What to know about the Chase 5/24 rule on credit card signups [2022]

If you sign up for a lot of credit cards just to get the miles/points bonus (and why not?!), you need to know about the 5/24 rule from Chase, because it changes the rules...
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Chase Sapphire Preferred vs Chase Sapphire Reserve: Which is Right For You? [2021 Edition]

One of the most common questions I'm asked is which Sapphire card somebody should start with: the Chase Sapphire Reserve or the Chase Sapphire Preferred. Chase Sapphire Preferred Card vs. Chase Sapphire Reserve Let's take a quick...

Where can I transfer Chase, Citi, American Express, Capital One and Marriott points?

Bookmark this page. It's our master guide to which "transferable points" transfer to which airlines and hotels Last Updated: January 2022 I love "transferable currency" credit cards like the Chase Sapphire Reserve / Chase Sapphire Preferred...

Citi Rules on Bonus Eligibility

Looking to apply for a new Citi Premier, Custom Cash, or Rewards+ card? Citi's 1/24 Rule on ThankYou cards Citi has more confusing rules than any other issuer, including Chase and its 5/24 rule. They are...

A point is not equal to a point… or a mile

It's amazing to me how often I hear newcomers to this hobby compare signup bonuses or earn rates of various miles and points and assume that 1 point or mile in one loyalty program...
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Chase Ultimate Rewards Points [Complete Guide]

Last Updated: March 2021 Chase Ultimate Rewards: How to Earn and Spend Them for Maximum Value By Anna Zaks, MilesTalk Guest Contributor <!-- In this guide: What are Chase Ultimate Rewards Points? How Do You Earn Chase Ultimate...
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Amex Gold Card / Amex Rose Gold Card Review

American Express® Gold Card (a.k.a Amex Gold or Amex Rose Gold Card) Both the American Express Rose Gold card and the American Express Gold Card are identical in features and they are both metal credit...

How To Combine Chase Ultimate Rewards Points from Multiple Cards – and Why You...

To those of us that have been doing this a while, it's elementary. But if you are new to all of this, many things can be confusing. You need to sort them out before...
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Amex Gold vs. Chase Sapphire Preferred

I love my American Express® Gold Card - specifically my Amex Rose Gold Card. 4X American Express Membership Rewards points on all dining and at U.S. Supermarkets (up to $25,000 annually; 1X thereafter) is...
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Maui Travel Tips

This post is a continuation of my Hotel Review for the Waldorf Astoria Grand Wailea in Maui, Hawaii. I thought that rather than cram in all my thoughts on Maui into one post with the...