• Southwest launched a card for small business owners with an 80,000-point signup bonus - the airline's highest offer ever

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Southwest and Chase are introducing a new premium credit card for small businesses: the Southwest Rapid Rewards Performance Business Credit Card .
    The card has the highest-ever points sign-up bonus on a Southwest card: 80,000 Rapid Rewards points when you spend $5,000 in the first three months.
    While only "small businesses" can apply for the card, businesses are defined broadly, and include freelancers...
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  • AmEx or Chase credit card points usually get more value from airlines than hotels, but there's still a smart strategy to book hotels on points

    AmEx or Chase credit card points usually get more value from airlines than hotels, but there's still a smart strategy to book hotels on points

    27 days ago - By Chron

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    Both Chase and American Express allow cardholders to transfer credit card points to airlines and hotel chains, and generally, hotels tend to be less of a good deal.
    One way to either get better value, or to book hotels that aren't transfer partners with the card issuers, is to use the card issuers' point redemption portals online.
    You can pay with points instead...
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  • AmEx or Chase credit card points usually get more value from airlines than hotels, but there's still a smart strategy to book hotels on points

    AmEx or Chase credit card points usually get more value from airlines than hotels, but there's still a smart strategy to book hotels on points

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network if you apply for a credit card, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective.
    Both Chase and American Express allow cardholders to transfer credit card points to airlines and hotel chains, and generally, hotels tend to be less of a good deal.
    One way to either get better value, or to book hotels that aren't transfer partners with the card issuers, is to use the card issuers' point redemption portals online.
    You can pay with points instead of transferring those points to a partner...
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  • An under-the-radar credit card benefit might not be as exciting or glamorous as points or miles, but in a pinch it's just as useful

    An under-the-radar credit card benefit might not be as exciting or glamorous as points or miles, but in a pinch it's just as useful

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network if you apply for a credit card, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective.
    Many credit cards offer purchase protections that insure your new purchases against damage or theft within a short period after purchase.
    Some cards offer an extended manufacturer's warranty, where your product is guaranteed beyond the protection offered by the manufacturer or retailer.
    Credit card protections can be valuable. In some cases, just one claim may be worth more than a card's annual fee.
    Just...
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