Category Archives: Capital One

How to earn air miles without an annual fee. And free apps from Apple!

HOW TO EARN AIR MILES WITHOUT AN ANNUAL FEE: This Flyertalk thread alerted me to something interesting: it’s actually possible to earn miles from several different airlines at a respectable rate without paying an annual fee. The key is the … Continue reading

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The spirit of $76 lives, but some good credit card offers have died… Plus free stamps from Office Depot.

SPIRIT OF ¬†$76: Capital One 360 is offering some very good account opening bonuses¬†as part of its Independence Day promotion. Through July 3 only, you can get: $76 for opening a savings account $100 for opening a checking account $176 … Continue reading

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What are the worst credit cards and the worst issuers?

Commenter sjepps left the following comment in response to my citation of Citibank as the most inept credit card operation: I will strongly disagree with you and insist that Capital One is the worst. The fact that no one talks … Continue reading

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Best Buy credit card rewards now up to 6%:

We recently reported the news that the Best Buy credit card will be giving 5% back to its users. At the time we figured that Silver members (those who spend more than $2,500 per year) would continue getting an additional … Continue reading

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