I write this post in a somber tone, as this month of March marks the end of the best public credit card offering I have seen. The Chase Sapphire Reserve took the credit card market by storm in August 2016, and while the card is... The post AYP List of Top Credit Cards March 2017 appeared first on AcCounting Your Points.
Good morning everyone, happy Thursday. My last App-O-Rama (where I applied for several new credit cards at the same time) was back in mid December 2016. I usually wait 3+ months between App-O-Ramas, so the time has come to start my next round of credit card applications. Show More Summary
You'll pay processing fees and interest charges and could max out your credit -- here's a better way to pay off a big tax bill
A big tax bill is like hay fever. You don't want it, you try to avoid it — and then April rolls around and it hits you hard. Now … Click to Continue »
What many people do not realize, if your entire goal is to earn airline miles (and not hotel points), then the Starwood credit card is in fact better than an airline specific credit card (without taking into consideration the sign up...Show More Summary
The power of light-touch financial education: A demonstration with credit card revolversJAN 19, 2017Can simple guidelines, or rules to live by, help consumers reduce their credit card debt? Can they be useful as a financial education...Show More Summary
We've just recovered from January's credit card bill. Ignore the marketing sirens' call to start shopping again.
NPR Planet Money, Tax Hero: Imagine if you had to pay your credit card bill the way you pay your taxes. Each month, Visa would send you a blank form. The form would instruct you to gather all your receipts, write down every purchase you had made, and calculate the...
If you've ever tried to hide a purchase from your spouse, you're not alone. CreditCards.com reports that 12 million Americans have concealed their credit or bank accounts from a significant other.
Certain financial mishaps can cost you dearly when it comes to your FICO credit score. Pay your credit card bill more than 30 days late, and your score can drop by 100 points. Declare bankruptcy or lose a home to foreclosure? Your score will fall by even more. In general, lenders today consider a...
From cash flow management to easier expense tracking, there are plenty of reasons to use a business credit card for your company’s day to day purchases. But beyond the financial management benefits, the best part of these business credit cards has to be the incredible reward offers. Show More Summary
Bobo and David send us links to USAToday which reports that Brigadier General Ron Lewis who has been admonished for using his government credit card to pay for his tab at sex clubs and his habitual drunkenness while accompanying the Secretary of Defense. “You are reprimanded for unprofessional conduct while serving in a position of […]
The result is propulsion for a long-range deep strike missile, developed in six months.
If you're collecting miles & points through credit card spend, I always recommend doing what you can to accrue transferrable points currencies. That's because these points are much more flexible than when you're earning an individual airline or hotel points currency. Show More Summary
Yesterday I wrote a post describing how I used the online bill-pay service Plastiq to meet minimum spend on a new credit card I applied for a few months ago. Typically this site charges a 2.5% service fee when you use an American Express,...Show More Summary
Nearly two years since its debut, Samsung has officially launched its secure mobile payment service, Samsung Pay, in India today. It’ll let you use your linked credit and debit cards with select Samsung Galaxy phones to pay for purchases wherever cards are accepted. Show More Summary
PROCUREMENT: Navy Builds Ramjet Missile with Model Rocket Engines and a Credit Card. U.S. Navy engineers at the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division recently designed and flew a prototype ramjet missile in just six months. The engineers not only met their deadline, they flew the missile using off-the-shelf equipment, items so inexpensive they were […]
Chase is currently out with a couple of interesting targeted offers on both the Marriott Rewards Premier Credit card and the Hyatt Visa. Targeted members of each program should receive an email offer to apply. Chase Marriott RewardsShow More Summary
Targeted: Chase 100k Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card Offer I received a targeted email this morning from Chase regarding a 100k Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card offer. While I believe this matches the highest offer ever, and this is a good offer, there’s another angle to think about. Show More Summary