Should I Keep Sapphire Preferred If I Get Sapphire Reserve?

TPG reader Ben sent me a message on Facebook for help deciding between rewards credit cards: “I just recently got the Sapphire Preferred card, but now I’m interested in applying for the new Sapphire Reserve card. If I’m approved, does it make sense to keep both?” Since it was formally announced just a few weeks…

Should You Get the Ink Plus or Ink Cash?

The Chase Ink Plus Business Card and Ink Plus Cash Card are both solid options if you can maximize their bonus categories to earn Ultimate Rewards points. If you’re choosing between the two, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen walks you some of the top factors to consider. Choosing which travel rewards credit…

The Unfortunate Expansion of Chase’s 5/24 Rule

Travel rewards credit cards figure heavily into most award travelers’ strategies, allowing them to earn valuable sign-up bonuses along with points or miles for everyday purchases. However, as TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen explains, one issuer is making it harder to open too many accounts. Many credit card issuers have application restrictions…

Why You Should Get (and Keep) a No Annual Fee Credit Card

Especially if you’re just getting started in the points and miles hobby, it could make sense to hold off on applying for cards with steep annual fees. Luckily, there are plenty of fee-free cards that offer great rewards — not to mention several reasons why holding a no-fee product can help your credit score over…

Amex Introduces the No-Fee SimplyCash Plus Business Card

Today American Express is adding a new cash-back business card to its product lineup: the SimplyCash Plus Business Card. Read on for the full details. This new card is not to be confused with the SimplyCash Business Card from American Express, though it does offer many of the same features, and neither card charges an…

$225 Fares to New Zealand, Free Starbucks Gold Status, Chase Ink Perks & 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:…

8 Reasons to Get the No-Fee Chase Ink Cash Card

The Chase Ink Cash Business Card is often overlooked in favor of the Ink Plus Business Card and Chase’s no-fee Freedom and Freedom Unlimited products. However, as TPG Points & Miles Editor Sarah Silbert explains, this product has several features that could make it worthy of a place in your wallet. When it comes to…

How Can I Transfer Points from My Chase Freedom Card?

TPG reader Wasif sent me a mesage on Facebook to ask about redeeming Ultimate Rewards points: “I want to transfer Ultimate Rewards points from my Chase Freedom and Chase Sapphire Preferred accounts, but the Freedom card doesn’t seem to allow it. What are my options?” The Chase Freedom Card has long been one of my favorite options for…

The 6 Best Cards That Offer Purchase Protection in 2016

Whether you’re looking to make a significant purchase or simply want to feel secure on a day-to-day basis, choosing a credit card with adequate purchase protection is key. And as TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Jason Steele explains, there are plenty of options that earn you valuable travel rewards as well. A thousand dollars…

The 6 Best Cash-Back Cards for 2016

Whether you’re new to the points and miles hobby or simply prefer money in your wallet to accruing travel rewards, cash-back credit cards can offer a great return on your spending. Read on as TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen discusses six of the best options to consider applying for this year. Earning…