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Informed newbie turns Chase denial into approval. Here’s how.

This post is both a reminder (call recon when denied for a card!) and a story about how to get approved for a Chase...
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Over 700K and slowing down. Should Ben go for 125K more?

When we last checked in on our "informed newbie", Ben had pulled in over 600,000 points through signup bonuses in a 9 month span. ...
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(Expired) Over 600,000 points and well under 5/24

It’s time to check in again with our informed newbie Ben. Previously, we helped him form a credit card plan.  Next, he successfully signed up for...
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Newbie’s Second Dance

The informed newbie that I've written about before is back with a second round of credit card applications. He succeeded in a few ways that may surprise you. Read on for details...
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Newbie’s progress and his 3X surprise

Do you remember our informed newbie, Ben?  First, we helped him form a credit card plan.  Next, he successfully signed up for three cards...
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(Expired) Newbie’s new credit card plan, and initial results

A bit over a week ago I published "A credit card plan for a well informed newbie."  There I detailed a plan for this...
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A credit card plan for a well informed newbie

A single retiree named Ben recently asked me for advice.  Has has read about the advantages of signing up for credit cards for signup...

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