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Chase Card Bonus Worth At Least $600

Chase has increased the sign-up bonus on its Ink Bold Business Charge Card and its Ink Plus Business Credit Card.

Orbitz Offers Intriguing New Credit Card

The rewards are more generous and easier to understand, there’s a new $50 introductory cash bonus, and there are no annual or foreign transaction fees.

9 Tips To Earn Your Credit Card Bonus

Often that great credit card signup bonus comes with a huge string attached: You can only earn the cash or points if you spend thousands of dollars within a few months.

Earn Discounts Though Your Credit Card

Coupons.com and American Express have come up with new free services that let consumers link their credit and debit cards to coupons to earn automatic discounts, gift cards and statement credits — rather than accumulating points — when they use their cards.

5 Tips For Credit Card Balance Transfers

The top tip? Make sure you have an exit strategy and can pay off your balance before the 0% period ends.

Not All Sign-Up Bonuses Are Equal

If you want to play the sign-up bonus game to earn some easy extra money, you’re usually better off going for credit card offers than bank account offers.

Big Bonus On U.S. Bank Travel Card

The U.S. Bank FlexPerks Travel Rewards Visa Signature card offers a 20,000 point sign-up bonus when you spend $3,500 within four months of opening an account.

Delta Weakens Frequent Flier Rewards

Delta’s frequent flier program will change significantly in 2015, and none of the changes are good for consumers.

Best Credit Card Bonuses For 2014

Many credit card issuers have recently reduced the fat introductory bonuses they offer to attract new customers. But they’re still pretty generous: there aren’t many companies that pay you $100 or more to use their product and not ask a lot in return.

Bravo For New Santander Credit Card

The rewards on Bravo are fantastic, much better in fact than on Discover and other cashback cards. There is a $49 annual fee, which is avoidable, but it’s still worth the price even if you are required to pay it.

Why Can’t I Tell If I’m Earning Cash Back?

I’m a big fan of Discover’s cash back program. It’s saved me hundreds of dollars over the years. Yet, I feel like the credit card company is trying to keep me in the dark, perhaps hoping it can get away with not giving me as much cash back as it’s promised.

My Credit Card Cautionary Tale

I ought to be the last person to think I was eligible for a credit card perk when I really wasn’t. But the fine print of some cards makes it easy for even savvy consumers to slip up.

40,000 Bonus Miles Best For Denver Fliers

Frontier Airlines’ credit card has an eye-catching 40,000 mile sign-up bonus. But this credit card only makes sense if you live in Denver, or want to take the bonus miles and run.

Barclaycard Offers $400 Travel Bonus

The Barclaycard Arrival World MasterCard offers a sign-up bonus of 40,000 miles when you spend $1,000 within your first 90 days as a cardholder.

Lesson From Target On Debit Card Use

In an ideal world, we’d all stop using debit cards to make purchases, period.