FoundersCard Adds New Elite Status Shortcuts. Should I Finally Sign Up?

FoundersCard is a membership program designed for traveling entrepreneurs and business executives. Through its partnerships, members can get a slew of travel perks. For 2021, FoundersCard announced several exciting new benefits, including complimentary Virgin Atlantic elite status. So, in this post, I dive into all of the perks to consider whether a FoundersCard membership is worth the cost.

Amex Adds Cell Phone Protection to Many Premium Cards

Starting April 1, 2021, Amex will add cell phone protection as a new benefit for several popular card products. If you use your qualifying Amex card to pay your cell phone bill, you can be reimbursed up to $800 for repair or replacement costs in the event it’s stolen or damaged—including cracked screens! Here’s what you need to know about the new benefit and how it compares to other cards.

Amex Adds New Dining, Cell Phone Monthly Credits to Many Co-Branded Cards

The good news for American Express cardholders just keeps on coming! Through the end of 2021, Delta, Hilton, and Marriott co-branded cards will receive a monthly statement credit for dining or wireless credits. These credits range from $5 per month on no-annual-fee cards up to $20 per month on Amex’s premium co-branded cards. That’s up to $220 in statement credits through the end of the year!