Credit Card Application Spree Q & A

Posted by Madison on September 10, 2012

After I detailed my latest $3,000 Credit Card Application Spree, we had a great discussion on various parts of the application spree. Here are the highlights of the questions from readers that might be helpful in understanding the application spree and maximizing the potential. Credit Card Application Spree Q & A Madison I have done […]

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Marriott Premier 50,000 Point Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Kate on September 7, 2012

We have another great travel offer for this week’s Free Money Friday! Marriott is offering a 50,000 point sign-up bonus that’s easy and could be worth anywhere from 1-7 nights at Marriott locations worldwide! How to Get Your Sign Up Bonus Sign up for the Marriott Rewards Premier credit card. Spend $1,000 in your first […]

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Another American Express Prepaid Card $25+ Bonus

Posted by Madison on August 24, 2012

Really? Another $25 bonus from American Express? My stack of $25 gift cards from American Express just keeps growing! The American Express cards are this week’s Free Money Friday offer! Make sure you take advantage of it soon because just like the offer we saw only 2 months ago, the offer expires at the end […]

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US Bank 5% Cash Back Credit Card

Posted by Kate on August 17, 2012

In Madison’s $3,000 Credit Card Application Spree she mentioned the new US Bank Cash Plus card. It’s a Quarterly 5% Rotating Cash Rewards Credit Card, but has a unique advantage over the other 5% rotating cards – you get to pick the 5% cash back categories – and there’s an additional redemption award! As possibly […]

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$3,000 Credit Card Application Spree

Posted by Madison on August 13, 2012

After finishing up my husband’s Credit Card Application Spree and redeeming all of the sign up bonuses, I’m ready to rinse and repeat and embark on my own application spree. However, since the current free money opportunities change so quickly, I’m creating a new target list for my own spree that includes the most current […]

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One of my pet peeves is when gas stations advertise a cash-only price on a billboard with the “cash price” stipulation in such small letters underneath that I don’t know it until I have parked to take advantage of the great price. I have learned my lesson one too many times on this one, and […]

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Capital One $100 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Kate on July 27, 2012

This week’s Free Money Friday offer from Capital One is a good one – a nice, easy $100 sign-up bonus on a cash back card! A reader, Tim, first told us about the Capital One® Cash Rewards Visa for people with excellent credit. While we were checking out the card, we found a sign up […]

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Best Way to Maximize Citi Thank You Points

Posted by Madison on July 26, 2012

I’m working on redeeming all of our sign up bonuses from the Credit Card Application Spree. Next up is finding the best way to redeem Citi Thank You points! Last week I worked on the Best Way to Maximize American Express Points and now it’s time to move on to the Citi points. We have […]

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Best Way to Maximize American Express Points

Posted by Madison on July 18, 2012

After the Credit Card Application Spree to Maximize Sign Up Bonuses I ended up with a bunch of American Express membership rewards points. The next challenge: finding the best way to convert the Amex membership rewards points to cash (or something else of value). Specifically, the American Express Premier Rewards Gold Card gave us 25,000 […]

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Discover Escape 25,000 Mile Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on July 6, 2012

Time for 25,000 bonus miles on your Discover credit card with frequent flyer miles. Happy Free Money Friday! Discover is offering a 25,000 bonus miles for the Escape by Discover Card. How to Get Your Bonus Miles Open a new Escape by Discover Card. Earn 1,000 bonus miles by making one purchase each month for […]

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