Tag: Barnes and Noble

Staples Happy Gift Cards

(EXPIRED) Staples: 10-15% Off Some Happy Gift Cards, Possibly Profitable Gift of College Deal

Staples is currently selling three of the Happy gift card brands at a 10-15% discount on their website. That's an OK deal, but the...

The many flavors of Amex Prepaid cards

I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about Amex prepaid cards: Bluebird, Serve, Amex for Target, etc.  If you’re wondering how to use...

Why the Barnes & Noble MasterCard might be worth a look

I don't usually like department store credit cards.  They tend to have weak signup bonuses and weak rewards.  There are exceptions, though.  For example,...

January Lab Update

In the world of points, miles, and deals, one of the best ways to find out what works and what doesn't is to...

Multiple paths to 5X everywhere

A couple of weeks ago I presented at Frequent Traveler University in Los Angeles.  One of the topics I covered was how to earn...

American Express Campus Edition

Is this a worthy alternative to Vanilla Reload cards?  For many months, the following proposed experiment has been listed in the Frequent...

Buy Ultimate Rewards Points for less than a penny

Now that Barnes & Noble is back to 10X in the Ultimate Rewards Mall (see “Ultimate Rewards Mall June Edition”), this trick is once...

Amazon discount success

This past Saturday I posted a great offer: Up to 14.5% off Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  This week only, OfficeMax has a deal...

Up to 14.5% off Amazon and Barnes & Noble

A reader who goes by bitachu tipped me off to this upcoming OfficeMax sale.  Starting tomorrow and until May 12th, you can buy Amazon...

Drop shipping points

I’ve been meaning to write about this for a while, but it kept slipping my mind.  Remember when Barnes & Noble was 10 points...

Big (and mostly bad) changes to the Ultimate Rewards Mall

April 1st kicks off with a cruel joke from Chase.  Many of the big bonus point offers in the Ultimate Rewards Mall have dropped...

How to buy Ultimate Rewards Points for less than a penny each

Last month I wrote a post titled “How to buy Ultimate Rewards points for 1.05 cents”.  The scheme involves using an Amex business card...

Nook Color Winner Decided

Well, the interminable fun “Write a Book, Win a Nook” contest has come to a close.  Here are the results: 1,697 lines...

Evening News

Hotel Award Nights Oops This morning’s post about when to use points for hotel award nights has some kinks I’m trying to work out. ...

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