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  2. What Credit Cards Do You Use

    Monkeys, I know there are other articles on this but they seem to be outdated now that benefits for many credit cards have changed (Amex Gold is almost a completely different card now). What cards do you get the most value from, or use the most? I persona ...

    23 comments - 4 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:27pm -

  3. what credit card do you use?

    topic sounds dumb. but really... people used to have 5-6 of these. seems like everyone is cutting down these days what is your card and how long have you had it? credit card ...

    174 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:27pm -

  4. 10 Quick Do's and Dont's I Learned from Travel Hacking Over the Last 18 Months

    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- credit card frequent travellers travel hacking ...

    37 comments - 9 silver bananas - Apr 21 2018 - 9:21pm -

  5. Chase Sapphire Preferred- First Year Analyst

    Anyone know if you can qualify for the Chase Sapphire Preferred credit card as a first year analyst? Any other suggestions for a card for analysts? It would be a my first credit card so I have no prior credit history. credit card ...

    53 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2015 - 7:41am -

  6. Credit Card of Choice- Points, Cashback, or Miles?

    A discussion on Airlines got me thinking about the best vehicle to incur monthly debt for which the full balance will be remitted at end of the month to reap the rewards of Points, Cashback, or Miles. I've had a couple of credit cards in the past and ...

    27 comments - 3 silver bananas - Mar 3 2017 - 6:00pm -

  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 ...

    53 comments - 10 silver bananas - Jul 2 2012 - 7:45am -

  8. credit cards for students with no income

    Has anyone gotten a credit card recently with no income? I'm looking for a rewards card of some sort, but I'd really rather avoid those Capital One cards that look like they were designed for 14 year old girls. Won't ever be carrying a bala ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2017 - 12:45pm -

  9. How much Credit Card Debt?

    How much credit card debt does everyone have to their name? debt credit card ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 21 2014 - 6:27am -

  10. Credit Card Arbitrage

    Through responsible credit management, my credit score is ~750 and I got offers for credit cards with an 12 month intro 0% interest rate on the first $20,000 I borrow. What is the most riskless and profitable arb that you would do? I received multiple off ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 4 2015 - 2:00pm -

  11. 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 - 1 silver bananas - Jul 26 2010 - 5:26am -

  12. Gold vs. Platinum Card

    Just got a call from my credit card provider that they are increasing my credit limit from 5K to 25K. They also said that I can upgrade to either a gold or platinum card. Just wanted to get some feedback on whether I should accept the credit limit increas ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2011 - 4:28pm -

  13. In College. Credit card question.

    I'm a junior in college right now and got my credit card (Discover Card) a couple months ago. When I got my CC, my fico score was 690. I spent the summer in NY for a internship which didn't play me til the end of the month and had to use my cred ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 22 2014 - 2:27pm -

  14. London Credit Cards- Advice

    Afternoon monkeys, Incoming first year Analyst in London + long time lurker, first time poster. Currently looking for a credit card and would appreciate everybody's two cents on the matter to avoid future regrets. Provided the incoming slavery, I don ...

    7 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jun 15 2018 - 8:00pm -

  15. Comparing Cards

    So I read through the whole "which credit card do you use" thread and I've narrowed my search down to three cards. I'll be starting as an analyst in a few weeks and figured I should get my own card (one that isn't paid off by my p ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 29 2011 - 3:46pm -

  16. Multiple Credit Cards?

    I got my first credit card with a $2,000 limit a year ago. I pay the bill in full monthly. I heard you can build your credit even faster by using 2 CCs. Is this correct? Should I open another card and pay for half of my shit with that one? By that reasoni ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 28 2014 - 1:41pm -

  17. Now You Can Tip Your Favorite Barista with Plastic!

    So while I anxiously await our dear fiend Bernanke's speech, I stumbled across this which is absolutely awesome. It's amazing how simple many ingenious things are. It's called the dip jar and allows you to leave a tip with your credit or de ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 31 2012 - 11:25am -

  18. Credit Card Q

    I am just starting to build credit with my first credit card and have two questions. I know that I am only suppose to use about %20 or less of my credit limit, however to build the MOST credit, should I be making A) total payments B) minimum payments or C ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 5 2011 - 3:02am -

  19. Zero Credit

    I've never owned a credit card, and will be starting FT next summer. Given that I have zero credit (never thought to use a credit card), what are peoples' thoughts on the best card to get right now, and the best way to maneuver into a better car ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 21 2010 - 4:20am -

  20. Why should I get a credit card?

    Never really felt the need to, use my debit card always. have a company Amex for business expenses but apart from that why should I get one? credit card ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 11 2010 - 7:20am -

  21. BB Employee Credit/Debit Cards?

    So, when Colbert found the GS partner's debit card, I was surprised as I didn't think banks without retail operations issued those (GS/MS... UBS / CS /Barcap in the states). Do any of you fellow analyst monkeys roll with Morgan Stanley / Goldman ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 14 2011 - 7:26pm -

  22. CCards for Intl

    International students, what credit cards do you have? I applied for Citi Forward but they rejected my application because I don't have a permanent residency in the US-- I said I am not a US citizen or Permanent Resident because, well, I'm not. ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 5 2010 - 6:46am -

  23. MBB Credit Card & Alt Travel

    I have just accepted an offer from an MBB firm. I understand there are forums out there on the topic of credit cards already, but I wanted to see if there were any new tips out there for a new consultant expecting to travel? Also, is alt travel considered ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 7 2016 - 8:00am -

  24. Corporate AmEx

    For analysts given a Corporate AmEx for their daily dinner allowances, cabs, weekend work expenses, business trip expenses, etc., do we get to keep the points for the reward program? Am looking to get a rewards credit card and want to know if I should go ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 6 2013 - 2:38pm -

  25. Goldman Sachs Dives Into Retail Banking: Credit card partnership with Apple will be a new source of revenue growth

    Amid declining Iphone and trading sales, a credit card partnership between Goldman and Apple will serve as a mutual source of revenue: Apple Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. are preparing to launch a new joint credit card, a move that would deepen the te ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - May 10 2018 - 10:17pm -

  26. American Express Converts to Bank

    American Express has won the Fed's approval to convert into a commercial bank. America's largest credit card company will be allowed to waive the normal 30 day waiting period on its application so that it can have immediate access to the Fed ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Nov 10 2008 - 8:35pm -