Credit Cards

Brex closed (and reopened) Nick’s account and there’s some cause for concern

The Brex application process has been smooth for some but a mess both for me personally and for many readers. At this point, my Brex account appears to be intact, but the overall experience...
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(Targeted) Earn 20,000 Membership Rewards For Enrolling In Pay Over Time

Keep an eye out for an email from American Express as some cardholders have reported receiving an opportunity to earn 20,000 Membership Rewards points when enrolling in Pay Over Time. If you're targeted for this...

US Bank Altitude Reserve changes: travel credit can be used for dining & eliminating...

Doctor of Credit reports two very positive permanent changes rumored to be coming to the U.S. Bank Altitude Reserve card: the bank will reportedly soon notify cardholders that the card's $325 in annual travel...

Credit card cell phone insurance compared

Update 3/1/2021: Now that Amex has added cell phone protection to most ultra-premium cards (effective 4/1/21), we've updated the comparison table in this post to include Amex. Previously, I wrote about my experience using credit...

[Dead Again] Brex Bonus 105K transferable points without a credit inquiry

UPDATE 3/1/2021: As of about 9PM ET the offer was paused.  We'll post if this opportunity returns. The Brex Cash 110K offer is now officially dead, but in it's place is a shiny new almost-as-good...

Amex adds cell phone protection to most ultra-premium cards

Beginning April 1 2021, select Amex cards gain cell phone protection.  Eligible cards include Centurion cards (consumer and business), Platinum cards (including the business Platinum and co-branded consumer variants), Delta Platinum (consumer and business),...
Amex EveryDay Preferred Upgrade 40,000 points

PSA: Amex Offering Better Upgrade Offers Via Email Than When Logging In

An astute reader has given us a heads up that if you're considering upgrading an existing American Express card, it's worth checking your emails as there might be an even more generous upgrade bonus...

Amex Airline Fee Reimbursements. What still works?

Update 2/23/21: Added all relevant data points. Note that we have many data points on some airlines that we have consolidated with fewer recent data points. Update 2/22/21: Via Frequent Miler Insiders, we have reports...

Amex Offer Cheat Sheet

Update 2/22/21: Added Dell Offers Often, there are many great Amex Offers available to cardholders.  Some are available to all cardholders. Some are for those with specific cards.  Many are targeted to specific people.  The...

Now add Chase business cards to digital wallets

Chase has sent out an email this morning indicating that Authorized Officers can now add a Chase business card to Apple, Samsung, or Google Pay and use mobile technology to check out in-store. That's great...

Amex Green Card Counts as Credit Card Towards Amex Limit

Recently, reports surfaced on Reddit indicating that Amex is treating the Green card like a credit card when it comes to getting approved for a new card (Hat Tip: Doctor of Credit).  Amex has...

Sign up for cards you don’t want to get cards you do (2021 Edition)

Filed under weird but true, there are situations where it makes sense to sign up for a credit card that you don't want in order to get the card you do want. Typically the...

My experience setting up a new LLC

Many people are calling the Brex Cash bonus the early front-runner for Deal of the Year. It's hard to argue: 110,000 transferrable points that could alternatively be worth $1,100 cash with very easy requirements...

The Amex popup is real!

It's real!  For years now, I've been applying for Amex cards and hadn't ever seen the popup that tells you that you're not eligible for an Amex welcome bonus.  In fact, in 2018, I...

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