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    5 Credit Cards I’m Considering in 2020

    I recently wrote about how I canceled most of the credit cards in my wallet. In short, this was a reconsideration of my goals and strategies as it pertains to finances and travel. Give it a read, I’d love to hear what you think. Anyway. Now that my wallet is the lightest its been in […] More

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    Canceling all my cards?!

    I’ll be honest, when I got into this whole credit card game, this isn’t a post I ever thought I would be writing. Some 10 years ago, as I was signing up for my first rewards card, I though I’d be chasing first class air travel, 5 star accommodations, etc. forever. Welp, times, they are […] More

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    PPP: 031 – FICO Scoring Changes

    In the wake of the 2008 financial disaster, US banks were unwilling and unable to lend money to the majority or consumers. Instead, banks were extremely risk averse and decided only to lend to those they considered to be extremely credit worthy. This was good for the banks insofar as it ensured they couldn’t lose […] More

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    PPP: 030 – Chase Sapphire Reserve Changes w/ Michael Fabiano

    For years the Chase Sapphire Reserve was one of, if not the best premium credit cards on the market. Both of todays podcast hosts have had the card for more than 3 years. Last week however it was announced that Chase would be making same changes to the card, specifically increasing the annual fee by […] More

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    PPP: 029 – Q&A Grab Bag

    Join host Peter Foti as he talks about Attempting to cancel his Marriott Bonvoy Boundless credit card. Having his credit card canceled without permission! Answer a listener question about canceling a 3 year old card and what that means for expiring points Sapphire Reserve vs. Southwest Rewards card? The results might surprise you All that […] More

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    Earn Delta SkyMiles via Ticketmaster Purchases

    Those who follow PursuingPoints.com and my social media accounts will know, I love going to live events. That includes concerts, sporting events, broadway, you name it. If there is a live performance and a crowd of people, count me in! For that reason I was super excited to get this email from Delta a few […] More

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    PusuingPoints on PayPod: The Payments industry Podcast

    Recently, Peter Foti of PursuingPoints joined Scott Hawksworth of Soar Payments to talk credit card rewards on PayPod, a podcast all about the business side of the payments industry. There are still businesses out there that don’t accept credit cards, and as a result miss out on a significant amount of business – both Peter […] More

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    PPP: 028 – Jeb Brooks of GreenerGrass.com

    Jeb and I have been talking about doing an episode together for some time, and its finally here! Jeb posts his trip reports on YouTube and as of this recording has over 40,000 subscribers! His trip reports are super fun to watch as he has gone all over the world, on some of the coolest […] More

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    Amex Platinum Credits Explained

    The American Express Platinum credit card has long been heralded as one of, if not the best, premium credit card out there. It’s benefits include things like; lounge access, 5x on airfare and hotels, instant elite status at SPG & Hilton, a plethora of credits, and more. Today I want to focus on the credits […] More

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    Marriott Premier Plus 50k Upgrade Offer Unlocked

    I signed up for the Marriott Premier credit card last year after seeing an ad on Instagram. The sign up bonus offered 10,000 bonus points for every $1,000 spend in the first year, up to $12,000. Thus, after spending the full $12k you’d end up with 120,000 Marriott points. I jumped at the chance as […] More

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    PPP: 027 – The End of Credit Card Rewards?

    Are the banks pulling back credit card rewards? In this episode we’ll dive deep into a recent Wall St. Journal article which says yes. Citing examples of the banks lowering sign-up bonuses, and being fed up with “gamers” who unlock those bonuses only to ultimately put the card in a drawer.  Along the way we’ll […] More

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