Today we cover Wells Fargo (WF), a sometimes overlooked player in the credit card miles hobby. A ‘too-big-to-fail’ financial institution that is renowned for cross-selling products (e.g. signing up customers for multiple types of accounts and relationships), Wells Fargo has recently been in the news with less-than-positive coverage. Aiming for a fresh start, the bank …
Contrary to many other issuers recently cutting their card benefits (as can be seen here, here, and here), American Express just announced an expansion to the perks offered by the Platinum card. Now, as of July 1st, cardholders of personal Platinum-family cards will be able to utilize a 100$ shopping credit with Saks Fifth Avenue.
Today we’ll be taking a look at the specifics of travel credits, which are a part of all issuers’ premium card offerings. As none of these credits roll over, the ability to utilize them fully is the key to extracting maximum value from each card, and plays an enormous role in determining if the high …
If this describes your situation, treat this whole endeavor more as a marathon than a short sprint – it will take time for you to improve your credit so you get access to higher-tier cards and higher credit limits. Generally, the best rewards cards are limited to the top 25% of FICO scores.
Whenever possible, I will use my real world experience and a data-driven approach with easy visualizations to make the most straightforward comparisons between available cards and their rewards. My goal is for this site to be a comprehensive, one-stop resource that will save you a lot of time in comparing credit card benefits and help you arrive at the most appropriate decision regarding your very own travel adventures!
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