The Fine Print: No Class-Actions Against Banks? So What

With President Trump’s signature, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rule that would have given consumers the right to opt out of arbitration will not go into effect. This means that consumers will have to file their grievances individually in a private arbitration instead of as a consolidated group in a public court of law.

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$90/yr for unlimited movies; existing users, too

A couple of months ago, I wrote about what many people thought sounded like an insane deal: $9.95 per month for Unlimited movies in the movie theater. I had previous experience with MoviePass and knew the service was legit, but I understood the general skepticism. If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is — but MoviePass is a notable exception in my book. Yesterday, it got even better: new users can now sign up for…

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Best Buy gift card deal, extra fuel points, many more @ Kroger

The Kroger family of grocery store brands is running a bunch of gift card deals through 11/27/17 – such as saving $15 on your grocery purchase when you buy $100 or more in Best Buy gift cards — and those deals stack with 4x fuel points on gift cards, which is separately available through 12/12/17. There are some great opportunities to save on gift cards for your holiday shopping and some may even be good enough to resell.…

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What are hotel points worth? November 2017 reasonable redemption values.

Hotel points and airline miles vary in value depending upon how you use them.  For example, you could spend 15,000 Hyatt points for a night at a $150 hotel to get 1 cent per point value, or you could spend the same 15,000 points for a $1,500 resort night (as I did in Costa Rica last year) to get 10 cents per point value. Even though there is no right answer to how much points…

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Get 10,000 points back on a $500 prepaid hotel booking

A new Amex Offer popped up a couple of days ago for 10,000 Membership Rewards points back on a $500+ prepaid hotel booking through Amex Travel. The Deal Spend $500+ on a prepaid hotel booking at amextravel.com, get 10,000 Membership Rewards points back Key Terms Only valid on prepaid hotel bookings at amextravel.com Must book by 12/31/17 Quick Thoughts This offer didn’t stand out to me originally because it requires a prepaid hotel booking. That’s not ideal for a couple of reasons: First,…

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Stack Chase Offer + Prime discount on turkey at Whole Foods

Amazon has announced a promotion in conjunction with Whole Foods for Amazon Prime members to save 20% on certain whole turkeys through 11:59pm PST on 11/26/17. That should stack nicely with the Chase Offer for $10 back on $25 at Whole Foods if you have a Chase Marriott Rewards or Slate card. The Deal Prime members save 20% on select whole turkeys at Whole Foods through 11/26 Link to promotion page to print a coupon (this is our affiliate link) The Details I…

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Stacking for a great price on cookware at Macy’s

If you’re looking for a new set of stainless steel pots and pans, Macy’s has a nice deal today that can be stacked with an increased payout of 8 miles per dollar from the Alaska Airlines shopping portal. Additionally, there is a portal bonus that would yield another 500 miles after you spend $150 or more through the portal. Theoretically, that means you would need to find a cheap filler (more on that below). You can also combo this…

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$10 off $150 Visa and Mastercard gift cards, 10x fuel points on Google Play w/ Just4U

The Just4U supermarket loyalty program has an offer this week for $10 off of $150+ in Visa or Mastercard gift cards through 11/28/17. This should work at Safeway, Vons, Albertsons, and other stores in the same program. You can load this one online / in the app. This offers shows a limit of 1 per customer. The Deal $10 off Visa or Mastercard Gift Cards when you purchase $150 or more Key Terms Expires 11/28/17 Limit 1 per customer…

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Add fast: 2K back on $100 at Staples, 2K back on $75 in groceries, and more [Some targeted]

If you missed it last night, there’s a new set of offers in town: Chase Offers (See: Chase’s foray into offers: Whole Foods, Lowe’s eBags, and more). But let there be no doubt, Amex is still the king of offers. There are some hot new Amex Offers out this morning — including one at Staples that I’m sure will likely fill up and disappear: 2,000 Membership Rewards points back on a purchase of $100 or more. You’ll want…

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