Not so long ago, my very first post on this blog was one of comparing Amex’s two Platinum cards against each other. The Personal Platinum had just gotten a makeover, while the Business Platinum enjoyed a few new earnings benefits and (importantly) retained a $450 annual fee. My finding at the time was that the Business […]
New Offer A new offer just came out for the Chase IHG for 50,000 bonus points and $100 Statement Credit after spending $2,000 within the first 3 months of account opening. The annual fee of $49 will also be waived for the first year. Benefits of the IHG card: 5,000 bonus points after adding […]
U.S. Bank is entering the premium card market, and this is certainly a card you need to read about! The U.S. Bank Altitude Reserve Visa Infinite is officially confirmed and launching May 2nd with a sign-up bonus of 50,000 points after $4,500 spend within 90 days. Let’s dive into the details Launching May 2nd, 2017 in […]
Chase’s Freedom and Sapphire families of cards are regarded by many to be some of the most rewarding to hold. Beyond the ongoing benefits they provide, they give you great earnings on your spending in the form of UR (or ‘Ultimate Reward’) points. These are some of the most valuable points out there, since they […]
A lot of people ask me my opinion on, “What is the best credit card to get?” While there is no answer to this question, we can name a few depending on your situation. Join me on this journey to find the best overall credit card for everyday spending. Best Cards at Bird’s Eye View I’ll […]
So you all know what happened to United this past week, if you don’t, read about that here. Overbooking is common place today. Now, let’s explore how you they could have prevented this situation and what your rights are as an airline passenger. What Happened on United & Why it Shouldn’t Have Happened Monday April […]
For those that haven’t taken advantage of credit card signups, the complexity of earning points and miles can be daunting at first. And you can’t blame folks for feeling this way – just take a look at my Monday post and you can see how complicated the math behind loyalty programs can get! So, for […]
Undoubtedly feeling the pressure from Chase, American Express has made some significant changes to their premium Platinum charge card. Those changes go into effect today! Let’s dive a little deeper into these benefits and determine whether or not it’s worth the $100 increase in the annual fee.
Welcome to the all new Etoshin blog! So your first question has to be, “What the hell is an Etoshin?” We really don’t know. It’s a fun, unique name that you can hopefully remember. That’s all that matters! The more important question is, “What will Etoshin do for me?” Let’s find out!
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