On Tap Credit Union – $150 Checking Bonus

Offer Details Written by: RJ Requirements Open a new checking account Complete 10 debit card transactions within 90 days of opening Direct deposit $500 for three consecutive months Maintain direct deposit for 6 months to not have bonus clawed back Eligibility Nationwide with $5 donation to Consumer United Association Fees Checking account is fee free…

Trusted Traveler Programs Price Increases

Details Written by: RJ US Customs & Border Patrol has announced price hikes for the trusted traveler programs: Global Entry – $120 NEXUS – $120 SENTRI – $120 New pricing is effective 10/1/24 Press release First reported by DoC Thoughts This now makes all three programs the same price. Previously folks would apply for Nexus…

The Edit By Chase Travel Goes Live

Details Written by: RJ The Edit by Chase Travel is now live. Book through this program gives the following benefits for the Sapphire Reserve, JP Morgan Reserve, and Untied cards: Daily breakfast for 2 $100 property credit (includes dining, spa or other activities at the property) Room upgrade at check-in, if available Early check-in/late check-out,…

Chase Updates Pay Yourself Back Categories

Details Written by: RJ Chase has updated the pay yourself back categories for the Sapphire Reserve: Annual fee 1.25x Gas stations 1.25x Wholesale clubs 1.25x Pet supply stores 1.25x Groceries has been removed this go around. Above categories are valid through 6/30/24. Areoplan’s pay yourself back option has also been extended for travel purchases through…

Amex & Hilton Refresh Hilton Honors Business Card

Details Written by: RJ American Express & Hilton have finally revamped the Hilton Honors Business card: Hilton Honors Business Annual fee: $195 Multipliers 12x Hilton purchases 5x All purchases up to the first $100k/year 3x After that cap Benefits Hilton Gold status Diamond status with $40k in spend/year No foreign transaction fees National Emerald status…

Robinhood Gold Card

Details Written by: RJ Robinhood has launched a new-ish credit card. This is more so a relaunch/rebranding of the old X1 card. Robinhood Gold Card Annual fee: $0 *Must be in Robinhood Gold program which is $50/year* Multipliers 3x All purchases 5x Via Robinhood Travel Portal Benefits No foreign transaction fees Travel insurances Points look…

Visa & Mastercard Agree To Cap Swipe Fees

Details Written by: RJ Visa and Mastercard have agreed to a settle with retailers over credit card processing fees. The terms are said to be worth $30B in savings to stores over the next 5 years. Lower swipe fees by at least 0.04 percentage points for each of the next three years. Ensure an average…

United Airlines Adds Points Pooling

Details Written by: RJ United Airlines has added a feature to the Milage Plus program that allows points pooling: Any MileagePlus member over 18 years old can become the pool leader and create a pool for free when logged in to their account on United.com. Pool leaders can invite up to four of their family,…