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Chase Reconsideration Line: How It Works

When you apply for a new Chase credit card and get rejected, the first thing many people want to do is find out why they were denied the credit card and see if there...
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Chase Freedom Flex vs. Chase Freedom Unlimited: What’s the Difference?

Ever since Chase announced the launch of the new Chase Freedom Flex credit card, which essentially replaced the soon-to-be legacy Chase Freedom card, I've spent quite a bit of time comparing and contrasting those...
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Chase Freedom Flex vs. Chase Freedom: All of Your Questions Answered

I've been getting a lot of questions about the differences between the Chase Freedom and the new Chase Freedom Flex (which launched September 14th, 2020). You can no longer apply for the old Chase Freedom...

Chase Ultimate Rewards Points [Complete Guide]

Chase Ultimate Rewards Points: 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 Rewards Points? ...

What to know about the Chase 5/24 rule on credit card signups [2020]

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...

Chase Trifecta: Three credit cards that maximize Chase Ultimate Rewards Points

I can craft a custom miles and points strategy for anybody as long as I know things like spending volume, spending habits (categories of spend), and travel goals (and you can actually hire me...

The Cheapest US-Europe Business Class Award: 88,000 Points Round-Trip

Note: During the COVID-19 pandemic, I've dialed way back on posts like this - the core of this website. In this case, it was the very existence of increased award inventory that made this...

New to Miles and Points? Watch my NY Times Travel Show Seminar Here

In January, I presented a seminar at the New York Times Travel show in New York City with Jamie Larounis of The Forward Cabin. The seminar was called "How to Navigate the Complicated World of...

Chase Sapphire Preferred vs Chase Sapphire Reserve: Which is Right For You? [2020 Edition]

NOTE: On January 12th, 2020, the Chase Sapphire Reserve's annual fee went from $450 to $550 and added new benefits with DoorDash and Lyft. This post compares the two cards taking into account the...
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Your First Year of Rewards Credit Cards? Here’s a Guide

Which Credit Cards Should I Get If I'm New To Rewards Credit Cards? One thing I've been getting asked on a regular basis by people new to the hobby is "Can you give me a...