When a renewal fee hits, even if you have a credit card that you want to keep, call and see what offers exist for you to keep the card. I just received retention offers for both the Hyatt and the Starwood cards – I felt like I’d won a trophy!
I thought that phoning Barclay Bank to request a waiver of the $89 annual fee might be futile in light of the 15,000 bonus mile spend offer I’d recently received, but I was wrong!
Did you receive an email offering you 15,000 US Airways Dividend Miles if you spend at least $500 per month for the next three months?
The honeymoon is over. I’ve had the credit card fee-free for one year. I’ve earned bonus points. It’s the time of reckoning. The bill has arrived – Do I pay the renewal fee and keep the card or cancel it?
I can’t help myself. I like the Ink Bold and Ink Plus cards by Chase. These business cards are great for the 5X points they pay for office and internet-related purchases, 2X points for gas and hotels, and for the Ultimate Rewards system itself including the Ultimate Rewards shopping portal. To me, it is a … Read More
I recently reported on the clusterfiasco of trying to register my Wells Fargo card on my Isis Mobile Wallet app on my iPhone. You can read it here. After I posted that, I honestly had given up. I was beyond mad and beyond tired of reciting my name, address and mother’s maiden name to strangers who … Read More
A few months ago, I went through an ordeal with Wells Fargo when I applied for one credit card and received a different card. It was one snafu after another, but finally, the mess got cleaned up and received the intended card. You can read about it here. Recently, Wells Fargo ran a Special Promotion … Read More
This is what happens when there is new credit card promotion!
Although the deal discussed in this post is no longer available, comparable blogger frenzies continue to happen any time there is a really good credit card offer