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Cardless Launches Two Qatar Airways Co-Branded Credit Cards

The FinTech startup Cardless is partnering with Qatar Airways to offer two new co-branded cards to the American market. About the cards: Recently, Cardless introduced its two latest rewards credit cards: The Qatar Airways Privilege Club Signature Card and the Qatar Airways Privilege Club Infinite Card. Starting with the Signature card, it earns 4x Avios on Qatar Airways purchases plus 2x Avios on dining purchases, and 1x Avios on all...
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Citi Rebrands Premier Card as Citi Strata Premier Card

Citi has announced a new name and some (slight) changes to its Citi Premier card. About the Citi Strata Premier: Following weeks of rumors, Citi has officially announced the rebranding of its Citi Premier Card to the Citi Strata Premier Card. According to Citi, this new name is meant to evoke a sense of ambition and adventure. While the perks and rewards of the Strata Premier will largely resemble its...
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Bilt Rewards Adds Hilton Honors as Latest Transfer Partner

Bilt Rewards has added yet another travel transfer partner to its program. About the partnership: Today, Bilt Rewards announced a new partnership with Hilton. As a result, Bilt members and Bilt Mastercard customers can now transfer Bilt Points to Hilton Honors at a rate of 1:1. Additionally, through June 8th, 2024, members who transfer at least 1,000 Bilt Points to Hilton can earn 1,000 bonus Hilton Honors points. However, note...
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PNC Introduces New Cash Unlimited Visa Card with 2% Back

PNC Bank has revealed its latest rewards credit card. About the card: This week, PNC unveiled the PNC Cash Unlimited Visa Signature credit card. With the new offering, cardholders can earn unlimited 2% cashback on all purchases. Accrued cashback can then be redeemed for direct deposits into PNC accounts, statement credits, gift cards, and more. The card also carries no annual fee and will not charge any foreign transaction fees....
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Bilt Announces Home Collection Deal for May 2024 Rent Day

For May's Rent Day, Bilt is offering a deal that will allow members to decrease their rent bill while also adding to their home decor. About the Home Collection offer: Bilt has crafted a unique Rent Day offer for May 2024. Through the 1st, when Bilt members redeem their points toward rent payments, they'll receive the same number of points to be used toward Bilt Home Collection items. To take...
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Delta, Amex Launch Another Round of Airline-Metal Credit Cards

Delta and American Express are bringing back their popular and unique cards made from actual airplane metal. About the cards: Today, a new limited edition credit card design was unveiled for the Delta SkyMiles Reserve and Reserve Business American Express Cards. These special cards are made from metal used on a retired Boeing 747 aircraft that were in Delta's fleet. Specifically, each card is made using 33% metal from the planes....
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Bilt Announces Partnership with Blade Helicopter Service

Bilt is bringing more perks to its most loyal customers thanks to a new partnership. About the partnership: This week, Bilt Rewards revealed a collaboration with Blade. As part of this partnership, not only will Bilt members earn bonus rewards on Blade bookings but elite members will also enjoy special benefits from the helicopter taxi service. Now, Bilt Platinum elite customers will receive one complimentary Blade flight per year. This...
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CLEAR and Amex Renew Partnership for Credit Card Perks

A popular credit perk will apparently be sticking around as CLEAR and American Express have renewed their partnership. About the deal: This week, CLEAR announced that its relationship with American Express had been extended. However, the terms and length of the deal were not disclosed in a press release. As a result of this established partnership, cardholders with select Amex cards can enjoy a complimentary membership to CLEAR. Specifically, eligible...
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2024 SoFi Checking and Savings Review

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Brim Financial Raises $85 Million as It Eyes Global Expansion

Toronto-based FinTech infrastructure startup Brim Financial has announced a new funding round. About the round: Brim has revealed an $85 million round. The Series C was led by EDC Investments while new investor Vistara Growth and returning investors White Owl Group, Epic Ventures, and Zions Bank also participated. To date, the company has now raised $110 million including a Series B in 2021. According to Brim, the latest funding will...
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Chase Reveals Q2 2024 Freedom 5%(+) Bonus Categories

Chase has announced its bonus category picks for the second quarter of 2024 — including some interesting twists. About the categories: As April approaches, Chase has revealed what categories Freedom and Freedom Flex cardholders can earn bonuses on. From April 1st through June 30th, customers can earn 5% (or more) in three categories: Amazon.com, Hotels, and Restaurants. Similar to how Chase embraced a "New Year, New Me" theme last quarter,...
Rent Day

Bilt Announces Home Collection Deal for May 2024 Rent Day

For May's Rent Day, Bilt is offering a deal that will allow members to decrease their rent bill while also adding to their home decor. About the Home Collection offer: Bilt has crafted a unique Rent Day offer for May 2024. Through the 1st, when Bilt members redeem their points toward rent payments, they'll receive the same number of points to be used toward Bilt Home Collection items. To take...