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Activate Chase Freedom Q3 Categories

By on Jun 21, 2015 in Chase, Credit Cards, Promotions, Ultimate Rewards | 0 comments

  It’s that time of the quarter where you can activate the bonus categories for Q3 for the Chase Freedom card. This quarter the bonus is for gas stations and Kohl’s.  You can activate the bonus categories here anytime between now and 9/14/15 to be eligible for 5x bonus points.  The purchases must occur between 7/1/15 and 9/30/15 to be eligible.  The...

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Chase Freedom 2015 Quarter 1 Categories

By on Jan 1, 2015 in Chase, Credit Cards, Promotions, Ultimate Rewards | 0 comments

Every quarter the Chase Freedom card has category bonuses which offer 5x the points for shopping at certain places.  The 2015 calender is up on their website and the quarter 1 bonuses are as follows: Movie Theathers Starbucks Grocery Stores For the grocery stores you can find a listing of the eligible merchants here.  Some notables ones are Walmart, Target,...

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Chase Freedom changes coming

By on Aug 26, 2014 in Chase, Credit Cards, Ultimate Rewards | 0 comments

Last month Chase made some changes to their popular Sapphire card by removing the 7% bonus dividend after 2015.  Now they are planning to phase out the 10% checking account bonus with the Freedom around the same time.  According to the new webpage up at Chase:   After December 2015 you will no longer earn an extra 10% on the year’s earned points by having...

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August Ultimate Reward Payouts

By on Aug 2, 2014 in Chase, Ultimate Rewards | 0 comments

The August Ultimate Reward payouts were updated as of August 1, 2014.  I got lazy during July and was not able to grab the numbers and make a post which turned out to be a bad idea since there was a major purge of merchants.  This continues the June trend of downward payouts.  From June to August 34% (91) went down and 12% (34) went up with an average change of -1. ...

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June Ultimate Reward Payouts

By on Jun 3, 2014 in Chase, Ultimate Rewards | 0 comments

The May Ultimate Reward payouts were updated as of May 1, 2014.  This was a month of minor changes for the UR portal with only 3% (9) going up and another 6% (16) going down.  That’s nearly twice as many going down, as going up. Just a quick reminder, if you want to see what new merchants have joined and which have dropped out just put an asterisk (*) in the...

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Singapore Airline now a Chase UR transfer partner

By on May 22, 2014 in Chase, Ultimate Rewards | 0 comments

According to Lucky from One Mile at a Time, Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer is now a transfer partner of Chase Ultimate Rewards.  This is great news because Singapore Airlines has a really solid product.  Chase Ultimate Reward points have taken a beating this year with the United, Hyatt, and Southwest devaluations this year.  Since the United devaluation, this is...

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