11 Top Credit Cards with No Foreign Transaction Fees for 2016

Whether you’re traveling abroad or making a purchase through an international retailer, it’s essential to use a credit card that doesn’t incur foreign transaction fees. Luckily, there are plenty of good options available. TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Jason Steele shares a list of top picks and explains why these fees need to be…

Are Authorized Users Still Eligible to Earn Sign-Up Bonuses?

TPG reader Angela sent me a message on Facebook to ask about earning credit card sign-up bonuses: “My fiancé applied for the Chase Sapphire Preferred card recently, and got an additional card for me as an authorized user. I later received a pre-approved offer for the same card, but it says current cardholders are ineligible for…

12 Best Starter Travel Rewards Cards for 2016

If you’re you new to the pursuit of travel rewards or you just don’t have much experience with travel rewards credit cards, a “starter card” is a great place to begin. TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Jason Steele explains how these types of cards offer solid value from day one, along with reasonable annual…

5 Things to Understand About Credit Before Applying for Cards

Credit cards are one of the easiest and quickest ways to earn points and miles — from sign-up bonuses to earning points on everyday spending and even getting some pretty neat perks on top of it all. It’s easy to get carried away with all of the options that are available, and it seems like issuers are…

5 Reasons Chase Sapphire Preferred Should Be Your First Card in 2016

Happy New Year! Flipping from December 31 to January 1 on your calendar always brings a slew of New Year’s resolutions, and hopefully one of yours is to get even more out of your points and miles in the coming year. TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen explains why applying for the Chase…

10 Fun Ways to Use 50,000 Ultimate Rewards Points

Now that the Chase Sapphire has a permanently increased sign-up bonus, it’s a better time than ever to apply for this card if you don’t already have it in your wallet. To get you thinking about ways to redeem those points, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen shares 10 great flight and hotel award…

Q1 Chase Freedom Cash Back Bonus Includes Uber and Lyft

When Chase announced its 5% Freedom Bonus Categories for 2016, the promo’s broad labeling of Local Commuter Transportation was cause for some confusion – what exactly would be included? Would Local Commuter Transportation include popular ride sharing services like Uber and Lyft? Even so, it’d be hard to beat the current (Q4) bonus category, which includes 5% cash back with…

Chase Unveils 5x Freedom Bonus Categories For 2016

Chase Freedom’s latest cash-back promotion is officially available for enrollment, along with the announcement of 2016’s upcoming bonus categories. A couple weeks ago, a TPG Reader tipped us off to the first of 2016’s 5% cash back categories — gas stations and local commuter transportation. Starting today, Freedom cardholders can activate the bonus to earn a higher…

Chase Sapphire Preferred or Citi ThankYou Premier?

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi ThankYou Premier Card TPG reader Ryan sent me a message on Facebook to ask for my opinion on some of the top travel rewards credit cards: “Which do you think is best, Chase Sapphire Preferred or Citi ThankYou Premier?” Chase Sapphire…

Top Travel Rewards Cards, American Introduces Premium Economy Cabin & More

Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you may have missed from the week before, including several that already appeared on The Points Guy, and some more that we haven’t covered yet. If you’re an avid TPG reader, scroll down for the new stuff. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you may have missed this week:…