The cards in my wallet rotate each month depending on if I get approved for a new credit card, or if I'm trying to maximize a 5x category.
Tax payments are due in less than a month, so I added the Amex Hilton Aspire card get a return on spend for paying taxes.
Amex Hilton Aspire
The Amex Hilton Aspire card has a $450 annual fee, but it gives you automatic Hilton Diamond status and 100,000 points. I usually recommend waiting for an increased offer, but I have some bills coming up that I'm paying via Plastiq.
Also, I have a redemption in mind for the points and free weekend night, so the timing is right for me.
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Amex SPG Business
The Amex SPG Business card has an increased signup bonus of 30k points (offer ends 3/28/18). One of my goals is to take an Emirates Airlines first class flight, and SPG points are the best way to achieve this.
The Amex SPG Business card is my equivalent to the Chase Freedom Unlimited for non-category spending.
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Chase Sapphire Reserve
The Chase Sapphire Reserve is my default card for dining this quarter because it earns 3x points.
Virgin Atlantic miles are useful since you can transfer them to partners like All Nippon Airways (ANA). The Virgin Atlantic World Elite Mastercard by Bank of America currently has a limited time offer of up to 80,000 miles.
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Plastiq is a service that lets you pay merchants and bills with a credit card for a 2.5% fee. They’re currently running a promotion for new small businesses to earn $5,000 in fee-free dollars when they sign up through this link and verify their business with a representative.
The cards in my wallet rotate each month depending on if I’m optimizing a 5% category, adding a new credit card, or specific upcoming purchases. For August, I have a few trips and purchasing new electronics.
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