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    Chase Freedom 2nd Quarter Bonus Categories

    The Chase Freedom credit card earns 5% cash back in bonus categories that change each quarter. The categories for the 2nd quarter of 2018 have just been announced. Earn 5% cash back on up to $1,500 in combined purchases from April 1 – June 30, 2018 in the following categories: Grocery Stores Paypal Chase Pay The Grocery Stores category specifically excludes Walmart and Target. Also excluded are discount stores, warehouse clubs, and some smaller merchants such as drugstores that may sell groceries. The PayPal category includes purchases made using your Freedom card with PayPal for purchases or sending money. With Chase Pay, you need to use your Freedom card with the Chase Pay…

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    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 Preferred does and also shares many of the same benefits as Sapphire Reserve. I’ll go through each card and explain what your options are. Background Having additional Chase credit cards that earn Ultimate Rewards is a great complement to the Sapphire Reserve. You can earn points by purchasing goods and services with one card, then…