United MileagePlus Rewards Card Review

Over the last few decades, air travel has become less of a luxury reserved for the wealthy and their companions. Jetting away to a different city for work or personal time is not nearly as restricted as it used to be, thanks in part to more reasonable airfare and a growing number of competing airlines.[…]

U.S. Bank FlexPerks Business Travel Rewards Visa Card

U.S. Bank has a number of new options for credit cards, and one of the best that has come out is the FlexPerks Business Travel Rewards Visa card. This card offers tons of perks for business travelers, and the opportunity to rack up serious points very quickly. This card is perfect for small businesses, and[…]

Get Rewarded for Adding an Authorized User

Do you have an authorized user on your credit card account?  If not, you could be missing out on rewards. Additional cardholders have often been an ‘after thought’ for credit card companies; they are just another ‘benefit’ for you to get more people on your account, and increase usage. But, recently, there have been several[…]

Earn 2,500 Bonus Ultimate Rewards Points When You Add an Authorized User

Everybody around these parts loves a good Chase offer.  Whether it be the Chase Sapphire Preferred credit card, the Chase Hyatt card, or any number of other Chase credit card offers, they usually pretty lucrative sign-up offers.  But, what about after you’ve received that sign-up offer? Are there more opportunities to earn?  As of this[…]

New Offers for the Chase Sapphire Preferred and Freedom Cards

Today, Chase updated their site with increased bonus offers on the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card and Freedom cards. This is good news for those looking to apply for these cards, as more points is always better! Below are the full details.   Chase Sapphire Preferred – Up to 45,000 Points The sign-up bonus on the Sapphire Preferred[…]

A Catch 22: Getting Credit With No Credit

It’s like the job you can’t get right out of college because you lack experience. How are you supposed to get the experience if no one lets you? And so it goes with getting credit. Lenders won’t likely give you credit until you’ve proven that you’re creditworthy. Because of this reality, you have to get[…]

Adding An Authorized User: Boon or Bane?

Most credit card companies will allow you to add an authorized user to your account, and some will allow you to add several. But is it a good idea? Let’s take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of adding one or more users to your credit card. Pros 1. Improved Credit Potential for Added[…]