Category Archives: Fidelity

Earn Miles & Save Money in 2017 With These Cards at Costco

Trying to decide which credit card you should use at Costco?  

If you like earning points you can redeem for Big Travel (like me!), then consider cards like the Chase Sapphire Preferred or Chase Freedom Unlimited.  But if you’d rather earn cash back, the BankAmericard Cash Rewards card might make more sense.

Best Credit Cards To Use At Costco Amazon 2017

I’ll Help You Decide Which Credit Card to Use at Costco. So You Can Earn Miles & Save Money on Purchases You’re Making Anyway!

Here’s a list of the travel rewards and cash back earning cards I’d suggest using at Costco.

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5 Excellent No Annual Fee Cash Back Cards

Million Mile Secrets reader, Lindsay, tweeted:

I have a Chase Sapphire Preferred card, but would like to get a new card to earn cash back.  Do you have any recommendations?

Many folks like to pair their miles and points rewards cards with a cash back alternative.  Because it’s easy to redeem cash back rewards.  And it’s always nice to have a little extra cash in hand.

Although miles and points can be worth more depending on the award, the benefit of cash back rewards is they won’t fluctuate in value.  So you’ll always know what you’re earning!

5 Excellent No Annual Fee Cash Back Cards

Miles & Points Credit Cards Are the Best Option for Folks Who Want Big Travel With Small Money. But There’s Room in Your Wallet for Cash Back Cards Too!

I’ll share 5 picks for folks looking to get a cash back card.

Emily and I don’t earn a commission for any of these cards, but we’re committed to always sharing the best deals with you!

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10X Points at Restaurants With New AMEX Blue for Business Offer

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

Update:   Offer has been extended through February 22, 2017.

Starting now, you can earn more points with The Blue for Business® Credit Card from American Express.

In addition to the usual sign-up bonus of 10,000 Membership Rewards points after making your first purchase on the card within the first 3 months of card membership, you’ll earn a lot more bonus points at US restaurants!

And you’ll get 2X points on other purchases for your 1st year.  To qualify, complete the AMEX Blue for Business application by February 22, 2017.

AMEX Blue For Business Application

10X AMEX Membership Rewards Points at US Restaurants Can Be Worth a Lot.  But Some Folks Can Do Better With Other Cards

I’ll help you decide if the new offer is worth it for you!

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Top 10 Credit Cards With No Annual Fee for 2016

There are plenty of cards with no annual fee that can get you Big Travel with Small Money!

Lots of cards can be well worth paying the annual fee.  Because they come with great travel benefits like free hotel nights, trip insurance, and other perks.

But paying an annual fee doesn’t appeal to some folks, especially those just beginning their journey with miles & points.

Top 10 Credit Cards With No Annual Fee For 2016

You Can Earn Points Quickly Fun Travel Experiences, Even With No-Annual-Fee Cards!

No-annual-fee cards are good to keep forever.  Because keeping your cards open for a long time can increase the average age of your accounts and potentially improve your credit score.

Here are my top 10 picks of personal (not business!) credit cards with no annual fee.

Many of the cards in this post do NOT earn us a commission.  But we’re committed to telling you about the best deals!

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New! $100 Sign-Up Bonus With the Fidelity 2% Cash Back Card for a Limited Time

Via Doctor of Credit, you can earn a $100 sign-up bonus with the Fidelity Visa Signature card after spending $1,000 on purchases within the first 90 days of account opening.

This card offers 2% cash back on purchases, with no limits or caps!  But the sign-up bonus is only available to new cardmembers through December 31, 2016.

Usually, this card doesn’t offer a sign-up bonus.

We don’t earn a commission for this card but we’ll always tell you about the best deals!

New 100 Sign Up Bonus With The Fidelity 2 Cash Back Card For A Limited Time

Folks Who Don’t Already Have the Fidelity 2% Cash Back Card Earn a $100 Bonus After the Spending Requirements. The Other Hundreds in the Photo Represent What Grows in Your Fidelity Retirement Account! 🙂

Here’s more about the deal and why you might consider this card.

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New Wells Fargo Cash Wise Visa Versus Similar No-Annual-Fee Cards

Last month, I wrote about a potential new Wells Fargo cash back card.

You can now sign-up for the new no annual fee Wells Fargo Cash Wise Visa.  It earns 1.5% back on purchases.  And 1.8% back on Android Pay and Apple Pay purchases made during the first 12 months after account opening.

But there’s NO sign-up bonus.

Emily and I don’t earn a commission on this card, but we’ll always tell you about new deals!

New Wells Fargo Cash Wise Visa Versus Similar No Annual Fee Cards

You Can Earn Extra Cash Back When You Use Your Wells Fargo Cash Wise Card With Android Pay or Apple Pay

For most folks this is probably NOT the best cash back card.  I’ll explain and give you alternatives!

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Barclaycard Arrival Plus or Capital One Venture – Which Is the Better Card for You?

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

Want more flexibility to cover your travel costs?  Credit cards that earn miles & points are often the best way to get Big Travel with Small Money because they can get you award flights and hotel award stays.

But the Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite MasterCard® and Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card let you redeem miles for other travel costs, like Airbnb stays, taxi rides, meals in hotels, and flights with NO blackout dates.  That can save you more money when you travel!

Barclaycard Arrival Plus Or Capital One Venture Which Is The Better Card For You

Can’t Find an Award Seat? Use Your Barclaycard Arrival Plus or Capital One Venture Card to Cover the Cost of Your Flight. I’ll Help You Decide Which Card Is Better for You!

Let’s look at both cards to see how they compare!

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The Best Way to Withdraw Cash While Overseas

Have you ever come home from a trip abroad and been shocked to see fees on your bank statement?  It’s not a fun way to end your vacation!

Most US banks add currency conversion fees of 1% to 3% for using ATMs abroad.  And sometimes, there’s an ATM fee of ~$3 to $5 in addition to the foreign exchange fee.  These fees can put a dent in your plans for Big Travel with Small Money!

The good news is some checking accounts do NOT charge currency conversion fees.  And they’ll even give you a rebate for any ATM charges anywhere in the world!

The Best Way To Withdraw Cash While Overseas

Foreign Transaction Fees and ATM Fees Are Frustrating! But Some Checking Accounts Don’t Add Them

I’ve made a list of the best checking accounts to use overseas.  And I’ll compare these accounts to help you decide which option is best for you!

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Best 7 No-Annual-Fee Cash Back Cards Compared

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

With so many no-annual-fee cash back cards available, you might wonder which is the best.

As always, it depends on your spending habits, travel goals, and how you like to use your rewards!

No-annual-fee cards are good to keep forever.  Because keeping your cards open for a long time can increase the average age of your accounts and potentially improve your credit score.

Best 7 No Annual Fee Cash Back Cards Compared

I’ll Help You Decide Which Cash Back Card Is Best for Your Goals!

I’ve picked 7 no-annual-fee cash back cards to compare.  I’ll help you decide which one makes sense for YOU!

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Top 10 Cards With No Annual Fee

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

You might be hesitant to pay annual fees on credit cards, especially if you’re new to the hobby of points and miles.

Some cards are well worth paying the annual fee!  That’s because they come with valuable perks, free hotel nights, or other travel benefits.

But there are other cards that are free to keep year after year that can also help get you Big Travel with Small Money!

Top 10 Cards With No Annual Fee

Can You Get Big Travel With Small Money Without Paying an Annual Fee? Absolutely! I’ll Explain Your Options

And having a no-annual fee credit card is a great way to improve your credit history, credit score, and build a relationship with a bank.

Many of the cards in this post don’t earn us a commission, but we’ll always tell you about the best deals!

Here is my list of 10 of the top no-annual-fee credit cards.

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