Author Archives: Sheldon

SPG American Express Approval

I have been trying to strategize on which card to get next for quite some time. I have already nailed the American Airlines AAdvantage Citicard that offered 75,000 miles on two different occasions and I didn’t want them pulling my … Continue reading

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American Express Blue Sky

It was the spring of 2005 when I realized that I needed to start building up some credit for myself.  My parents had never encouraged the use of a credit card as many people warn about racking up a lot … Continue reading

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American Airlines 75,000 AAdvantage Citi

I’ve told you that I hit it great on this card. It appears as though it is still available. I saw this phone number on The Points Guy’s website. It appears as though people are having success applying over the … Continue reading

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Will that hurt my credit?

We had one of our readers ask the question that many of you have asked yourselves as you’ve seen us write about using the credit cards to acquire boatloads of miles and points.  The question was…”Doesn’t applying for these cards … Continue reading

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Travel and Currency Quiz

This is a picture from one of my trips.  It was awesome going to this place and it was pretty far away.  The two questions that we have for you are: Where was this photo taken, and what currency do … Continue reading

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American Express Gold Card…No

So I’ve been hearing a lot about an American Express Gold Card that offers people 75,000 Membership Rewards Points with Amex.  I wasn’t sure if it really existed, or if I could somehow qualify to get the card.  I figured … Continue reading

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Missing the boat…or the card

So about a month ago an offer was out for a British Airways card that offered 100,000 frequent flier miles just for signing up. For some unknown reason I hesitated in signing up for the card. I decided to wait … Continue reading

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