Category Archives: Credit cards

Apple FCU credit card: a good deal for travelers?

Every now and then I like to explore the vast, uncharted regions of the internet to see what kinds of cool stuff I might find. It was on just such a journey that I found the Apple Federal Credit Union … Continue reading

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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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Why Choice Hotel points are actually useful, and how to mix credit cards with gift cards

TESTING SOMETHING OUT HERE: Yesterday, as a joke, I tossed in an affiliate link along with some obviously false miraculous claims about credit cards healing the ill, and to my surprise it generated some clicks. So today I would like … 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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