Recently, Mrs. Island Miler got an email from Citi detailing a big change coming to the Citi Double Cash card - one that I suspect many points and miles collectors will be happy with! … [Read more...] about Big Change Coming to the Citi Double Cash
Earning Points and Miles
Earn 1000 Rapid Rewards Points for Free!
It's that time of the year again - time to at least think about filing your taxes. But, here's something I didn't know in years past - you can earn 1000 Rapid Rewards points for free when you file your taxes. Granted, of course, you can use the IRS 1040-EZ form. … [Read more...] about Earn 1000 Rapid Rewards Points for Free!
Chase 5x Points Targeted Offers Are Back!
Since the start of the pandemic, Chase has been giving us periodic bonuses on a wide swath of cards. Well, I'm happy to report that the Chase 5x Points targeted offers are back! Though, what you get - if you get any offers at all - will vary considerably. … [Read more...] about Chase 5x Points Targeted Offers Are Back!
My 2022 Credit Card Strategy
My wallet has seen a lot of changes as of late. I've been more open to closing cards and have given a few the ax. Add that to changing priorities and my 2022 credit card strategy promises to be at least a little different than last year's. … [Read more...] about My 2022 Credit Card Strategy
My 2022 Outlook
To say the year started off as expected is an understatement. Two months ago, I thought we'd be getting out of this pandemic. Alas, here we are. So here's my 2022 outlook, which looks remarkably similar to what I actually did in 2021. Sort of. … [Read more...] about My 2022 Outlook
The Capital One Venture X Isn’t For Me
The blogosphere has been abuzz about the newest premium travel card to hit the market - the Venture X. And while it certainly sounds like a great card, the Capital One Venture X isn't for me. … [Read more...] about The Capital One Venture X Isn’t For Me
New Chase Freedom Flex Top Spend Bonus
Perhaps Chase is feeling the competitive pressure from other banks like Citi? Whatever the case, there's a new Chase Freedom Flex top spend bonus offer now live for all cardholders. Better yet, you don't even need to activate this new offer if you have already activated your quarterly bonus! … [Read more...] about New Chase Freedom Flex Top Spend Bonus
Activate Your Q4 2021 Chase Freedom Bonus
I'm traveling now and nearly forgot that we're midway through the final month in Q3 2021. So, it's time now to activate your Q4 2021 Chase Freedom bonus. Unfortunately, the last bonus of the year is kind of a letdown - much like the year itself has been. … [Read more...] about Activate Your Q4 2021 Chase Freedom Bonus
Half-Hearted Sapphire Enhancements On the Way
When the Chase Sapphire cards came out, they were revolutionary products. But, in the years since, other products have launched, while others got refreshes that gave the Sapphire duo a run for their money. Sadly, Chase hasn't done much to keep them competitive. In fact, half-hearted Sapphire enhancements are on the way soon. … [Read more...] about Half-Hearted Sapphire Enhancements On the Way
20k Membership Rewards Points for Doing Nothing
I got an intriguing offer from American Express the other day - earn 20k Membership Rewards points for doing nothing. Ok, well, not exactly nothing. But the level of effort required to get the points was so low, to me, it's basically nothing. … [Read more...] about 20k Membership Rewards Points for Doing Nothing