Category Archives: Credit Scores

“I Was Extremely Skeptical When I Was Introduced to Miles & Points – But After Some Coaching I Was Hooked”

Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money!

Miles & Points Interview:   Mining for Miles

Mordechai writes Mining for Miles to tell readers about the best uses of miles & points and maximizing their credit card spending.  You can join his active and thoughtful community on Facebook.  And check out his destination pictures (and memes!) on Instagram.

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London Tower Bridge – Image Copyright Mining for Miles

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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“Had I Known of Miles & Points Sooner, I’d Have Saved a Few Grand on My College Trip to the South Pacific”

Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money!

Miles & Points Interview:   Double Duty Daddy

Juan created Double Duty Daddy to share his life as a dad of twins, along with hobbies like travel with points & miles, and food talk.  You can follow him on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

Double Duty Daddy

Third Trip to Paris, Stayed at the Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome

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How to Fix Errors on Your Credit Report

To be successful in the miles & points hobby, there’s nothing as important as good credit.

That’s why it’s important to monitor your credit report for errors that could negatively impact your credit score.

And correct the errors to make sure you have the best possible credit score!

How To Dispute Credit Report

Your Credit Is Your Golden Ticket Around the World!

I’ll show you how to dispute credit report errors, so you can continue to get Big Travel!

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Best of Million Mile Secrets – February 2017

1.   The sign-up bonuses of the AMEX Starwood personal and small business cards have never been higher!  You’ll earn a total of 35,000 Starwood points after meeting tiered minimum spending requirements.

Best Of Million Mile Secrets February 2017

You Have Until April 5, 2017, to Apply for the Highest-Ever AMEX Starwood Bonuses

2.   Did you know you can try 7 of the top “premium” credit cards for FREE?

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“Ignore People Who Tell You Not to Earn More Points Than You Plan to Use”

Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money!

Miles & Points Interview:   Windbag Miles

Jordan writes Windbag Miles to talk about strategies on earning points for travel, including the credit cards he likes to use.  You can also follow him on Twitter.

Windbag Miles

Hurricane Ridge in Sunny Port Angeles, Washington

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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Best Card Strategy for Beginners in 2017

New to the world of miles & points?  You have some exciting memories ahead!

You can earn lots of airline miles and hotel points by signing-up for credit cards and using them responsibly.  If you’re just starting out, it can be difficult to figure out which cards will best help you achieve your travel dreams!

Best Travel Credit Cards 2017

Free Travel Is Just an Sign-Up Bonus or 2 Away!

I’ll help you find a credit card strategy based on your travel goals!

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“How $6 Dropped My Credit Score 100 Points”

Daraius:   Team member Harlan told me a story about how his credit score dropped unexpectedly.  So I asked him to share his experience with Million Mile Secrets readers.  So they can avoid it happening to them!

Harlan:   Thanks, Daraius!  I clearly remember the day I got an email from Credit Sesame with a “Delinquent Account” alert.

Cancel Recurring Payment

One Small Recurring Payment Ruined My 800+ Credit Score

After I clicked through, I saw my credit score had dropped 100+ points because of a recurring charge on a canceled AMEX card!

I knew how important good credit is for earning lots of miles & points with sign-up bonuses.  So I immediately called to find out what happened.

Here’s what I learned.  I’ll also give some tips so this never happens to you!

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2 Increased Offers: 10,000 Extra Points or $50 Statement Credit With AMEX Hilton Card

Looking for more Hilton points?

Via Running With Miles, the Hilton HHonors™ Card from American Express now comes with 2 improved sign-up bonuses.  You can earn either 60,000 Hilton points, or 50,000 Hilton points and a $50 statement credit after meeting the minimum spending requirement.

Emily and I don’t earn a commission for these offers, but if we find a good deal, we’ll always tell you about it!

Hilton AMEX 2 Increased Offers

Get Bigger Travel From the AMEX Hilton Card With These 2 New Offers!

I’ll help you decide which offer is better!

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Give Yourself the Best Chance of Approval for the Ink Business Preferred!

If you like Chase Ultimate Rewards points as much as I do, you’re probably interested in the new Ink Business Preferred card from Chase!

The new Chase Ink Business Preferred card comes with 80,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points after completing minimum spending.  You can get Big Travel with the sign-up bonus by transferring the Chase Ultimate Rewards points to airline & hotel partners!

Chase Ink Business Preferred Approval Tips

Transfer 80,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards Points to United Airlines and Get a Free Trip to Cape Town!

I’ll give you some tips to make sure you have the best possible chance to be approved.

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Top 7 Travel Cards for January 2017

Update:   One or more card offers in this post are no longer available.  Check our Hot Deals for the latest offers. 

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to travel more, you’ll be happy to know there are some exciting sign-up offers in the miles & points world!

Certain credit cards are offering great sign-up bonuses and perks including airline credits, airport lounge access, and more.  And a few of them can be worth $1,000 or more! 

Top 7 Travel Cards For January 2017

Picture Yourself In a Hammock on the Beach In the Maldives! With Credit Card Sign-Up Bonuses, This Could Be You!

I’ll share my top 7 travel credit cards to get Big Travel with Small Money.

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