Increasing Credit Card Spend, What Delta’s Announcement Meant, Amex Biz Cards without a 12 Month Wait & More!

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Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week In Review series. Every Saturday we recap what you might have missed from Frequent Miler during the week. Enjoy! This Week From Frequent Miler What Delta said. What Delta meant. What Delta wanted to say. – A breakdown of Delta’s recent announcement regarding changes coming to SkyMiles in 2016. How to see which purchases qualify for Chase Ink and Freedom bonus categories – A quick and easy way to tell if your purchase…

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Multiple Twitter Accounts for Amex Offers, Travel vs. Travel Hacking Benefits, Value of an Amex Credit Card & More!

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Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week In Review series. Every Saturday we bring you some of the best posts from around the web. Enjoy! This Week Around the Web Strategies for Registering Multiple Twitter Accounts for Amex Offers & Getting Around Phone Verification – Everything you need to know about registering multiple Twitter accounts to sync with your American Express cards including how to get around the mandatory phone verification that often is required. Everyone in this hobby…

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Bet You Didn’t Know: Amex Business Card Apps Without a 12 Month Wait

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By Julian, author of Devil’s Advocate…   Amex business cards are still a bountiful source for signup bonus points. Unlike the Amex personal cards which are now limited to just one signup bonus per lifetime, the business cards normally only require that you have not held the same card in the last 12 months. This effectively means you can alternate between a new Amex Business Gold and Platinum card every year and pick up a signup bonus each…

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How to increase credit card spend. Announcing a new resource page.

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Whether your goal is to meet minimum spend requirements for new credit cards, or to earn credit card big spend bonuses, you can find techniques for increasing credit card spend in a new resource page on this blog: How to increase credit card spend.  The page can currently be found under the Credit Cards menu on the Frequent Miler site. And, as I mentioned yesterday, you can now subscribe to posts and pages without leaving…

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Sometimes, the best information is found not in my posts, but in the comments of my posts.  It has always been possible to subscribe to comments on this blog by writing a comment and selecting a subscription checkbox.  If you’ve seen comments that say nothing but “subscribe”, this is why.  People had to write something in order to subscribe, so they tended to write “subscribe”.  It’s a bit ridiculous, though, to make people write a…

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How to see which purchases qualify for Chase Ink and Freedom bonus categories

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I feel like a dummy.  I’ve struggled with this for years.  Chase Ink cards are great because the earn valuable Ultimate Rewards points and they offer a number of 2X and 5X bonus categories.  However, it has always been tough to figure out whether purchases you thought would earn a bonus really did.  The Chase Ink billing statement shows overall how many base points were earned and how many bonus points were earned, but it…

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What Delta said. What Delta meant. What Delta wanted to say.

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Last week, Delta sent an email to many members with the subject heading “SkyMiles Program Developments Worth Noting.”  And, its true.  Delta flyers ought to note some of these developments, but they’re not easily sussed out from the email.  Here’s a quick guide and my take on each change: Delta said: We know your miles are important, so we want to provide the most notice possible regarding Award price changes. Delta meant: We’re hoping that…

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It’s not too late – Deals still alive as of 07/19/2015

Each week we publish a number of fantastic deals on the blog and in Quick Deals. Most deals don’t last long, but some hang around for awhile. In an effort to keep you up to date, we have gone back through each of the deals posted over the last couple of months to let you know which ones are still active. Deals added during the past week appear in bold. Here are the deals still…

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Amex Gift Card Predictions, New Amex Offers Automation, Best IHG Rewards Card Offer & More!

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Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week In Review series. Every Saturday we recap what you might have missed from Frequent Miler during the week. Enjoy! This Week From Frequent Miler Predicting the next Amex gift card deals – Looking at past Amex gift card deals to predict when we will see increased cashback again. (Hint: We will see 2% this coming week.) FTU Advanced returns to the west coast: Newport Beach Dec 4-6 2015 – Greg the Frequent Miler…

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Cautionary Churner’s War Story, Best Ultimate Rewards Transfer Partner, Cartera Customer Service & More!

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Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week In Review series. Every Saturday we bring you some of the best posts from around the web. Enjoy! This Week Around the Web Cautionary Tale: New Churners War Story from Latest App-O-Rama – A tale of why it can pay to take it slow when beginning in this hobby. Manufactured spend IS a get rich slowly scheme – Is manufactured spending the best use of your time? The BA Glitch Fix Has Made…

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