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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 […]

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How to Save Money on Currency Conversions

by Michael on Sep 18, 2013

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 […]

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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.

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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, […]

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Maximizing Your Credit Card Rewards

by Michael on Jul 12, 2013 · 1 comment

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 […]

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