Best Airline Credit Cards Where Miles Post After First Purchase

Tweet One of the most frequent questions and concerns I get is regarding a credit card minimum spend.  This is especially true if a person is planning to apply for multiple cards at one time. There are not a lot of people who can spend $10,000 within three months. Today we’ll explore some of the […]

The Business Card Denial: Lessons Learned for Non Income Earning Spouses

Tweet One of the most under-utilized tactics for fast tracking mileage earning is applying for business credit cards. The best current example is the Chase Ink Bold credit card that gives 50,000 Ultimate Rewards points for signing up and spending $5,000 in the first 3 months. Most folks don’t actually realize that they have a […]

Southwest Companion Pass: How to Get Two Years of Free Southwest Flights in 15 minutes

Tweet Update: The 50,000 Southwest offer is no longer available as of March 1st, 2012. In the fall of 2011, I wrote about the possibility of earning enough miles for a Southwest Airlines Companion Pass. The key benefit of the Companion Pass is that you can have a designated person fly with you for free! […]

New Limited Time 45,000 Mile Delta Credit Card Offer

Tweet If you’re a fan of Delta (I’m not really), then you’ll be happy to know that, for a limited time, you can get 45,000 miles when you sign up for a Delta American Express. Until December 19th, 2011, you can get 45,000 Delta SkyMiles after spending $3,000 within 3 months. If you don’t have […]

$26,936 Worth of Travel | My 2012 Upcoming Trip Report Summary

Tweet In 2012, our family will be doing a lot of traveling. Today I’ll share our upcoming trip plans with you so that, if you’re still sitting on the fence, you can discover the amazing value of redeeming air miles collected by signing up for the best credit card sign up bonuses. In this report, […]

How to Find the Best Credit Card Reward Program for Free Car Rentals

Tweet This week I had a question from a new Help Me Travel Cheap reader.  It was a question I hadn’t seriously researched, so it was time to fire up my slick Mac and get to work. Wait!  Before I get too far, I guess I should let you know what the question was. Craig, […]

Discover a Business You Never Knew You Had and Double Your Credit Card Sign Up Bonuses

Tweet Did you know that most individuals are eligible to sign up for business credit cards? An individual who is doing any additional income earning business is running something that the IRS legally recognizes as a small business.  It’s called a sole proprietorship.  With a Sole Proprietorship, the individual name is also the business name.  […]

Lessons to Learn from the Latest Chase Sapphire Preferred Targeted Offer

Tweet Last week I posted an article about some reports that Chase was offering a 100,000 targeted offer for the Chase Sapphire Preferred card.  While you might still get a targeted offer it looks like the possibility to get a bonus K50 if you were not targeted it passed.  Based on some of the feedback […]