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Experiment Foiled! Denied for the Ebates Visa Card

Experiment Foiled! Denied for the Ebates Visa Card

This article is Part 1 in our 3-part series on Middle Age Miles about our credit card applications in mid-March 2019. This mini App-O-Rama resulted in 2 denials and 1 approval. Our 3 articles in this series are: * Article…

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Chase Ink Preferred Has the Best Sign-Up Bonus Out There – and You Can Get More Than One

Chase Ink Preferred Has the Best Sign-Up Bonus Out There – and You Can Get More Than One

Introduction The Chase Ink Preferred (CIP) business card has the best sign-up bonus currently available in the points-and-miles world – 80,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards (UR) points after $5,000 in purchases within the first 3 months (referral link). It’s also a…

Reader Question: What Cards Have Points I Can Use to Reimburse Travel Charges?

Reader Question: What Cards Have Points I Can Use to Reimburse Travel Charges?

Friend-of-Middle-Age-Miles JBTx recently submitted a reader question that we thought would make for a nice article. For context, JBTx is heavily invested in the Chase Ultimate Rewards (UR) eco-system and is extremely skilled at using UR points to fund his…

Chase Marriott Business Card – Last Date for Applications is Tomorrow (Feb 12) – and Results of Our Application Experiment

Chase Marriott Business Card – Last Date for Applications is Tomorrow (Feb 12) – and Results of Our Application Experiment

A lot of changes to the Marriott/SPG cards from Amex and Chase go into effect this week on Wednesday (Feb 13). We reviewed all of the changes in detail and provided our insights and strategy tips in our recent article:…

What’s In Our Wallet? – Our “Spend Matrix” – How We Use Bonus Categories to Maximize Our Points-and-Miles Earning and Travel for Less

What’s In Our Wallet? – Our “Spend Matrix” – How We Use Bonus Categories to Maximize Our Points-and-Miles Earning and Travel for Less

This article is Part 3 of our “What’s In Our Wallet” series. You can read Parts 1 and 2 at these links: Part 1 – What’s In Our Wallet? – Our Cards and Breakdowns by Annual Fee and Date Acquired.…