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Here’s a quick roundup of some of the stories that we covered in the month of February. The month started for me with an offer from Chase that was targeted and helped me Chase 5/24.

Chase targeting customers that help bypass Chase 5/24

Chase sent me a targeted offer that would help bypass 5/24. While I didn’t take up the offer since I didn’t want that card, it still helps that Chase is targeting customers with credit card offer even when they’re over 5/24.

How to maximize earning Chase Ultimate Rewards points

Whether you’re above or under Chase 5/24, this post explains how you can maximize points earning with your existing portfolio of Chase’s Ultimate Rewards earning cards.

Chinese Government scolds ‘mean’ USA

What could’ve drawn the ire of the Chinese government? An upgraded travel warning from the state department.

$140 in savings with this Amex benefit

How Amex’s customer service impressed me again and refunded $140 for an extended warranty claim by settling the claim in less than 24 hours.

Coronavirus: Precautions you must take before your next flight

If you’re about to travel, then these tips could be very handy before your next flight in order to take precautionary measures.

Amex Incognito Mode Offering Higher Sign-Up Bonuses

Amex’s incognito mode continues to show higher bonuses than a lot of publicly available bonuses in most cases. This method continues to be one of my favorite methods for applying for Amex’s credit cards.

How to redeem Delta SkyMiles for outsized value

Delta SkyMiles are often mocked and for good reason, but my latest redemption gave me some amazing value, well over 2 cents per point!

The highest available Chase Ultimate Rewards Bonus

It’s amazing how long this bonus has lasted. 80,000 Ultimate Rewards points bonus is currently the highest bonus amongst all of Chase’s Ultimate Rewards earning cards. Please note that Chase 5/24 does apply to this card.

Why your shiny metallic card is nothing but a gimmick

You love your metal card? While it may have great benefits, this post explains how banks marketing metal credit cards is nothing but a gimmick to make people pay more in annual fees

How to ace the credit card retention offer call

Are you unsure about keeping your card for another year? Might as well call and ask politely for a retention bonus.

6 reasons why you’re losing the miles and points game

While we all play the game in different ways, a few common mistakes and misconceptions may be putting you on the losing end of the game.

Can you reopen a credit card that you’ve already closed?

How I reopened a credit card that I recently closed. This post explains the process step by step.

The future of the Chase-United partnership

After a few months of speculation about a few disagreements, we now have clarity about the future of the Chase-United partnership.

Why Chase Sapphire Reserve leads the pack

Even with a $550 annual fee, I argue why Chase is still winning the premium credit cards war against its competitors.


This card is a personal favorite of The Points Pundit. A Welcome bonus of 80,000 Ultimate Rewards points! with the Ink Business Preferred Card by Chase (Chase’s 5/24 rule applies to this card)

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