How to Maximize Miles on Home Improvement Projects

Tweet Ok. Ok.  I’ve got some vested interest in this post as I’m going to be buying some home improvement supplies in the near future and selfishly wanted to know how to maximize those purchases.  However, I can guarantee that you’ll benefit from my research if you also plan on doing some home improvement. Strategy […]

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 […]

The Travel Credit Card that Yields the Most Satisfaction Feedback (and the Card with the Most Horror Stories)

Tweet I get emails. In some of the emails I receive, people lavish me with thanks because they’re so glad they’ve been able to start to travel for less than they ever imagined. The card I’m thanked most often for suggesting is the Chase Sapphire Preferred. While I hate to say there is a ‘best credit […]

Get 20-25% More Value Out of 50,000 Chase Sapphire Preferred Points

Tweet The thing to love about the 40,000 Ultimate Rewards offer is the flexibility of the points.  This is especially true if you already have a stash of air miles.  The Ultimate Rewards program will help you to get closer to the ever illusive free vacation. In this post, you’ll learn how to s-t-r-e-t-c-h your […]

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 […]