Category: Credit Cards

AMC Entertainment Announces Co-Branded Credit Card Offering

During the pandemic, the struggling AMC Theatres got a boost when the company became a hit "meme stock" alongside the likes of GameStop. Since then, the theatre chain has embraced this side of its business, including offering perks to shareholders. Now, the company is prepping for another way to build upon this loyalty, announcing the impending debut of the AMC Entertainment Visa Card. According to AMC, it's set to be...

Discover Announces 5% Bonus Categories for First Quarter of 2023

The popular Discover It card — which features 1% on all purchases as well as a slate of bonus rotating categories each quarter — has revealed what purchases will earn cardholders that 5% bonus starting January 1st. For the first quarter of 2023, Discover It cardholders can earn 5% back on grocery store, drug store, and select streaming service purchases. However, there are a few asterisks to note with this offer....

Rewards Credit Card Options for Holiday Travel

The Thanksgiving holiday may have brought a surge in travel — but it feels like it's just a warm-up for the main event next month. With many Americans looking to take the skies or the road this holiday season, there's no doubt that things will be busy. What's more, between inflation and increased demand, the cost of this travel could be higher than normal. Luckily, there are a few rewards credit...

American Express Introduces New Credit Card Approval Process

For some consumers, applying for a new credit card can be anxiety-inducing as there's a chance that they could not only be declined for the product but also have their credit impacted by the credit inquiry. To give these applicants better peace of mind, American Express is rolling out a new approval process. Amex has announced a new pilot program for its U.S. Personal Cards (meaning non-business cards) that will allow...

Citi, AT&T Introduce New Points Plus Co-Branded Credit Card

A well-known telecom and an upper-tier credit card issuer are teaming up for a new co-branded product. This week, AT&T and Citi announced the introduction of the AT&T Points Plus Card. The new card will earn Citi's ThankYou points, which can be redeemed for gift cards, travel, and more. With the Points Plus card, customers can earn 3x points at gas stations, 2x points at grocery stores (including grocery delivery...

Guide to Rewards Credit Cards for Holiday Shopping

With Halloween in the rearview, it’s now full steam ahead to Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and (eventually) New Years. Of course, there’s still plenty to do before then — including the annual holiday shopping season. As a result, while you may not realize it, this may make for a good time to get a new credit card. That’s because you may be able to find an option that will reward you...

American Express Makes Adjustments to Platinum Card Benefits

With an annual fee of $695, the Platinum Card from American Express is regarded as a premier travel and "lifestyle" card. However, the company has also sought to provide its members with value for that fee, often partnering with various brands to bring credits and benefits to cardholders. On that note, Amex has recently made a pair of updates to the card that will likely be positively received by customers....

Money at 30: Our Latest Credit Card Point Redemption Win

In the past few years, I've often written about earning credit card rewards and maximizing my setup to get even more of them. Yet, my plan for redeeming all of these points has been less thought-out. In fact, aside from buying a backpack and a hotel stay (that I later had to cancel), we haven't really tapped points from our Chase or American Express cards. That was until today, when...