Earlier this year, I wrote about our decision to sign up for the Chase Freedom credit card.
So far it has been a Smart Financial Decision for our family.
We haven’t changed our spending habits to take advantage of the 5% cash back rewards Chase Freedom offers on rotating categories every quarter. But we have reaped the benefits of switching normal spending from our Fidelity Rewards card, which offers 2% cash back on everything, to our Chase Freedom card when we can earn 5% on purchases we would have made anyways. Chase Freedom offers 1% cash back on purchases that aren’t in the specific spending categories eligible for 5% cash back, so we still use our Fidelity Rewards card for most of our spending.
Since we started using the Chase Freedom card in the spring, our family has received almost $290 in sign up bonuses and cash back! Continue Reading