Editor’s Note: I’m leaving for my trip to Kauai this Friday so I thought it would be the perfect time for this post. Aloha! And yes, that is our hotel in the picture below and that is a lazy river!
Some people probably think I’m crazy for holding 22 credit cards in my wallet but I have a good reason for doing so. Ok, I don’t really have them all in my wallet, I keep them in a little box in my drawer but you get the point. The reason that I love signing up for credit cards though is because of the amazing tax-free sign up bonuses.
Even though I’ve signed up for that many cards, I’m still at a 750+ credit score and I’ve never been denied for a card. So don’t believe it when you hear people say that signing up for credit cards is bad for you. These people don’t know what they’re talking about and as long as you keep things in moderation you’ll be just fine.
I’ve already talked about my first app-o-rama and recently I decided to put some of the points from that sign up spree to use. Even though I’m trying to save up as many points as possible for our honeymoon next summer(2014), when I saw this recent deal pop up I had to pull the trigger. At last count, I had over 600,000 points spread across Amex MR, Chase UR, Citi ThankYou, Barclays, Hyatt, American Airlines, United, US Airways and Delta so there are still plenty of points left for our honeymoon. Read the full story »