Tag: Credit Cards

First time card holders — does Chase Freedom have better chance than CSR or CSP?

One of the things that I value most about my experience is my lack of experience. More specifically, I am new to the points and miles game, so I have just recently had to develop my credit card portfolio — which I think helps set me apart from some of my “peers.” One of the ...

Max out the Q2 2018 Chase Freedom bonus!

One of the best credit cards on the market right now for bonus spend is the Chase Freedom card. Specifically, the Chase Freedom offers 5x the points per dollar spent in rotating quarterly categories — up to $1,500. Depending on how much you value Chase Freedom points, and where you decide to use them, these ...

Should you get a credit card for an airline you fly regularly?

Starting this blog, and diving in head first to the world of points and miles has been such a good experience. I have learned so much, and hopefully able to help some people along the way. But one of my favorite things is being able to help those closest to me. In order to learn ...

What to do now that you have the Chase Freedom card

I’ve hinted at the credit cards I intend on adding to my wallet on a few different occasions. To put it simply, after getting approved for the Chase Sapphire Reserve I have been on a quest to complete the “Chase trifecta” — ultimately maximizing the amount of Chase Ultimate Rewards I earn on every dollar spent. ...

Chase Sapphire Reserve and Gold Delta Skymiles card from american express

Am I maxing out my credit card spend?

I read an article recently by Lucky over at One Mile at a Time that was addressing someone’s credit card strategy and his tips to better refine that strategy. As a side note, I find Lucky and his writing to be some of, if not the best in the business. The article was based around a question ...

Using Plastiq: My first mistake

Make sure you don't make this mistake when trying to use Plastiq.

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Should I get the Chase Freedom or Chase Freedom Unlimited?

I was recently approved for the Chase Ink Business Preferred card, which for now is the credit card that I am focused on. The minimum spend to get the 80,000 point sign up bonus is $5,000 in 3 months, so I don’t want to add any more spending on top of that. But as any ...