Authors

Curtis Arnold
Curtis Arnold, Editor-in-Chief
Joe Taylor
Joe Taylor Jr., Reporter
Amber Stubbs
Amber Stubbs, Managing Editor

Cash Back

  • Iberiabank celebrates 125 years

    Iberiabank, a regional bank with locations in 12 states, is celebrating its 125th anniversary, the company announced. The company started in Louisiana in 1887, and has grown to 173 bank branch locations and offers four Visa credit cards. The bank has made its name in Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, Alabama and Florida as a locally focused institution, [...]

  • Citi ThankYou Preferred card offers 50K bonus points

    Editor's Note: Thank you for your interest, this offer expired and is no longer available. Citibank is swimming against the tide of increasing bank fees by upping the way members can earn and use rewards points on its Citi ThankYou Preferred Card. New ThankYou cardholders are eligible to earn 25,000 bonus ThankYou Points if they make $5,000 [...]

  • Discover Card offers 2012 Orange Bowl perks

    Editor's Note: Thank you for your interest, this offer expired and is no longer available. Discover Card customers will again have access to premium seating and members-only experiences at the Orange Bowl, company officials announced this week. In a statement to reporters, Discover spokesperson Jennifer Murillo outlined an online ticketing system that would offer Discover cardmembers [...]

  • RyVo pitches Bank of America's cash back rewards card

    Bank of America enlisted San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong to help launch a new promotion for its BankAmericard Cash Rewards card this month. RyVo turned up at a Bay Area Safeway, signing souvenirs and picking up the tab for a handful of lucky fans who also learned about the credit card's new cash [...]

  • Chase prevails, court says penalty interest rates OK

    Whether or not credit card interest rates can go up as a result of the Credit CARD Act of 2009 has been the source of much confusion. A new federal court ruling ends some of the debate, at least for now. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has dismissed a lawsuit (McCoy v. [...]

  • Capital One Cash offers cash back and a 50-percent anniversary reward bonus

    Capital One offers customers the chance to earn 50 percent more cash back than the typical rewards credit card with the launch of "Capital One® Cash Rewards - $100 Cash Back Bonus." In a statement to reporters, Capital One spokesman Mike Wassmer compared the innovation of the company's new cash back card to the successful launch [...]

  • Ink from Chase boosts rewards for small business expenses

    Chase credit cards for business carry some new reward options, according to company officials. In a statement to reporters, representatives from JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced updates to the company's Ink from Chase brand. The business credit cards enable company owners and purchasing agents to earn points or dollars on each transaction, at rates higher [...]

  • Cash back credit card offers at highest level since 2007

    Cash back rewards have crept into credit card offers with the highest frequency since 2007, according to analysts at Mintel Comperemedia. Nearly one in four credit card solicitations sent between January and April of 2011 contained some kind of cash back offer, even on airline credit cards and other accounts that don't normally offer cash [...]

  • Cash Back Credit Card Offer Closed to New Schwab Customers

    One winner of CardRatings.com's Best Cashback Credit Cards of 2009 award won't survive to defend its title. According to a report by New York Times blogger Ron Lieber, Charles Schwab has stopped accepting applications for its Schwab Bank Invest First Visa Credit Card. The card caught CardRatings.com editors' attention for its generous 2% rebate, deposited annually [...]

  • Chase Freedom Rewards New Cardholders with Bonus

    Chase Freedom credit card holders can enjoy cash back rewards that buck the industry trend of disappearing perks and rising fees. All purchases made on Chase Freedom cards qualify for a minimum cash rebate of 1 percent, regardless of spending patterns or previous program reward levels. Every three months seasonal promotions can qualify many common purchases for bonus [...]

  • Discover Card to Add $1 Million to Cardholder's Cash Back Reward

    Editors note: this offer is no longer available. One lucky Discover Card holder may earn a cash back reward that's about a million dollars bigger than usual. Discover launched a new sweepstakes that rewards its customers for making everyday purchases with their Discover credit cards. Every day, the company will select 75 winners to receive Discover [...]