Saturday, July 2, 2022

Remedial Reminder: Put Your Rewards Account Number in Your Credit App

Here's a post that will yield more people telling me how stupid I am. I am writing it because I want others to learn from my careless ways. Months...

Aeroplan Approved!

Is life finally going back to normal? I didn't call recon when I applied for the Aeroplan 100k card (see Recon Calls, A Thing of the Past?). Days later, I was approved. Now I...

Recon Calls, A Thing of the Past?

Due to Covid, I stopped applying for credit cards. Thanks to Covid, I found myself under 5 new accounts in 24 months. To stay there, I only applied for business cards. I broke from...

Brex Account Closure: Where to Transfer My Miles

Do you recall opening a Brex account (see Brex: The 110K Application, The Approval, But Only Conditionally, Brex 80k Posted! What About Payroll?, & Brex 110k Finally Complete)? I did it for the points and never used...

Another Amex Business Platinum: Worth It?

Who knows what's going on with Amex? Despite the scandal of someone approving many targeted offers with high sign-up bonuses which were eventually shut down, the Amex points keep rolling in. Last year, I...

Keep vs. Cancel: Amex Business Bonvoy

One of the only good things from Covid was the generosity of the banks. That is over. I called to see if there was a retention offer for my Amex Business Bonvoy. Since the...

Butler Hospitality Sent Me an Amazon Gift Card!

Have You Ever Not Complained? is a post that still gets hits. And the answer is no. When a hotel/airline offers a service and doesn't follow through, I follow up until the situation is...

Chase Honors My Sapphire Referral Bonus

I referred Ms. TPOL for a Chase Sapphire. I waited months and never received the 20k referral bonus. I sent a message through the Secure Message Center and instead of receiving the usual, "Please...

Due/Do Today: Marriott Titanium Elite Selection

It's that time of year again. The time when I question why I still try to qualify for Marriott and how I will do so this year. It's also the time I hope that...

Happy Festivus! Airing of Points Grievances 2021

After being canceled last year due to Covid (see Cancelled! Festivus 2020), Festivus is back. First, take a trip down memory lane of past celebrations (see 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, & 2019). Here are my complaints from 2021: Chase’s Fraud Dept...
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