Airline Miles Credit Cards

US Mint closes a long-standing credit card loophole Written by Geoff Williams August 1, 2011 I'm outraged. I'm peeved at the sneaky consumers who have made life a little more difficult for the intrepid coin collector, a title I once held as a kid when I had more of a disposable income. (Now, I just foolishly throw away my money on stupid things like mortgage and food.) But I also am upset, [...] Posted in: Travel Credit Cards Airline Miles Credit Cards
Credit card competition heats up for frequent world travelers Written by
January 28, 2011
In 2010, credit card companies battled for affluent customers with enhanced reward programs. In 2011, the battle for the most profitable credit card accounts will take place on the concourses of the world's airports. As banks rethink their approach to merchant service charges, the pressure's on to find customers who will make up in repeat [...] Posted in: Airline Miles Credit Cards
Airline Credit Cards Become Increasingly Restrictive Written by
July 29, 2009
If you've flown recently, you've probably run into some sales associates hawking airline reward credit cards. Air miles cards might seem like a good value, especially if you'd like to use some reward miles to cover the cost of an upcoming trip. However, I can think of at least four strong reasons why you should [...] Posted in: Airline Miles Credit Cards
Unique Service Helps Reduce Credit Card Debt Written by Mike Killian January 23, 2009 Editor's Note: This article is part of a popular Q & A format series in which we interview experts and industry professionals that have made significant contributions to the credit card industry.Scott Crawford is the CEO of DebtGoal.com. From the beginning of his career in economics, he watched Americans' savings go down and debt-load go [...] Posted in: Airline Miles Credit Cards Credit Card Debt / Settlement
Blogging to Teach Consumers About Credit Card Utilization Written by Mike Killian December 5, 2008 Editor's Note: This article is part of a popular Q & A format series in which we interview experts and industry professionals that have made significant contributions to the credit card industry.One of the most interesting aspects of an interviewer's job is that every subject has something to teach. As an interviewer and consumer, I [...] Posted in: Airline Miles Credit Cards Credit Card Education
Credit Cards, Frequent Flyer Miles, and "Priceless" Gifts Written by
May 18, 2007
  More and more of us are accumulating frequent flyer miles – not because we’re flying all over the place, but because we get them as built-in perks when we use our credit cards. Of course, there are plenty of people who actually are frequent flyers, who rack up their piles of miles thanks to all [...] Posted in: Airline Miles Credit Cards
Celebrate Freedom by Donating Credit Card Frequent Flyer Miles to our Service Men and Women Written by Mike Killian September 13, 2006 Operation Hero Miles was created by Congressman Ruppersberger(D-MD) in October, 2003. The program allows troops stationed in Iraq or Afghanistan to fly home on leave for free. It also gives family members of wounded servicemen and women free plane tickets to visit their loved ones recovering at military hospitals across the country. If you ever [...] Posted in: Airline Miles Credit Cards
Consumer Tips on Redeeming Credit Card Frequent Flyer Miles Written by Mike Killian June 15, 2006 In a Knight Ridder newspaper article entitled Strapped Airlines Making It Tougher To Redeem Miles, the assertion is made that frequent flyer miles have become a form of currency that can be used to purchase many types of everyday products and services, including cameras, hotel stays, and meals. On the flip side, the article also [...] Posted in: Airline Miles Credit Cards
U.S. Airways and Juniper Bank Offer 50 cent Flights to Lure Credit Card Applicants Written by CardRatings.com January 16, 2006 Editor's Note: Thank you for your interest, this offer is expired and is no longer available. How does a trip to warm and sunny Cancun sound this time of year? What if your airfare to Cancun cost less than $1.00? For a limited time, U.S. Airways® and Juniper Bank are offering 50¢ airfares to various [...] Posted in: Airline Miles Credit Cards
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