Easy Way to Meet Minimum Spend & Earn $50 (or More) with a PNC Checking Account!

Hey, You! Have you recently opened up a new credit card (like the Chase Sapphire Reserve, perhaps)!? Yes? Well good for you! And now that you have your card in hand, I am fairly certain that you will be spending the next few months trying to meet the minimum spend requirements for that credit card … More Easy Way to Meet Minimum Spend & Earn $50 (or More) with a PNC Checking Account!

Reader Question – Should I Downgrade the Chase Sapphire Preferred to get the New Chase Sapphire Reserve?

A friend of mine asked me a question this week that I thought was worth posting on the interwebs for all to reference: “So riddle me this Derek, I’ve had the Chase Sapphire Preferred (CSP) for about 6 months so far but am looking to apply for the new Chase Sapphire Reserve (CSR) card… Will … More Reader Question – Should I Downgrade the Chase Sapphire Preferred to get the New Chase Sapphire Reserve?

Redeeming the 100k Chase Sapphire Reserve Sign-up Bonus!

Chase Ultimate Rewards points are some of the most valuable and flexible points on the market. And if you have recently signed up for the new Chase Sapphire Reserve Card, you are on your way to earning a cool 100K of these points! Some of you may have experience with Chase Ultimate Rewards – perhaps … More Redeeming the 100k Chase Sapphire Reserve Sign-up Bonus!

Pay Your Rent, Mortgage, Tuition – All With A Credit Card!

I do not like paying with cash, I do not like writing checks, I do not like paying with a debit card (or checking account withdrawal) and I will do everything in my power to make sure that I avoid transactions that force me to pay with any of those methods. Why do I dislike … More Pay Your Rent, Mortgage, Tuition – All With A Credit Card!

The Chase Sapphire Reserve (CSR) – 14 Questions – ANSWERED!

UPDATE: The Chase Sapphire Reserve Application is now live both in-branch and online.  Link for Online Application This post has been updated as of 8/22/2016 to reflect the current information surrounding the Chase Sapphire Reserve! There has been some serious hype related to the August 21st release of the Chase Sapphire Reserve! I want one… badly… … More The Chase Sapphire Reserve (CSR) – 14 Questions – ANSWERED!

Buy One, Get One [Cheap] Travel on Alaska Airlines with this AYP Giveaway!

Hey Everyone! As part of my sign-ups for the Bank of America Alaska Airlines Visa Signature credit card, I have received multiple Alaska Airlines Companion Fare discount codes – allowing Buy One, Get One travel on Alaska Airlines! Alaska Airlines has a solid route network making it a strong choice for West Coast flyers, and … More Buy One, Get One [Cheap] Travel on Alaska Airlines with this AYP Giveaway!

Bigger & Better Than Ever Before – The Ritz-Carlton Credit Card

While the card typically does not receive as much attention as its Marriott counterpart (the Marriott Rewards credit card), the Ritz-Carlton Rewards card has given the points and miles world something to talk about – to the tune of 3 FREE Ritz-Carlton nights! Did you say Ritz-Carlton? Did you say 3 free nights? Did you … More Bigger & Better Than Ever Before – The Ritz-Carlton Credit Card

AYP List of Top Credit Cards for August 2016

August. Did you read that!? Apparently august (in its adjective part of speech) is synonymous with fancy high class words like “distinguished” and “renowned”… Well, AYP August Top Cards is here to see if “August” can live up to its acclaimed, exalted and prestigious name sake! Our goal here with Top Cards is to list … More AYP List of Top Credit Cards for August 2016