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For a limited time, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is running an intro bonus of 80,000 points. Here are 5 ways to redeem them for up to $1,600 in value

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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For a limited time, the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card is offering a welcome bonus of 80,000 points after new cardholders spend $4,000 in the first three months.
There are several ways to use that bonus to get $1,000 or more in value, even if you're not traveling.
You could use Chase Pay Yourself Back to get up to $1,000 off groceries, dining, and more. 80,000 Ultimate Rewards points are also worth $1,000 toward travel when you book directly through Chase.
Don't forget Chase's transfer partners, either - you could book award stays through Hyatt or Marriott Bonvoy, or...
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If you have a Capital One card, you can now use your rewards to make purchases through PayPal

If you have a Capital One card, you can now use your rewards to make purchases through PayPal

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Capital One just added the option for cardholders to use their rewards with PayPal.
If you have a Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card, you can get started by linking an eligible card with your PayPal wallet, and then you'll have the option to use your credit card rewards when you select PayPal as a payment method.
For cash-back cardholders, $1 in cash rewards will get you $1 in redemption value.
Those with miles-earning cards like the Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card will need 125 miles for $1 in redemption value.
See Business Insider's list of the...
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The pandemic made me realize it was time to quit my job. My credit card points provided the cushion I needed to make that happen

The pandemic made me realize it was time to quit my job. My credit card points provided the cushion I needed to make that happen

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Instead of holding on to my credit card points to travel in the future, I used nearly all of my balance to do something else entirely: quit my job.
I was lucky to have great health insurance through my wife and money in my savings account, but I was able to redeem points to avoid dipping into my emergency fund.
Chase's Pay Yourself Back was especially crucial. Since food was my biggest expense, I used this feature to cover my grocery shopping and take-out orders.
I'm now settling into a new freelance routine, and even though I'm making much less money than before...
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