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2X Membership Rewards points at Staples [Targeted]

A new Amex Offer showed up on a couple of my cards today: 2X Membership Rewards at Staples.com (an extra 1 point per dollar) through December 21, 2017. The Deal Get one additional Membership Rewards point for each dollar you spend Targeted (perhaps highly so) Key Terms Directly from the Amex Offer text (some key exclusions bolded): ENROLLMENT/ELIGIBLE CARDS: Must add offer to Card and use the same Card to redeem. Only U.S.-issued American Express® Cards that…

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Not Targeted: $100 Toys R Us for $90 or less

This one is open to everyone, it is not targeted: Groupon is offering a $100 eGift card to Toys R Us for $90. Furthermore, you can earn 6% cash back from a portal for a net cost of $84.60. Those with the Citi AT&T Access More card can additionally earn 3X at Groupon as I believe it codes as an online purchase. The Deal $100 Toys R Us eGift card for $90 Go through a shopping portal to save another 6% Direct link to the…

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Some hot deals around the ‘net

As today is Amazon Prime Day, retailers from A to Z are doing their best to steal your attention away (see what I did there?). Here is a collection of some of the deals — both on Amazon and around the web — going on today. Note that I have not done extensive research on these, they were just deals that caught my eye and I thought readers may find useful. Most of these came from watching Slickdeals…

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Deal: Buy $25 Amazon GC, get $5 bonus

As one of its Prime Day specials, Amazon is offering a $5 bonus gift credit if you buy a $25 Amazon Gift Card. This is limited to Amazon Prime members — see this post for information on signing up for a free trial if you haven’t yet done so to take advantage of today’s deals. The Deal Buy $25 in Amazon Gift Cards, get a $5 promo credit Deal is good today only (7-11-17) until 11:59pm PT or while supplies last Direct…

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United MileagePlus Lots of Fees Prepaid Debit Card

A couple of months ago, Greg wrote about a rumored new prepaid debit card: The United MileagePlus GO Prepaid Visa Debit Card. We wondered whether this new card would provide a new avenue for MS via mileage-earning PIN transactions. The verdict is in: this card won’t earn miles on PIN-based transactions and isn’t worth the fee for the vast majority of people. The Deal United prepaid debit card that earns 1X per dollar spent with a monthly cap of 2,500 miles…

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Apple Watch Series 2 $270+ after Amex Offer

In response to Amazon Prime Day, Best Buy has launched a Big Deals Day with some notable deals. One deal that stood out early was for the Apple Watch Series 2, on sale for $299.99. After sales tax, that ought to trigger yesterday’s popular Amex Offer for $30 back on $300 at Best Buy. Note that the 38mm size is the one on sale for $299.99. The 42mm size is on sale for $329.99. See all of the…

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$5 off $15 at Amazon books

Amazon is offering $5 off of $15 or more on the purchase of books for Amazon Prime Day. The Deal $5 off $15 or more in book purchases with promo code PRIMEBOOKS17 Direct link to Amazon books department Key Terms direct from Amazon Offer expires at 11:59 p.m. (PT) July 12, 2017. Offer only applies to products sold by Amazon.com (look for “sold by Amazon.com” on the product detail page). Products sold by third-party sellers or other Amazon entities will…

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Amazon Echo for $72; Prime Day is here.

And so it begins — Amazon Prime Day deals are here. Reader James has tweeted us with the first of what are sure to be many great finds over the next ~24 hours — an Amazon Echo for $72 + tax. USPS Movers Coupon As you can see, to get the price down to $72, James used the USPS Mover’s discount — which is taking 10% off of the original price of $179.99 after the current half price deal…

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Prime Day is coming…starts @ 9pm ET

A quick reminder that Amazon Prime Day starts tonight at 9pm Eastern time (in less than 2 hours!). If past years are any indication, there will certainly be some deals to be found. If you haven’t yet signed up for Amazon Prime, you can sign up for a free trial of Amazon Prime right now and have free access to all of the deals coming over the next 24 hours. Click that link or the picture…

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