Good morning everyone, I have another short post to share this morning. When I woke up, I had received this email from US Bank. I received a $10 statement credit on one of my US Bank credit cards that I was not expecting. I logged into my US Bank online account to check to see what the statement credit was related to. Long story short, the statement credit is because of a US Bank promotion that I wrote about at the end of May: Earn a $10 Statement Credit for using US Bank Credit Card with ApplePay (May 23 – June 30).
Good morning everyone. Yesterday, I received a letter from Wells Fargo about upcoming changes to the Wells Fargo Go Far Rewards Program, effective October 7. The letter was dated on September 11, so Wells Fargo gave us less than a month notice about the upcoming changes. The changes do not appear too drastic, but I am not a heavy Wells Fargo Go Far Rewards customer, so these changes do not affect me. Here is the full letter with a few important parts in red, underlined (Taylor Swift reference: “I’ve got a list of names and yours is in red, underlined / I check it once, then I check it twice, oh!”).
Good afternoon everyone. I am visiting my parents this weekend in Orange County, so I decided to do a miles and points meetup on Saturday afternoon. If you are free this Saturday, I would love to meet you and talk travel, miles and points, MS, and blogging.
- Where: 2895 Park Ave, Tustin, CA 92782 (Google Maps)
- When: Saturday, September 23 @ 12-2PM
There is no need to RSVP to the OC Meetup, just show up at 12pm and be ready to talk talk travel. I will do a reminder post later this week. I hope to see some of you there!
Good morning everyone, I hope you all had a great weekend. A few days ago, Chase announced the Chase Freedom Q4 merchants (Walmart and department stores) and you can now activate those bonus categories for your Chase Freedom Credit Card. Unfortunately, those bonus categories do not excite me (there are no Walmart stores close to San Francisco), so I was considering a product change from my Chase Freedom Credit Card to the Chase Sapphire Reserve Credit Card. In fact, last December, I wrote Should I Convert my Chase Freedom to a Chase Sapphire Reserve Credit Card? I have applied for the Chase Sapphire Reserve Credit Card in the past, but I was declined based on the 5/24 rule, but I still really wanted the credit card, despite not being able to get the sign up bonus. In this post, I will explain my reasoning for the product change and show how quickly the product change is processed by Chase.
Good morning everyone, happy Saturday. I hope your weekend is going well so far. I have a short post today about my US Bank Club Carlson Business Credit Card and the small retention offer I received. My $60 annual fee posted on July 6 and I decided to call US Bank to see if they would be able to waive the annual fee or issue me a statement credit to offset the annual fee. Both of those requests were rejected, but then I asked if there were any retention offers available for bonus Club Carlson Points. Yes, she said, but she could only offer me 2,500 bonus Club Carlson Points. I accepted her retention offer and thanked her for her help.