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BankAmeriDeals: Earn 5%+ bonus cash rewards with card-linked Bank of America offers

Card-linked offers can be a great way to get an extra cash back on things you buy anyway. Bank of… Read More »BankAmeriDeals: Earn 5%+ bonus cash rewards with card-linked Bank of America offers
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Citi Dividend categories Q3 2024: Get 5% at gas stations

Update June 12, 2024: Citi has now published the third quarter bonus Citi Dividend categories: This quarter with the Citi… Read More »Citi Dividend categories Q3 2024: Get 5% at gas stations
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Delta rideshare credit: Get a cash credit for Uber, Lyft and other rideshare services

Amex and Delta offer ridesharing credits on the Platinum and Reserve variants of the Delta credit cards. You can get… Read More »Delta rideshare credit: Get a cash credit for Uber, Lyft and other rideshare services
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Foreign transaction fees: Everything you need to know

Many credit cards charge a foreign transaction fee of up to 3% on purchases you make outside your home country.… Read More »Foreign transaction fees: Everything you need to know
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Chase 5/24 rule: Everything you need to know

Everything you need to know about the Chase 5/24 rule.

Delta Air Lines credit cards: Higher annual fees, but more statement credits

Update February 1, 2024: Delta has updated the benefits and pricing of most of its credit cards. We’ve updated this… Read More »Delta Air Lines credit cards: Higher annual fees, but more statement credits
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MQD Boost and MQD Headstart: Get Medallion status with Delta credit cards

Delta credit cards offer two benefits that can help you earn Medallion status faster. MQD Headstart gives you Medallion Qualification… Read More »MQD Boost and MQD Headstart: Get Medallion status with Delta credit cards
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Delta free checked bag: Save $35 and get a first bag free when flying with Delta

If you hold most Delta Air Lines credit cards, you’ll get your first checked bag free on Delta flights. Even… Read More »Delta free checked bag: Save $35 and get a first bag free when flying with Delta

Best Delta credit card offers: Earn up to 110k miles with a new card bonus

You might consider getting a Delta credit card, for benefits like a first free checked bag or the new Delta… Read More »Best Delta credit card offers: Earn up to 110k miles with a new card bonus

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Aaron Hurd, Editor of CardsAndPoints.com.

I’m Aaron Hurd, one of the foremost experts in credit cards, travel rewards, and loyalty programs. You might have seen one of the hundreds of articles I’ve written for places The Wall Street Journal, Time, Forbes, Nerdwallet, The Points Guy, Bankrate, Rolling Stone, and countless other publications. Or you may have run into me or seen me speak at an event like the Chicago Seminars, New York Times Travel Show, Fincon or Frequent Traveler University. Regardless of how you came to this site or where you are on your credit journey, welcome. 🙂

I launched this site because I saw a need to provide better information about credit cards and travel rewards. My goal is to build the best resource on the internet for you, whether your objective is to build your credit, put more cash in your wallet, better use your credit card benefits, or take your family on vacation.

Our promise to you is simple: We keep you, the reader, at the top of our priority list. We show you how to use your credit card rewards and benefits in ways that are relevant to you. And we have a little fun doing it.


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  • Aaron Hurd

    Aaron Hurd is a credit card, travel rewards, and loyalty program expert. Over the past 15 years, he has authored over a thousand expert contributions published by leading outlets including WSJ, TIME, Newsweek, Forbes, NerdWallet, The Points Guy, Bankrate, CNET, and many others. He has also served in consulting roles for many of these same outlets, designing content strategy, hiring teams of teams of editors and contributors, developing thought-leadership pieces, and ghost-editing for senior editors. Aaron is well-known in the miles and points community and regularly presents about travel rewards at conferences like the Chicago Seminars and Minnebar. Aaron has enjoyed the game of optimizing credit card rewards since getting his first credit card shortly after he turned 18. He started learning about credit cards and travel rewards from the (now defunct) FatWallet Finance forums and FlyerTalk. He holds more than 40 open credit cards and has first-hand experience with almost every major credit card product.

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