For the month of August, I upgraded my wallet thanks to the Amex Platinum Saks Fifth Avenue $50 statement credit. I had two $50 credits since I have two Platinum cards. Learn more about the Saks credit in the video below.
Citi/AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard
The Citi AA Platinum card is a new addition to my wallet. There are a few reasons why I added it:
- Signup bonus for flights
- Start the Citi card "24-month rule" clock
- Priority boarding and free checked bag
By starting the "Citi clock" now, I'll be eligible for another Citi AA signup bonus in 2020.
Chase Sapphire Reserve
The Discover It 5% cash back category for Q3 2018 is dining. I already maximized the category with $1,500 in dining expenses, so the Chase Sapphire Reserve is back in my wallet for restaurants. The Chase Sapphire Reserve earns 3X points on dining.
Amex Hilton Ascend
The Amex Hilton Ascend is still in my wallet since my goal is to spend $15,000 to earn the free weekend night. It's my default card for non-category spend at the moment.
IHG recently extended their status match challenge to the public until July 26, 2019. For a limited time, request a status match from a competing program to enjoy the upgraded status, complete the required stays, and keep the status through Dec 31, 2020.
American Express offers a “jersey insurance” for NBA jerseys purchased from the official store in the case that the player changes teams within a year. Must request an exchange within 14 days of the player switch.
The Maldives is a popular destination for dream vacations or a honeymoon. In this post, we’ll cover how to accumulate enough points using a Chase credit card setup to plan a trip to the Maldives.
Most credit cards worth getting have a welcome offer that rewards you with bonus points once you complete a certain amount of spend on the card after 3 months of account opening. What should you do if you complete the minimum spend requirement, but the welcome offer doesn’t post?
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What does it take to be successful in the credit card hobby? After years of observing some of the most effective point-earners, here is a list of highly effective everyday habits they all share.
Chase offers targeted deals where you can save at select merchants when you enroll in the offer. There are also targeted spend offers with increased multipliers on select cards.
Starting on September 22, 2019, Citi will remove almost ALL key benefits from their credit cards. Essential benefits like trip cancellation & interruption protection, lost baggage protection, and Citi Price Rewind will be slashed.
Amex offers are targeted deals that you can find after logging into your American Express account. Offers are targeted and vary for everyone. Below is a roundup of deals that stood out to me on my various cards.
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