Credit Cards

AmEx Blue Cash Preferred (BCP) Credit Card Review (2019.5 Update: $300 Offer, Categories Adjusted)

Blue Cash Preferred Card from American Express (BCP) Review 2019.5 Update: The design of this card is changed, and bonus categories are adjusted today: earn 6% cash back at select U.S. streaming subscriptions (see here for definition); earn 3% cash back on transit (including taxis/rideshare, parking, tolls, trains, buses and more); 3% cash back on select department stores is removed. Generally the adjustment…
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AmEx Hilton Ascend Credit Card Review (2019.5 Update: 125k Link Without Lifetime Language!)

The Hilton Honors American Express Ascend Card Review 2019.5 Update: There’s a special link with 125k offer and no lifetime language! Note that the offer on the usual application link is still 150k. Therefore, the 125k special link is only suitable for those who already got the signup bonus and want more. Warning: this link is obtained from an email by…
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Citi Rewards+ Credit Card Review (2019.5 Update: 20k Offer)

Citi Rewards+ Card Review 2019.5 Update: There is a 20k offer now. Application Link Citi Rewards+ Benefits 20k offer: earn 20,000 ThankYou Points after spending $1,000 in first 3 months.  We estimate that ThankYou Points (TYP) are worth about 1.6 cents/point, see below for a brief introduction. So the 20k sign-up bonus could be worth about $320. Earn 2x ThankYou…
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Chase Southwest Priority Credit Card Review (2019.6 Update: 60k Offer Is Expired)

Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Priority Card Review 2019.6 Update: The 60k offer is expired. The current offer is only 40k. I recommend to wait for 60k offer to appear again if you are interested in this card. 2019.5 Update: The new offer is now 60k, for all three Chase Southwest personal cards. 2019.1 Update: There’s a new offer: 30k + companion…
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Chase Southwest Premier Credit Card Review (2019.6 Update: 60k Offer Is Expired)

Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card Review 2019.6 Update: The 60k offer is expired. The current offer is only 40k. I recommend to wait for 60k offer to appear again if you are interested in this card. 2019.5 Update: The new offer is now 60k, for all three Chase Southwest personal cards. 2019.1 Update: There’s a new offer: 30k +…
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Chase Southwest Plus Credit Card Review (2019.6 Update: 60k Offer Is Expired)

Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus Credit Card Review 2019.6 Update: The 60k offer is expired. The current offer is only 40k. I recommend to wait for 60k offer to appear again if you are interested in this card. 2019.5 Update: The new offer is now 60k, for all three Chase Southwest personal cards. 2019.1 Update [expired]: There’s a new offer: 30k + companion…
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Citi AAdvantage Platinum Credit Card Review (2019.6 Update: 60k Offer)

Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select World MasterCard (Citi AA) Review 2019.6 Update: The 65k offer is expired. The current offer is 60k. 2019.5 Update: The 10% redeemed miles back benefit is gone today officially. At the same time this benefit is removed on Barclaycard AA card as well. 2019.4 Update: The new offer is 65k. HT: FM. Don’t forget to try to…
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US Bank Radisson Premier Credit Card Review (2019.4 Update: 120k Offer!)

US Bank Radisson (Formerly Club Carlson) Premier Rewards Visa Signature Credit Card Review 2019.4 Update: There’s a 120k offer now! HT: reddit. Application Link US Bank Radisson Premier Benefits 120k offer: earn 120,000 Radisson points after spending $3,000 within the first 90 days. This is the recent best offer. We value Radisson points at 0.4 cents/point (See Hotel Points Value), so the 120k highest sign-up…
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BoA Cash Rewards Credit Card Review (2019.4 Update: $200 Offer)

Bank of America Cash Rewards Credit Card Review 2019.4 Update: $200 offer is back now. 2019.1 Update: “Pick Your Own 3%” is now starting to become available now. Application Link BoA Cash Rewards regular version. BoA Cash Rewards for Students. Note: student version has the same benefits as the regular version except the sign-up bonus. We suggest students apply for student version, non-students…
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Chase Sapphire Preferred (CSP) Review (2019.4 Update: 60k Offer)

Chase Sapphire Preferred® (CSP) Review 2019.4 Update: The new offer is 60k, but first year annual fee is not waived. The 10k more points is worth more than the $95 annual fee, so the new offer is slightly better. The links with the old 50k + first year annual fee waived offer are all dead now. BTW, the referral bonus…
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Chase UA Explorer Credit Card Review (2019.6 Update: 40k Offer)

Chase United MileagePlus Explorer Card (Chase UA Explorer) Review 2019.6 Update: The current offer is only 40k now. 2019.4 Update: The new offer is 40k+20k. The latter 20k requires a lot of spending, so I think this is not a very good offer. Application Link Chase UA Explorer 40k Public Offer Chase UA Explorer 50k+$100 Targeted Offer Benefits 40k offer:…
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Fidelity Rewards Credit Card Review (2019.4 Update: $150 Offer)

Fidelity Rewards Visa Signature Card Review 2019.4 Update: There’s a $150 offer now! HT: DoC. Application Link Fidelity Rewards Benefits $150 offer: earn a $150 bonus after you make at least $1,500 in purchases within the first 90 days. Earn 2% cash back on everything. No annual fee. Disadvantages Recommended Application Time We recommend you apply for this card after…
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Wells Fargo Propel AmEx Credit Card Review (2019.4 Update: 30k Offer)

Wells Fargo Propel American Express Card Review 2019.4 Update: The current offer is 30k. 2019.3 Update: The new offer is 30k+20k. The latter part requires $12,000 extra spending (~2.67% in return if you spend on 1x categories), so it is only suitable for those who already have a lot of planned spending. Application Link Wells Fargo Propel AmEx Benefits 30k…
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Chase Starbucks Credit Card Review (2019.3 Update: 6,500 Stars Historical High Offer😂)

Starbucks Rewards Visa Credit Card 2019.3 Update: The new offer is now 6,500 Stars, worth about $260… But still not recommend to apply. 2018.7 Update: The new offer is now 4,500 Stars. BTW, data points show that this card is affected by the Chase 5/24 rule. Application Link Chase Starbucks Benefits Complimentary Starbucks Gold status. Personally I don’t think it…
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Barclaycard Hawaiian Airlines Credit Card Review (2019.6 Update: 60k Offer)

Barclaycard Hawaiian Airlines World Elite MasterCard Review 2019.6 Update: The current offer is 60k. Application Link Barclaycard Hawaiian Airlines Benefits 60k offer: earn 60,000 Hawaiian Airlines miles after spending $2,000 in the first 90 days. Receive a one-time 50% off companion discount for round trip coach travel between Hawaii and North America on Hawaiian Airlines. Complimentary 1st checked bag for the…
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