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10 Best Credit Card Offers For May 2019

Every month I make a post with what I consider to be the best credit card bonuses of the month. While there are several excellent long standing credit card offers, the specifics of the best offers are constantly changing (be it the annual fee, minimum…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
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7 Underrated Credit Cards To Consider

Understandably (and justifiably) there are some cards that have become extremely popular, that just about anyone who is into miles & points has in their wallet. The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card and Chase Sapphire Reserve® Card come to mind (and there…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
Cell Phone

Citi Prestige Cell Phone Protection Benefit: Full Details

This is an update to a previous post, to note that we now have a lot more details about the specifics of the Citi Prestige cell phone protection benefit. Some significant changes are being made to the Citi Prestige Card this year. Some of these are positive,…

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Filed Under: Citi, Credit Cards
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Transferable Points Currencies: Which Are Most Valuable?

About a year ago I wrote a post sharing my thoughts on the "major" transferable points currencies. A lot has changed since then, though. A new currency has been formed, and partnerships and value propositions of existing programs have also changed. In…

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Filed Under: American Express, Capital One
Qantas A380

Last Chance: Transfer Citi Points To Qantas With A 25% Bonus

Since early March, the US Citi ThankYou program has been offering a 25% bonus when you convert points to Qantas Frequent Flyer. Points ordinarily convert at a 1:1 ratio, though during this promotion you can convert 1,000 Citi points into 1,250 Qantas…

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Filed Under: Citi, Qantas
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My 10 Favorite Credit Card Bonus Categories

It's amazing to see the progression of credit card category bonuses the past few years. When I say "category bonuses" I'm talking about the ability to earn bonus points in specific categories, like on dining, grocery stores, supermarkets, etc. Back in…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
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Earn 130K+ American Miles With Citi AA Card Welcome Bonuses

Citi has increased the welcome bonuses on their co-branded AAdvantage credit cards for a limited time, to 60,000-70,000 bonus miles upon completing minimum spend. The details of the limited-time offers are as follows: • The Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum…

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Filed Under: American, Citi
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The Best Cards For Everyday Spending [2019]

For those in the US with good credit, the best way to rack up points is through credit cards. This can include the welcome bonuses offered by credit cards, the points offered for spending on the cards, and all kinds of other offers. I've written in the…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
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Which Credit Card Should You Use At Hotels?

I'm often asked by readers which credit card they should be using to maximize points for a given hotel stay. Typically recommending which credit card is best for a particular bonus category (like dining) is easy. The added wrinkle with making this recommendation…

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Filed Under: Chase, Citi
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Awesome: Citi Rewards+ 10% Rebate Benefit Stacks

At the beginning of the year the new Citi Rewards+℠ Card was introduced. Basics of the Citi Rewards+ Card This is a no annual fee card that has some interesting benefits that could come in handy for many. The Citi Rewards+: -- Offers a welcome bonus…

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Filed Under: Citi, Credit Cards
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The 25 Credit Cards In My Wallet Right Now

I've greatly updated my credit card portfolio over the past few months. Prior to that it hadn't changed for quite a while, while recently it has changed significantly. As a result, I wanted to update this post with the credit cards I currently have,…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
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How Long Do Citi ThankYou Points Transfers Take? [2019]

If you're collecting miles & points through credit card spend, I always recommend doing what you can to accrue transferable points currencies. That's because these points are much more flexible than when you're earning an individual airline or hotel…

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Filed Under: Citi, Credit Cards
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Transfer Citi Points To Turkish With A 25% Bonus

Through February 20, 2019, the US Citi ThankYou program is offering a 25% bonus when you convert points to Turkish Airlines Miles & Smiles. Points ordinarily convert at a 1:1 ratio, though during this promotion you can convert 1,000 Citi points into…

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Filed Under: Citi, Turkish
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9 Reasons To Get The Citi Premier Card

When it comes to mid-range credit cards, the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card seems to be the most popular card. However, for someone looking for a mid-range card with a reasonable annual fee, the Citi Premier℠ Card is seriously worth considering. In this…

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Filed Under: Citi, Credit Cards

What’s The Best Way To Get The Citi Rewards+ Card?

Recently we saw the introduction of the new Citi Rewards+℠ Card, which is a no annual fee card that I'm excited about. Given some of the other popular cards that Citi has, like the Citi Premier℠ Card, I figured it made sense to look at the best way to…

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Filed Under: Citi, Credit Cards
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The Credit Cards I Use For Each Major Bonus Category [2019]

For the average American, the single best way to maximize travel rewards is to make sure you're applying for the best credit cards, and using the right credit cards for your daily spending. Having the card that best suits your spending patterns can be…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
College

New Citi+ Rewards Student Credit Card

Earlier I wrote about the Citi Rewards+℠ Card, which is a fantastic no annual fee card with some cool features. My favorite feature of the card is that they round up your purchases to the nearest 10 ThankYou points, so if you make a one dollar purchase,…

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Filed Under: Citi, Credit Cards