Tag Archives: Sapphire

Extra Points by Using Chase Sapphire Card and Digital Wallet

From now through November 4, 2017, some Chase credit cards will earn an extra point if you pay using a digital wallet. Just use your Chase Sapphire, Sapphire Preferred, or Sapphire Reserve in Android Pay, Apple Pay, Samsung Pay or Chase Pay. You’ll earn 1 additional Ultimate Rewards point per $1 spent–up to $1,500 during… Read More »

Should You Cancel Sapphire Preferred after getting the Reserve Card?

Congratulations! You’ve been approved for the extremely popular Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card! Now what should you do with the your other Ultimate Rewards earning cards like Freedom and Freedom Unlimited? Should you cancel Sapphire Preferred? The answer is different for each card. There’s no reason to cancel the cards that don’t charge an annual fee, but Sapphire… Read More »

More Negative Changes to Citi Prestige Coming

In an earlier post, I wrote about Citi’s plans to discontinue complimentary American Airlines Admirals Club lounge access for Prestige cardmembers. Unfortunately, that was only the beginning. More Citi Prestige changes have been announced and they’re all bad. In addition to the loss of Admirals Club access, Citi is reducing the value of ThankYou points… Read More »

Should You Pay the Annual Fee for the Chase Sapphire Preferred?

Chase Sapphire Preferred (CSP) provides a number of additional benefits that the Chase Freedom card doesn’t offer. However, those extras come at a cost. After being waived the first year, the annual fee of $95 will kick in. Is it worth paying? I’ll walk you through the extra benefits and do the math for you with a calculator… Read More »

Chase Freedom Ultimate Rewards vs Sapphire Preferred Ultimate Rewards: Know Your Points!

When it comes to getting the most out of your Ultimate Rewards points, it’s essential to know which points you have, so that you can determine if you’re redeeming them for the highest possible value. I’ll explain the differences to make sure you’re not leaving money on the table. Chase has two flagship credit cards:… Read More »