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Earn Extra Ultimate Rewards Points With Apple Pay

It’s nice to know people at Chase are reading this blog and making changes accordingly. Yesterday I wrote about a confusing email from Chase regarding the ability to earn 3X Ultimate Rewards points from Apple Pay purchases. The email confused me because it only reminded me that I could earn 3X points on travel and…
Refer Friends To Chase Cards Via The Mobile App

After opening a credit card and earning a massive sign-up bonus it’s often difficult to earn large sums of points. Once you earn the initial sign-up bonus, most future points come from annual spending. Occasionally you can request a retention offer from a card issuer, but those offers seem to shrink year after year. Overall…
No Annual Fee Chase Sapphire Benefits

A little over a week ago I downgraded my Chase Sapphire Preferred card. Because my account is less than one year old my only option was to downgrade to the no annual fee Chase Sapphire card. I wanted to convert to the Chase Freedom card, but was unable due to the age of my account.…

A few nights ago I had the pleasure of attending one of several private dinners offered to Chase Sapphire Preferred and Sapphire Reserve cardholders and hosted by Chase Sapphire and Visa Signature. The private dinner series features chef appearances, multi-course meals, and expert wine pairings for prices ranging from $150 (15,000 points) to $450 (45,000 points).…