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Chase Ink 60,000 Bonus Returns

Chase Ink 60,000 Bonus

Have you signed up for TravelCon OC yet?   Chase periodically runs an increased sign up bonus of 60,000 points, up from the usual 50,000. The last one was about 10 months ago. These points are the same as the ones you earn from your Chase Sapphire Preferred card and are extremely valuable if you…

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Important Credit Card Updates

SPG Amex

Some important credit card updates this week: Ink Bold/Plus 60K Offer Ending June 1st The increased 60K offer is supposedly ending on 6/1, so if you were planning to get the card, now is the time. The normal offer is 50K, so it’s not the end of the world if you miss it. Still, you…

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Your Current Options for Earning 5x on Credit Cards

It has 5x drugstores!

Earning 5x points/cash back is pretty much the best you can do right now, and there might be more options than you think to earn it. There are the regular options that you’ve heard of over and over (i.e. the ones with affiliate links) and then there are the ones that are seldom discussed (i.e.…

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Today’s App-O-Rama and Recent Retention Offers

Approved!

It’s been over 4 months since I applied for a credit card, and my credit score is at it’s highest point ever in my life. I was holding back from applying from anything new recently because I was thinking of getting a new home loan, but that doesn’t seem to be in the cards anymore.…

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Churn Citi AAdvantage Platinum Cards – Better than the Two Browser Trick?

AAdvantage Visa

UPDATE: This link is for the AA World MasterCard, with 50K listed on the landing page! The best public offer for the Citi Platinum Select AAdvantage Visa Signature card (that’s a mouthful) is 30K  (or sometimes 40K) miles after $1K spend in 3 months. This is a very weak deal, and under normal circumstances you…

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Is it Getting Harder to Get Approved for a Chase Ink Card?

Ink Plus

The Chase Ink Bold and Ink Plus cards are probably the most powerful credit cards one can own in order to “manufacture” spending. I’ve already written about how ridiculously cheap it can be to travel the world in luxury using the Bluebird/Ink method, but these cards are valuable even without that. They each come with…

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Ink Bold Bonus Now at 60K – But Only for One Week! [Expired]

Affiliate Link via Credit Karma (They’re on the second page of the Business Credit Cards section)   The Ink Bold and Plus cards are by far the most valuable cards for manufactured spend (see why here). The bonus has also been one of the best at 50K Ultimate Rewards points, which is why I’ve had it those…

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Guest Post – My Second Credit Card Churn: Laying a Foundation

New Cards!

Robert Dwyer is a deal hound who spends hours each day thinking about points, and how to use them for awesome family vacations. He writes about wine at The Wellesley Wine Press. You can follow Robert on Twitter: @RobertDwyer It’s been four months since I applied for a credit card, and with my home mortgage refinance behind me it…

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Guest Post – Refinancing While Churning Credit Cards: 10 Lessons Learned

These two tools are powerful and free!

Robert Dwyer is a deal hound who spends hours each day thinking about points, and how to use them for awesome family vacations. He writes about wine at The Wellesley Wine Press. You can follow Robert on Twitter: @RobertDwyer Travel Summary has helped a lot of us navigate the points and miles space so I wanted to…

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