Credit Cards

Your Guide To Credit Card Arbitrage

Fifteen years ago I regularly received 0% no-fee credit card convenience checks. I cashed them for the max and put the money in 4.5% online savings account. In other words I borrowed for free and invested the money — basic credit card arbitrage.

Credit Cards

A Primer To Manufactured Spending And Saving Money

My latest credit card offered a $400 bonus if I charged $3,000 on it in the first 90 days. The clock started on approval, a week before I had the card, and charges had to post to the account by the deadline (it can take a few days for purchases to post).