Category Archives: Chase

An ex-Prez doesn’t need credit cards, and another heartwarming arbitrage story from Venezuela!

ON A PERSONAL NOTE: Mrs. PFDigest stopped by Wells Fargo yesterday to open a new checking account. As it turns out, she was pre-qualified for a new credit card–what luck! She graciously accepted their offer. Since customer service reps at … Continue reading

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Wells Fargo Amex news, Priceline 2% Visa not 100% Dead, and a Hilton 50K offer

A BLOG WORTH CHECKING OUT: I recently had the pleasure of discovering Travel Blogger Buzz, an enjoyable and occasionally hilarious collection of links and commentary from around the travel blogosphere. If you’re looking for new and interesting stuff, or if … Continue reading

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Southwest 50,000 offer is back! Also: how do you negotiate a brokerage retention bonus?

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES 50,000 OFFER IS BACK: Welcome back, Southwest Airlines 50,000 point sign-up bonus! This offer has been rotated in and out every few months for a couple of years now and it’s good to see it back as it’s a … Continue reading

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Chase wants to give you a referral bonus! Also: what’s the best card for car rental insurance?

5,000 UR POINTS FROM CHASE: Chase has a new referral program wherein you can get bonuses when you get your friends to open Chase accounts. Enter your information here to see what bonuses you’re eligible for. WHICH CREDIT BUREAU DOES YOUR BANK … Continue reading

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