While I want this new credit card, the Chase Sapphire Reserve, that comes with 100,000 sign-up bonus points and a $300 annual travel credit more than any other card on the market, I've decided not to apply for it this year after all and here is why... The post Why I’m Not Applying for the Chase Sapphire Reserve This Year appeared first on Mommy Points.
In troubling news, a paper from researchers at Newcastle University in the UK claims that Visa's credit-card payment system can be compromised online in "as little as six seconds." The security flaw was possibly the point of entry for...Show More Summary
As I mentioned previously, the TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite was featuring an incredible offer up until December 2, at which point it expired. Additional Reading: Best Credit Card Offers for December 2016 TD now has updated their welcome bonus for this card. Show More Summary
A lack of uniformity in payment methods and the unlimited ability to attempt data entry allow hackers to use a systematic guessing approach to hack credit card information, researchers found.
Ever bought something online with your credit card, and thought you were safe? Think again, because it appears it’s never been easier for crooks to nip your bank credentials. According to research from the University of Newcastle, there’s a gaping hole in credit card security that makes it easy for hackers to retrieve sensitive information. Show More Summary
Contactless payments are hugely popular in the UK. The technology allows people to quickly pay for low-value items simply by tapping an RFID-enabled debit or credit card, or a smartphone against a special reader. With almost four percent...Show More Summary
In the points and miles world, there is a strategy for just about everything. A strategy for credit card applications, a strategy for point/mile redemptions, and even a strategy for earning/retaining elite hotel and airline status! So, in an effort to avoid navigating the overwhelming world of point strategizing, you may have opted for a […]
There's less than a month until the end of 2016. Most people think about getting fit, travelling more, or being a kinder person. While lofty goals, I'm more excited about something else for 2017 - annual travel credits! The post Now is the Best Time to Get the Platinum Card appeared first on Don't Call the Airline!.
Online shopping portals can be a great way to pick up additional miles & points for purchases you'd make anyway. Just for following a specific link you can earn bonus points in addition to the ones you'd earn anyway for credit card spend. Through...Show More Summary
In what amounts to a very clever brute force attack a group of researchers has figured out how to find credit card information – including expiration dates and CVV numbers – by querying ecommerce sites. The process, which was outlined in IEEE Security & Privacy, involves guessing and testing hundreds of permutations of expiration dates and CVV numbers on hundreds of… Read More
Over the summer word went out about a new Avianca LifeMiles credit card that would be coming, with a 60,000 mile signup bonus. LifeMiles is a fantastic Star Alliance program and a 60,000 mile signup bonus will absolutely be worthwhile. Continue reading New 60,000 Mile Credit Card Signup Bonus from Star Alliance Program LifeMiles Now Live...
Carrying credit cards is a daily habit. Is there a reason to have so many different accounts?
Do you like seeing new places and experiencing new things? Travel is a great way to broaden your horizons and enjoy life. Whether you travel a great deal, or whether you go on a big trip every two or three years, it makes sense to get the most out of your experiences. One way to […] The Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards: Updated for 2016 appeared first on Canadian Finance Blog.
With the changing times, one has to change with it so as to remain relevant. It seems, credit card giant MasterCard has
Barclays, a US credit card issuer, is currently offering their Wyndham Rewards Visa with a 45,000 point offer after spending $2,000 in the first 90 days of card ownership. This card has a $75 annual fee, which is well worth it for the sign-up bonus. The post Barclays 45,000 Wyndham Offer is Back! [USA] appeared first on Don't Call the Airline!.
Get 5% back up front on the purchase of Visa gift cards and a possible 5% more back on the back end. Make a nice profit + credit card rewards with this very very good deal!
Cathay Pacific's AsiaMiles is an American Express and Citi transfer partner. They'll also be introducing a US credit card in a few months from a bank that doesn't issue (and therefore conflict with) other frequent flyer cards and that...Show More Summary
I was looking at the Canadian Mint website the other day, and I saw this coin: Given that we’re in the holidays – my first thought was – wouldn’t be such a nice coin to get for this time of year? Then I realized I don’t keep the coin anyways. ???? Additional Reading: Buying Coins… The post A Pretty Way of Generating Credit Card Spend appeared first on Canadian Kilometers.
Drop, an app for getting rewards and participating in loyalty programs, first rolled out across Canada this summer. Only a few months later, over 70,000 millennials have linked their credit or debit cards to the app, collecting rewards...Show More Summary