Category Archives: Southwest

Why You Should Choose Your Barclays Cards Wisely

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Thanks to Million Mile Secrets readers for letting me know about their recent Barclays card applications.

I’ve written about Barclays becoming much stricter about approving folks for more than 1 or 2 credit cards per year.  And some readers have had existing accounts closed down when they’ve called the Barclays reconsideration line to ask for approval.

Why You Should Choose Your Barclays Cards Wisely

You Might Only Get Approved for 1 or 2 Barclays Cards

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Which Is Better, 2% Cash Back Or Southwest Points?

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Million Mile Secrets reader Rick Castorani writes on Twitter:

Are points really better than cash back? I can’t quite figure out which is better, 2% cash back or Southwest points.
Which Is Better 2 Cash Back Or Southwest Points

Which Would You Choose, Cash Back Or Southwest Points?

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Today Only: Get 3X Points on Dining With Chase Sapphire Preferred

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It’s the 1st Friday of the month, which means you earn 3X points at restaurants with your Chase Sapphire Preferred card.  You usually get 2X Chase Ultimate Rewards points at restaurants.  But today you will earn 1 more point per dollar.

However, you can get a better deal with the Chase Freedom card.  That’s because this quarter you earn 5X at restaurants (and Lowe’s).

Today Only Get 3X Points On Dining With Chase Sapphire Preferred

Eat at a Restaurant Today and Earn 3X Points With Your Chase Sapphire Preferred Card OR Get 5X Points With Chase Freedom

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Best of Million Mile Secrets – March 2014

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1.   You can get a $250 statement credit until April 28, 2014 after completing the minimum spending on the AMEX SimplyCash card.

Best Of Million Mile Secrets – March 2014

I Got $250 Cash Back!

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Today: Last Chance to Book Southwest Award Tickets for Less Points!

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Today is the LAST day to book Southwest award tickets before it costs more points!

Today it costs 60 points per $1 to book a Wanna Get Away ticket.  But starting tomorrow, it will cost 70 points per $1!

Today Last Chance To Book Southwest Award Tickets For Less Points

Tomorrow It Will Cost More Points to Book Southwest Award Tickets

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