Updated 8:03 am PDT, Thursday, August 22, 2019 FILE - This Jan. 17, 2017, file photo, shows Netflix on a tablet, in North Andover, Mass. When it comes to credit card rewards, it's not all about gas, groceries and restaurants anymore. Issuers are moving beyond suburban staples to include millennial-friendly categories such as transit and streaming subscriptions. less FILE - This Jan. 17, 2017, file photo, shows Netflix on a tablet, in North Andover, Mass. When it comes to credit card rewards, it's not all about gas, groceries and restaurants anymore. Issuers are moving ... more Photo: Elise Amendola, AP Photo: Elise Amendola, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 FILE - This Jan. 17, 2017, file photo, shows Netflix on a tablet, in North Andover, Mass. When it comes to … [Read more...] about Why streaming services are the new credit card rewards binge
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Home Airlines New Credit Card Gives You Free Southwest WifiNew Credit Card Gives You Free Southwest Wifi July 1, 2019 by FamilyFlysFree If you’re routinely paying for WiFi flying Southwest Airlines, you’re in luck. There is a brand new credit card product that offers free Southwest WiFi all day, every day. Free Southwest WiFi with One Card One of the perks listed for the new Southwest RapidRewards Performance Business Credit Card is “Inflight WiFi Credits”. There isn’t any further explanation at first glance. However, if you dig into the terms, you’ll read the following: “You will receive Inflight WiFi Credits in the form of credit card statement credits for purchases of WiFi access made on WiFi-enabled Southwest® aircraft with your Southwest Rapid Rewards® Performance Business Card. Inflight WiFi Credits are limited to a total of 365 $8 credits per year for all WiFi transactions on the overall business card … [Read more...] about New Credit Card Gives You Free Southwest Wifi
Home Credit Cards What to Consider Before Applying for a Chase Credit CardWhat to Consider Before Applying for a Chase Credit Card May 28, 2019 by Play Your Cards Right A Chase Credit card offers some of the most lucrative and valuable points and miles perks in the world. While this is great for consumers, such value can be costly for the bank. It can attract “churning” behavior. This is when a customer collect their sign-up bonus and go on to close it within the first year. Such behaviors were easy to do years ago. However, banks have caught on and decided to implement rules and restrictions for prospective cardholders. Chase has created several card application rules to prevent customers from taking advantage. Before you apply for a Chase credit card, it’s important to consider the rules and regulations. Read on and avoid landing on the bank’s bad side. 5/24 Rule This is Chase’s most infamous and preventative rule. It also serves as the … [Read more...] about What to Consider Before Applying for a Chase Credit Card
Home Advice Credit Cards Earn More Miles than FlyingCredit Cards Earn More Miles than Flying May 22, 2019 by The Points Pundit Up until recently, it was a commonly held belief that best and fastest way to earn miles was traveling. But that’s not the case today! The savvy traveler knows credit cards earn more miles. When you use the credit card method, you have the potential to rack up points faster. You can earns the same if not more miles and points than flying. However, while the answer seems simple, it’s more complicated to implement. Given the plethora of cards available in the market, which card should you apply for? If you look around on the internet, you’ll find umpteen pieces of advice. The Options We know that credit cards earn more miles and points. But which one is the best option? There’s no definitive answer; every traveler is unique and their needs and requirements vary. I’m going to walk through the different steps that you … [Read more...] about Credit Cards Earn More Miles than Flying
Every once in a while I’ll be on a tour or staying at a hotel where I can’t help but hear the conversations around me. Sometimes I hear something that makes me stop what I’m doing and listen. The latest happened on a trip to Peru recently when one traveler asked, in amazement, “Why would you use a debit card to pay for an $8,000 tour? Are you out of your mind?!” The recipient of this question mumbled something about responsible spending and not going into debt, but the others at the table hit him with a barrage of arguments that had him saying, “Okay, OKAY—I get it. So what card should I get?” On the one hand, you’ve got to admire a guy who got to retirement age without putting things on a credit card. That restraint and fiscal responsibility are admirable. On the other hand, half the people at that table I was eavesdropping on had not paid for their flight—they cashed in miles to get to Peru. This guy, on the other hand, had … [Read more...] about Are You Getting All the Credit Card Perks for Travelers?