10 Ways to Reach a Credit Card Minimum Spend Requirement

Tweet If you frequently churn credit cards, you might run into an issue because you don’t typically spend enough to reach your minimum balance requirement.  I’ve had a few people this week ask for suggestions on how to reach a minimum spend of $2,500 in 90 days for the British Airways 100,000 bonus miles credit […]

When Should You Cancel Your Credit Card?

Tweet If you sign up for credit cards in order to get the sign up bonus, you’ll likely hold on to a card for about a year and then call to cancel the card.  Ultimately, the question is: when should you pull the trigger on the cancellation? No Annual Fee Credit Card Cancellation If the […]

6 Questions to Ask Before Applying for an Airmiles Credit Card

Tweet If you are a points junkie, you’ll notice quickly that there is a plethora of credit card bonus opportunities right now.  This post will help you decide when to get a card and when to pass. 1.  Is this the best offer for this card?  I’ve been noticing something lately that really eats me […]

How To Buy Foreign Currency on Vacation Overseas

Tweet Since people are travelling overseas at increasing volumes, there is also an increasing number of ways to buy and sell foreign currency. When purchasing foreign currency two opposing factors need to be thoroughly considered: Convenience and cost.  In some cases, the most convenient way to buy foreign currency is also the most expensive.  For […]

How to get FREE Starwood Hotel Stays With a Starwood American Express

Tweet I introduced the Starpoints program in this post. Last year I spent five free nights in New Zealand and two nights in Brisbane just for signing up for a couple of credit cards. Some of the best earning opportunities are with credit cards.  I want to offer a HUGE disclaimer here.  So many people […]