Category Archives: Credit Cards

Last Chance to Change Your 3% Category With AMEX SimplyCash Plus

Have the AMEX SimplyCash Plus card?

Don’t forget, you only have until January 31, 2017, to switch your 3% cash back to a different category.  Depending on your spending habits, the category you choose can really have an impact on how much cash back you earn throughout the year!

If you like the category you chose for 2016, you don’t have to do anything.  It will stay the same as the previous year.

AMEX SimplyCash Categories

Choosing Shipping Expenses as the 3% Cash Back Category on Your AMEX SimplyCash Plus Card Could Make Sense If Your Small Business Spends a Lot on Shipping!

I’ll remind you of the 3% cash back categories you can choose from.  And help you decide which category is best for you!

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Earn 15,000 Miles & $150 Statement Credit With US Bank Korean Air Cards

If you’ve been waiting to apply for a US Bank Korean Air credit card, you now have 150 more reasons to apply!

Via Reddit, both the US Bank Korean Air personal and small business cards have an increased offer of 15,000 Korean Air miles after your first purchase, PLUS a $150 statement credit after meeting minimum spending requirements.

We don’t earn a commission on these cards, but we’ll always tell you when we find new deals!

Folks Who Collect Korean Air Miles Might Consider These Improved Offers From US Bank … but These Cards Aren’t Right for Most

 

I’ll show you what to expect with these cards!

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Earn Big Miles & Points With These 7 Quick Small Business Ideas

Folks with small business credit cards have lots of ways to earn miles & points thanks to many terrific bonus spending categories.

This is especially helpful for folks who are impacted by tougher credit card application rules, which limits the opportunity to earn new card sign-up bonuses.

So spending a lot in bonus categories is the next best way to increase your points balances!  And many bonus categories are common for small business owners, like advertising, office supplies, and shipping.

Earn Miles And Points With A Small Business

Spending for Your Small Business on Certain Credit Cards Is a Great Way to Earn Miles & Points, Especially in Bonus Categories!

Keep in mind, earning points with a small business takes time!

I’ll share a few quick small business ideas which can earn bonus miles & points!

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Ultimate Guide to Big Travel With American Express Membership Rewards Points Part 9: Africa

You get lots of travel flexibility with AMEX Membership Rewards points.  Because if you don’t have set travel plans for a future trip, these transferable points give you the option to choose from multiple airline partners when you’re ready to book.

Folks in the miles & points hobby know earning transferable points, like AMEX Membership Rewards points, are the best way to get Big Travel.  

The AMEX Membership Rewards program has 17 direct airline partners.  Plus, you’ll get access to other indirect partners as well, which gives you many choices for flights to Africa!

Or you can save time and points by using AMEX Pay With Points to book flights through the Membership Rewards travel portal.

American Express Membership Rewards Points For Flights To Africa

Use AMEX Membership Rewards Points for a Flight to Beautiful Cape Town, South Africa

I’ll show you the best ways to use AMEX Membership Rewards Points for flights to Africa!

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My 6 LEAST Favorite Ways to Use AMEX Points

There are lots of ways to use American Express Membership Rewards points.  Like transferring them to travel partners, or for statement credits.  You can even use your AMEX Membership Rewards points for store gift cards!

But be careful when deciding how to use your points.  Unless you have no interest in using your points for travel, it’s best to avoid certain redemption options.

Because you’ll get better value when you transfer your AMEX Rewards points to certain travel partners or use them for airfare through the AMEX travel portal.

Using AMEX Membership Rewards

You Can Use Your AMEX Membership Rewards Points for Amazon Purchases…But SHOULD You?

Here’s a list of the 6 least valuable ways to use AMEX Membership Rewards points.

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Hilton Announces New Upscale “Tapestry Collection” Brand

Good news for Hilton HHonors rewards members!  There will soon be more hotels you can use with your points.

Via One Mile at a Time, Hilton has introduced their 14th hotel brand, the “Tapestry Collection“, which will launch in the fall of 2017.  Hilton says these hotels will be “approachable and familiar,” and “refreshingly uncommon.”

Hilton Announces New Upscale Tapestry Collection Brand

Business or Pleasure? Hilton’s New Hotel Collection Doesn’t Have a Very Clear Role in the Hilton Portfolio

I’ll share what I know about this new hotel brand!

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Book Long-Distance Ground Transportation in a Snap With Busradar

We’ve seen some incredible deals to popular European cities lately.

And it can be very cheap it can be to visit other areas of Europe!  So even if you aren’t interested in visiting a city with cheap airfare, it can be worth buying, so you can hop around other areas by plane, train, or bus!

Busradar is an iOS and Android app (and website) that makes booking long-distance ground transportation easy.  It collects information from many companies and presents them in an easy-to-view app.

Buses In Europe

Busradar Works on Most Mobile Phones to Display Travel Information Clearly

I’ll show you how to use Busradar to easily purchase long-distance ground transportation.

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Emirates Will Soon Begin Non-Stop Flights From Newark to Athens

There’s a new and interesting way to get to Europe coming soon!

Via One Mile at a Time, Emirates will launch a new route on March 26, 2017, between Newark and Dubai, with a connection in Athens!

Emirates Will Soon Begin Non Stop Flights From Newark To Athens

Fly One of the World’s Best Airlines Non-Stop From Newark to Athens Beginning March 26, 2017!

I’ll let you know what this means for folks in the miles & points community!

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Military Folks Save $450 Fee With AMEX Business Platinum & Other Cards

Did you there’s a way some folks can enjoy the awesome travel benefits of The Enhanced Business Platinum® Card from American Express OPEN without paying the expensive annual fee?

If you are an active member of the military, American Express (and other banks, too!) will waive credit card fees for your credit cards.  Including annual fees!

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Military Members Get Well-Deserved Special Treatment from AMEX!

I’ll show you how military personnel can avoid these high annual fees.  And still enjoy awesome travel perks!

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Ultimate Guide to Big Travel With American Express Membership Rewards Points Part 8: India & Middle East

You get lots of travel flexibility with AMEX Membership Rewards points.  Because if you don’t have set travel plans for a future trip, these transferable points give you the option to choose from multiple airline partners when you’re ready to book.

Folks in the miles & points hobby know earning transferable points, like AMEX Membership Rewards points, are the best way to get Big Travel.  

The AMEX Membership Rewards program has 17 direct airline partners.  Plus, you’ll get access to other indirect partners as well, which gives you choices for flights to the India, which is one of my favorite travel destinations!

And you’ll have great options for travel to the Middle East too!

Or you can save time (and potentially points) by using AMEX Pay With Points to book flights through the Membership Rewards travel portal.

American Express Membership Rewards Points For Flights To Middle East

With AMEX Membership Rewards Points, You’ll Have Lots of Flight Options to India!

I’ll show you the best ways to use AMEX Membership Rewards Points for flights to India & the Middle East!

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