Local Chase And Citi Branches Offering Better Sign-Up Bonuses Than The Entire Internet

In recent weeks, reports have begun to crop up about the existence of superior credit card offers at brick-and-mortar Chase and Citi branches.  For details on these offers, I’ll direct you to reports by The Miles Professor about her experiences at Chase and Citi branches.  But just to whet your appetite, she found a 50,000-mile […]

A Quick Way To Find Out If You Qualify For A 50,000-Mile Bonus On The United MileagePlus Explorer Card

UPDATE:  If you don’t qualify for the 50,000-mile offer described below, check your local Chase branch. The standard signup bonus for the United MileagePlus Explorer card is 30,000 miles after spending $1,000 within three months, but targeted offers touting higher signup bonuses for the card surface frequently. I recently received what appeared to be a […]

Funding Our Honeymoon With Points and Miles

When I met Eleni, she was – to put it lightly – somewhat skeptical about the utility of collecting points and miles.  Even recently, as we watched June of Honey-Boo-Boo fame collect dozens of coupons and use them to stockpile thousands of rolls of toilet paper, she jokingly compared the absurdity of June’s extreme couponing […]