Category: Credit Cards

My GM Rewards Card Launches with New Partner Goldman Sachs

In 2019, Goldman Sachs made a splash by releasing its first credit card: The Apple Card. Of course, that product was heralded as a card "Created by Apple, not a bank" despite Goldman's involvement. Now, the bank — and specifically their Marcus by Goldman Sachs brand — is expanding its credit card offerings with the launch of the My GM Rewards Card from auto giant General Motors. The new My...

Money at 30: My Personal Credit Card Strategy for 2022

Amazingly, 2021 is already coming to an end. In turn, like many people, I've been spending the past few days reflecting on the year that was and looking ahead to what 2022 might bring. Being a financial writer, part of this process includes looking at my wallet and assessing what changes I've made/will make to my credit card usage in order to maximize rewards. This is actually the third year...

Blue Apron Announces Co-Branded Credit Card with Aspiration

A popular meal kit service and a FinTech banking platform are coming together for a new credit card offering. Blue Apron has announced that it will be launching a co-branded credit card with Aspiration next year. The Blue Apron Aspiration Zero Card will allow customers to earn rewards on purchases from the meal kit service's site or app. Additionally, for every qualifying purchase made on the card, Aspiration will plant...

Chase Aeroplan Card Officially Launches, Adding Pay Yourself Back

Nearly one year after it was first teased, the Chase Aeroplan Card has officially arrived. Today, Chase and Air Canada launched their new co-branded card for the U.S. market. While the card delivers in many of the ways travelers may have expected, it also adds some interesting twists they might not have seen coming. Starting with the rewards, the Chase Aeroplan Card will earn 3 points per dollar spent directly...

Priceline and Barclays Announce Priceline VIP Rewards Visa

When it comes to co-branded credit cards, travelers are likely well aware of options available for a specific airline or hotel brands. Yet, more recently, there's also been a growing list of cards that cater to customers of third-party booking platforms. The latest example of this is the Priceline VIP Rewards Visa — which is being issued by Barclays. One of the card's main benefits is that it includes automatic...

Amex Introduces Exclusive Morgan Stanley Blue Cash Preferred Card

Something that most credit consumers may not realize is that American Express occasionally offers exclusive versions of their cards. For example, Charles Schwab customers could famously apply for a special edition of the Platinum Card and transfer their points to their brokerage account at a rate of 1.25¢ each (although this has since been lowered to 1.1¢ per point). Now, Morgan Stanley and American Express have announced another exclusive product,...

Capital One Announces Premium Credit Card, Venture X

With the travel industry continuing to rebound, Capital One is finally joining the premium travel credit card scene. This week, the bank officially announced the Venture X card. As CNN reports, the new card will open applications on November 9th and feature a slew of travel benefits along with a special introductory welcome bonus. Starting with the annual fee, the Venture X card will come at a cost of $395....

Luxury Card Adds Preferred Hotels & Resorts Status Perk for Cardholders

As the travel industry continues to rebound, one credit card issuer has announced a new partnership that will bring hotel benefits to cardholders. This week, Luxury Card revealed that its members can now unlock elite status with the Preferred Hotels & Resorts' I Prefer program. In turn, customers will enjoy additional perks at more than 700 independent hotels and resorts around the world. Titanium Card members can receive Explorer tier...