British Airways 50% Transfer Bonus Provides More Reasons to Pull the Trigger on an American Express Card

Tweet Based on speculations, rumors, and dark clouds on the horizon, it’s possible that the Ultimate Rewards program is going to take another huge step ahead of American Express Rewards points. The rumor (that’s all it is) is that Delta is going to be switching to a revenue based award program. That means the amount […]

Air Mile Credit Card Options for Canadians | The Uncle C Case Study

Tweet In case you don’t know, I’m a Canadian citizen. However, I’m a US Permanent resident, and I’m glad I am because Americans have much better credit card reward options than Canadians. Today I’m going to use one of my uncles as a case study to share what I would do if I were in […]

Best Current American Express Membership Rewards Transfer Bonuses

Tweet Between my wife and I, we have 122,485 Membership Rewards points. Because of the high fees associated with our cards ($175 for Premier Gold and $175 for the Business Gold), we don’t plan to keep those accounts open. That means that by the Spring we’ll need to transfer those points out. Here’s the dilemma. […]

The Best Air Miles Credit Cards for Every Day Spending

Tweet I originally wrote this post about the best air miles credit cards in August of 2011.  I never posted it because it’s hard to account for all the variables (as I’m sure you’ll discover as you read through the post). However, I decided it was time to dust off the post and run it […]

9 Amazing Benefits of Ultimate Rewards (Above American Express Rewards)

Tweet The tides in the ocean of frequent flyer miles is always shifting. One definitive parting is the emergence of two very valuable credit card rewards programs – Ultimate Rewards (Chase) and American Express Rewards (American Express). In my book, How to Earn Frequent Flyer Miles from the Comfort of Your Living Room, I wrote, […]

4 Strong Reasons Why Mileage Diversification is Important

Tweet When you invest, you expect to be told to diversify. You intentionally hedge your investments in such a way that you’ll get some value from a down market and some value from an strong market.  We do this in investing by buying different types of stocks and investing over a period of time (dollar […]

American Express Rewards Continental Transfer Deadline is September 30th, 2011

Tweet Just a quick reminder to let you know that if you have American Express Rewards points that you’d like to transfer to Continental you must complete that transaction by September 30th, 2011. After that date you will no longer be able to transfer from American Express Rewards to Continental as AMEX and Continental are […]

25,000 Bonus Starwood Points With American Express

Tweet I’ve never hid the fact that I love to get free travel.  One of the best ways I’ve found to help build points account balances is credit card rewards.  It’s not just about getting the credit cards, but about signing up when they have the most lucrative rewards. This is one of those times.  […]