Maximize American Express Rewards With Transfer Bonuses [Current 35% BA Transfer]

Tweet Expired! One of the things that I like best about Membership Rewards is the ability to maximize your earnings with transfer bonuses. Over the last few months, my wife and I have been racking up Membership Rewards because there have been some good sign up bonuses.  I hope you have been too since I’ve […]

Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express Review and Benefits

Tweet Some time ago, a blog reader left a comment on a post (on my other blog) where I was talking about the great extended warrantee coverage offered through American Express. In his comments, he said he was excited because he had just signed up for the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express […]

American Express Business Gold | Limited Time 75,000 Sign Up Bonus

Tweet American Express Business Gold Card 75,000 American Express Rewards Bonus Points This is a limited time offer, and you must apply on or before March 14th to get the bonus points. The $175 annual fee is waived for the first year. The minimum spend is a whopping $10,000 in the first four months of […]

No Excuses! Now You Can Afford Any Minimum Spend

Tweet Update:  There are reports online that effective 11/11/12 Office Depot is no longer carrying the Vanilla Reload cards.  If that is correct the 5x opportunity with Ink Bold + Vanilla Reload + Office Depot may no longer work.  I know that my local Office Depot does still have Vanilla Reload cards.  They also still […]

How to Use Bluebird to Get an Infinity of Miles

Tweet I’ve felt like a little kid waiting for Christmas.  Only I’m a big kid waiting for the arrival of my Bluebird card. Before posting about how Bluebird opens infinite doors, I wanted to have an opportunity to test the card.  Alas, my card still has not come, but I did want to be sure […]

Travel Credit Cards With Benefits that May Justify an Annual Fee Beyond the First Year

Tweet Every year we’re all forced to think deeply. To cancel or not to cancel.  That is the question.  Whether tis more cost effective to cancel or to keep a credit card account open. Some plastic is clearly only worth the sign up bonus, but other travel credit cards with benefits may in fact be […]

Best Current American Airlines AAdvantage Credit Cards Bonuses

Tweet Thanks to some reader feedback, last week I discovered that my listed links to the 50,000 American Airlines Visa and American Express cards were no longer working.  I’m actually surprised that they’ve hung around for this long. So, the question is now, what’s the best current credit card sign up bonus for American Airlines? […]

My Credit Score History | A Real Life Example of the Credit Score Impact

Tweet Today we open the doors wide on my credit score history so you can see how applying for multiple credit cards impacts your credit score. Because I really want to make it easy for you, I’m going to be transparent and list the cards I applied for between each application.  That way you can […]

Airport Lounge Access | Credit Cards that Give You Free or Discounted Access

Tweet Before this year, I’d never stepped inside an airport lounge.  I guess I had a little curiosity about what was behind those translucent doors, but for the most part, I was content to be in the wide open spaces of the airport. This year I stepped into my first airport lounge. At this point, […]