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Maximizing Credit Card Bonus Categories to Earn More Points

October 17, 2014

Many of the best points-earning credit cards offer cardholders the opportunity to earn bonus points or miles in certain merchant categories, whether they be grocery stores, gas stations, restaurants, or others. With the diversity of credit cards out there and the sheer variety of purchases the average person makes over the course of a year (or even a […]

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Amex SimplyCash Business Card Increased Sign-Up Bonus

September 24, 2014

American Express just refreshed the sign-up bonus offer for the Amex SimplyCash Business Card. The current bonus, which is available until February 24, 2015, offers a statement credit of $250 after you spend $5,000 on the card in your first six months of card membership. While that overall 5% return is somewhat meager compared to other sign-up bonuses, […]

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What Is The Best Credit Card to Maximize Points Earning On A Road Trip?

March 9, 2014

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here: Platinum Card from American Express, SimplyCash Business Card from American Express TPG Reader Patrick emailed me to ask about which credit card to use during a road trip: “I’m planning a cross-country road trip in May-June of this year, driving from Los Angeles to […]

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Maximizing Cash Back Credit Cards

January 27, 2014

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here: Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card, SimplyCash Business Card from American Express While I tend to talk most about the best credit cards for earning points and miles towards travel, cash back credit cards can be a great alternative for a […]

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How to Maximize Points and Save Money at Movie Theaters

September 23, 2013

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here: SimplyCash Business Card from American Express Cinema buff? You’re not alone!  In this post, TPG contributor Nick Ewen takes us through several ways we can turn a trip to the movie theater, which is getting costlier than ever, into a points-earning extravaganza…or at least […]

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Maximize Monday: Earning the Most Miles and Points on Gas Purchases

March 25, 2013

TPG contributor Jason Steele looks at credit cards with category spending bonuses, travel shopping portals and at various airline and hotel partnerships as he plots out strategies to maximize points earning on fuel purchases. Perhaps the only good thing about high gas prices is the opportunity to earn more points and miles when you fill […]

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Maximizing Chase Ink Bold Spending Bonuses At Office Supply Stores

July 20, 2012

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here: Ink Plus, Ink Bold, Ink Cash, SimplyCash Business Card from American Express TPG contributor Jason Steele gives us his take on the Chase Ink Bold’s lucrative spending category bonus at office supply stores and how you can make the most of it without getting […]

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The Best Business Credit Cards for Miles, Points and Cashback

June 11, 2012

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here: Business Platinum Card from American Express, Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card from American Express, SimplyCash Business Card from American Express, CitiBusiness ThankYou Card Business credit cards are great because they allow small and large business owners alike to accrue valuable points that can then […]

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Sunday Reader Question: How Do You Value Your Credit Card Points and What Are Best Cashback Credit Cards?

December 4, 2011

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here: SimplyCash Business Card from American Express I have advice featured in the NY Times travel section today and at one point I talk about how I value American Express Membership Rewards points at about 2 cents a piece.  NYT reader Roger emailed […]

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Maximizing Category Spend Bonuses on Credit Card Spend

August 23, 2011

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here: Platinum Card from American Express, SimplyCash Business Card from American Express TPG reader Tim recently emailed me that he wants to get at least two points per dollar for every single dollar he spends on his credit card. I think that’s a pretty interesting […]

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