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Amex Offers: Walmart.com & Jet.com

Amex has a couple of new offers out this morning for Walmart.com and Jet.com. Note that both of these expires on July 31, 2017. You’ll only have about two weeks to use these offers, but they should be pretty easy to maximize. The Deals Walmart.com: Spend $50, get $10 back   Jet.com: Spend $125, get $25 back Bottom Line As Walmart.com and Jet.com sell such a wide assortment of goods, it will surely be pretty easy to find…

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Venmo: Amex gift cards no longer an option

Until recently it was possible to liquidate Amex gift cards for free through Venmo.  Venmo normally charges 3% for credit cards, but they identified Amex gift cards as debit cards and charged no fee. As of about a week ago, Amex gift card payments through Venmo stopped working altogether.  Details were reported on Reddit.  And then Miles Per Day declared the deal dead.  For a while, I held out hope that this was merely a…

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

I had been planning to publish the next installment of this series in July, but there have been so many recent changes that I decided to publish now… Whether you need to increase credit card spend to earn a new credit card signup bonus, or to earn elite status, or simply to earn credit card rewards, it’s important to keep up with the latest news of what works and what does not. Complete descriptions of…

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Unadvertised Staples Visa Gift Card deal

GiftCardMall Silver Visa

Through Saturday, June 24th, Staples is offering a $15 Visa Gift Card rebate on $300 or more in Visa Gift Cards. Staples gift card rebates are 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 Visa prepaid gift card by mail when purchasing $300 or more in Visa gift cards Key Terms…

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Citi AT&T nixes 3X manufactured spend

“A change to your ThankYou® Points.” That was the subject heading of an email sent today to AT&T Access More credit card holders.  The email goes on to state that, as of July 22, 2017, the card will no longer earn 3 points per dollar for “the purchase or reloading of gift cards or on rental and real estate payments.” The full text of the email reads, as follows: Hi, Greg. The categories eligible to…

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The United Airlines prepaid card: MileagePlus Go. What to watch for…

Via Business Wire, Netspend announced a new partnership with United Airlines.  Together, they plan to release the new MileagePlus Go Visa Prepaid Card this summer.  Will this card be good for consumers?  Will this card be good for ?  Let’s take a look… What we know so far Not much is known so far.  Just this: Card name: MileagePlus Go Visa Prepaid Card Card website: www.mileageplusgo.com Rewards for spend: United MileagePlus miles. We don’t yet…

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Is Staples rejecting Ink cards for Visa Gift Card Purchases? Data points welcome

Update: Thanks for all of the reader input! It looks like this must have been a Staples POS issue that affected all stores for a short time yesterday and has since been resolved. Many readers reported success before and after. Yesterday, we received a question in a private message from a reader at the Frequent Miler Facebook page: We suggested that this was probably a fraud alert and that the reader contact Chase about it.…

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Five Back Visa Gift Card loses Lowe’s, Bed Bath & Beyond, and more

Five Back Visa Gift Card

We have previously written about the Five Back Visa Gift Card, a prepaid gift card that earns 5% credited back to the card at a number of retailers (the list can be seen here on the Five Back Visa website). We posted a deal yesterday (and one the day before) at JCPenney that could utilize one of these gift cards for maximum savings. Unfortunately, earlier this year, CVS left the Five Back Visa Gift Card…

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$10 off of $50 Mastercard (and other gift cards) at ACME / Safeway / Albertson’s / Von’s

Several supermarket chains participating in “Just4U” Rewards (ACME Markets, Safeway, Von’s, Albertson’s, etc) have an offer out this week for an instant $10 savings when you buy $50 or more in select gift cards, including Mastercard. The Offer Save $10 instantly when you buy $50 or more in select gift cards Included brands are Bath & Body Works, BedandBreakfast.com, The Children’s Place, Fandango, IHOP, JCPenney, and Mastercard Key Terms Valid through 5/16/17 One gift card and…

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