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The Limited Time 35K Increase for the Starwood Cards & Why You Should Sign-Up Now

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Earlier this week, AmEx and Starwood announced their annual limited time offer sign-up bonus. Like past years, approved applicants of the SPG AmEx and SPG Business AmEx will receive 35,000 points instead of the normal 25,000 through April 5th. The bonus for both these cards has never gone above this level. Better yet, with the option…

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JPMorgan CEO Says More New Cards are Coming

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Chase introduced quite a few buzz worthy new credit cards this year. The Chase Sapphire Reserve card came with a monster 100,000-point sign-up incentive, and bonus categories are stronger than competitors. On the Business card front, the Chase Ink Preferred launched with a 80,000-point sign-up bonus, and 3x on new categories like travel and communications. JPMorgan…

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Rumor: Chase Freedom 2017 Q1 and Q2 Categories

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Chase Freedom offers 5x points in selected categories, which rotate throughout the year. For example, from October to December this year, you can earn 5 points per dollar spent in department stores, wholesale clubs, or drug stores. With just the Chase Freedom card, this amounts to a 5% cash back. However, if you also have…

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Barclays Sends 94K AAdvantage Miles to “Black Hole”, Refuses to Fix Until ABC News Steps In


Imagine earning miles on your card each month, seeing them appear on the statement, but then noticing that they are missing from your frequent flyer account. That’s what happened to one AAdvantage Aviator Business MasterCard by Barclaycard customer…to the tune of 94,198 miles. He says for months the miles were properly reflected on his statement,…

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Hilton $50 off $250 AmEx Offer + ExxonMobil


Following Monday’s Waldorf Astoria & Conrad $75 off of $350+ offer (that excluded all other Hilton Hotels), there’s now a Hilton Hotels offer for $50 off of $250+ through 12/31/16. It too excludes all other brands within the Hilton portfolio. As is standard with these, reservations must be made online at, via the HHonors…

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