Category: Credit Cards

Sam's Club Refreshes Mastercard Offering With Enhanced Cashback for Plus Members

Over the last year, the way that many Americans shop for groceries and other items has changed significantly. Similarly, many consumers have recently seen their spending shift toward essentials. With that in mind, Sam's Club and their co-branded credit card partner Synchrony have just announced a refresh to the Sam's Club Mastercard that not only emphasizes in-club shopping but also the warehouse chain's Plus membership option. With the updated card,...

Credit Card Issuer Spotlight: American Express

Over the past few months, I've shared a number of credit card guides, breaking down options in certain categories. Well, this time around, I wanted to do something a bit different. Instead of looking at cards that fit a specific set of criteria, I thought we'd look at what some of the major issuers each have to offer — and what better issuer to start with than American Express. As...

Spirit Airlines Refreshes Co-Branded Credit Card Line-Up

As travelers and travel brands look toward a hopeful future, recent weeks have brought news of both new and refreshed co-branded options. This includes an upcoming U.S.-centric Air Canada card from Chase and a pair of cards from Emirates and Barclays among others. Now, Spirit and Bank of America have announced new credit card options for discount air travelers. This refresh comes as the budget airline also introduces a new...

Walgreens Planning Co-Branded Credit Card with Synchrony

It seems that Walgreens has a plan to keep customers' wallets healthy. This week, the drug store chain announced that it would be expanding its line-up of financial services, including debuting a co-branded credit card product. The upcoming card will integrate with the recently-launched myWalgreens loyalty program, giving customers the chance to earn myWalgreens cash rewards among other offers. Walgreens is partnering with Synchrony to issue the card, which will...

JPMorgan Chase to Acquire Global Loyalty Business From cxLoyalty Group Holdings

It looks as though certain credit card users might see some changes to their loyalty programs in 2021. This week, JPMorgan Chase announced that it had reached a deal to acquire the Global Loyalty business of cxLoyalty Group Holdings. According to the press release, this purchase will include "cxLoyalty’s leading technology platforms, full-service travel agency, gift card, merchandise, and points bank businesses." While this purchase may be new, Chase is...

CardRatings Shares Credit Card Trend Predictions for 2021

With 2020 finally coming to an end, what can credit card enthusiasts expect from 2021? CardRatings has a few ideas. On the heels of announcing their top credit picks for 2021 across a number of categories, the site and its senior managing editor Brooklyn Lowery have revealed some predictions for the new year as they relate to credit cards. Here are some of their forecasts: Continuation of "limited-time" perks With...

Chase and Air Canada Announce Plans For Upcoming U.S. Credit Card

With 2020 coming to an end, the world is certainly looking forward to 2021. In particular, travelers are hoping that cross-border trips will be back on the table as vaccines begin to roll out in certain nations. Ahead of a hopeful return to the skies, one international airline has announced plans to bring a new credit card offering to the United States. This week, Chase and Air Canada announced that...

Guide to No Annual Fee Credit Cards

When it comes to rewards credit cards, you really can't beat a no-annual-fee option. Sure, there are premium cards with hefty annual fees that may still be worth it, but, overall, there are plenty of advantages to not having to worry about such things. For one, there's less pressure to ensure that you're getting every penny of value that you can out of a card. Additionally, if a card no...