Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The number one way to rack up a lot of points/miles is through credit cards. Whether it is taking advantage of a great sign-up bonus or maximizing bonus categories, we are here to help.

Credit Cards for Beginners

If you are just getting started, then we have some advice for you. There are a few things you should learn before making your first applications. Read these posts to help:


Getting to Know the Banks

As you delve deeper into miles/points you will start hearing about the various banks and credit card products. While there are a ton of banks that offer rewards cards, the three biggest players are Chase, Citi and American Express. Each of these banks has their own rewards program and quirks.

Program Overview

Ultimate Rewards

Credit Cards


Program Overview

Membership Rewards

Credit Card Benefits



Credit Card Reconsideration

Once you have learned about the basics and studied the banks, then it becomes time to apply. If you aren’t approved right away, we have some tips that could help you turn that fate around.


Credit Card Retention

Rewards cards come with annual fees and not every card is worth keeping long term. When you try to cancel, sometimes banks try to keep your business with lucrative offers. Here is some information on maximizing those offers.


More Help

In the section below you’ll find links to all of our credit card related posts. You can also find even more relevant articles on our resources page. We have five years worth of dedicated credit card content to explore.

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All Credit Card Related Posts

Huge Amex Platinum 100K Offer & Why You Might Want to Skip It

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With the recent additions to the Amex Platinum card should you bypass the Amex Platinum 100K offer and jump on what is available right now?
Capital One credit cards

Holy Moly! Massive 100K Capital One Venture Card Offer Just Dropped

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There is a new, and massive, 100K Capital One Venture card offer on the market. There are some restrictions and a big spending requirement.

Targeted 50K Membership Rewards Bonus to Upgrade to Amex Platinum Business

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American Express is targeting some business cardmembers with an offer to upgrade to an Amex Business Platinum Card.

Chase Freedom Flex Available Through Referrals

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Now the welcome offer for $200 in cash and 5X on groceries can get even better, since it is available through referral links as well.

New Increased Offers for Amex Platinum, Gold and Blue Cash Preferred

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Today, American Express is introducing increased welcome bonuses for new Card Members across Blue Cash Preferred, Gold and Platinum Cards.

(Updated) Current Retention Offer: Amex, Chase & Citi Retention Offer Data Points

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Retention offers are a massive part of this hobby. Here are data points on a current retention offer Amex, Chase & Citi have offered to credit card users.

How You Can Do Better Than The Dummy Booking Hilton Business Card Offer

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There is a Hilton Business Amex increased offer that you can get by doing a dummy booking but even that isn't the best option out there.

Citi Double Cash Spending Offer – 6% Back In Certain Areas (Targeted)

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There is a new Citi Double Cash spending offer for targeted card members that can net them 6% back in certain categories.
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