At the moment there are a couple of very nice promotions for those making purchases at Best Buy or Walmart with a Chase Sapphire Reserve, Chase Freedom Unlimited, or Chase Freedom (unfortunately the Chase Sapphire Preferred is excluded). Show More Summary
About a week ago I suggested that the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card wasn't just the best card to get started in miles and points, but it was better for many people even than Sapphire Reserve. That's because the signup bonus is better...Show More Summary
Last year Chase introduced the Sapphire Reserve card which was such a hit Chase filed an SEC 8-K advising of materially higher costs from new cardmember acquisition. It’s a $450 annual fee card that offers a $300 travel credit, a Global...Show More Summary
One of the perks of several premium rewards credit cards including The Platinum Card® from American Express and Chase Sapphire Reserve is included membership in the Priority Pass Select lounge network. You need to activate this membership once you get those credit cards, but then you can access over 1,000 lounges around the world. Show More Summary
The hottest new credit card over the past year has been the Chase Sapphire Reserve. It's launched as a Visa Infinite card, the third active one in the United States. It offers a trifecta in terms of bonus, strength of earning, and card benefits. Yet I've long been a proponent of the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card. Show More Summary
With recent changes to Citi Prestige it has seemed like Citibank has given up. And in the face of Chase’s success with the Sapphire Reserve product and increased investment in the Platinum Card by American Express, it turns out they have -- at least according to the bank’s CFO. Continue reading Citi Explains Why They’re Walking Away From Rich Rewards...
Good morning everyone, I have a dilemma on my hands. The $450 annual fee is posting in the next 2 months on my JPMorgan Chase Ritz Carlton Credit Card and I need to decide if I should keep both my Chase Sapphire Reserve Credit CardShow More Summary
When Chase came out with its Sapphire Reserve Card some analysts thought the acquisition costs (signup bonus) were so high, and features so right (limiting margins) that it would take 5.5 years for the issuer to break even on a customer. If...Show More Summary
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. JPMorgan Chase is planning to cut about $200 million in costs related to the unit that manages its popular Sapphire...Show More Summary
Chase has sent out an email to Sapphire, Sapphire Preferred, and Sapphire Reserve cardholders advertising an extra 1x Ultimate Rewards on purchases made via digital wallets such as Chase Pay, Apple Pay, Android Pay, or Samsung Pay. This...Show More Summary
In the spring I chatted with US Bank Senior Vice President Bob Daly - right after the bank had launched their Altitude Reserve Card - and one of the things we talked about was bonusing mobile payments. He said they knew how expensive it would be, customers could basically choose when they wanted to earn bonus points. Show More Summary
Chase is targeted some Sapphire Reserve Card Members who also have a checking account, with an offer to earn 50,000 Ultimate Rewards for upgrading to Chase Private Client.
Good morning everyone, I hope you all had a great weekend. I am very late to the Chase Sapphire Reserve Credit Card party, but I finally have that credit card after I Converted my Chase Freedom to a Chase Sapphire Reserve. I've been...Show More Summary
Bank of America’s new card was originally expected to be an ultra-premium card. Rumors were that it would compete in the $450 / $550 space with the Chase Sapphire Reserve, Amex Platinum, Citi Prestige, US Bank Altitude Reserve, etc. ...Show More Summary
Good morning everyone, I hope you all had a great weekend. A few days ago, Chase announced the Chase Freedom Q4 merchants (Walmart and department stores) and you can now activate those bonus categories for your Chase Freedom Credit Card. Show More Summary
The Chase Sapphire Reserve card made waves in 2016 with its huge sign up bonus. Now Chase has finally opened the door to allow product referrals!
I'm happy to see Chase investing in marketing the card, which suggests they believe cardmembers they acquire will become profitable, and perhaps they won't have to tweak the program much further in order to get the numbers to work. Their...Show More Summary
“The Late Late Show” host gets an elaborate tutorial on the perks of the Chase Sapphire Reserve card. As a famous late night comedian, James Corden can afford to go on vacation just about anywhere in the world. But according to this new Chase Bank campaign, The Late Late Show host is just so busy, he needs some advice on how to spend his precious time off. Read Full Story
The Sapphire Sundays brunch series has hit some of the best restaurants in LA - from Rose Café to Cosa Buona and Son of A Gun, and now Chase Sapphire is wrapping up the series at Tintorera, a new seafood-centric modern Mexican restaurant in Silver Lake, on Sunday, September 17th. [ more › ]
The favorite flexible points currency of many points enthusiasts are Ultimate Rewards from Chase. Having a Chase premium credit card like the Chase Sapphire Preferred, Chase Ink Preferred or Chase Sapphire Reserve allows you to transfer points 1:1, most of the time instantly, into several lucrative airline and hotel point programs. Including some popular partners […]