The gigantic, most popular sign up bonus from last year is coming to an end. Chase announced that the Chase Sapphire Reserve 100,000 Point Sign Up Bonus Worth $1,500+ online offer will end on Jan 11, 2017. If you were planning on picking up this card, but haven’t gotten around to it yet, it’s time […]

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New 1st Quarter 2017 5% Rotating Cash Rewards Credit Cards

Posted by Madison on December 19, 2016

1st quarter cash back is here! I can’t believe it’s already time to begin planning the New Year and our 1st quarter cash back. 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 […]

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How to Maximize End of Year Travel Credits without Traveling

Posted by Madison on December 7, 2016

Thanks to my Huge $5,325+ Credit Card Application Spree I have a lot of credit cards with end of year offers that need redeeming. Many of these cards have calendar year travel credits available, but all of our travel for the holiday season is already booked and paid for. The good news is there’s a […]

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American Express Platinum 100,000 Point Sign Up Bonus Tonight

Posted by Madison on November 23, 2016

It’s back! The American Express Platinum sign up bonus is 100,000 points right now! The standard offer on the Platinum card is 40,000 points. If you are interested, you’ll want to drop everything and apply tonight. Last spring many readers missed this offer when it disappeared within an hour. Since I’m working on spending requirements […]

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Capital One Venture 40,000 Mile Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on November 11, 2016

We used the Capital One Venture card for free tickets to Disney World last year. Then we got a second Venture card and redeemed our bonus for free tickets to Universal Studios this year! If you are planning any trips to theme parks for a holiday gift, it’s an easy way to cut the cost […]

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American Express 2x Rewards for Small Business Shopping

Posted by Madison on November 4, 2016

One of my favorite holiday traditions is the American Express Small Business promotion for free statement credits. This year, it looks like there is a much different offer for spending at small businesses. I mentioned this promotion briefly in how to Use Plastiq to Pay Mortgage or Rent with a Credit Card. From now through […]

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Use Plastiq to Pay Mortgage or Rent with a Credit Card Today

Posted by Madison on October 31, 2016

Whenever there’s an opportunity to pay mortgage or rent with a credit card I get excited. Housing costs are typically most people’s biggest expense so ideally we’d like to pay them with a credit card to earn rewards. I’m also working on meeting the spending requirements for my Huge $5,325+ Credit Card Application Spree, so […]

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The American Express Blue Cash Everyday card just introduced 10% cashback at Amazon! Perfect timing for holiday shopping! They also have a $150 sign up bonus. If you maximize the sign up bonus and the Amazon cashback offer it’s worth $350! The sign up bonus is our Free Money offer this week! How to Get […]

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Chase Sapphire Preferred $500 – $625 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on October 14, 2016

I mentioned in my Huge $5,325+ Credit Card Application Spree that the Chase Sapphire Preferred card is second on my list. (The first card is the Chase Sapphire Reserve 100,000 Point Sign Up Bonus Worth $1,500+). Now that we have two very different Chase Sapphire cards, we need to distinguish between the Reserve card and […]

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Huge $5,325+ Credit Card Application Spree

Posted by Madison on October 11, 2016

It’s finally time for a credit card application spree! I’m really excited about this one because of the huge sign up bonuses that came out recently. It’s not very often that the timing of one of my application sprees lines up so perfectly with oversized bonuses on multiple cards! Credit Card Application Spree I take […]

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