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

Some Sapphire Reserve ‘Pay Yourself Back’ Categories Extended

Two 'Pay Yourself Back' categories have been extended through the end of the next quarter.

New Chase Freedom Card Coming Soon

A third Chase Freedom card could be coming soon. The information comes for a trademark filing by Chase back in February.

New Offers for Amtrak Cards, Get Up to 40,000 Bonus Points

The Amtrak Guest Rewards Preferred Mastercard has a new limited time offer that will earn you a bonus of 40,000 points.

Chase Freedom 2nd Quarter 5% Categories Revealed

Today, Chase Freedom revealed the rotating categories for the second quarter of 2023 for Freedom and Freedom Flex cardmembers.

Juice Your Loyalty Points Balance Even More With These Two AA Cards

Earning one Loyalty Point per dollar is okay, but you can do better. These are the best American Airlines cards for earning more.

Improved Chase Sapphire Preferred Offer Coming Soon

Chase will soon offer an improved welcome offer for the Chase Sapphire Preferred credit card.

Awesome Referrals and Increased Welcome Bonuses for Amex Platinum & Gold

American Express has launched today new limited time referral bonuses and some of the best ever welcome bonuses on three credit cards.

Bilt Members Can Start Earning Up to 5X Points on Lyft Rides

Bilt Rewards announced today a new partnership with Lyft that will enable Bilt members to start earning more Bilt Points when booking rides through the Lyft app.