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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 imp ...

    59 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 14 2015 - 5:00pm -

  2. Rewards card worth it?

    So I've been thinking about getting the Chase Sapphire because everyone says it's the dopest card around, but I'm not sure if it's worth it from an analyst perspective. I know I'm going to spend a fuckton on dining and travel, so ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 1 2016 - 11:24pm -

  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 credi ...

    60 comments - 11 silver bananas - Aug 24 2014 - 2:00pm -

  4. 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 curren ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 28 2015 - 7:32pm -

  5. 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 ...

    13 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 7 2014 - 11:05pm -

  6. 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 $ ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2014 - 6:01pm -

  7. 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 ...

    55 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jul 2 2012 - 7:45am -

  8. 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 ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2014 - 5:00pm -

  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 ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 14 2013 - 5:32pm -

  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 decline ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 26 2010 - 5:26am -

  11. 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 ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 30 2015 - 10:18pm -

  12. Best Credit Card to pair with Corporate Card

          I'm looking for a good credit card to pair with my corporate AMEX. Preferably one that's great on miles. Currently considering the AMEX Gold Delta Skymiles but any other suggestions would be helpful. As you know, I probably ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 16 2015 - 4:57pm -

  13. Pay Your Card But Default on Your Mortgage?

    In a new report bound to disturb those hoping for a comeback in the real estate market this year, TransUnion reveals that Americans across the board are opting to keep their credit card payments up to date while allowing their mortgages to go into foreclo ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 4 2010 - 3:55am -

  14. Best credit card- UK Edition

    The "what credit card do you use" thread (http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/what-credit-...) inspired me to ask a similar question for those based in London. I personally carry an AmEx Preferred Rewards Gold, and use my HSBC debit card where ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 23 2011 - 12:02pm -

  15. Credit Cards and Balance Transfers

          So supposedly there are credit cards out there that don't charge a transaction fee for balance transfers. Does any know about any credit cards that offer 0% balance transfer APR and either a free or low balance transfer fee? I fo ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 3 2011 - 10:43am -

  16. Amex vs. Citi Prestige vs. Chase Sapphire vs. BA Amex

          Hi, I am an Analyst in London. Which card would you recommend me getting. I dont think the platinum amex is worth the annual fee. For a first year, what cards would you recommend and what are the benefits for each? Ideas? Credit Cards ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 3 2015 - 2:02pm -

  17. 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 a ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 1 2012 - 3:45pm -

  18. Corporate Credit Cards

          Do IBD analysts typically get a corporate amex or other cc? I know one of my friends at a boutique has one and im just wondering how common this is? Credit Cards ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 5 2010 - 6:36pm -

  19. 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 ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 11 2014 - 10:27pm -

  20. What is next

          Okay, so the fed has now bailed out the banks. Great. Corporates will now get their money and things will go well for them...for now. But, what about all the other collateralized products? Credit Cards, car payments, student loans-- s ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 28 2008 - 5:35pm -

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