My latest credit card churn, and why

With the new American and U.S. Airways merger going forward, and the time that had already passed since my last credit card churn, I was ready for another one, and the main theme for this particular churn were American and …

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What credit cards should I get on my next App-O-Rama?

I’m getting ready for my next App-O-Rama, and I’m trying to formulate a strategy for what credit cards I will be getting next. The one thing I know is that barring any insane last minute offers like this January’s American …

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My Hawaiian Airlines/Hilton transfer “Oops!” moment

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A couple of weeks ago I received the bonus 15,000 Hawaiian miles that were pending on my account from my October App-O-Rama, and I mentioned how I intended to use them. This was a very easy bonus to hit, as …

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DoubleTree by Hilton West Palm Beach review

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We stayed at this hotel over the weekend of February 16, 2013 after we drove to West Palm Beach to see my favorite comedian. We got the points for this stay after transferring the Hawaiian miles earned from the Bank …

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Another round of Hawaiian miles posted

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The last and final batch of 15,000 Hawaiian Airlines miles posted to my account yesterday after my Bank of America credit card statement closed. I wrote about this card when I detailed my first App-O-Rama in this article. I never …

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My first App-O-Rama

Back in October 2012, I decided I was ready for my first App-O-Rama. That’s when you do a round of multiple credit card applications with different banks on the same day, so that each bank doesn’t know you’re applying with …

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Easiest way to earn 140,000 – 280,000 Hilton points

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Hilton Honors points aren’t as valuable as they used to be, but 140,000 points will still get you quite a few nights of free stays, and there’s a very easy way to get them. You can get 140,000 points by …

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