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Tag: Schwab Platinum

Maximizing American Express credit card rebates & credits

American Express credit card annual fees have continued to go up. And up. And up. In exchange for these increased fees, the bank continues...
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A case for cash back with the Schwab Platinum card

I'll admit it: I'm a bit of a points and miles hoarder. I generally keep more transferable points on hand than my family needs...

American Express adds family language to Green card

The Amex "family language" disease continues to spread. The latest casualty is the American Express Green card. As per the new offer terms, you...
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Amex adds once in a lifetime family language to Gold Card

American Express has long had a rule that only allows customers to get a credit card welcome offer “once in a lifetime,” which in...
Amex Platinum Digital Entertainment Credit eligible subscriptions streaming services

Awesome combos for the Amex Platinum Digital Entertainment Credit

$20 can go a long way. Back in July 2021, Amex revamped the benefits on the consumer Amex Platinum card, increasing the annual fee in...
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American Express makes negative changes to Platinum consumer cards (Update: worse than expected)

Update: The consumer Platinum "family rule" terms are now appearing on the Schwab Platinum card, meaning that you are no longer eligible for a...
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Don’t exchange money at the airport: The Schwab Debit card & investor checking account...

Foreign currency exchange is one of the biggest rip-offs a traveler is likely to encounter, closely followed by credit card machines that offer Dynamic...
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Amex Business Checking: Earn 30,000 Membership Rewards with new account

Update 1/23/23 - With the all of the newly-minted Business Platinum cards out there (and the fresh round of targeted offers that just went out),...
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Best card for free access to Delta Sky Clubs

If you fly Delta often, then you're probably interested in Sky Club access.  Sky Clubs provide free food and drink, free internet, and (when...
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Platinum Forever Free (After Rebate)

Amex Platinum cards come loaded with elite perks: airport lounge access, hotel and car rental elite status, 100% rebate on a CLEAR membership, emergency...
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RIP to the big 15x Shop Small and restaurant bonus

If you read this morning's post about how I earned 581,000 Membership Rewards points buying a car, you may or may not have seen...
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Settling for 350K Amex points with one new card

Ever since the amazing Resy Platinum offer appeared, I've been itching to jump on it.  It's an offer for the generic Amex Platinum card...
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Double check that you’ve enrolled in the Platinum digital entertainment credit

We've had a few reports recently of readers who put qualifying digital entertainment purchases on their Amex Platinum cards expecting to trigger the digital...
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[Update: False alarm] Schwab Platinum’s new language might mean no bonus for you

Update 7/6/21: We now have multiple data points that indicate that this update in language does not prevent you from getting the Schwab card and...

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