learn what the 1st quarter 2018 5x Chase Freedom bonuses will be! First, if you haven’t already activated the 2017 4th Quarter 5x bonuses of department stores and Walmart, you can do that now. The 5x bonus points will be retroactive to October 1st as long as you activate…

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Rundown of Marriott and Starwood Credit Card Bonuses

Earlier this week we got the official word that beginning in 2018, there will be some new Marriott credit card products and that both Chase and American Express will be issuers of cards in the Starwood/Marriott/Ritz Carlton portfolio. Not all of the details were announced, but we learned enough to know that there will be some shake-ups in the current credit card line-up come 2018. It is likely, though not 100% confirmed, that at least some of the current card…

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Earn 2,000 Bonus Chase Points With $20 eBags Purchase

We are starting to see more and more fun bonus offers from Chase Pay, and now there is a new one will award 2,000 bonus Chase Ultimate Reward points with a $20+ purchase at eBags.com made using Chase Pay and your eligible Chase Sapphire or Freedom card from December 1 – December 31, 2017. I personally value Ultimate Rewards points north of 1.5 cents each, so getting at least $30 worth of bonus points for a $20 purchase isn’t too shabby…

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