Archive for the 'Chase Credit Cards' Category

Chase Sapphire Preferred Credit Card (Review)

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Welcome to my review of the Chase Sapphire Preferred Credit Card.

If you read my previous review of the Chase Ink Plus business card, you might have been wondering if there is a similar card for consumers. The answer is YES, and it’s called the Chase Sapphire Preferred card.

Like it’s cousins in the Chase family of business cards, the Chase Sapphire Preferred card is among the best consumer rewards cards available.

This card is one of my favorites for a variety of reasons, including…

* A generous new member bonus (typically Read the rest of this entry »

Chase Ink Plus Business Credit Card (Review)

Monday, August 12th, 2013

When it comes to business credit cards, the Chase Ink family of cards is among the best business rewards cards available. This review focuses on the Chase Ink Plus business credit card.

The Chase Ink Plus card is one of my favorite business cards for a variety of reasons, including…

* A generous new member bonus (typically 50,000 bonus points when you spend $5,000 in purchases on the card in the first 3 months from account opening)

* Generous ongoing point earning opportunities, as follows:
– 5 points per dollar Read the rest of this entry »

Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card (Review)

Friday, August 9th, 2013

This is a review of the Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card from Chase.

I consider this one of the better hotel rewards credit cards, primarily because of the bonuses you get as a new cardmember.

Upon approval for the Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card, you get a certificate for a free night’s stay in a Category 1-4 hotel in the Marriott family of hotels. (By the way, the Marriott family of hotels includes Marriott, JW Marriott, Renaissance, Courtyard, Residence Inn, Fairfield Inn, SpringHill Suites, TownePlace Suites, and Gaylord Resorts.)

In addition to the free stay in a Category 1-4 hotel, you also get a generous bonus point offer when you meet minimum spending requirements as a new card member. A typical bonus offer might be 50,000 bonus points after you spend Read the rest of this entry »

Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card (Review)

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

The Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card is one of my favorite rewards credit cards. Actually, there are several Southwest branded cards offered by Chase, but this review is focused on the one called the “Premier” card.

To fully appreciate the value of this card, it’s necessary to understand how the Southwest Rapid Rewards program works. Unlike most frequent flyer programs, which charge a fixed number of miles for a round trip flight (e.g. 25,000 miles for a round trip domestic flight), Southwest does things a bit differently.

With Southwest Rapid Rewards, the number of points you need is tied directly to the cost of the ticket. This is important, because Read the rest of this entry »