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Chase Total Checking Account Review (2021.9 Update: $225 Offer + Additional $100 If Apply For CFU Together)

Chase Total Checking Account Review 2021.9 Update: Chase used to do checking and savings combo offer. There is a new checking and credit card combo offer now: earn additional $100 if you open a checking account and a CFU together. You will get $225 for checking plus $200 (+5x) for CFU and additional $100 for opening both, that’s $525 in total….
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World of Hyatt Credit Card Review (2021.9 Update: 30k+15k Offer or $300+1FN(cat7) Offer; Double Elite Nights)

World of Hyatt Credit Card Review 2021.9 Update: There is a new offer on this card: earn $300 in Hyatt credit in the first 12 months, plus earn 1 free night certificate (for up to category 7 Hyatt hotels) after spending $3,000 in the first 3 months. To be honest, this offer is not attractive. Probably many people would find the…
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Inflation Hits the Miles and Points Game

[2021.08 – We have updated the text and table after finding an errant calculation in our source spreadsheet. Thanks to our readers for bringing this to our attention. However, now the “inflation” is worse than we originally posted!] Introduction The economic concept of inflation is defined as the decline of purchasing power of a given currency over time. This effectively…
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What Is Chase 5/24 Rule and How to Bypass It (2021.8 Update: Fixed APR, Green/Black Star Offers No Longer Bypassing 5/24)

2021.8 Update: Data points are starting to trickle in on Reddit and DoC showing that fixed APR applications are no longer bypassing the Chase 5/24 rule. This includes Green Star/Black Star “Selected for You” and Pre-approved/Pre-qualified offers that would show up on the Chase app and website. The result of submitting an application is immediate denial and no evidence of…
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Chase Sapphire Preferred® (CSP) Review (2021.8 Update: New Benefits Live! 100k Offer, First Year AF Waived In Branch!)

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card Review 2021.8 Update 2: New benefits of Sapphire Preferred card are live now: 3x on dining, select streaming services and online grocery (excluding Target, Walmart and wholesales). 5x on travel booked through UR portal. $50 Annual Hotel Credit per cardmember year. Must be booked through UR portal. New cardmember can use this credit now. Existing cardmembers…
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Chase Sapphire Reserve® (CSR) Review (2021.8 Update: New Benefits Live! 70k Offer in Branch)

Chase Sapphire Reserve® (CSR) Review 2021.8 Update: New benefits of Sapphire Reserve card are live now: Earn 10x on points on Chase Dining, hotel and car rentals booked through UR portal. Earn 5x on flights booked through UR portal. 2021.7 Update: There is a 70k offer ($4,000 spending in 3 months) in branch. Note that CSP has a 100k offer currently,…
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Changes to the Chase Sapphire Preferred (CSP) & Reserve (CSR) Now in Effect!

Chase has implemented a number of positive changes to both the Sapphire Reserve and Sapphire Preferred cards, which go into effect today (August 16, 2021). There will be no immediate impact to the annual fee for either card. The changes identified below will be available immediately to new account holders and apply to existing accounts after the annual cardmember anniversary….
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Chase Freedom Flex℠ Review (2021.8 Update: $200/$250+5x Offer)

Chase Freedom Flex℠ World Elite Mastercard® Review 2021.8 Update: The offer in branch is 25k + 5x on grocery in the first year. It is 5k points higher than the online offer. HT: DoC. 2021.7 Update: The welcome offer is 20k + 5x on grocery in the first year. 2021.1 Update: The welcome offer is 20k now. Application Link Chase Freedom Flex…
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IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card Review (2021.7 Update: 150k Offer + $50 + First Year AF Waived)

IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card Review 2021.7 Update: The new offer is 150k+$50 and first year annual fee waived. This is the best offer on this card. HT: DoC. 2021.5 Update: The new offer is 150k and first year annual fee waived. This is the best offer on this card. Application Link Chase IHG Premier Benefits 150k+$50 Offer: earn…
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Aer Lingus Visa Signature® Card Review (2021.7 Update: 100k Offer)

Aer Lingus Visa Signature® Card Review 2021.7 Update: The new offer is 100k, and this time the spending requirement is not so huge any more: $5,000 in 3 months. 2019.8 Update: The new offer is 50k+50k. Application Link Chase Aer Lingus Benefits 100k offer: earn 100,000 bonus Avios after spending $5,000 on purchases within the first 3 months . This is the…
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Iberia Visa Signature® Card Review (2021.7 Update: 100k Offer)

Iberia Visa Signature® Card Review 2021.7 Update: The new offer is 100k, and this time the spending requirement is not so huge any more: $5,000 in 3 months. 2019.8 Update: The new offer is 50k+50k. Application Link Chase Iberia Benefits 100k offer: earn 100,000 bonus Avios after spending $5,000 on purchases within the first 3 months . This is the best offer…
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British Airways Visa Signature® Card Review (2021.7 Update: 100k Offer)

British Airways Visa Signature® Card Review 2021.6 Update: The new offer is 100k, and this time the spending requirement is not so huge any more: $5,000 in 3 months. 2021.2 Update: The welcome offer is now 50k + Travel Together Ticket. 2019.8 Update: The new offer is 50k after $3k spend and an another 50k after an additional $20k spend….
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United℠ Explorer Card Review (2021.7 Update: 70k Offer)

United℠ Explorer Card (Chase UA Explorer) Review 2021.7 Update: The 70k offer is back~ 2021.2 Update2: The new offer is 40k+25k. Ends on 2021.5.5. It’s not as good as the previous 70k offer. 2021.2 Update: The 70k offer is back~ Application Link Chase UA Explorer Benefits 70k offer: earn 60,000 United miles after spending $3,000 in the first 3 months;…
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