New 4th Quarter 2013 5% Rotating Cash Rewards Credit Cards

Posted by Madison on September 24, 2013

4th quarter cash back is here and it’s perfectly aligned for holiday shopping! It’s time to reevaluate the cards you are carrying to take advantage of the best 4th quarter 2013 cash rewards credit cards bonuses. Every quarter we reevaluate the cash back cards to make sure we get the highest cash back on each […]

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US Bank 20,000 Point Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on September 20, 2013

I had another pleasant surprise in my $1,800+ Fall Credit Card Application Spree last week, US Bank has increased the sign up bonus on their FlexPerks Travel Rewards Visa Signature card to 20,000 points. It’s our Free Money Friday offer this week. How to Get Your Sign Up Bonus Sign up for the US Bank […]

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$1,800+ Fall Credit Card Application Spree

Posted by Madison on September 9, 2013

The kids are back in school! I finally have some time to prepare my next credit card application spree! It’s my husband’s turn for the applications since the last quick springtime application spree was mine. Here are the details from our previous application sprees over the past year. Our fridge broke, so we needed to […]

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BankAmericard Travel Rewards $200 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on September 6, 2013

Republished 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 […]

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Convert Credit Cards Instead of Paying Annual Fees

Posted by Madison on August 28, 2013

When I recently shared my secret obsession with extreme credit carding, one of the comments was from a reader, Bill. Bill, who shares my love of making money from credit cards, averages about $2k in credit card bonuses per year. Nice work Bill! He pointed out that he is constantly cycling through bonus-offer cards, but […]

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The new BankAmericard Better Balance Rewards card offers an incentive if you pay more than your minimum due each month and on time… so we’re hoping this offer from Bank of America will appeal to a lot of MDP readers! You can earn up to $100 cash back per year. How to Earn Up to […]

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Sharing My Secret Obsession with Extreme Credit Carding

Posted by Madison on July 29, 2013

After a recent night around the firepit with the neighbors (who have all become very close friends), somehow the conversation turned to my love of personal finance, in particular my obsession with maximizing credit card benefits. I alluded to using multiple credit cards at the grocery store and gas station to earn cash back rewards […]

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Discover it Student $20 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on July 19, 2013

When Discover rolled out their new line of cash back credit cards called Discover it, they included a student version of the card: the Discover it Student card with a $20 sign up bonus. It is this week’s Free Money Friday! How to Get Your $20 Sign Up Bonus Apply for the Discover it Student credit […]

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Serve $50 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on July 12, 2013

Serve from American Express is offering a $50 bonus. It is this week’s Free Money Friday! Do you still have your Serve card from American Express? I previously used my Serve card to Cash Out Gift Cards via ATM, but had to close my account to open a Bluebird card to Pay Bills with a […]

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If you are familiar with my love for the Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express, here is a way to supersize your sign up bonus for 6% cash back card. You can use the CardMatch program from to access premium sign up bonuses. How to Get Your Exclusive Offers Access via CardMatch. […]

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