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
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Chaikel and DoC point to rumors that among other potential changes, the cards will lose their signup offer of 0% intro APR on purchases and balance transfers for the first 12 months that the card is open. It’s not surprising to see that offer go away in an era of rising interest rates. … [Read more...] about Rumor: Changes Coming To The Lucrative Chase Ink Card Offers Tomorrow
Both cards currently offer their highest ever signup bonuses that are practically unheard of on no annual fee cards. It’s unknown if the signup bonus offer will be changing. Previously the Ink Cash signup bonus was $200-$300 in the form of 20K-30K Chase Ultimate Rewards points. … [Read more...] about Rumor: Changes Coming To The Lucrative Chase Ink Card Offers
Business card information, benefits, signup rules, and 5/24: These are business cards, but you may already have a business that needs a card to keep track of expenses. For example if your name is Joe Smith and you sell items online, or if you have any other side business and want a credit card to better keep track of business expenditures you can open a business credit card for “Joe Smith” as the business. You don’t need to file any messy government paperwork to be allowed to do that. Just be sure to select “Sole Proprietorship” as the business type and just use your social security number in the Tax Identification Number field. … [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
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 Reader Question: Which Chase Ink Card Should I Apply For?
Ultimate Comparison Chart Of Chase Ultimate Rewards Cards Ink PreferredSapphire ReserveSapphire PreferredInk CashInk Unlimited FreedomFreedom Unlimited Signup bonus80K points for spending $5,000 in 3 months.50K points for spending $4,000 in 3 months 50K points for spending $4,000 in 3 months 50K points for spending $3,000 in 3 months.50K points for spending $3,000 in 3 months.15K points for spending $500 in 3 months 15K points for spending $500 in 3 months Annual Fee$95$450$0 for the first year, then $95 $0$0$0$0 Additional Cardholder Fee$0$75$0$0$0$0$0 Allows you to transfer Chase points from any card to airline milesYes Yes Yes NoNoNoNo Annual Travel Credit (Airfare, hotels, car rentals, Uber, etc) $0$300 $0$0$0$0$0 $100 Global Entry/Pre-Check Fee RefundNoneOnce every 4 years for Primary cardholder NoneNoneNoneNoneNone Priority Pass membershipNonePrimary and secondary cardholders can bring 2 guests into a loungeNoneNoneNoneNoneNone Value of points towards … [Read more...] about Ultimate Comparison Chart Of Chase Ultimate Rewards Cards; Supercharge Your Earnings By Creating Your Own Killer Quinfecta!