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Top Credit Cards For Active Duty Military

Want a step-by-step guide to earning travel rewards in the military? Subscribe to the get the download. Active duty military can have the top rewards credit cards in every category without worrying about annual fees. This is because Chase, American Express, and Capital One waive annual fees for active-duty military as part of the Servicemembers …

Travel Rewards Credit Cards FAQs

Travel rewards and credit cards are a wonderful way to save money on travel and earn incredible cashback. However, not all rewards credit cards and loyalty programs are created equal. There are so many different perks, ways to redeem rewards, and credit card options that deciding which ones are right for you can be a …

154R | Inception

Tim and Amy from GoWithLess join Brad and Jonathan to discuss their unique travel strategy. Plus, tips on how to design your dream life. Build Your Dream Life Rethinking your current life and finding ways to create your dream life is an admirable goal. As you go through the different stages of your life, a …

Military Can Get the Chase Sapphire Reserve For Free

Active duty military can now get the most popular Chase personal travel rewards card, the Chase Sapphire Reserve for free! While the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) prompted a couple of credit card companies to waive annual fees and cap interest rates under certain conditions for their cards, most credit card companies did not provide …

Why You Definitely Want The Southwest Companion Pass

The Southwest Companion Pass is one of the most valuable airline benefits available. And you can earn it before even stepping foot inside one of Southwest’s planes. Southwest is expanding rapidly and recently launched service to Hawaii and Cozumel, Mexico. Here’s what the Southwest Companion Pass is, why it is so valuable, and how you …

How Many Credit Cards Should I Have?

There are so many amazing credit card offers that it is easy to go overboard and apply for them all. But before you jump into the deep end of travel rewards, you need to ask yourself how many cards you should have. How Do Credit Cards Affect Your Credit Score? As great as some card …

The Global Entry Program: Everything You Need To Know

It seems like every time I go to the airport, at least one person in the security line claims “it never used to be like this.” “This,” of course, refers to lengthy wait we experience before reaching the front of the line. And, once there, we find ourselves greeted by metal detectors and a handful …

The Best Credit Card To Book Flights: Maximize Your Travel Rewards

When booking a flight, most people reach for their airline’s co-branded credit card to pay for the purchase. But is that really the right move? Are you giving up more benefits than you’re getting by using an airline’s credit card? Benefits Of Using An Airline Credit Card There are distinct advantages to purchasing your flight …

Clear Airport Security Review: Skip The Security Lines

Although a few months may have passed, I still remember the long, snaking TSA PreCheck lines at Seattle’s airport at the beginning of 2019. The regular TSA security lines were even worse. The cause of these ire-inducing delays? The Federal Government shutdown. There were only a handful of TSA agents who showed up to work, …

Ink Business Preferred Credit Card Review: Best Credit Card For Side Hustles

One of the most frequently recommended travel rewards cards in the ChooseFI travel course is the Ink Business Preferred Credit Card. We love this card because it has an amazing sign-up bonus, category bonuses to earn even more points, and it earns the highly flexible Ultimate Rewards Points from Chase. Best of all, because it’s …

Top Cash Back Credit Cards Of 2021

In the Choose FI community, we talk a lot about the benefits of travel rewards cards and how they can help you travel for almost nothing. While travel rewards cards are an incredible tool, they don’t matter too much to folks who don’t travel. That’s why cash back credit cards are just as important. They …

Citi Double Cash Card Review: Earn Double Cash Back

There’s only one thing better than earning cash back on purchases, and that’s earning DOUBLE cash back! There’s really only one credit card that can offer that deal, and that’s the Citi Double Cash Card. Here’s a short summary of everything the Citi Double Cash Card has to offer: 1% cash back on purchases and …