Has anyone been successfully got the annual fee waived for your chase sapphire? Just applied and got the card and noticed that I got charged by the annual fee right away. I thought the first year fee was waived... Called the rep and she seemed to be very firm that it couldn't be waived.

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Has anyone been successfully got the annual fee waived for your chase sapphire? Just applied and got the card and noticed that I got charged by the annual fee right away. I thought the first year fee was waived... Called the rep and she seemed to be very firm that it couldn't be waived.

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Hi everyone, I am a development professional with 12 years of experience across climate change, sustainable development, CSR, livelihoods and M&E. I am looking for M&E, project/programme management roles in international development organisations in India and in Africa ( particularly Southern Africa and East Africa as I’ve lived/worked there before). Academics wise I’ve an undergraduate degree in economics and a masters in economic development.

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I might be in the right bowl but i also reached my bowl limit so am thankful if you can share your experience…I’m contemplating between Chase Ink Unlimited, Capital One QuickSilver One, or Capital One Venture… What’s been your experience with: customer service, rewards redemption, selection and availability of rewards, and earning? And I already have CSR and another cash reward Visa. TIA! 🙏🏼

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I’ve had CSR for 2 years but I’m not expecting to travel for work anymore and have Amex Plat and Gold. I have Chase Freedom Unlimited. Should I downgrade CSR to Freedom Flex? Are there any chase cards I can get a bonus for if I apply, given that I’ve only had CSR for 2 years?

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Best card to use to book Marriott directly out of my options for most value (titanium elite)? Chase Bonvoy Boundless, Amex Plat, CSR. The boundless offer says up to 17x points per dollar, but based on valuation do the other options still make more sense?

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I’ve already got the chase sapphire preferred card…which sky miles card/next credit card should i get? I’ve closed my other credit cards from when i was in college and only have this one right now, and I’m looking to take advantage of upcoming spending

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Chicago people- what is the best credit card to have? I just moved from Boston and currently have the CSR but wonder if there is a better one out there given limited benefits at the airports (eg lounges)

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downgraded my csr (had for 5 years) to chase freedom unlimited, waited 5-6 days, applied for csp to get the 100k bonus. my application is “under review.” did this happen to anyone else who churned successfully?

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Hi All, Was just told to "grow our ESG/CSR" practice at a regional consulting firm, due to my recent grad certification in sustainable biz strategy. Wondering where I should focus us as a services industry for big impact: we have a large product innovation, digital engineering area, and know in the past we've had a lot of lip service to clients and only recorded ESG for their compliance. Hoping to make a big difference and include CSR/Sust audits and projects beyond for our clients! Any tips?

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Hi fishes. I am social work professional with 6 YOE in international NGOs. I am looking for opportunities in CSR / INGO / Impact organisations. Please share if there are any leads. I have worked in Education, Skill development, Child protection, Health and Adolescent and youth empowerment domains. Preferred location : Bangalore, Mumbai

Hi fishes. I am social work professional with 6 YOE in international NGOs. I am looking for opportunities in CSR / INGO / Impact organisations. Please share if there are any leads. I have worked in Education, Skill development, Child protection, Health and Adolescent and youth empowerment domains.

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Recommendations for a good credit card to open if I’m planning to have a couple big purchases (planning a wedding) in the next few months? I already have the Chase Sapphire Preferred but not much else.

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Hi All, Recently got the opportunity to "grow our ESG/CSR" practice at a small regional consulting firm, due to my recent grad certification in sustainable strategy. Wondering where I should focus us as a services industry for big impact - we have a large product innovation, engineering area, and know in the past we've had a lot of lip service to clients and only recorded ESG for their compliance. Hoping to make a big difference and include CSR/Sust audits for our client projects! Any tips?

CSR 🐠 Is there an expedient way to add rewards numbers to hotel and car rental booked through the Chase travel portal? Airline was no prob...but can't find anyway to do via apps...would have to call the individual car/ hotel each time (he says with cold-shivers 🥶).

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Might not be the right bowl. How do I get the most out of Venmo requests. Ex. If I go out to dinner my friend will put her card down and then Venmo request. Great for her she gets points. I’ve thought about using my CSR but I don’t know if it’s worth it

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trying to decide if i downgrade from CSR to CSP. for anyone who has done so, do you qualify for the perks like free dashpass and peloton credit? do you get to keep existing benefits like lyft pink? sadly not eligible for the CSP bonus yet.

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I have insurance for my primary vehicle and I think Geico covers if I drive other vehicles too. Do you buy insurance when you rent from Turo in this case? Would a card like CSR cover any of it? Turo May not be considered a rental agency from a card standpoint.

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I have insurance for my primary vehicle and I think Geico covers if I drive other vehicles too. Do you buy insurance when you rent from Turo in this case? Would a card like CSR cover any of it? Turo May not be considered a rental agency from a card standpoint.

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I transferred CSR points to my bonvoy account yesterday. They were taken from my CSR balance but still aren’t showing up in my Marriott account.. how long does this normally take? Was hoping to book today and CSR says it’s typically instantaneously.

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Love getting 10% back on my Accenture fees. Gotta love the Chase Sapphire even though it hurts those salaries!

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Just downgraded CSR to freedom. About to apply to CSP for the 100k bonus. Anyone know how long I need to wait to get the bonus for CSP while my transfer to Freedom happens? I meet the 48 month reward bonus requirement.

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Those who have chase sapphire preferred - is it worth it? Also, Amex gold or Chase sapphire preferred. Thanks!

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Hi, all! I’ve been in philanthropy/development space for my entire career w/some community impact/CSR work. Any advice on how to transition from nonprofit to CSR or corporate foundation? I did a post masters certificate in CSR, but I’m having no luck turning that into an opportunity.

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Anyone have any success leveraging potentially downgrading CSR to CSP to get spot point bonus with Chase? 100K promo for CSP really making me question CSR right now, but do love it overall.

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Why are so many moving from CSR to CSP. I get that the fee is significantly higher for the former, but how are benefits better for the latter?

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chase sapphire reserve or preferred?

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what’s a good main credit card? pls no chase sapphire or amex platinum - i don’t travel

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Amex Gold vs Chase Sapphire Preferred for travel, dining, every day purchases?

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Is this Chase Sapphire Preferred Card the best option right now? I’d like to use the points for AA and Southwest flights primarily. (Current offer is 100,000 bonus points after $4000 spend in 3 months; $95 annual fee)

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I’ve had a CSR for 3.9 years. If at the 4 year mark I downgrade to freedom unlimited, then apply for CSP, will I be eligible for both card’s sign on bonuses? (CFU is $200, and CSP is 100k points). Or will the CFU make me ineligible or the CSP bonus?

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Rental car coverage- which credit card offers better protection CSR or Amex gold? Traveling for pleasure soon.

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Sorry if this is the wrong bowl - but CSR credit card holders how do you guys spend your points? I’ve accumulated over 100k and not sure how to best use them. I read that I shouldn’t use it to pay down balances but it’s mighty tempting…

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I have CSR for the bonus points. Do y’all think the Amex Platinum is also a good choice for their large sign-up offer and benefits? I travel a bunch usually and expect to start again in the near future (hopefully)

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Do you think your company has a strong CSR wing and genuinely wants to make a difference?

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Chase Sapphire Reserve vs Amex Platinum? Opinions? Leaning towards Amex, but the Visa CSR will be accepted in more places

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I have heard that Accenture is very generous in awarding and rewarding it's employees. Like you get 5k coupon vouchers of amazon just to volunteer in some CSR activity or complete a stupid training course. Is it true? Also, employees can take leave anytime anyday they want without taking any approval? How is that even possible. 🥺🥺🥺

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Would getting a master's elevate my profile in any way? I've always wanted one but been told that its not valuable in comms or pr – its only worthwhile if I plan to teach. I'm 5 yrs into my career with LOTS of diverse experience, but I'm at a standstill and not heading in a direction i'd like. My ideal scenario is to get a masters in something that would help me get into CSR or D&I comms/pr. If a master's is a no, then what other credentials are desirable when hiring someone 5-yrs in?

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How to convince friends that chase or Amex cards are just greater than any other card. I don’t get why people all just don’t have the CSR if they spend any sort of money. Literally pays for itself and then some

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Just annoyed and ranting. Got 2 denials for credit card apps. I know I’m an immigrant but I’ve a 710 score despite of short history. How do I get better cards???

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Cancelled my tickets to Tokyo in May after governor issued a stay at home order through June. Non refund. tix. When I called chase reserve they said the insurance doesn't apply for pandemic. Cont

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Ever heard “omg how are you single, you are fit, handsome and successful”. Gets on my nerves every time. I would like to be in a relationship but dating as a gay man is wack. All about sex, and the times I’ve caught feelings for a guy it’s not been “exciting” for him anymore as the “chase” is over. Apparently being available is a turnoff. And the comment “come on, you can get whom ever you want”..........

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