Barclays really stepped it up and gave me 20,000 miles!

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A couple of weeks ago we wrote about a promotion where you can earn 5,000 to 10,000 U.S. Airways miles per each successful referral of your U.S. Airways MasterCard to friends and family (up to 50,000 miles). The problem is …

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Best current credit card offers

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There are several current credit card offers that merit mentioning as they are offering significantly higher than usual sign up bonuses. The offers below are the best public offers we’re currently aware of: Chase Ink Plus card – 70,000 bonus …

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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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The U.S. Airways MasterCard just keeps on giving

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If you’re in the market for a good credit card offer, there is still time to get on the U.S. Airways MasterCard bandwagon. Back in October of last year I got this credit card as part of an app-o-rama. At …

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U.S. Airways MasterCard 2,500 bonus miles promo (targeted)

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U.S. Airways currently has a promotion where you can earn up to 2,500 bonus miles (think eventual AA miles) by earning 5 miles per dollar on purchases made at grocery stores, drugstore purchases, and electronic stores. Since the maximum you …

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Lufthansa 50,000 bonus miles credit card

There is a new Lufthansa credit card out issued by Barclays which is currently offering a total of 50,000 miles, consisting of the following: – 20,000 miles when you first use the card – 30,000 miles when you spend $5,000 …

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Getting easy miles while the U.S. Airways Mastercard is still around

The current merger between American and U.S. Airways has created some great opportunities to get some easy future AA miles, which I value significantly due to AA’s prominent presence in Miami. It is expected that when the merger is completed, miles …

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Get in on the U.S. Airways MasterCard while you still can

The American and U.S. Airways merger has resulted in the largest airline in the world, with American Airlines being the survivor of the two of them, but with their frequent flyer programs being combined. While some changes to the program …

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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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Go-to cards for everyday spending

When you play the miles and points game, you end up with a lot of credit cards, and lots of different choices when paying for everyday expenses. As a rule of thumb, if I’m working on a large minimum spending …

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