Good credit is your friend, while bad credit is your foe! But rather than living your life with enemies, make peace with your credit score and reconcile your differences for a better and brighter future – full of free travel on points and miles with credit cards (and more importantly for some – better interest rates … More So You Want a Higher Credit Score?
There is absolutely nothing better than a targeted offer for an increased credit card sign-up bonus on a credit card that I actually want to apply for! Knowing that I have been deemed worthy, that I have been chosen, that I am one of the lucky ones, and most of all knowing that I can … More How Can You Receive “Targeted” Offers? Use CardMatch!
With the limited time sign-up bonuses on the Delta Gold and Delta Platinum Cards from American Express coming to an end July 6th (these offers end mid-day TODAY!), I decided to make a move and boost my Skymiles balance while the gettin’ was good! The FICO credit score is looking solid (more on your credit score … More Can you be Approved for 2 American Express Cards in One Day?
Let’s play a quick game… …of True or False: Opening a credit card is bad for my credit Carrying a credit card balance will increase my credit score Having more than one or two credit cards will hurt my credit Not using my credit card(s) is bad for my credit Closing a credit card will … More Common Credit Card Myths – Debunked!
Do you want to travel for free/cheap but don’t want to put the time and effort into developing an earning and redemption strategy? Then you are in luck my friend! In addition to the regular blog posts that appear, I also provide additional personal consulting services to be able to tailor custom “points and miles strategies” in order … More AYP Travel Consulting Services – FREE!
Credit cards are wonderful. I love them very much. They have earned me an exorbitant amount of points and miles that have allowed me and my wife to travel the world at a level of luxury that we would never otherwise be able to afford. While this has been my experience with credit cards, many … More Word to the Wise – Don’t Carry a Credit Card Balance!
If you never ask, then you will never be told yes… and it feels so good to hear the word “Yes” (or “YAAASS”)! When it comes to the points game, a simple question/request can earn you extra bonus points and miles, or even elite tier status – which can save you time and money while also increasing … More Ask And You Shall Receive!
While applying for credit cards is one of the fastest ways to accumulate large quantities of points and miles, let’s remember that it is not the only way and that there are some other very effective means that should be explored further… I first introduced Non-Credit Card Earning Options back in January and today I would … More Take a Piece of the Pie – Credit Card Referral Bonuses
Don’t Let Credit Card Applications End in Denial You have been eyeing a certain credit card for some time now. You research the card sign-up bonus and benefits and determine it is the perfect card to fit your lifestyle. You know your credit score is strong and that it has been a while (at least … More Credit Denied… Please Reconsider!
To new friends, welcome to AcCounting Your Points! Thanks for joining me today! And to old friends, welcome back! If you follow Million Mile Secrets, then you may have noticed yours truly smack dab in the middle of their latest post. What an awesome experience it is to be featured on Emily and Daraius’ blog! As … More A Million Mile Secrets Interview – Featuring AYP!