How to Get an Exception to the Chase 5/24 Rule

Posted by Madison on October 4, 2016

The Chase Sapphire Reserve Sign Up Bonus is one of the most popular sign up bonuses right now. Of course, that’s obvious since the bonus is one of the largest ever. But the big bonus also came out after Chase implemented a new rule targeting those of us who might love to open lots of […]

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Marriott 80,000 Point Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on September 30, 2016

We’ve stayed at some amazing Starwood properties during ski vacations and in Disney World to get free trips. I thought the days of huge Starwood points were over. However, the recent merger between Marriott and Starwood means you can now transfer points between them. (3 Marriott points = 1 Starwood point). All of a sudden, […]

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Discover it $100 Sign Up Bonus & 10% Cashback

Posted by Madison on September 23, 2016

Now that the holiday 4th Quarter 5% cashback offers are posted, it’s time to start planning our spending. Discover is once again featuring 5% cashback at Amazon and department stores during 4th quarter. With their Cashback Match program, you can earn double cash back, or 10% cashback during the holidays! My last year with Discover […]

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New 4th Quarter 2016 5% Rotating Cash Rewards Credit Cards

Posted by Madison on September 21, 2016

4th quarter cash back is here! I can’t believe it’s already time to begin planning our 4th quarter. 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 4th quarter 2016 […]

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Barclaycard Arrival Plus $525+ Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on September 16, 2016

The Barclaycard Arrival Plus card just increased their sign up bonus to 50,000 miles! You can redeem the miles for a $500 statement credit. You’ll get an extra bonus on the travel redemption, so it’s really a $525+ offer! The 50,000 mile sign up bonus is for a limited time; normally the sign up bonus […]

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Fidelity $100 Spending Bonus for Existing Cardholders

Posted by Madison on September 2, 2016

Fidelity is sweetening the deal for you to start using your recently converted Fidelity Rewards 2% Cash Back Credit Card. After the switch from American Express to Elan this summer, they just sent out mailers reminding you to activate your card. Open it! I almost threw it away since it just looks like a reminder […]

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Chase Sapphire Reserve 50,000 Point Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on August 26, 2016

Chase rolled out a new Chase Sapphire Reserve card this week with one of the highest sign up bonuses I have ever seen! The bonus recently changed on this offer. The updated information is below. The sign up bonus is 50,000 points and the card includes a $300 travel credit. It’s our Free Money Friday […]

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Schwab Investor Card $100 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on August 19, 2016

If you took advantage of the Schwab Checking and Brokerage $100 Sign Up Bonus, you may be interested in the Schwab credit card. The Schwab Investor Card from American Express earns a flat 1.5% cash back and comes with a $100 sign up bonus. The catch is that you need to have a Schwab brokerage […]

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US Bank 20,000+ Rio Olympic Point Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on August 5, 2016

I held off on US Bank applications during our last $4,500 Credit Card Application Spree because I knew the Olympics were coming up. Just like clockwork the US Bank Flexperks sign up is back with an additional bonus based on the medal count. The standard sign up bonus is 20,000 points. Four years ago, I […]

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Save Money with Roadside Assistance from a Credit Card

Posted by Madison on August 4, 2016

A couple weeks ago one of our cars broke down. My husband called me at home and asked if we had roadside assistance. He implied that one of the zillion credit cards we have should have it as a benefit. He was right, but it’s in that long section of credit card benefits I usually […]

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