A couple of years ago, many of the best reward credit cards adopted rotating reward categories with quarterly re-enrollment. This is a great business model for them because they can offer relatively generous 5% cash back rewards without necessarily having to pay them because people may fail to re-enroll. Since […]
When traveling overseas, it’s often helpful to have at least a bit of the local currency in your pocket. This, of course, begs the question… What’s the cheapest and easiest way to get your hands on foreign currency without getting ripped off on the conversion from US dollars? Today I […]
Do you have a Chase Freedom credit card? If so, it’s time re-enroll for their bonus reward categories. As a reminder, Chase (and others) adopted rotating reward categories a few years ago offering 5% cash back on select purchases, but you have to re-enroll quarterly.
I’m heading to Europe in a couple of weeks and have thus been tying up some loose ends in advance of my departure. One of these tasks has been to get a credit card that’s more likely to be compatible with European card processing systems. In case you weren’t aware, […]
Today I want to share with you a quick tip for maximizing your credit card rewards… You know how some card issuers offer bonus rewards for purchases in certain categories? Well, have you ever wondered how they keep track of which merchant is which category? The secret is in something […]
This is just a quick update to my earlier post about applying for new credit cards. As a reminder, I applied for three new cards, two of which I snagged mainly for the signup bonuses. For starters, I applied for the Discover it card. We were approved straightaway, and the […]
Earlier this week, I decided to apply for a handful of new reward credit cards. I’d been planning on doing this for awhile, and finally had sufficient downtime to tackle it. I ended up applying for three cards, all on the same day. Why all at once? Because doing so […]
In case last week’s $444 signup bonus wasn’t your cup of tea (or even if it was), I wanted to point out another nice credit card bonus. This one is a $100 signup bonus courtesy of the NFL Extra Points Visa card from Barclaycard. To qualify, you’ll need to apply […]