Limited Time Offer: 50,000 Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Cards

For a limited time, Chase and Southwest have relaunched the 50,000 sign-up bonus offer on all four Southwest Rapid Rewards credit cards. The Offers There are four versions of the Southwest Rapid Rewards credit cards, and they are all seen as different products. That means you can have all four versions of the credit card.[…]

Are Store Credit Cards a Good Idea?

It’s a familiar situation. After ringing you up, the cashier mentions that you can save 20% today by opening a store credit card. This can be pretty tempting, especially with the holiday shopping season approaching. But are store credit cards a good idea? According to a US Census from last year, store credit cards have[…]

Chase Hyatt Hotel Credit Card Review

Those with a taste for luxury will enjoy the metal Chase Hyatt credit card. Though Hyatt may not offer as many properties as the competitors, they tend to be nicer. Plus, this card is one of the most lucrative hotel cards on the market. Though its $75 annual fee isn’t waived for the first year,[…]

Chase Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card Review

First of all, the Chase Marriott Rewards Premier card is pretty. It’s pure black, somehow both shiny and matte, and distinctly heavy from the real metal inside. Edit: see here for a higher limited time offer.  But beauty is only skin-deep. For the Marriott diehard, this card also promises some valuable rewards. Although the card carries[…]

The Citi & American Express Hilton HHonors Credit Cards Review

  Hilton hotels number over 4,000 and are located all over the world, making the chain a solid choice for the prolific traveler. The Hilton HHonors program comes in four credit cards, two with an annual fee and two without. This article focuses on the two Hilton cards with no annual fee, the Citi Hilton[…]

What You Need To Know About “Smart Cards”

If you love traveling and want to do so with as little hassle as possible, you’ll want to get a “chip and signature” or even better, “chip and pin” card. Both of these fall under what’s called EMV technology, often advertised as “smart cards.” Carrying of one these puppies will help facilitate your payments in[…]

Barclaycard Ring Credit Card Review

Barclaycard® Ring MasterCard® is unique. Open-source projects, co-op’s, and other kinds of social experiments are flowering now, in the information age. Even a bank is hopping on board. That’s right — the Ring card is “crowd-sourced.” The idea (according to Barclay’s) is that the cardmembers can discuss and vote, via an online community portal, and[…]

Chase Slate Balance Transfer Credit Card Review

The Chase Slate credit card is changing the game in its particular market niche. Those of you who carry a balance — and/or maybe think it’s about time to transfer that balance — will definitely want to get a load of this. Typically, cards with a 0% introductory offer for balance transfers still charge a[…]

Citi Simplicity Credit Card Review

This Citi card promises simplicity, but it delivers something even better — humanity. Here’s a situation that’s probably familiar. Life has thrown you a curve ball, or five. Suddenly a thousand things to do pop up and before you know it, a couple days have gone by. What’s the date again? Wasn’t there something else[…]