Maximizing Stopovers and Open Jaws on Award Tickets

Today TPG Contributor Nick Ewen offers insights into two lucrative routing strategies that will help you get farther on your frequent flyer miles: the stopover, and the open jaw. Everyone loves a free flight (well, maybe not airlines). My guess is that if you’re reading this post, then like I do, you try to squeeze every bit…

Delta American Express Cards Waive Foreign Transaction Fees Starting Today – What Other Cards Don’t Charge Forex Fees?

Update: The offer mentioned below for the Capital One Venture Card has expired. View the current offer here.  Back in February, American Express announced that the Delta co-branded cards, including the Delta Gold, Platinum and Reserve cards, would start waiving foreign transaction fees as of May 1, 2014, and that day has finally arrived. These fees…

Top Credit Cards With No First Year Annual Fee

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here: The Enhanced Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN, Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Cards from American Express Personal and Business Cards, Capital One Venture Card There are some great travel credit card offers out there at the moment, and to entice new customers, many issuers are offering…

Benefits and Costs of Adding Additional Cardholders on Credit Cards

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here: The Enhanced Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN, Capital One Venture Card Readers often ask me about the perks and downsides of adding cardholders to existing credit card accounts, and I’ve explored the answers in posts like:  What Are the Effects…

Citi Prestige Cardholders – Redeem ThankYou Points For 1.6 Cents Each on American and US Airways Flights

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here: Citi Prestige When Citi announced that the ThankYou points earned with the ThankYou Premier card would be devalued to be worth 1.25 cents each toward airfare instead of 1.33 cents apiece, a lot of readers had questions about upgrading to the Citi…

Maximizing Cash Back Credit Cards

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…

Which Credit Reporting Agencies Banks Use To Pull Your Credit Report – And Why It Matters

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – The Enhanced Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN, The Platinum Card from American Express One of the most important things to know when applying for multiple credit cards at a time is which credit bureau each bank pulls your credit…

More (Negative) Changes To Citi ThankYou and Premier Cards?

Update: The offer mentioned below for the Citi ThankYou Preferred card has expired. View the current offer here.  Update: The offer mentioned below for the Capital One Venture Rewards Card has expired. View the current offer here. Offer expired: November 4, 2013 Last month, I wrote about some of the Changes To Citi ThankYou Preferred such as 2X Earning on…