Category Archives: Credit Bureaus

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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Bye bye, PerkStreet! And how to break Experian’s credit score model

$25 WALMART GIFT CARD WHEN YOU SEND $100: If you need to send money to a foreign country, there’s a Xoom/Walmart promotion right here. Limit one $25 gift card per customer. (Thanks to MaximizingMoney) MEANWHILE: “Who’s to say what’s right these … Continue reading

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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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Amex Biz Gold 50,000 Points offer! And why quiet neurotics are better than extroverts

AMEX 50,000: Via Mommy Points, we learn that the Amex Business Gold 50,000 point offer is back. You get the 50K points after a $5K spend in 3 months. The annual fee is $175 but is waived the first year. … Continue reading

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