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A General Issue With Metal Credit Cards

Metal credit cards are all the rage these days. Cards from the American Express Centurion card all the way down to the Chase Sapphire Preferred card now come in a sleek metal version. While I initially thought metal card were “neat” I’m quickly starting to prefer standard plastic cards. There are a few different reasons…
Earn 3X Ultimate Rewards Points With Apple Pay

A few weeks ago I received a rather interesting email from Chase. The subject of the email simply said “Convenient way to earn 3x points.” Within the email was a simple message from Chase. The message informed me of the ability to earn 3X UR points when using Apple Pay at select merchants. Specifically, when…
Should I Keep The Chase Sapphire Reserve Card?

Oh the pitfalls of writing these posts. I sat down tonight with the intention of writing a simple “Keep, Cancel Downgrade” post about the Chase Sapphire Reserve and now I have this mess… I thought this post was going to be simple, I’d talk about how great the Chase Sapphire Reserve card is and how…
The Most Underrated Chase Sapphire Reserve Benefit

It’s crazy to think I’ve had the Chase Sapphire Reserve card for a full year. Oh and what a year it’s been. Thanks to the crazy 100,000 points sign-up bonus I flew Lufthansa First Class from Frankfurt to Newark for just $180. That was a truly incredible experience and one that I’d love to have…
Rate And Review The Chase Sapphire Reserve Card

Yesterday I received an interesting email from Chase. The email asked me to rate and review the Chase Sapphire Reserve card. I figured in addition to rating the card on their site I’d also do a quick review on here as well. I’ve had the card just under a year and am happy to say…
Chase Adjusting The Sapphire Reserve Annual Travel Credit

Similar to most premium credit cards on the market today, the Chase Sapphire Reserve currently offers an annual travel credit which helps offset the annual fee. Chase currently offers $300 in annual travel credits which are automatically applied as statement credits to offset eligible travel transactions. The credits begin the day you first open the…
Weekend Plans: Apply For The Chase Sapphire Reserve!

A few weeks ago Chase officially killed the online sign-up bonus of 100,000 points for the Chase Sapphire Reserve. Although the online offer was reduced to just 50,000 points, new applicants could still receive the 100,000 point offer by visiting a Chase branch and applying in person. This Sunday, March 12th, the 100,000 in person…
Chase Sapphire Reserve 50,000 Point Signup Bonus A Good Deal?

I have written extensively about the Chase Sapphire Reserve on this site mostly due to the fact that it really is my favorite card in my wallet today. Sadly one of the most appealing aspects of the card, the lucrative 100,000 Ultimate Reward point signup bonus is coming to an end. For many who exceeded Chase’s…
Hurry: Chase Sapphire Reserve 100,000 Signup Bonus Ending Soon!

Per ThePointsGuy, Chase finally has announced one of the the most lucrative sign up bonus of all time is coming to an end. Ever since Chase officially launched the Chase Sapphire Reserve in August 2016, the card has offered a 100,000 Ultimate Reward point signup bonus after spending just $4,000 in the first three months. Going forward…
Chase Sapphire Reserve Activation Checklist

Just a few short weeks ago Chase released one of the best all around travel rewards credit cards on the market, the Chase Sapphire Reserve. Despite the $450 annual fee the card was in such high demand that the issuer ran out of metal cards! Many cardholders received plastic cards and were notified that they…