2017 Discover Rewards Calendar

Posted by Madison on May 3, 2017

The Discover rewards calendar is out! Discover just announced the cash back categories for the rest of the year. Cash back calendars help to plan your purchases for 5% cash back. The cash back is specifically for the Discover It card, previously called the Discover More card. To help you accomplish your purchase planning this […]

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Capital One Quicksilver $100 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on April 28, 2017

Readers often ask about easy sign up bonuses with a low spending requirement on cards that you can use for everyday purchases. The Capital One Quicksilver Cash Rewards Credit Card is just that, a no annual fee card that earns a flat 1.5% cash back without rotating categories and comes with a $100 sign up […]

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2 Free Nights at the Hyatt

Posted by Madison on April 21, 2017

I’m busy planning where to redeem our annual award nights from Hyatt. Two free nights at any Hyatt and you really can’t go wrong. After the first year you’ll also get an annual anniversary night. We redeemed our award night at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress; we just might do the same thing again this […]

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IHG Hotels Chase 60,000+ Point Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on April 7, 2017

The IHG Rewards Club credit card currently offers a 60,000 point sign up bonus. However, it’s possible you might be able to get 80,000 points! I picked up the Chase IHG card during an application spree three years ago. After using it to maximize the IHG Accelerate promotion for free nights during our spring break […]

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US Bank Cash+ $100-$125 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on March 31, 2017

One of the cards I mention frequently for quarterly 5% rotating cash rewards is the US Bank Cash+ card. I just received an email from US Bank that they are now offering a sign up bonus for the card! You’ll get $100 cash back after just $500 in spending. You’ll also get a $25 bonus […]

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Every quarter the 5% cash back credit cards rotate cash back categories. You can see the current quarter 5% Rotating Cash Rewards Credit Cards. This is the historical record of the cash back we cover each quarter. Historical Quarterly 5% Rotating Cash Rewards Credit Cards It’s our quarterly check-in to reevaluate the cards we are […]

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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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