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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Last app-o-rama of 2012 – a small haul

I wrapped up the year with one final app-o-rama for a very limited number of credit cards. I was just over 18 months from my last set of Citibank American Airlines cards and so wanted to try and get another two using the various 50k...
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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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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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