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Easy points: Lyft rides now earn Delta SkyMiles

Effective today, Delta SkyMiles members can earn miles on every dollar they spend with ride-sharing app Lyft. The Delta-Lyft partnership is the first such agreement between a ride sharing company and an airline. The only similar existing partnership is between Uber and hotel partners including Hilton, IHG and Starwood Preferred Guest. Unlike the bonus agreement involving…

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NYTimes on the AmEx-Chase War

Charles Duhigg over at the New York Times discusses the battle between American Express and Chase for new cardmembers. While much ink has been spilled about the huge success of the Chase Sapphire Reserve and the massive amount of free social media advertising that Chase benefitted from, this article covers the launch of the CSR…

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Negotiated Chase Ink Business Approval Despite 5/24 Rule…on top of Reserve!

Just prior to the end of the 100K in-branch offer for the Chase Sapphire Reserve earlier this month, I applied and was approved thanks to a pre-approval on my account (despite being rejected for 5/24 in December). See: Approved In-Branch Today: Sapphire Reserve 100K despite 5/24 & No Pre-Approval At 6/24, I got very lucky, especially based…

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JPMorgan CEO Says More New Cards are Coming

Photo from Chase.com

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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