Alex Cohen

Alex Cohen

20 posts | San Francisco, CA

I run Birch by day and watch cat videos by night

3 Things You Must Consider Before Choosing a New Rewards Credit Card

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Choosing a new rewards credit card is a confusing process. There are hundreds available and the credit card issuers are constantly flooding your mailboxes, on and offline, with new offers and enticing sign on bonuses. My actual offers from just the past month! With all the craziness, I've narrowed down the 3 things you must consider before clicking that "apply"... Read more

Credit Cards Getting Started Newbies

This highly unknown credit card tip could earn you up to 15% back on your purchases

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As credit card loyalty programs become increasingly lucrative, credit cards have become a fantastic way to get rewarded for every purchase you make. Banks and credit card issuers are offering massive sign on bonuses and high earning reward programs to convince you to switch to their cards. In fact, the average US shopper can earn $600 on average in credit... Read more

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How Birch calculates reward values

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Credit card rewards are tricky. Apart from the face earning value of cards, like 2x points on groceries or 3x points on gas, there's an entirely different side of rewards that gets easily overlooked - the value those points or miles are worth when you go to redeem them. The only time these rewards are straightforward (usually) is when you're... Read more

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