Category: Credit Cards

Marriott Bonvoy Unveils New Cobranded Cards From Amex, Chase

In a much-expected move, Marriott Bonvoy has announced the launch of two new cards that will join their cobranded line up. These cards are the Marriott Bonvoy Bevy American Express card and the Marriott Bonvoy Bountiful Card from Chase. Both the Bevy and Bountiful cards earn 6x Marriott Bonvoy Points on purchases at participating Marriott Bonvoy properties, 4x points on purchases at restaurants worldwide as well as at U.S. supermarkets (up...

Priceline VIP Rewards Credit Card Introduces PricePoints Feature

Late last year, the travel booking site Priceline in partnership with Barclays introduced the Priceline VIP Rewards Visa. Now, the card is adding a new feature with a somewhat unique benefit for cardholders. This week, the two companies announced the debut of PricePoint. With this feature, customers will be able to earn points on Priceline bookings even when redeeming points for those bookings. For example, a customer redeeming $100 in...

American Express Introduces Amex Round-Up Charity Feature

A major credit card issuer will soon offer cardholders an easy way to increase their charitable giving. American Express has announced the launch of Amex Round-Up — a service that will enable cardholders to round-up their purchases and donate the change to the charity of their choice. The new feature will be rolling out to select U.S personal Card Members "in the coming weeks." At this time, only Primary Card...

Credit One Refreshes Wander Card with New Travel Rewards

Less than one year after introducing its Wander rewards credit card, Credit One is revamping the offering. Specifically, while the original card featured rewards geared toward outdoor enthusiasts, the updated card bears more in common with traditional travel cards. One of the biggest changes to the Wander card is its rewards category line-up. Now, cardholders will earn 10 points per dollar spent on hotel and rental car purchases made through...

WebBank to Issue Credit Cards on the American Express Network

Soon, select credit cards offered by financial technology firms could be bearing a different logo. This week, WebBank and American Express revealed a new partnership that will see the bank issuing cards that operate on the Amex network. In particular, Amex expressed interest in working with WebBank due to their FinTech focus. With this deal, WebBank cardholders with American Express network cards will have access to additional benefits, such as...

Amex Gold vs Capital One SavorOne vs. Savor — Which is Best for Diners?

It's time for a rewards credit card showdown — or should I say chow down? Recently, a friend of mine was asking me about various dining card options and specifically wanted to know my thoughts on the American Express Gold card versus the Capital One SavorOne. Incidentally, I happen to have both card options, which I'll explain in a bit. So, let's get to comparing these two picks... and throw...

Capital One and REI Introduce New REI Co-op Mastercard

The popular outdoor retailer REI is changing up its co-branded credit card. After partnering with Capital One, the two companies have now unveiled the refreshed REI Co-op Mastercard. First, the REI Co-op Mastercard will earn 5% in rewards on all REI purchases. This includes regularly priced items as well as sale items, used gear, store services, and even REI gift cards. All other purchases will earn 1.5% back in rewards....

Upgrade Introduces OneCard, Combining Credit and Debit

A growing FinTech startup is looking to change the way Americans pay for their purchases. This week, Upgrade unveiled its latest offering: the Upgrade. OneCard. The headlining element of the OneCard is that it combines elements of a debit card with a credit card. With the Pay Now option, purchases will automatically be paid off using available funds in a cardholder's Rewards Checking account. Alternatively, customers can opt to Pay...