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Credit Card for Large Tuition
« on: February 22, 2018, 03:11:21 PM »
My child's school is letting me put the tuition on credit card (and not pay any fees) if I do it early enough (they will then invest the money and more than recover the fees). My question is: are there any credit cards that have extra points for education/non-profits?

Or, should I just sign up for the Chase Ink Preferred and get the 80K signup bonus?

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Re: Credit Card for Large Tuition
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2018, 03:12:49 PM »
My child's school is letting me put the tuition on credit card (and not pay any fees) if I do it early enough (they will then invest the money and more than recover the fees). My question is: are there any credit cards that have extra points for education/non-profits?

Or, should I just sign up for the Chase Ink Preferred and get the 80K signup bonus?
Amex Blue for business plus. 2x MR up to 50K

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Re: Credit Card for Large Tuition
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2018, 03:25:25 PM »
Amex Blue for business plus. 2x MR up to 50K

Thanks. I should have mentioned that they only take Visa or MC

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Re: Credit Card for Large Tuition
« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2018, 03:33:29 PM »
Thanks. I should have mentioned that they only take Visa or MC
Barclay arrival plus probably your best bet. Unless you are looking to hit a specific signup bonus.

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Re: Credit Card for Large Tuition
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2018, 05:24:15 PM »
My child's school is letting me put the tuition on credit card (and not pay any fees) if I do it early enough (they will then invest the money and more than recover the fees). My question is: are there any credit cards that have extra points for education/non-profits?

Or, should I just sign up for the Chase Ink Preferred and get the 80K signup bonus?
of course you should sign up for the Chase Ink preferred to get the sign up bonus
 the rest do as mentioned either arrival+...

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Re: Credit Card for Large Tuition
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2018, 06:01:38 PM »
Pay them with a stack of VCG's.

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Re: Credit Card for Large Tuition
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2018, 06:16:24 PM »
Pay them with a stack of VCG's.
Lol.
 I'm sure Dan has those vgc from Sam's club (or was that amex? )stored away waiting for the right moment to be used for.
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Re: Credit Card for Large Tuition
« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2018, 08:48:42 PM »
I think US bank or USAA has a card that gives 5x on non-for-profits people used to use it for KIVA

double check to see how the school is coded, there is a way to check on the visa website 

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Re: Credit Card for Large Tuition
« Reply #8 on: February 22, 2018, 11:01:05 PM »
Invest the money yourself and come out ahead

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Re: Credit Card for Large Tuition
« Reply #9 on: February 23, 2018, 02:03:59 AM »
It's interesting that some schools would charge a fee to pay withh cc since it cost them a percent, and others would give you a discount if you have a cc on file as they save many hours of collection.

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Re: Credit Card for Large Tuition
« Reply #10 on: February 23, 2018, 08:25:30 AM »
It's interesting that some schools would charge a fee to pay withh cc since it cost them a percent, and others would give you a discount if you have a cc on file as they save many hours of collection.
Well some (like ours) will not let your child start without 10 post dated checks. This way they save on both.

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Re: Credit Card for Large Tuition
« Reply #11 on: February 23, 2018, 09:43:10 AM »
Invest the money yourself and come out ahead
I am not knowledgeable enough, nor do I have the time.

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Re: Credit Card for Large Tuition
« Reply #12 on: February 23, 2018, 10:26:09 AM »
Well some (like ours) will not let your child start without 10 post dated checks. This way they save on both.
Post dated checks are worthless...

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Re: Credit Card for Large Tuition
« Reply #13 on: February 25, 2018, 01:07:36 AM »
I am not knowledgeable enough, nor do I have the time.

pay in cash upfront and tell the school to give you a discount

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Re: Credit Card for Large Tuition
« Reply #14 on: February 25, 2018, 03:58:22 PM »
Pay them with a stack of VCG's.
I did this few years in a row without fees.
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