The 6 Best Value Rewards Cards, Big Rewards at a Low Price

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Feb 22 2020

Customers who pocket big bonuses, use their rewards, and spend most heavily in the fastest earning spending categories — all while paying off their card in full each month — may not wind up being a profitable customer for a bank. That’s especially true with the richest rewards cards, however those also come with the heftiest annual fees.

Not everyone is willing to apply for a $450 or $550 annual fee credit card. So here are some of the best value cards with annual fees less than $100 that deliver the strongest benefits and rewards.

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8 New Controversial Claims By Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary

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Feb 22 2020

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary believes a lot of controversial things and says them. I’ve often been skeptical that he even believes what he says – whenever he’s been out of the news for awhile he’ll talk about making customers of the European low cost carrier pay to use the lavatory, which I guess he believes entrenches the belief in customers’ minds that his airline is cheap.

However in a new interview he made made several claims only a couple of which are clearly self-serving.

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Airport Security Director Fired After Falling For A Scammer’s Trick, Buying Him Gift Cards

Feb 22 2020

Milwaukee airport’s security manager has been fired after falling for a scam, buying gift cards and sending them to someone in Saudi Arabia posing as her boss.

She’s the security director and she’s not careful dealing with online scammers. That’s not a good look, and she was let go for “substandard or careless job performance.” However what she ran into is very common and part of a multi-billion dollar scam that I’ve run into many times over the past three years.

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Fare Alert: Business Class Roundtrip To Russia From $1622

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Feb 21 2020

There’s currently business class tickets between New York and Russia – either Moscow or St. Petersburg – from just $1622 roundtrip with the transatlantic portion of the journey on oneworld member Finnair. That’s an amazing fare, and it’s available exactly when you’d want to make the trip whether you want the best weather or to steal an election.

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IHG Card’s Best-Ever 140,000 Point Offer

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Feb 21 2020

Last year Chase had an initial offer of 125,000 points with an IHG credit card. That was really impressive — the standard offer used to be 60,000 and we’d get excited when it bumped up to 80,000. Now Chase has trumped even that offer.

How can you not jump at a 140,000 point initial bonus offer?

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Marriott Extending Status, Waiving Cancel Fees and Points Expiration For Chinese Members

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Feb 21 2020

Following a similar move already announced by Hyatt, Marriott is extending elite status by a year for residents of China and its Special Administrative Regions (as well as Taiwan so as not to get in trouble by differentiating it) due to the coronavirus outbreak and concomitant drop in travel to and from the region. This is based on account address date as of February 1, 2020.

Marriott is also extending Suite Night Awards and Free Night awards for these customers won’t expire points in these members’ accounts until February 2021.

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