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My wife's Southwest Rapid Rewards points expired after 2 years of no activity. I mistakenly thought that using points to make flights would count as activity. I was wrong and her points expired one month ago. We currently have a SW Plus credit card that we received a couple of weeks ago. Do you have any experience or suggestions on how we might go about getting those points back. HELP !!!

Just a quick note to say thank you for all the helpful information you share. Just got approved for my first Ink business card, thanks to your step-by-step guide and advice when "decision pending" came up.

Thanks for the good work. You guys rock!

I got the Hilton Ascend Card before I knew about the Aspire. If I cancel my Ascend, will they let me get an Aspire card right away? I don't really care about the 100K miles-I mainly want it for the Diamond status and travel credits

Million Mile Secrets

Hey Scotty! No need to cancel your Hilton Ascend. The Hilton Ascend and Aspire cards are different "products", so you can open the Hilton Aspire, as well!

I am just getting started in the miles and points 104,000 and have done really this far. I have a capital one secured card from rebuilding our credit from a bankruptcy 9 years ago and was always denied when applying. But now also have the aa aviator red card now and got the 60,000 bonus miles in September going to Hawaii. Figured I’d try and see if it would go through. But after reading your posts, I really would like a chase card which one and not sure if I would be eligible because of a bankruptcy. My credit is cleaned up and I have very low limits in the cards and that I’m fine with, but chase would give me more access for my money as we travel several times a year being a veteran Delta employee in the past. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Million Mile Secrets

Hi Molly! Congrats on your hard work rebuilding your credit:D

A general (but NOT firm) rule is that if you have a credit score of 700+, you should be approved for most miles & points earning cards. If you're just beginning in miles & points, I ALWAYS recommend the Chase Sapphire Preferred. The rewards it earns are super valuable!

I thinking about purchasing the current United Airline miles, with their promotion. Should I use my Ultimate Freedom Card or my Chase Sapphire Reserve Card?

Million Mile Secrets

I don't believe purchasing United Airlines miles codes as TRAVEL with Chase. Because United Airlines sells their points through So you won't earn 3X Chase Ultimate Rewards points per $1 with your Chase Sapphire Reserve. If I were you, I'd put the spending on my Chase Freedom Unlimited to earn 1.5X points per $1.

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