Japan Airlines First Class Watermark

10 Best Credit Card Offers September 2019

Every month I make a post with what I consider to be the best credit card offers at the time, with a particular focus on the best travel credit cards. While there are several excellent long-standing credit card offers, the specifics of the top offers…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
Citi Rewards+

Citi Rewards+ Card Review: Round Up Points With No Annual Fee

At the beginning of 2019 Citi introduced the Citi Rewards+℠ Card, and in this post I wanted to take a closer look at that card, because there's quite a bit that makes it unique. The Citi Rewards+ Card is a no annual fee card that a lot of people could…

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Filed Under: Citi, Credit Card Reviews
Uber Watermark

Best Credit Cards For Uber Rides (2019)

Many of us rely on ridesharing services to get around. It's pretty crazy to think how much the "sharing" economy has changed our behavior, both when at home and when traveling. While Uber has had its fair share of issues the past few years, it continues…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
Japan Airlines 777 First Class – 1

Citi American AAdvantage Business Card Review (2019)

I recently reviewed the Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite™ Mastercard®, and in this post wanted to take a look at the business version of the card, which is the CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Mastercard®. Is…

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Filed Under: American, Citi
Delta Business Class Watermark

5 Reasons You SHOULDN’T Use Airline Credit Cards

It always pains me to see people not maximizing their credit card spending. I'm not just talking about friends and family who have sub-optimal strategies, but even just being out-and-about I sometimes see the credit cards people use, and I can't help…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
American 777 Business Class

Citi AAdvantage Platinum Card Review (2019)

Airline credit cards are among the most popular types of credit cards out there. Many people may be loyal to an airline because of where they live or their travel patterns, and picking up a co-branded airline credit card seems like the most logical way…

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Filed Under: American, Citi
American 777

AAdvantage MileUp No Annual Fee Card Review (2019)

In the summer of 2018 we saw the introduction of the American Airlines AAdvantage MileUp℠ Card, which is a no annual fee co-branded credit card being issued by American Airlines and Citi. While there are lots of airline credit cards out there, historically…

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Filed Under: American, Citi
American Admirals Club Sao Paulo – 10

Citi AAdvantage Executive Card Review (2019)

Co-branded credit cards are big businesses for airlines, and in many cases a majority of their profits actually come from frequent flyer programs, and the lucrative arrangements they have with banks. When thinking of premium credit cards (let's say those…

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Filed Under: American, Citi
5 Credit Cards Watermark

These Are The 5 Credit Cards I Use Most

I have about two dozen credit cards, though I hold onto these cards for a variety of reasons. I have some of these cards because they help me maximize my everyday spending, while I have other cards because of the ongoing perks that they offer. There…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
Four Seasons Seychelles Room Watermark

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, or if there's an overall best hotel credit card. Typically recommending which credit card is best for a particular bonus category (like dining,…

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Filed Under: Chase, Citi
Citi Premier Card Watermark

Citi Premier Card Review (2019)

When talking about mid-range credit cards that earn transferrable points, the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card is probably the first card that comes to mind for many. The card offers a big sign-up bonus, bonus categories, and great protection. However,…

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Filed Under: Citi, Credit Card Reviews
Money Watermark

Citi Double Cash Card Review (2019)

Many of us go to great lengths to maximize our credit card strategy. For example, I have over two dozen credit cards -- I have some cards for the perks, while I have other cards for the bonuses they offer when I spend money on them. While I know many…

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Filed Under: Citi, Credit Card Reviews
Credit Cards Watermark 1

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
Jetblue Mint Watermark 1

Get $750 In Airfare With This Sign-Up Bonus

At the moment we're seeing the return of the biggest ever points bonus available on the Citi Premier℠ Card. The card is offering 60,000 ThankYou points after spending $4,000 within three months. This card has a $95 annual fee, and beyond that, it's an…

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Filed Under: Citi, Credit Cards
Premium Credit Cards Watermark

Credit Card Application Rules By Bank

All of the major credit card issuers have different rules when it comes to applying for their cards. Furthermore, these rules are constantly changing, as banks try to optimize their strategy as to what kind of card members they're looking for. With issuers…

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Filed Under: American Express, Capital One
Citi Credit Cards Watermark

How Does Citi’s 24 Month Application Rule Work?

All of the major credit card issuers have different rules when it comes to being approved for their cards. While I would hardly say that Citi has the strictest rules in this regard, their rules do tend to be among the most confusing. Citi doesn’t have…

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Filed Under: Citi, Credit Cards
Park Hyatt St Kitts Watermark

The 24 Credit Cards In My Wallet Right Now

Maximizing credit cards is one of the best ways to elevate your travel. This can include signing up for the credit cards with the best welcome bonuses, using the right credit cards for your everyday spending, and also taking advantage of other credit…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase