Quarantine And Chill

Small Business Shoutouts

Over the past few weeks we've seen lots of companies start rolling out discounts, statement credits with credit card issuers, and other purchasing incentives -- there are some great deals out there. And a natural side-effect of that is that a lot of…

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Filed Under: Business
Money

What Is Even Going On With Those Small Business Loans?

Ever since Congress passed the CARES Act on March 27th, it seems like it's been dominating the news cycles as much as COVID-19 itself. As small business owners, we've all been trying to wrap our heads around it, and when the topic came up with Ben and…

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Filed Under: Advice, Business
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How To Pick The Best Credit Card For Your Small Business

For the most part business credit cards didn't used to be nearly as rewarding as personal credit cards. However, over the past few years that trend has changed significantly. Presumably this is because card issuers finally see the amount of potential…

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Filed Under: Business, Credit Cards
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Last Day: HUGE Spark Business Card Bonuses

The Capital One® Spark® Miles for Business and Capital One® Spark® Cash for Business are two of the best Capital One credit cards, and also among the best business credit cards out there. For a few months now these cards have offered increased limited…

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Filed Under: Business, Capital One
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The 9 Best Small Business Credit Cards (2020)

Back in the day, it was rare to see big welcome bonuses or generous rewards structures on small business credit cards. That has changed, and nowadays we're seeing card issuers place a huge emphasis on business cards. This is obviously an area where they…

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Filed Under: American Express, Business
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Amex Business Platinum Card Review (2020)

American Express' Platinum Cards -- both the business and personal versions -- are among the most well known and popular premium cards out there. I recently reviewed The Platinum Card® from American Express, which is the personal version of the card.…

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Filed Under: American Express, Business
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NEW Amex Business Edge Credit Card Launches In Canada

American Express is expanding their offerings in Canada as of today with a new credit card (not a charge card!) geared towards small business owners. Like the American Express Cobalt™ Card, the American Express Business Edge Card carries a points…

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Filed Under: Business, Canadian Credit Card Reviews
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Chase Ink Car Rental Coverage: Everything You Need To Know

Chase has one of the best portfolios of business credit cards, which offer just about everything I look for in credit cards -- great welcome bonuses, big category bonuses, and useful perks. In this post I wanted to specifically focus on one aspect of…

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Filed Under: Business, Chase
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How & Why To Get All Three Chase Ink Credit Cards

I'd argue that the best portfolio of business cards out there is Chase's "Ink" cards. This includes the following three excellent business credit cards: The best part about these three cards is that they're complements rather than substitutes, so you…

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Filed Under: Business, Chase
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Amex Blue Business Plus Card Review (2020)

It used to be that you'd only earn one point per dollar spent on credit cards. Then we saw some cards introduce up to 1.5x points per dollar spent. Then a card was introduced in 2017 that offered a full 2x transferable points per dollar spent all with…

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Filed Under: American Express, Business
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How The Spark Miles Fits Into My Business Card Portfolio

I was recently approved for the Capital One® Spark® Miles for Business, which is offering a welcome bonus of up to 200,000 bonus miles (with a significant spend requirement). I've significantly increased my business card portfolio in the past couple…

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Filed Under: Business, Capital One
Credit Cards

Can I Link My Business And Personal Credit Cards?

Credit card points can be lots of fun to redeem, and are probably one of the main reasons why most of us are here, but paying cards off is usually not as enjoyable. In addition to the obvious, tracking and linking different accounts can start to turn…

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Filed Under: Advice, Business
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Chase Ink Cash: Is It Better Than The Ink Preferred?

When you're just getting into to miles and points, one of the first things you check when looking at a new card is the welcome bonus. I mean, who wouldn’t? If you’re going to give a new card a try, a little (or big) incentive can go a long way. When…

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Filed Under: Business, Chase
Sams Club

Sam’s Club Now Accepts American Express

In March we learned that American Express and Costco would be cutting ties, which was a pretty big loss for American Express. The loss of Costco threatens roughly 8% of the annual worldwide spending on American Express cards. But American Express was…

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Filed Under: American Express, Business
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SAS All Business Class Flights Between Newark And Copenhagen

SAS has just announced that they'll be discontinuing their all business class flight between Houston and Stavanger, and instead will be adding an additional flight between Newark and Copenhagen. Last August, SAS launched an all business class flight…

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Filed Under: Business, Other Airlines
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How To Choose A Credit Card Outside The US

There have been oodles of questions over on the Ask Lucky forum about credit cards lately, from all corners of the globe. In the US, maximizing credit cards are one of the easiest ways to earn miles and points, so it makes sense that people would want…

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Filed Under: Advice, Business
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Using Transferrable Points Currencies To Pay For Flights

I've explained many times in the past how you're best off accruing transferrable points currencies. They give you a lot more flexibility than "fixed" points currencies, as you can transfer them to any of a number of airline or hotel transfer partners.…

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Filed Under: American Express, Business
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Who Needs Business Cards When You Have Model Airplanes?

The always awesome Scott Mayerowitz of the Associated Press published a fun story today, entitled "Airline world's tiny secret: infatuation with model planes." I figured the article would be about model airplanes as such. Back in the day (before I perpetually…

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Filed Under: Business, Media

Maximizing Small Business Rewards

I wrote a post last week about the best current sign-up bonuses for small business credit cards, which focused on the best currently available bonuses for business credit card rewards. Reader Justin asked a great follow-up question, which I think provides…

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Filed Under: Business, Credit Cards