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Why I dropped the "Preferred" from Chase Sapphire Preferred

If you spend any time perusing the miles and points blogosphere, you’ve undoubtedly seen ads, posts, reviews, effusive praise, and general hullabaloo for the Sapphire Preferred card from Chase. 1,745 more words


The Most Underrated Hotel Card?

There are so many hotel credit cards on the market. Many offer great sign up bonuses, a free night when you pay the yearly fee, status within the hotel and some offer a list of other perks. 1,310 more words

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Double dipping by using Shopping Portals - this is very powerful...

Shopping Portals are an under utilized way to rack up a lot of extra miles/points for online shopping you would have done anyway. I’m going to to use Chase Ultimate Rewards to illustrate the power but United Airlines, America Airlines and Delta, to name a few also have these shopping portals.   429 more words

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The Best Credit Card System

There are hundreds of articles on the web about the best rewards credit cards. The information is always valuable of course. But, I find that the real value of rewards dollars is having an efficient… 1,117 more words


Buy $300 worth of Visa Gift Cards from Staples and get $20 gift card as a rebate

Since DansDeals.com posted this today, I’m just going to copy and paste and cite his link here.


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Impact of lower oil prices on airfare for 2015

With the falling oil prices we have seen gas prices fall to below $2 in many states. So what does this mean for airfare? The article below goes into more detail but a high level most industry experts are forecasting about a 5% drop in airfare. 432 more words