Good morning everyone, I hope you had a great weekend. Last night on CBS 60 Minutes, there was a 2 part interview with JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon. He talked about the economy, executive compensation (he made $31 million last year) and the recent recession. He is the only CEO of a major bank that survived the Great Recession (he has been the CEO since 2006). There was a lot of great info in this interview. Unfortunately, there was no information about Chase credit cards.
Good morning everyone, happy Friday. Every few days, I like to log into my banking apps to check my recent activity. When I looked at my Chase Offers on my Chase Ink Plus Business Credit Card, I saw a lot of great new Chase Offers. Chase Offers have been around for a few months on personal credit cards, but were slow to roll out to business credit cards. Let me show you what great Chase Offers showed up on my Chase Ink Plus Business Credit Card. To get started, sign into the Chase app, go to your business credit card, and then scroll to the bottom where the Chase Offers are located. Then click the See All Offers link to view all your Chase Offers.
Good morning everyone, I hope you had a great weekend. First off, the title is not a typo, I have started using my Citi Thank You Points instead of my Chase Ultimate Rewards Points to book a few recent flights. Secondly, the title is true for me now, but could change down the road. And lastly, you are totally right to disagree with me and prefer using your Chase Ultimate Rewards Points. But, let me share my perspective and reasoning with you so that you can see where I am coming from.
Long story short, I am planning an upcoming trip to Africa and will visit a few countries near South Africa. After checking schedules and prices, I decided to book a South African Airways flight from Livingstone, Zambia (near Victoria Falls) to Johannesburg, South Africa. Now the question was, should I book it directly with my credit card, or should I use my Citi Thank You Points or Chase Ultimate Rewards Points to pay for the flight?
Good afternoon everyone. After our short Alaska Airlines flight from Santa Rosa / Sonoma County to San Diego, we took an Uber to the Courtyard San Diego Downtown Hotel. I picked this hotel because the “hotel is in the former San Diego Trust and Savings Bank building, and the old vault has been converted into a one-of-a-kind meeting space that your colleagues will be talking about for years to come.” I love staying in old, historic, charming hotels, like my Amazing Stay at DoubleTree Arctic Club Hotel in Seattle (Historic Building Built in 1917).
This hotel costs 35,000 Marriott Bonvoy Points per night, so I used my Free Night Certificate from the Chase Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card to book the first night and then I used 35,000 Marriott Bonvoy Points for the second night. Somehow, I received 5 free Suite Night Upgrades in my Marriott Bonvoy account (probably from combining my SPG & Marriott Rewards accounts and from having several Marriott credit cards with elite nights stacking). I decided to use my last 2 Suite Night Upgrades at this hotel because they were going to expire on December 31, 2019, and I don’t have any other Marriott stays booked or planned for the rest of the year. This turned out to be a great use of my Suite Night Upgrades…
Good morning everyone. Yesterday afternoon, I got my Chase business checking account statement and there was a big message on the front page of the statement. Beginning on November 19, 2019, if your Chase checking account is compromised, Chase will provide a replacement checking account number. This avoids the hassle of closing your existing account and opening a new account. Personally, that still sounds like a huge hassle if you have your direct deposit, bill pay, and other financial accounts linked to your old (compromised) account. One positive is that your linked debit card will continue working with the new account. Hopefully you are never in this situation, but at least your debit card will continue working, so you have access to your money.