Jason Steele

Jason Steele

Points and Miles Expert Contributor


Travel rewards, credit card and debt statistics


  • Writing about credit cards and travel rewards since 2008
  • Contributed to over 100 outlets, including Money.com, The Points Guy, NerdWallet, Business Insider, USA Today and Forbes
  • Founder and producer of CardCon

“When credit card expert Jason Steele reached out to me about a post on credit card sign-up bonuses, I knew he’d be able to answer the questions I get all the time.” Jean Chatzky, CEO of HerMoney.com and host of the podcast “Her Money With Jean Chatzky,” and the financial editor of NBC Today for 25 years.


Jason Steele is a professional journalist and credit card expert who has been contributing to online publications since 2008. He was one of the original contributors to The Points Guy, and his work has been appearing there since 2011. He has also contributed to over 100 of the leading personal finance and travel outlets.

He’s frequently interviewed and quoted by mainstream outlets on the subjects of credit cards and travel. Jason is passionate about travel rewards credit cards, which he uses to earn rewards that he can redeem for him and his family to travel around the world.

Jason is also the founder and producer of CardCon, a conference for credit and credit card journalists that’s held annually.

Jason graduated from the University of Delaware in 1994 with a bachelor of arts degree with a major in history.

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Personal Quote

"It's always fun to help people to use credit cards to obtain travel rewards, earn cash back or pay off their balances. I have a large collection of credit cards, but I love earning points on my Chase Freedom Unlimited and enjoying all the perks of my American Express Platinum Card."

Education & Honors

  • Bachelor of arts degree in history from the University of Delaware

Professional Groups

  • Founder and producer of CardCon

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