2nd quarter cash back is here! Another three months has flown by and it’s time for 2nd quarter cash back. Organize, activate and put your credit cards into a regular rotation. Reevaluate Quarterly Cash Rewards It’s our quarterly check-in to reevaluate the cards we are carrying to take advantage of the best 2nd quarter 2017 […]

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Hilton Surpass Amex 100,000 Point Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on March 24, 2017

We are finalizing plans for spring break and one of the only points hotels at our destination is a Hilton. It’s fitting then that Hilton rolled out a new 100,000 point offer on the Surpass card from American Express. The offer also includes a free weekend night after your first anniversary. Since I just picked […]

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BankAmericard Cash Rewards $100 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on March 17, 2017

One of the easiest sign up bonuses I picked up in my $4,292 Credit Card Application Spree was the BankAmericard Cash Rewards card. Like the MLB BankAmericard $100 Sign Up Bonus that many of you got from Bank of America, the Cash Rewards card also has a $100 sign up bonus on just $500 in […]

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New USAA Limitless 2.5% Cash Back Credit Card

Posted by Madison on March 10, 2017

My Dollar Plan reader Jacob sent us a heads up on a USAA card with 2.5% cash back! It’s currently an online pilot with limited availability, but if you qualify it’s a great way to earn above average cash back! The new USAA Limitless Cashback Rewards card is available to USAA members in 26 states […]

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How I Earned $3,878 from American Express in 5 Months

Posted by Madison on March 9, 2017

Over the last five months, I picked up 8 new American Express cards. 6 of them earn Membership Rewards (the other two were a Starwood card and a Delta card). I earned $3,878 from the whirlwind adventure with American Express. Here’s what it looked like and how it broke down. American Express Membership Rewards Cards […]

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American Express EveryDay Sign Up Bonus Worth $100

Posted by Madison on February 24, 2017

American Express offers a sign up bonus of 10,000 membership rewards points. The 10,000 bonus points are worth $100 in gift cards. However, as I mentioned in my $4,292 Credit Card Application Spree, the benefits of this card go beyond the sign up bonus. You can pool your MR points across multiple cards and use […]

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The Starwood American Express card just increased their sign up bonus to 35,000 points! This is their highest sign up bonus; the only other time they offered it was last spring for a few weeks. The standard sign up bonus is 25,000 points and they usually bump it up to 30,000 points sometime during the […]

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Wells Fargo Cash Wise Visa $150 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on February 10, 2017

Wells Fargo is offering a $150 sign up bonus on their Cash Wise Visa card. The card also earns 1.5% cash rewards. If you use mobile payments, you’ll earn 1.8% during the first year. I mentioned this card earlier this week during my $4,292 Credit Card Application Spree. After picking up a $250 Sign Up […]

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$4,292 Credit Card Application Spree

Posted by Madison on February 8, 2017

It’s time for an application spree! Sign up bonuses from credit cards continue to be a big money maker for us. In addition, I pick up points that allow our family to travel on trips we wouldn’t otherwise take. Usually I alternate each spree with my husband. I’m trying something new this time around. After […]

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United 50,000+ Mile Sign Up Bonus from Chase

Posted by Madison on February 3, 2017

United just increased their sign up bonus to 50,000 miles on the Mileage Plus Explorer card from Chase. The regular bonus is 30,000 miles. In addition to the 50,000 miles that you can redeem for Free Flights, the card offers one free bag, 2 club passes and priority boarding. It’s our Free Money offer. How […]

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