Best credit card combos: ThankYou Rewards

This is part 3 of a multi-part series of “best credit card combos”. The goal is to find the combination of 2 or 3 credit cards that, together, offer the best rewards for day to day spend. The full series (not yet completed) will likely be as follows: Best credit card combos: Ultimate Rewards Best credit card combos: Membership Rewards Best credit card combos: ThankYou Rewards Best credit card combos: Mixed rewards I’ve written before…

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Best options for Serve online loads

Serve online loads

Among the trio of similar Amex prepaid reloadable cards, Serve has an advantage over Bluebird and REDbird in that it can be reloaded online with a credit card, up to $1,000 per month.  Unfortunately, as of April 15 2015, Serve added a new restriction: only Amex credit cards can now be used to reload Serve online.  And, as before, Amex credit cards do not earn rewards when loading Serve. Serve with Softcard (no longer available…

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Best credit card combos: Membership Rewards

Best credit card combo

This is part 2 of a multi-part series of “best credit card combos”. The goal is to find the combination of 2 or 3 credit cards that, together, offer the best rewards for day to day spend. The full series (not yet completed) will likely be as follows: Best credit card combos: Ultimate Rewards Best credit card combos: Membership Rewards Best credit card combos: ThankYou Rewards Best credit card combos: Mixed rewards I’ve written before…

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It’s not too late – Deals still alive as of 05/10/2015

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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REDbird Armageddon, Ultimate Rewards Credit Card Combos, a Cool Discover Card Feature & More!

Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week In Review series. Every Saturday we recap what you might have missed from Frequent Miler during the week and bring you some of the best posts from around the web. Enjoy! This Week From Frequent Miler Updates: REDbird, Plenti, my 90,000 point mistake, Ink 30K and 60K offers – Updates to a number of recent posts. This may be the single best current signup offer – A look at the increased Ameriprise…

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REDbird grounded. Now what?

REDbird grounded

We didn’t know when it would happen, but we all knew it was coming.  The fact that Target allowed customers to use credit cards to reload the Target Prepaid REDcard (AKA REDbird) was almost too good to be true.  Those of us who hopped on the bandwagon early have enjoyed this perfect perpetual point machine for the past 7 months.  It went like this: Load REDbird with credit card at Target.  Earn credit card rewards…

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Best credit card combos: Ultimate Rewards

Best credit card combo

This is part 1 of a multi-part series of “best credit card combos”. The goal is to find the combination of 2 or 3 credit cards that, together, offer the best rewards for day to day spend.  The full series (not yet completed) will likely be as follows: Best credit card combos: Ultimate Rewards Best credit card combos: Membership Rewards Best credit card combos: ThankYou Rewards Best credit card combos: Mixed rewards I’ve written before…

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REDbird PM (post memo) Answers

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The Target Prepaid REDcard, also known as REDbird, has been an amazingly awesome tool for manufacturing spend.  For the past 6 months, we have been able to load the card in-store and pay with a credit card, for free.  Then, we could withdraw the cash for free or pay bills for free (including paying the credit card bill that was used to load REDbird).  Along the way we would earn credit card rewards, meet minimum…

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REDbird PM (post memo) Questions

REDbird PM

The Target Prepaid REDcard, also known as REDbird, has been an amazingly awesome tool for manufacturing spend.  For the past 6 months, we have been able to load the card in-store and pay with a credit card, for free.  Then, we could withdraw the cash for free or pay bills for free (including paying the credit card bill that was used to load REDbird).  Along the way we would earn credit card rewards, meet minimum…

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Confirmed: REDbird credit card loads will not be allowed as of May 6, 2015

I reported earlier today that it appeared that today may be the last day to reload the Target Prepaid REDcard (AKA REDbird) with a credit card.  Since then, I was able to confirm this rumor… I just talked with three different employees at three different Target stores in the Southeast Michigan area.  The news isn’t good.  Guest Service employees at two of the three stores were able to confirm the existence of the memo that…

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