Thursday, November 15, 2018

Barclay Business Aviator: Like JetBlue, The Process Drags On

I have to hand it to Barclays. They are thorough when it comes to processing credit card applications. It's a lot tougher than the glory days of applying for 4 Alaska cards at once...

15k Bonus to Upgrade to SPG Amex Luxury: No Thanks

I often read about targeted offers and then check my inbox and litter box to see if I've been targeted. Most of the time I am not. When the new SPG Amex Luxury card...

Had It With Ink! Using Amex Blue Business Plus Instead

I have already written about my issues with Chase Ink (see Why Do Pending Transactions Only Disappear from Chase Ink? and see Why Do Chase Ink Points Take Longer to Post?). I'm finally back from my...

Chase Business Preferred: 100k Finally, Finally, Finally!

36-24-36? Only if she's 5/24. That joke makes no sense but who cares? Today is a day of celebration. I finally received the remaining 50k of the 100k Chase Business Preferred offer. The story...

Keep Vs. Cancel: Mercedes Amex Platinum (Year 2)

Another year gone by, another annual fee due. Once again, the Mercedes Amex Platinum is on the chopping block. Last year, I went through a thorough analysis of whether I should keep or cancel...

Why Do Chase Ink Points Take Longer to Post?

Last week I asked why pending transactions only disappear from Ink? That question has baffled me for years, much like how do we know if anyone will ever pick up when we are on...

JetBlue Business Approved! Yes, Alexander Bachuwa Owns Bachuwa Law

This was the hardest I had to work for a credit card approval since my Wells Fargo Propel card (see Wells Fargo Card: The Most Resilient Reconsideration Call(s) Ever). At first, I was rejected because...

Why Do Pending Transactions Only Disappear from Chase Ink?

I use my Chase Ink for utilities and for AdWords. 5x for the former and 3x for the latter make it the best card to use for such purchases. Having said that, I do...

Still Working JetBlue Business Card Approval

I've been missing for 11 days. That's a long time to go without blogging. Between the Puerto Rico move and work in NYC, I've neglected my main source of income. Jokes aside, this post...

Surprise Reason for JetBlue Business Card Rejection

JetBlue's Business card comes with a sign-up bonus of 40k. I have the personal card but wanted the business one to top up my TrueBlue points which are now invaluable given my move to...
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