I wrote an article on “30 Awesome Things You Can You Do With 75K-95K Ultimate Rewards Points“ that you can get from opening a single credit card right now. That gives you an idea of how you can be using those points. In the future I’ll make an article like that for other point currencies. … [Read more...] about Building Credit And Credit Card FAQs: Your Questions Answered
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Any legal resident or Canadian citizen of legal age Some lenders (TD is a good example) have secured credit cards for international students and temporary residents You may have to provide proof of income and verify your permanent address, and even provide information about your monthly bills (existing lines of credit, loans, mortgages, etc.). … [Read more...] about The Best Secured Credit Cards Canada 2018
Tangerine Money-Back Credit Card No Annual Fee 2% Money-Back Rewards on select purchases and 1% Money-back on all others deposited in your Tangerine Savings Account 19.95% interest and 19.99% on cash advances Excellent online banking option Click here to learn more & sign up for the Tangerine Credit card now … [Read more...] about Best Student Credit Cards Canada 2018
Another benefit of the card not reporting on your personal credit report is that when you spend money on personal cards your credit score will be hurt even if you pay your bill on time. A whopping 30% of your credit score is based on credit utilization. You can pay off your card bill before your statement is generated to avoid that, but that takes effort and laying out money well before you have to. Additionally it’s good to have the statement close with a couple dollars to show the card is active and being paid every month. On an business cards from banks like AMEX and Chase it’s just not reported, so you can wait until the money is due without it having a negative effect on your score. That also means if you close the card, it won’t have an effect on your credit score. … [Read more...] about This Is Why You Should Have A Chase Ink Cash Card: Earning 5 Ultimate Rewards Points Per Dollar On Amazon And Everyday Spending
If I want to stay in a 5 star Park Hyatt in the Maldives, Melbourne, NYC, Paris, Sydney, or Tokyo that would cost over $1,000/night, I can instantly transfer 30K points to Hyatt to do that, a value of 3 to 6 cents per point. If you earn 5 points per dollar and each points is worth 5%, that’s like getting a 25% rebate on your purchase! If I need a one-way flight from Cleveland (or Chicago, Detroit, Miami, Montreal, Orlando, Pittsburgh, Toronto, etc) to NYC that can cost $500 each way, I can instantly transfer 7.5K points to British Airways to book a short-haul on American with no last minute booking fees. Or if American doesn’t have availability I can instantly transfer 10K points to United for their short-haul award. That’s a value of up to 7 cents per point. If I want to stay in a non-chain hotel that costs $300/night and don’t want to pay cash, I can redeem 20K points for the room thanks to my Sapphire Reserve card’s minimum … [Read more...] about This Is Why You Should Have An Ink Cash Card: Earning 5 Points Per Dollar On Amazon+More; Master List Of Gift Cards Earning 5x
The Chase Sapphire Preferred Card is currently offering 50,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points after $4,000 of spending within 3 months. The Chase Sapphire Reserve Card is currently offering 50,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points after spending $4,000 within 3 months. The Chase Freedom Card is currently offering $150 cash back in the form of 15,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points after $500 of spending within 3 months. The Chase Freedom Unlimited Card is currently offering $150 cash back in the form of 15,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points after $500 of spending within 3 months. The JPMorgan Reserve card has the same offers as Sapphire Reserve, but is only available for JPMorgan Private banking clients. Current signup rules All of the cards above are subject to 5/24 restrictions, read more about that here. Note that business cards, even Chase business cards, do not get added to your 5/24 count of … [Read more...] about Ultimate Comparison Chart Of Chase Ultimate Rewards Cards; Supercharge Your Earnings By Creating Your Own Killer Quinfecta!