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About Cards and Points

Cards and Points is a news site covering credit cards, loyalty programs, and rewards. We seek to be the best source of information available for consumers looking to make the most out of their wallets, whether their objective is a better financial position or an elevated level of travel. We publish original reporting and source our information directly from primary sources and our own experiences.

Cards and Points focuses on credit cards from major banks like Citi, Chase, Bank of America, and Capital One and loyalty programs from global brands like United Airlines, Delta, Air France-KLM, British Airways, Marriott, Hyatt, Hilton and Intercontinental Hotels Group.

The executive editor of Cards and Points is Aaron Hurd. Aaron Hurd is an entrepreneur, executive, and freelance journalist. His writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, TIME, Rolling Stone, NerdWallet, Forbes, Robb Report, The Points Guy, Bankrate, and many other outlets. Aaron runs Gentoo Studios, LLC, the media company that publishes Cards and Points. Prior to founding Gentoo Studios, Aaron helped lead and grow a boutique consultancy, founded a technology startup, led teams as an executive for a large strategy consultancy, and worked as an engineer for a major firm. Aaron currently sits on the board of a major health insurance provider in the State of Minnesota. Aaron has an MBA from the University of Michigan and a degree in Computer Engineering from Iowa State University.