A few months ago, I wrote about our churning credit cards in 2013. We are still at it full force, folks. I wanted to take a few minutes to explain what we are up to and why. (If you read these amazing deets and decide you want the same sweet-ass deal for yourself, please feel free to show some blogger love and sign-up using my affiliate link, which will throw a little coin our way!)
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I got Starwood Preferred American Express card in January of this year. In order to earn 25,000 SPG points toward hotel stays at any Starwood property, I had to spend $5,000 on the card within 6 months. This was easy. All I had to do was put our groceries, gas, and miscellaneous spending on the card and pay it off a few times a month. I also put our vacation spending on the card and was able to hit the $5,000 spending requirement by the beginning of May. Boom.
Now we are doing the exact same card under Greg’s name. Of course, I am an authorized user on the account so that we can put every penny of our spending toward the SPG points. According to my spending projections, we should be able to spend $5,000 by the end of October and Greg will have earned the 25,000 SPG points. [Read more...]