Author Archive: physixfan

About How to See Increased Sign-up Bonuses from AmEx (via Incognito Mode) from Referral Links

These days, it seems AmEx has made some changes to their referral program, and here’s a summary of what we observed. First of all, it should be already well known that, you may be able to see increased sign-up bonuses from AmEx (via incognito mode) from public links AND from referral links. Sometimes the chance to see the increased bonuses…
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AmEx Blue Cash Preferred (BCP) Credit Card Review (2019.2 Update: $350 Offer)

Blue Cash Preferred Card from American Express (BCP) Review 2019.2 Update: Now you may see $350 offer via incognito mode. Application Link AmEx Blue Cash Preferred (BCP). Possible to see $350 offer with $2,000 spending requirement. Note that you have to use the incognito mode or empty the cache in your browser to see the $350 offer. If you can only see the…
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AmEx Blue Cash Everyday (BCE) Credit Card Review (2019.2 Update: $250 Offer)

Blue Cash Everyday Card from American Express (BCE) Review 2019.2 Update: Now you may see $250 offer via incognito mode. Application Link AmEx Blue Cash Everyday (BCE). Possible to see $250 offer with $1,000 spending requirement. Note that you have to use the incognito mode or empty the cache in your browser to see the $250 offer. If you can only see…
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ABOC Platinum Rewards Credit Card Review (New Card, 5x on Rotating Categories, $150 Offer)

ABOC (Amalgamated Bank of Chicago) Platinum Rewards Credit Card Review 2019.2 Update: This card is revamped recently, and becomes a 5x card on rotating categories. Application Link ABOC Platinum Rewards Benefits $150 offer: earn $150 statement credit after spending $1,200 within the first 3 months. Earn 5x ABOC points each quarter on purchases in rotating categories, and 1x point on…
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AmEx Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant Credit Card Review (Formerly AmEx SPG Luxury) (2019.2 Update: 100k Offer)

Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant American Express Card (Formerly Starwood Preferred Guest American Express Luxury Card) Review 2019.2 Update: The AmEx SPG Luxury card is now rebranded as AmEx Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant card, and the benefits remain the same. At the same time, the offer is raised to 100k, and the deadline is 2019.04.24. Application Link AmEx Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant Benefits 100k offer:…
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AmEx Marriott Bonvoy Business Credit Card Review (Formerly AmEx SPG Business) (2019.2 Update: 100k Offer)

Marriott Bonvoy Business American Express Card (Formerly Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card from American Express) Review 2019.2 Update: The AmEx SPG Business card is now rebranded as AmEx Marriott Bonvoy Business card, and the benefits remain the same. At the same time, the offer is raised to 100k, and the deadline is 2019.04.24. Note that the annual fee will be…
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AmEx Marriott Bonvoy Credit Card Review (Formerly AmEx SPG) (Discontinued)

Marriott Bonvoy American Express Card (Formerly The Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express) Review 2019.2 Update: AmEx SPG is now discontinued, and is rebranded as AmEx Marriott Bonvoy for current card holders (it does not accept new applications). Application Link This card no longer accepts new applications. If you are lucky to have this legacy credit card, you can still…
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AmEx Platinum Card for Ameriprise Review (2019.2 Update: First Year AF Not Waived! 60k Sign-up Bonus Now)

Platinum Card from American Express for Ameriprise Financial Review 02-06-19 Update: The card does not offer first year AF waiver anymore. Instead, it now comes with the standard sign-up bonus: 60k MR points after $5000 spending in 3 months. BTW, the Ameriprise Gold card is discontinued today. Application Link AmEx Platinum Card for Ameriprise Benefits Earn 60,000 Membership Rewards (MR)…
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Citi Prestige Credit Card Review (2019.1 Update: Available Now! 50k Offer)

Citi Prestige Card Review 2019.1 Update: This card is available now! The offer is 50k. 2019.1 Update: It’s now Jan 4, 2019, so the new benefits below are alive now. 2018.10 Update: Earlier today we posted a rumor about the new benefits of this card, now Citi has officially announced the changes via TPG. The revamped Citi Prestige will be…
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Welcome to FTU Seattle!

Frequent Traveler University (FTU) is the world’s premier educational series of seminars for frequent travelers. It holds several seminars every year in varies cities. The topics are usually about maximizing points and miles, credit card strategies, and Manufactured Spending (MS), etc. It is a great honor that our author flywithchad, DEVGRU and I are invited to speak at the upcoming event: FTU Seattle! Flywithchad…
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Citi AAdvantage Platinum Credit Card Review (2019.1 Update: 60k Offer)

Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select World MasterCard (Citi AA) Review 2019.1 Update: The offer has changed, it is still 60k but the spending requirement is lowered to $3,000 spending in 3 months. Don’t forget to try to ask online chat representatives to match 75k offer. Application Link Citi AAdvantage Platinum Benefits 60k offer: earn 60,000 AAdvantage Miles after spending $3,000 within…
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Barclaycard AAdvantage Aviator Red Credit Card Review (2019.1 Update: 60k Offer)

Barclaycard AAdvantage Aviator Red World Elite MasterCard Review 2019.1 Update: 60k offer is available again. Note that, the application rule for this card has been changed to: “You may not be eligible for this offer if you currently have or previously had an account with us in this program.” Application Link Barclaycard AAdvantage Aviator Red Benefits 60k offer: earn 60,000 AAdvantage Miles after the first purchase…
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Chase Total Checking Account Review (2019.1 Update: $300 Offer Is Still Alive)

Chase Total Checking Account Review 2019.1 Update: The $300 offer is still alive. Application Link Chase Total Checking Benefits New Checking Account Bonus: $300! See below for the requirements to get this bonus. There is a monthly maintenance fee of $12. You can avoid this by following the steps below. If you close your account within 6 months, the award…
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Chase Savings Account Review (2019.1 Update: $300 Offer Is Still Alive)

Chase Savings Account Review 2019.1 Update: The $300 offer is still alive. Application Link Chase Savings, the offer is $300 only when you open a checking account at the same time. Benefits New account opening bonus of $300! For details read below. Monthly account maintenance fee of $5. See below on how to avoid paying this ridiculous fee. If you…
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