How Rewards Credit Cards (Personal & Business) Are Worth Every Penny

 

For young people, the thought of getting a credit card, can be daunting especially if they read and understand the financing, APR% (annual percentage rate), and cashback penalties. BUT as long as you follow some basic rules, you can easily rack up miles for hotels, airlines, retail shopping and many more.  Below I will share a few different types for examples.

 

Southwest Rapid Rewards Card

This card is a pretty rounded one when it comes to benefits, APR%, and obviously travel. Some of the benefits are listed below.

 

Earn 2 Points per $1 

By spending on Southwest purchases made directly with the airline.  Typically, when I fly for business or travel I use one of my airline cards as they give back twice the amount of Miles I would’ve received anyway.  Why not take advantage of that?

 

Earn 1 Point per $1

By spending on literally everything else.  Every now and then you’ll receive a notice when they give you windows of time of double points.

 

APR % Yearly Membership

One of the cool features about this card is that the APR% is fairly low compared to others at 17.49% – 24.49% dependent upon your credit score.

Southwest has been a  pretty good partner with Alpine Point Media for a while and we definitely give them 5 stars.

If this one interests you, you can click HERE for a free promo offer.

 

DISCOVER it Rewards Card

The DISCOVER it Card is perfect for those who do more of their spending on items like grocery shopping, automotive issues, retail shopping, and other necessities.  A few rewards are listed below.

 

Cashback Match (1st Year)

They’ll automatically match all the cash back you’ve earned at the end of your first year. There’s no signing up. And no limit to how much they will match during that time period.  They also send you a notification when a new type of reward pops up and it only takes ONE button to confirm, it is so easy.

Earn 5% Cash Back (Continuous) 

This is different than the 1st year match, as this is a continuous type of earning potential. Earn 5% cash back on everyday purchases at different places each quarter like grocery stores, restaurants, gas stations, select rideshares and online shopping, up to the quarterly maximum when you activate. Plus, earn unlimited 1% cash back on all other purchases – automatically.

 

Low Intro APR%

Get a 0% intro APR for 14 months on purchases. Then 13.49% to 24.49% Standard Variable Purchase APR applies.

This is an even lower starting APR% and can literally rack up money to either take out as cash, or apply to any debt you may have incurred while spending.  Definitely a good one for a family type scenario! 

If this one interests you, you can click HERE for a free promo offer.

 

Chase Sapphire Rewards Program

 

2x Points on Travel Worldwide

Anything from airfare and hotels to taxis and trains. This card is a mega-maker.

 

2x Points on Dining at Restaurants Worldwide & Points are Worth 25% MORE

That’s right, 25% more points when you redeem for travel through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 60,000 points are worth $750 toward travel. And that sounds pretty sweet.

 

New Offer! Complimentary DASHPASS Subscription From DoorDash

Get unlimited deliveries with a $0 delivery fee and reduced service fees from thousands of restaurants for a minimum of one year on qualifying food purchases with DashPass, DoorDash’s subscription service. In order to get this promo offer, you’ll need to activate it before the end of this year..

 

New Offer! 5x Points on Lyft Rides

This one can be applied through March of next year!

 

Annual Fee

Of course with great benefits comes with an annual fee, however it is only $95 per year, and the rewards completely make up for that!  

 

If this one interests you, you can click HERE for a free promo offer.

 

In closing, each of these cards is worth it on some level to one of you.  Whether you’re a stay at home mom and like to maintain a shopping list, a worldwide business traveler, or kid fresh out of high school one of these cards can apply to you. If you have any questions or would like to discuss, shoot me a message at ian@alpinepointmedia.com for a very quick, free consultation.

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