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  1. What's In Your Wallet? Maybe Not AmEx Platinum

    For the vast majority of people, their choice of credit card isn't likely to be a big one. Most will focus primarily on the rate attached to the card but, as you go up the income ladder, the rate becomes less important and the rewards become more ...

    - Feb 14 2015 - 5:00pm - 59 comments

  2. Best Credit card for travelling MBB consultants

    I'll be starting with MBB soon and wanted to know if there's a preferred traveler's credit card out there. Amex (gold or platinum)? or Chase? What are the pros and cons, and which do consultants generally have. I currently have a Visa card ...

    - Jan 28 2015 - 7:32pm - 33 comments

  3. Personal Finance Part 1: Credit Card Hacking (the legal kind)

    Last week, @"onemanwolfpack" went over some travel hacks and discussed how he uses credit card points and airline miles to get free airfare. Being the frugal guy on WSO, I figured I would follow up with how I save money using rewards credit ...

    - Aug 24 2014 - 2:00pm - 60 comments

  4. Starwood AmEx v. Chase Sapphire Preferred

    I'm going to be a first year IB analyst and I'm looking to get a good rewards credit card. I know there have been forums about this topic before but looking to get some thoughts on these two cards. I know the Chase Sapphire is a popular choice ...

    - Mar 30 2015 - 10:18pm - 5 comments

  5. Is it just me, or is the Visa "Black Card" the Tackiest Thing in the World?

    https://www.blackcard.com/ Something about having "BLACK CARD" emblazoned on the front (in case you can't tell what it is) and having "made of stainless steel" being one of its selling points... And it costs $495 a year for ...

    - Jul 31 2014 - 6:01pm - 32 comments

  6. Cash is King (and so are Mobile Payments)

    What's in your wallet? Cash, credit cards, receipts, driver's license… What if all of those could be put located on your smartphone, rendering the wallet obsolete? The current trend towards cash-less and card-less payments has been doing just ...

    - Apr 7 2014 - 11:05pm - 11 comments

  7. Credit Card Recommendations for Incoming IBD Analysts?

    What do ya'll use? I've heard the Chase Sapphire Preferred and Amex Blue Preferred come up a couple times. Are these worth the annual fees? What about the higher end cards like Amex Gold/Platinum? Credit Cards ...

    - Mar 21 2014 - 5:00pm - 17 comments

  8. Sell Your Options Dearly: DEBT

    Andy note: "Best of Eddie"- while Eddie is on vacation we're throwing up some of his classic posts from the past. This one from June 2010 is part of the very popular "Sell Your Options" 5-part series. More to come later this week ...

    - Jul 2 2012 - 7:45am - 55 comments

  9. Coin

    Just came across this. Has anyone seen something like it? Seems like an awesome idea, I just don't know if it's been done before Credit Cards Coin ...

    - Nov 14 2013 - 5:32pm - 18 comments

  10. Perfect Credit? You're Screwed.

    Imagine going into your favorite retailer and when you're checking out, the clerk asks if you want to apply for their in-store credit card to save 10% on your purchase. Why not, you think, and you quickly submit the application. It comes back ...

    - Jul 26 2010 - 5:26am - 17 comments

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