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Office Depot: Spend $50, get 1K Membership Rewards or $10 back [Targeted]

There is a new Amex Offer out today for 1,000 points or $10 back after spending $50 or more at Office Max / Office Depot. I found this card targeted on some of our Amex business cards. This should pair nicely with some of this week’s instant savings of $15 on $300 or more in Visa Gift Cards. Note that while this offer came out a few days ago, I only saw it on our accounts this morning. Quick Deal posts…

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Easy 5x: Staples Visa & Mastercard rebate through 11/18

Through Saturday, November 18th, Staples is offering a $15 Staples Gift Card Rebate on $300 or more in Visa or Mastercard Gift Cards.   The Deal $15 Staples gift card rebate by mail when purchasing $300 or more in Mastercard gift cards Key Terms Valid 11/5/17 to 11/18/17 In-store only Only one rebate per name/address/household The Math This week’s rebate is a Staples gift card, so you will be limited to using it at Staples (and you can not use it to buy a gift…

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[Expired] $500 easy spend: $3 off Visa Gift cards + 1% back

Through October 26th (or perhaps sooner — never know when something like this may end early) GiftCardMall is offering $3 off on Visa Gift Cards with coupon code SWEET17. That should stack with 1% portal cash back, meaning that a $500 gift card will cost about $498 — good for a $2 profit and free rewards from your credit card. This may not necessarily be “easy” spend as Gift Card Mall cancels many orders — but…

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[Expired] Easy win: 5X + $15 back on $300 in Mastercard gift cards

Through Saturday, September 23rd, Staples is offering a $15 Staples gift card rebate on $300 or more in Mastercard gift cards. While this isn’t as good as a Visa gift card rebate, Staples gift card rebates are still an easy win as you can earn 5x with a card like the Chase Ink Plus or Ink Cash and get a rebate worth more than the activation fee on the cards.   The Deal $15 Staples gift card rebate by…

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$10 off on Five Back Visas at Safeway/Vons/Randall’s/Albertson’s/etc.

Five Back Visa Gift Card

Safeway, Vons, and associated supermarket chains (Randall’s, Albertson’s, Tom Thumb, ACME) are offering $10 off of $150 or more in Five Back Visa Gift Cards through their Just for U rewards program. The Deal Get $10 off of $150 or more in Five Back Visa Gift Cards through the Just for U rewards program through various supermarkets Link to the coupon Key Terms Valid for one-time use only Load coupon by 9/23/17 and use by 9/30/17 Quick Thoughts…

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Bluebird Migration: Is this the next or final chapter in Bluebird manufactured spend?

Last week InComm and Amex announced that InComm would acquire American Express’ Serve technology platform (which also includes Bluebird and REDbird) and would become the exclusive distributor of all Amex prepaid cards in the US. Bloomberg describes this as the end of Amex’s $300 Million prepaid tech experiment (Amex originally bought Serve technology for $300 Million). I think it’s smart of Amex to give up their prepaid products.  Amex’s brand has long been about great…

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Easy 5X: $20 rebate on $300 in Amex Gift Cards

Through Saturday, September 2nd, Staples is offering a $20 Staples Gift Card rebate for purchasing $300 or more in American Express Gift Cards. While this deal is somewhat less attractive than similar Mastercard and Visa gift card offers since those cards can be liquidated pretty easily, this can still be a good deal for a free 5X on $300 in spend if you have a card such as a Chase Ink Cash or Ink Plus…

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

This is the latest in our ongoing series of what’s new in the world of manufactured spending.  We last posted an update in June (here).  As always, you can find an up-to-date complete roundup of techniques for increasing spend here: Manufactured Spending Complete Guide. Plastiq 3X Undead The Plastiq bill payment service lets you pay bills by credit card for a 2.5% fee.  That’s not bad when you’re trying to meet minimum spend requirements for…

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No-fee Visa Gift Cards at Macerich Malls this week

A reader tweeted us yesterday to give us a tip that he heard Macerich Malls would have no purchase fees on Mall Visa Gift Cards today through August 19th, 2017. I found this promotion listed on the home page of a Macerich Mall. The Deal No purchase fees on Visa Gift Cards at Macerich Malls today through August 19th, 2017 Participating malls can be found on pages 8-9 in this PDF (thanks to Aaron in the comments at Doctor…

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