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$10 Dunkin’ Donuts eGift card for $5 at Groupon [Targeted]


Groupon is offering a $10 Dunkin’ Donuts eGift card for $5.  This offer appears to be targeted.  Click the link or picture below to see if you are targeted.   Key terms: All Voucher Sales Final. Limit 1 per person. The full value of the Dunkin’ Donuts eGiftCard never expires. Redeemable in-store and online. Valid only in the U.S. For questions regarding this offer, please contact Groupon. Not valid with Groupon promo codes. Invite only.…

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Target $10 gift card for $5 via Groupon

Target 5 for 10

If you get an error stating that this offer is invitation-only, try again in Private/Incognito mode. You may then have to create a new Groupon account to complete the purchase. Limit 1 per customer. Shop through SimplyBestCoupons for an additional 10% cash back.  You can then paste this URL before the “?” in your browser address bar: Quick Deal posts are intended to alert readers to deals big and small, with little or no…

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Eight Tips for Extreme Stacking 1-800-Flowers

1800Flowers United 30X Promo Code MP55

Now that Amex is once again offering $15 off $50 at 1-800-Flowers, and eBates is offering 20% cash back, and United is offering 30 miles per dollar, it’s time to revisit Extreme Stacking 1-800-Flowers. As a reminder, you can find complete and updated details about stacking deals with 1-800-Flowers (and associated brands), here: 1800Flowers Extreme Stacking promo codes, portals, gift cards, and more.  Plus, what follows are a number of specific tips you need to…

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22% off gift cards with Amex Offer and portal rebate, but is it a good deal?

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Amex just introduced a new Amex Offer: Spend $50 or more on a Gift card and get $10 back: This offer can be added to your account through Twitter.  Use hashtag #AmexHotelsdotcom. This offer is not available through social media channels, which indicates it is targeted.  I found the offer on every one of my and my wife’s cards.  If you buy a $50 gift card with an enrolled card, this deal amounts to…

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Neiman Marcus claws back gift card portal miles

Neiman Marcus Portal Clawback

When shopping through portals to earn miles, points, or cash back, many merchants have terms that exclude portal earnings when purchasing gift cards.  But, some merchants do not enforce that policy.  That’s why we keep track of what works and what doesn’t on our page. In previous experiments, people had found that buying e-gift cards from Neiman Marcus did result in earning portal rewards.  Then, last weekend, first the Alaska portal and then the United…

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Increase credit card spend (and get most of it back). What still works January 2017?

Manufactured Spending

UPDATE: Please find an up-to-date version of this information here: . There are many reasons you may want to increase credit card spend. You may need to meet spend requirements on several new credit cards in order to earn huge signup bonuses. Or, perhaps you want to earn high level elite status or other big spend bonuses, as I do with Delta. Or, perhaps you simply want to earn extra rewards using cards with big…

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Complete guide to paying taxes via credit card, 2017 edition

pay federal taxes with a credit card

Preparing taxes is no fun.  No fun at all.  But paying taxes doesn’t have to be painful.  In fact, paying federal taxes can be quite rewarding.  The key is to earn credit card rewards that more than offset tax payment fees.  Here’s what you need to know… Background Here is some key information you’ll need to know about paying taxes with credit or debit cards: Credit card fee 1.87% to 2.25%: The IRS maintains a…

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CVS leaving 5 Back Visa program as of January 20th


The 5 Back Visa Gift card can be purchased at Simon Mall,, and a number of retail locations.  These gift cards can be used as regular debit or credit gift cards anywhere that Visa is accepted.  However, if they are used at selected merchants, 5% of the spend is automatically redeposited to the card.  For example, if you spend $500 with a 5 Back Visa card at a participating merchant, $25 will be re-deposited…

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Sears offering portal rewards on gift cards for three days only


A number of portals currently show rewards for purchasing gift cards from Sears through 12/22/16.  This is a big deal for those who want to maximize the current Sears Amex Offer (Spend $50, Get $10 Back).  Keep in mind the following: By-mail gift cards are issued by Kmart and will not trigger the Amex offer. Most, if not all, e-gift cards (such as the the blue Sears gift card) are issued by Sears and will…

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