- 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 ...
Blog entry - mikesswimn - Feb 14 2015 - 5:00pm - 59 comments
- 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 ...
Forum topic - totful - Jan 28 2015 - 7:32pm - 33 comments
- 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 ...
Forum topic - IlliniProgrammer - Aug 24 2014 - 1:00pm - 60 comments
- 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 ...
Blog entry - the_essential - Apr 7 2014 - 10:05pm - 11 comments
- 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 ...
Forum topic - Slash-Finance - Jul 31 2014 - 5:01pm - 32 comments
- Credit Card advice for regular bankrolls
Looking for some recent input on credit cards for "regular" people... no super spenders or mega-high rollers. Decent cash back or travel rewards, no annual fees and moderate rates are ok since I will not really be making massive purchases unless ...
Forum topic - hakuna.matata - Nov 11 2014 - 10:27pm
- 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? ...
Forum topic - BitzGerald - Mar 21 2014 - 4:00pm - 17 comments
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 ...
Forum topic - D M - Nov 14 2013 - 5:32pm - 18 comments
- 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 ...
Blog entry - Edmundo Braverman - Jul 2 2012 - 6:45am - 55 comments
- Sign up for our store card and get 50% off your purchase and a pony!
Department store credit card sign ups always have ridiculous tag lines that make you think “Wowee what a steal?! Where do I sign”. Especially this time of year, as you stand by the register and the cashier rings up all the expensive gifts that aren’t for ...
Blog entry - minibar - Dec 1 2012 - 3:45pm - 3 comments