Alaska Airlines 30,000 Mile Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on June 24, 2016

A reader just let me know about an increase in the sign up bonus for the Alaska Airlines Visa card. The bonus in now 30,000 miles; we picked up this card earlier this spring when the sign up bonus was only 25,000 miles. In addition, they offer an annual companion fare on a round trip […]

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3rd quarter cash back is here! It’s time to organize, activate and put your 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 3rd quarter 2016 cash rewards credit cards bonuses. Every quarter we reevaluate the cash back […]

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New Fidelity Rewards 2% Cash Back Credit Card

Posted by Madison on June 17, 2016

Fidelity is switching their Fidelity Investment credit card from American Express to Elan. The Fidelity Investment Rewards Card earns 2% cash back on all purchases. I rotate our credit cards quarterly to earn the highest reward on all of our purchases, but I do have a favorite everyday spending card. I’ve used our Fidelity card […]

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Best Credit Cards to Maximize Cash Back at Costco

Posted by Madison on June 16, 2016

Next week, Costco is making the switch from American Express to Visa cards. With the switch, there are plenty of new options to earn cash back. The good news is that you probably already have some of these cards in your wallet, or tucked away wherever you store your cards that aren’t in rotation right […]

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The Delta American Express card increased their sign up bonus to 50,000 miles for a limited time. The standard is 30,000 bonus miles. In addition to the miles it has a $50 statement credit. We just picked up this card in our last application spree this spring when it only offered a standard bonus. I […]

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Hilton American Express 50,000 Point Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on May 27, 2016

We’re headed to a wedding this summer where the block of rooms is at a Hilton. Unfortunately, the discounted rate on the rooms is pretty steep! Enter the Hilton HHonors card from American Express. The card currently has a 50,000 point sign up bonus. Even though the sign up bonus sometimes goes a little higher, […]

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Southwest 50,000 Point Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on May 20, 2016

A longtime reader, Richard, just sent me a copy of a new survey that tested airlines for frequent flier award seat availability. Topping the list for the fifth year was Southwest at 100% availability. You know what that means? It’s time to pick up some Southwest points for summer travel! Southwest is currently offering 50,000 […]

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American Express Platinum 100,000 Point Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on May 10, 2016

I specifically held off on an American Express card during my last $4,420 Credit Card Application Spree. I was waiting for a huge Platinum sign up bonus. It’s here! The American Express Platinum sign up bonus is up to 100,000 points. The standard offer on the Platinum card is 40,000 points. However, if you are […]

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Barclaycard CashForward $100 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on May 6, 2016

A reader recently let me know about the sign up bonus on the Barclaycard CashForward card. The Cash Forward card earns 1.5% cash back plus bonuses on redemptions. The bonuses increase the cash back rate to about a 1.579% rate when you round. The $100 sign up bonus is our Free Money Friday offer this […]

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MLB BankAmericard Cash Rewards $100 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on April 29, 2016

I really don’t care what my credit cards look like as long as I can use them to make money. The Major League Baseball card from Bank of America is the perfect example. You get to pick your favorite team from 30 different teams. This is great if you love baseball; however, it’s the $100 […]

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