bilt rewards

Bilt Rewards Expands Travel Redemption Options

As much as us die hards love airline and hotel transfer partners (and they are, indeed, generally the most lucrative way to redeem transferable points like Bilt's), many really prefer easy redemption via a...
melio

Making Payments With Melio: Fee Free Debit Card Payments and Works with Most Categories...

Many MilesTalk readers are familiar with Plastiq, but you may not know about its business-focused competitor: Melio. Melio is quite different from Plastiq. First and foremost, Melio is for businesses to use to make their...
triple stacking with fluz

Stacking Cash, Miles, and Points with Fluz (Plus a Giveaway!)

A couple of months ago, I met Fluz founder Maurice Harary at CardCon, a conference for professionals in the credit card field. I'd heard of Fluz before, but hadn't used it, and was intrigued -...

Should you Pay Taxes with a Credit Card? [2022]

Updated Jan 2022 to reflect that Pay1040 decreased their fee from 1.99% to 1.87%.  Should you pay taxes with a credit card? There is one credit card that I would pay my taxes on (and advise...

Bask Bank Launches High Yield Savings Account

Update: Sept 26, 2022: Rate is now 2.75% on the Bask Interest Savings Account. You know Bask Bank (which used to be known as BankDirect) as a bank to earn American Airlines AAdvantage miles. They are...

Tried and Failed on the US Mint Coin? Blame Cloudflare

If you tried to buy a Gold or Silver coin at the US Mint today, you probably thought that you would have to be QUICK. With less than 2,000 Gold coins available, you were...
american airlines change fees

Refer-a-Friend to Bask Bank for 5,000 AAdvantage Miles

I've written before about the new Bask Savings Account, which is similar to the BankDirect accounts that are no longer offered, but on a more modern tech platform. The Math on Bask Bank vs. Online...
sofi money changes

Don’t Let SoFi’s New “Tiered Accounts” Catch You Off Guard (+ Streaming and Grocery...

For those that have a SoFi money account (remember the big referral bonuses?), the 20% off of DoorDash offer is now over and is being replaced with a new offer. 10% Back Up to $50 on Trader...
plastiq

Plastiq Raises Fee to 2.85% from July 1st

I suppose I almost could have stopped with the title, but that's no fun, is it? Plastiq Raises Fee to 2.85% Miles and points fan favorite Plastiq is one of the most common ways to help...

BankDirect’s AAdvantage Product Rides into the Sunset / Last Chance for Bask Bank Bonus...

Early this year, Bask Bank launched, offering American Airlines AAdvantage miles on savings balanced along with some fantastic introductory bonus offers. I'm a fan of Bask Bank, as I was of BankDirect for nearly a...