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Managing Budgets While Manufacturing Spend

Purse full of Visa gift cards

One of the biggest challenges when you’re manufacturing large amounts of spend is trying to keep your personal budget on track. Sure, it’s possible to off-set most manufactured spending fees, but when you’re trying to normalize spending patterns by channeling… Continue Reading

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Is It Worth Paying a Fee to Earn Miles With Plastiq?

Plastiq Earn Miles on Rent and Mortgage Payments

A few weeks ago, a Twitter follower asked me about whether it makes sense to pay a 2.7% fee in order to earn miles on rent payments through Plastiq. After all, considering there are ways to generate free manufactured spending,… Continue Reading

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Should You Cancel Your Citi Hilton Credit Cards Before January 2018?

Citi Hilton Honors Cards Converting to American Express on January 30, 2018

Last week, American Express announced their new Hilton credit card line-up. In addition to introducing two new credit cards (the Aspire and Hilton Honors American Express Business Card), existing Citi Hilton credit cards would be transferred to American Express in… Continue Reading

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All About the NEW Hilton Credit Cards from American Express!

New Hilton Honors American Express Credit Card

For a while now, there have been rumblings about a new Hilton credit card, after Citi ended its partnership with the brand. American Express has finally announced not one but TWO new Hilton credit cards, plus changes to their existing… Continue Reading

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Earning Miles vs. Cash Back: Which Makes More Sense?

Discover It Miles Credit Card 3% Cash Back Bonus First Year

A while back, I wrote about the merits of using cash back rewards to cover manufactured spending fees vs. travel expenses. An interesting question came up: “Why not just use a travel rewards credit card from the get-go instead of a… Continue Reading

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Uber Credit Card Coming November 2: Should You Get It?

Barclay Uber Credit Card Review

On November 2, 2017 Barclay will debut its new Uber Visa Card and many of you are wondering if it’s worth getting. First off, can I say how disappointed I am with Barclay’s credit card line-up? The only noteworthy cards… Continue Reading

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I Was Denied a Citi Prestige Card…For “Too Many Credit Inquiries”

Citi Prestige Credit Card Points

About a month ago, when Citi was still offering the 75,000 point bonus for the Prestige card, I decided to finally apply for it. I don’t have any ThankYou points and I knew the card’s 4th night free benefit would… Continue Reading