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(EXPIRED) [Clawed back] Stack it: 10% back at Dell with new offer, look to...

Update: It turns out that these offers can not be stacked, with some people reporting that Amex has clawed back the 10% from the Amex Offer when stacking both benefits -- even after the account was...
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(EXPIRED) Amtrak 40K + $100 offer

If you like to travel by train, you may be interested in the newly-increased offer available on the Amtrak Guest Rewards World Mastercard: now get 40,000 points plus a $100 statement credit after spending $2,500 in the...
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Can you double the Citi Rewards+ 10K rebate by getting two?

In the post "Citi Rewards+ is a great companion to Premier or Prestige," I explained why I think that the Rewards+ is a great companion card.  It's not a great card on its own,...
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Citi destroys most card benefits in September

Earlier today, we reported that Citi is dropping Price Rewind from its cards on September 22, 2019. What we didn't realize at the time was that this is just part of a wide decimation of...
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Citi kills Price Rewind on 9/22/19

Citi has announced an end to its Price Rewind program on September 22, 2019. This is a huge disappointment to those who have historically used price protection programs like this to save money on big...
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Gift lounge access, elite status, and more. Top 4 cards offering great authorized user...

Most ultra-premium credit cards justify their steep prices by offering airport lounge access, elite status, and other high end perks.  In some cases, it's possible to share those benefits with close friends and family...
Chase Freedom Q3 2019

Q3 2019 Activation Links For Freedom, Discover, Cash+, Dividend & ABOC

As of today, all the credit cards with rotating quarterly categories have opened registration for Q3 2019. We've provided details below of each card's categories for July-September 2019, along with links to activate your bonuses. Chase...
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(EXPIRED) 10% rebate on Hyatt redemptions for cardholders returns

Hyatt is once again offering a 10% rebate on summertime points redemptions for credit card holders when you register and then redeem points between July 1, 2019 and September 2, 2019. This deal has come...
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The new 95K Sonesta credit card. My lazy review.

Bank of America is out with a new credit card: Sonesta World Mastercard.  Sonesta is a small hotel chain with only 74 participating properties, all of which are in the Americas.  You can find...
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Is the new Bonvoy card good for anyone?

Chase has unveiled a new fee-free Marriott Bonvoy card: Bonvoy Bold.  Is the new card worth getting?  Is it worth keeping?  Let's dig in... Confusing Bonvoy card names Why do credit card companies love alliteration?  This...
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On my mind (Venture only? edition)

If for some reason you could only have one credit card, Capital One's Venture card would be a solid choice.  But is it the best choice for everyone?  Lately I've been wondering whether it...
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Plastiq 3x Is Dead Again

Lazarus has died again. Back in August 2018, we shared the bad news that Plastiq transactions no longer coded as 3x with the Chase Ink Business Preferred card. Greg subsequently shared his suggestions for alternative cards...
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Amex Gold fights back with Boxed.com, and worldwide dining 4X

As expected, Amex publicly announced today that the Amex Gold Card now offers 4X points at restaurants worldwide rather than only in the US.  They also threw in another enhancement...  Remember that $120 per...
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Amex Gold lost its shine (for me)

The Amex Gold Card has become relevant again now that it will offer 4X at restaurants worldwide as of June 6th (previously it offered 4X only in the US).  That's a nice improvement to...

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