Travel Credit Cards With Best Free Baggage Options

Tweet I recently claimed that airline branded credit cards may not be the best approach to earning miles with that specific airline. The big exception, of course, is if you fly the airline a lot and can take advantage of the free baggage. Since I usually fly with my wife and three kids, I do […]

New Citi Platinum Select AAdvantage With Improved Card Benefits

Tweet Citi has stepped up its game a little bit with its American Airlines cards.  To be clear, for everyday spending, the Starwood American Express is still a better option (earn up to 1.25 AA points per dollar spent), but with these added features, you might want to make room in your wallet for this […]

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 […]

Justifying a $450 Annual Fee: Why I Signed Up for an The Platinum Card® from American Express

Tweet Three or four years ago I first learned about The Platinum Card ® from American Express. I almost chocked on my sandwich when I noticed that some fools were paying $450 per year for the card. I thought those were the type of people who need to visit Help Me Travel Cheap and learn how to […]

Consistently Capitalize on Credit Card Cancellation Offers

Tweet When you sign up for a credit card, you should know to expect a bonus to motivate you to get the card.  For the most part, there is no reason to sign up for a card unless it has a really attractive bonus. Still, you always need to be prepared for an offer when […]