As I mentioned in our $4,500 Credit Card Application Spree Chase is changing the rules for those of us who apply for lots of credit cards. Earlier this week, we picked up the Chase Ink Plus Business card with a 60,000 point sign up bonus. The card was approved two days later before the new […]

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It’s time for one of my favorite traditions – an application spree! I sign up for a handful of my favorite credit card sign up bonuses at the same time. It’s not for everyone, and it has to be done very carefully; but if it’s done right, it can be a very lucrative way to […]

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Bank of America Cash Rewards $100 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on February 19, 2016

Since Bank of America announced their Preferred Rewards program that increases the bonuses, I’m revisiting the Bank of America cards. The BankAmericard Cash Rewards card sign up bonus is $100. The card earns 1-3% cash back on purchases, but could go as high as 3.3%-5.25% based on the category and rewards program tier. It’s Free […]

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2016 Citi Dividend Rewards Calendar

Posted by Madison on February 16, 2016

Each quarter I put together a list of the 5% cash back on rotating categories. However, just looking at the current quarter doesn’t give you the full picture. This is especially true for the Citi card since the total cash back you can earn with the card is $300 per calendar year; it doesn’t have […]

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Chase Freedom $150+ Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on February 12, 2016

As I was putting together the 2016 Chase Freedom Rewards Calendar this week, I noticed that the sign up bonus increased. I often forget about the sign up bonus on this card since I’ve had two Chase Freedom cards since 2000. Wow, 16 years! I use this card frequently for the 5% cash back on […]

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2016 Chase Freedom Rewards Calendar

Posted by Madison on February 11, 2016

Each quarter I put together a list of the 5% cash back on rotating categories. To help you plan big purchases and even buy gift cards when they earn the most cash back, it’s important to look at the cash back categories for the entire year. If you have flexibility with the timing of your […]

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Barclaycard Arrival Plus $420+ Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on February 5, 2016

Update: For a limited time the sign up bonus on this card is increased to 50,000 miles. The Barclaycard Arrival Plus card recently changed their bonus structure, so it’s time to revisit the details. The sign up bonus is for 40,000 miles, which you can redeem for a $400 statement credit. You’ll get an extra […]

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BankAmericard $200 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on January 22, 2016

I picked up the BankAmericard Travel Rewards card last fall in my $4,420 Credit Card Application Spree. I’m revisiting this card since they just announced a Preferred Rewards program that will increase the bonuses on the card above the standard 1.5 points per dollar! The Bank of America sign up bonus is 20,000 points. The […]

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1st Quarter 2016 5% Rotating Cash Rewards Credit Cards

Posted by Madison on December 28, 2015

1st quarter cash back is here and it’s focused heavily on gas stations. It’s time to organize, activate and put your cards into a regular rotation. In addition, since we still have the opportunity to double our Discover it Cashback to 10% the Discover card again remains at the top of the quarterly rotation list! […]

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Chase Freedom $15 Off $15 Purchase

Posted by Madison on December 4, 2015

Buried deep in the 12 Holiday Shopping Bonuses to Cash in Right Now is a quick $15 offer from Chase Freedom. It’s not getting as much attention as the Chase Freedom 10% Cash Back at Amazon, but it is Free Money! Chase Freedom is giving you $15 when you use Visa Checkout to pay online. […]

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