Chase Sapphire First Friday 3x Dining

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Reminder that tomorrow is the first Friday of the month and until the end of 2013 Chase Sapphire card holders can benefit from an extra point per dollar spent on dinning on the first Friday of every month.  The Chase …

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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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Chase reconsideration line could be a sign of things to come

A few days ago I did an app-o-rama (8 cards between me and my wife), and one of the cards I applied for was the Chase Sapphire card. I got a message saying that my application needed further consideration, so …

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British Airways 100,000 Offer is Back!

One of our favorite sign up bonuses is back. Chase has brought back the British Airways VISA Signature card 100,000 bonus Avios offer.  This is as great promotion!  This time around you get the following: 50,000 Avios for spending a minimum of $2,000 within …

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Chase Sapphire First Friday 3x Dining

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Reminder that tomorrow is the first Friday of the month and until the end of 2013 Chase Sapphire cardholders can benefit from an extra point per dollar spent on dinning on the first Friday of every month.  The Chase Sapphire …

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Chase Sapphire First Friday 3x Dining

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Just a reminder that tomorrow is the first Friday of the month. TGIF! But besides that, until the end of 2013 Chase Sapphire cardholders can benefit from an extra point per dollar spent on dinning on the first Friday of …

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You should still contact your credit card before traveling overseas

If you don’t travel a lot, it is always a good idea to contact your credit card issuer before you use it abroad, as your bank could flag your purchases as fraudulent if all of a sudden they see that …

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Leveraging credit on your other cards when negotiating a line increase

A few days ago I called Chase as I wanted to request a line increase on my Hyatt Visa card. When I was originally approved for the card during my last app-o-rama, Chase only gave me a $5,000 line, which …

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$500 gift cards back at Office Depot (or not?)

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In the past few days there has been some buzz in the travel hacking community about Office Depot starting to ease back into the variable $500 Visa and Amex gift cards (the ones you load from $20 up to $500 …

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Before you buy gift cards, check twice!

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A few days ago we decided to shop for a new Roomba. Roomba’s are really cool robots that will hopefully save us time by constantly cleaning the floor of our house. The best deal we found was at JC Penney, …

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