Finally, I have Arrived… Latest App-o-Rama

It’s been quite a while since I did a credit card app-o-rama. I have been working on cleaning up my credit report in anticipation of refinancing my mortgage (learning all about “credit bumpage” in the process – more to follow on that in a later...
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Virgin Atlantic 50-65k Offer is Back

Thanks to FlyerTalk, the Bank of America Virgin Atlantic 50-65k sign up offer is back. This is one of those offers that comes and goes periodically, and the sign up offer this time is pretty much the same as it was last time: 20,000 points...
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Pushing it too far? We’ll see

Well not a great Sunday morning here. Not only were Liverpool robbed due to some highly one-side refereeing, but I also was 0/6 on approvals on my app-o-rama. Fortunately I can appeal all of these denials unlike the football (or soccer as it is oddly...
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Virgin Atlantic 65k (50k easily) offer is back

Thanks to TheNoobTraveller on FlyerTalk for posting a new link for the Bank of America Virgin Atlantic 65k/50k offer: Application Link This offer has been coming and going over the past couple of years, and by all accounts is quite churnable. I am on my...
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How the “app-o-rama” went

I blogged last week about my most recent “app-o-rama”, where I was aiming for a total of 460,000 of new miles and points. Well after all the dust settled, I scored 410,100 out of the possible haul. Here are the lessons learned: 1. Only able...
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My latest credit card “App-o-rama”

The concept of an “App-o-rama” – applying for many credit cards on a single day – has been around for many years now. I think it’s origins come from the pre-financial crisis days of being able to open multiple credit cards with $20k+ credit lines...
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