Blue Cash Everyday and Blue Cash Preferred Offering 5% Back on Travel to New Cardholders

The Blue Cash Everyday Card from American Express and the Blue Cash Preferred Card are some of the lesser-known cash-back options out there, but both have received new bonus offers that make them more attractive than ever if you’re a new cardholder and will be making significant travel purchases in the upcoming months. The Blue Cash…

8 Credit Card Perks You Can Reuse in 2016

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select MasterCard, Blue Cash Preferred from American Express, Blue Cash Everyday from American Express Not all credit card benefits reset each cardmember anniversary; several of them are tied to the calendar year. With 2016 now underway, TPG Senior Points &…

Amex’s $2,500-Per-Year “Black” Card, Best Award Destinations for Fall & 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:…

Choosing the Best American Express Card for You

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here: Blue Cash Preferred from American Express, Blue Cash Everyday from American Express Taking advantage of top offers on travel rewards credit cards can be a great way to boost your account balances and unlock valuable redemptions. However, navigating the sea of available products…

Amex Now Offers Free FICO Scores to Consumer Cardholders

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here: Blue Cash Preferred from American Express, Blue Cash Everyday from American Express Once the dominant player in the rewards credit card marketplace, American Express has in recent years faced increasing competition in this space from relative newcomers, including Chase and Barclaycard. In an effort…

Guide to Maximizing Bonus Categories – Grocery Stores

Updates: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Blue Cash Preferred Card from American Express Every purchase is an opportunity to earn travel rewards — and to boost your loyalty account balances, it’s important to maximize your return on each dollar. Today, TPG Contributor Richard Kerr explains how you can rack up…

Maximizing Purchases with Amex Plenti Shopping Rewards

In this post, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Jason Steele examines a new platform for earning and redeeming points, and explains how it can boost your overall return on purchases from a variety of retailers. American Express recently introduced a new merchant rewards program called Plenti that works across multiple brands, and has now launched a Plenti credit…

Which Credit Cards Offer Bonuses for Pharmacy Purchases?

Updates: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Blue Cash Preferred Card from American Express TPG reader Donald tweeted me to ask @thepointsguy – “Do any credit cards offer bonuses for pharmacy purchases?” I always advocate maximizing the points you earn on each purchase, and with healthcare costs going…

Top Credit Cards for Cash Back Rewards and Statement Credits

Updates: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Blue Cash Preferred Card from American Express I love to travel, so I tend to focus on credit cards that specifically offer travel benefits. However, diversification is critical to a successful points strategy, and that includes considering the cash-back options out there. Today, TPG Senior Points & Miles…