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Another 0% BT from Bank of America. What to Do with the Money?

Yesterday I got a couple of convenient checks from Bank of America. Together with the checks is a letter saying that I can use the check to make balance transfer which has a promotional rate of 0% APR till November 2007. That sounds a good deal as I have $14,500 credit line with the card […]

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Chase Freedom Card $250 Bonus Offer

Though this card doesn’t offer 0% APR balance transfer, the $250 bonus is just hard to resist. In addition, the Chase Freedom card also has another benefit that’s very appealing to me: 3% cashback for purchases made at grocery stores, gas stations, and quick service restaurants. Currently, the best rewards program I have is with […]

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Got a Countrywide Mortgage? Then Get a Countrywide Visa Rewards Card

If you have a home loan with Countrywide, then this credit card may be right for you. The Countrywide Visa Rewards card, issued by FirstUSA, has the following features: No annual fee Earn 1 point for every $1 spent in card purchases and interest Introduction 0% fixed APR for up to 12 months (balance transfer […]

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Discover Revises Its Miles Card Reward Program

The mail I received yesterday from Discover regarding the Discover Miles Card reward program says starting April, card members can enjoy more benefits with the “completely redesigned” reward program. The card, renamed to the Miles by Discover Card, will offer more flexibilities for cardholders to earn and spend the rewards. Here’s a comparison between the […]

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AMEX Costco TrueEarnings Card Rebate Checks

That’s a pleasant surprise. I didn’t realize that I have been using my AMEX Costco TrueEarnings card for a year already until I found a check in the mail tonight from AMEX. It’s a rebate check of $74 for spending $5,228 with the card in the past year for eating out, traveling and shopping at […]

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Request a Credit Limit Increase on AMEX Cards: It’s Easy

I know Citi bank has a very simple procedure for cardholders to request a credit line increase, which can be either an automatic amount or a cardholder specified¬† number, all on one page. However, with Discover card, every time when I happened to speak with them asking for a credit increase, they told me that […]

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AMEX Costco TrueEarnings Card Unauthorized Charges

I have an AMEX Costco TrueEarnings card, which I use to shop only at my local Costco and once in a while at restaurants to get 3% cashback (higher than the 2% universal cashback I get from my Fidelity 529 Rewards card). I don’t use it at grocery stores, I don’t use it at gas […]

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Citi PremierPass Credit Card for Balance Transfer

the 0% balance transfer business, that is. Last month, I applied and was approved for a new Citi PremierPass credit card. I usually don’t (in fact never) try to get a card that carries annual fees, but the promotion for this card was too generous to pass over: no annual fee, 15,000 bonus ThankYou points, […]

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