Category: Credit Cards

Best Credit Card for "Everything Else" — Earning 2% to 4.5%

When it comes to credit card rewards, most of the focus is usually on the special categories that various cards emphasize with heightened earning rates. For example, a card might offer 4x on dining, 5x on rotating quarterly categories, or even 10x on rental car booking via a specific travel portal. However, outside of those handful of categories, all other purchases tend to offer just 1% back. That said, there...

Amtrack Relaunches Guest Rewards Mastercards with FNBO

Those who prefer to travel by train may be interested in a pair of rewards credit cards that are once again available. Today, Amtrak announced the arrival of two options: the Amtrak Guest Rewards Mastercard and the Amtrak Guest Rewards Preferred Mastercard. Both products are now being issued by First National Bank of Omaha (FNBO) after previously being offered by Bank of America. Starting with the no-annual-fee Amtrak Guest Rewards Mastercard,...

Chase Sapphire Reserve Unveils Enhanced Welcome Bonus

When the Chase Sapphire Reserve launched in 2016, it was extremely well received by travel and credit card enthusiasts. Among the appealing elements of the card was its 100,000-point welcome bonus. In fact, the offer was so good that some that missed it have been waiting for it to come back around. While those holding on for 100k will have to keep waiting, Chase has just unveiled its best deal...

Cardless and Simon Launching Co-Branded Credit Card

The FinTech Cardless is preparing to launch a new retail card, partnering with real estate investment trust Simon, the largest owner of US shopping malls and entertainment destinations. The result will be the Simon American Express Card, which has just been announced. As part of the partnership, Simon has also made an investment in Cardless. According to Cardless's press release, once launched, the Simon American Express Card will earn cardholders...

Best Credit Card Intro Bonuses for Fall 2022

When it comes to credit card rewards, one of the best ways to build up a portfolio of points or score some sizable cashback is with welcome bonuses — also sometimes referred to as intro bonuses or sign-up bonuses. In order to entice consumers into applying for a new credit card, issuers will often offer bonuses that can be unlocked by spending a certain amount on the new card within...

Hawaiian Airlines Introduces Enhanced Bag Benefit for Cardholders

When it comes to travel credit cards, there are several routes that consumers can take. For some, a generic catch-all card may make sense, while others may prefer to leverage their brand loyalty by adding a co-branded travel card to their wallet. With the latter, travelers can often enjoy perks specific to their preferred airlines or hotel, allowing them to save money and/or time. Case in point: Hawaiian Airlines and...

Bilt Rewards Announces Rent Day Offers, Increased Earning Rates

Six months ago, the Bilt Mastercard became available to more consumers after Wells Fargo came aboard to issue the card. Since then, the unique rewards card has continued to expand its offerings, including debuting its own travel portal and adding travel transfer partners. Now, Bilt has unveiled its Rent Day promotion, that will bring new benefits and perks to cardholders. The Bilt Mastercard is a rewards credit card that, most...

Chase to Issue DoorDash Co-Branded Rewards Mastercard

When the pandemic hit the United States in early 2020, the use of food delivery services skyrocketed. Along the way, consumers may have seen their loyalty for certain platforms grow. On that note, today, Chase and DoorDash announced plans to introduce a co-branded credit card. While details on the DoorDash Rewards Mastercard were not yet revealed, the press release for the product did note that cardholders will be able to...