Chase Freedom 1st Quarter 2018 Bonus Categories

The Chase Freedom credit card earns 5% cash back in bonus categories that change each quarter. The categories for the 1st quarter of 2018 have just been announced. Earn 5% cash back on up to $1,500 in combined purchases from January 1 – March 31, 2018 at: Gas Stations Internet/Cable/Phone Services Chase Pay, Android Pay, Apple Pay, Samsung… Read More »

Today Only – Ebates 12% Cash Back at 500+ Stores

Ebates, one of my favorite cash back shopping portals, is running a “12 Days Till Christmas” Sale. Today only, get 12% cashback at over 500 top stores when you click through their portal. Here’s a small sample of featured 12% cash back merchants. If you’re not familiar with shopping portals, you can read my full primer… Read More »

Marriott’s Relationship With Amex and Chase Takes Shape

In the ongoing saga of the recent Marriott and Starwood merger, there has been much speculation regarding the combination of the loyalty programs. Additionally, there was the yet unanswered question. Which bank would win their co-brand credit card battle–American Express or Chase? In the past week, some of those questions have been answered. Since the merger,… Read More »

Earn 10x Chase UR at Best Buy When You Use Chase Pay

Check out using Chase Pay in any Best Buy store, and you’ll automatically earn a total of 10 Ultimate Rewards points (or 10% cash back) per $1 spent on up to $400 in purchases. This offer is valid from November 20 through December 24, 2017 when you use your Chase Sapphire Preferred, Sapphire Reserve, Freedom, or… Read More »

Priority Pass Digital Cards Now Available for Chase Members

Good news for Chase Sapphire Reserve and Ritz JP Morgan Reserve card holders who have Priority Pass memberships. You can now create a digital card and use the mobile app for access to some lounges. Use the following link to register your card. Note: You must create a new login account after entering your card number.… Read More »

Shopping With Amex Offers

The Amex Offers program is one of my favorite credit card perks. Everyone with an American Express card should be taking advantage of this—if you’re not, you’re leaving money behind! The Amex Offers program is reason enough to have at least one, if not multiple American Express Cards in your wallet. According to the Amex… Read More »

I’m Going to Cancel My Citi Hilton Credit Card – Here’s Why

Last week, I wrote that American Express would become the exclusive issuer for Hilton Honors co-branded credit cards in the US. Current Citi Hilton cards will be automatically replaced with one of two re-branded American Express Hilton cards on January 30, 2018. I don’t want that to happen to my Citi Hilton card, so I… Read More »

New American Express Centurion Lounge at PHL Opens

American Express has opened its newest Centurion Lounge at Philadelphia International Airport. The Centurion Lounge offers fresh, seasonally-inspired fare developed in partnership with renowned local chefs, signature cocktails, premium spirits and curated wines, and high-speed Wi-Fi. These services and amenities are offered at no additional cost once you enter the Lounge. Access to The Centurion Lounge… Read More »