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Morgan Stanley Amex: Do you need a Morgan Stanley account to apply?

Morgan Stanley offers two compelling Amex cards which earn Membership Rewards points.  One is the Platinum Card which beats out Amex’s standard Platinum card by offering the first authorized user Platinum card for free.  The other is the Morgan Stanley Credit Card which offers a few compelling 2X category bonuses.  For more about each, see: Which is the best Amex Platinum card? The other Morgan Stanley Amex is worth a look The applications for both…

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Better offers again, but with a twist

Yesterday I was testing links on our and I ran across something surprising.  Many of the Amex personal card links brought up offers that were better than the standard public offer (in fact, most were at or near historic best offers!).  Nick wrote about this phenomenon a week ago (see: I see better-than-advertised offers… [Targeted]), but in his case he found this in a browser that he had recently used to log into his Amex account. …

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Last Chance Deals: Get more miles, more bucks, and free stuff

Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some of the best ongoing deals around. A couple of mileage promotions for shopping and transferring lead us off this week, followed by the chance to make more eBay bucks by selling. In “Won’t Last Long”, we’ve got a couple of opportunities to enjoy the value of free! Remember, date or no date, we can’t know for sure when they…

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The best-laid plans of mice and men…

Welcome to our Frequent Miler week in review, where we look back at some of the key posts this week here at Frequent Miler. This week was focused on cards: examining the best choices, planning an application strategy, and a reminder that the best laid plans of mice and men….might get changed in into a Chase Sapphire Preferred card. Read on for the details: Planning my Amex Offers portfolio   We’ve previously discussed the value…

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Amex financial review from adding authorized users

In my recent post “Planning my Amex Offers portfolio,” I described my plans of ensuring that I had at least one of each type of Amex card (Membership Rewards vs. Other; Personal vs. Business) and that I would add a handful of authorized users cards to each of these so that I’d be well positioned for Amex Offers. In response, a number of readers declared that adding a bunch of authorized users would lead to…

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Planning my Amex Offers portfolio

In my post “Awesome Amex Offers and how to get them,” I argued that the way to get the best Amex Offers is to get every type of Amex card (Membership Rewards vs. Other; Personal vs. Business; etc.) and to get lots of those cards by adding lots of authorized users.  I intended to follow my own advice, but I dragged my heels for a while.  Then came the amazing Amazon offer: Spend $50 or…

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Last Chance Deals: Mobile wallet credits, bonus American Airlines miles and more

Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some of the best ongoing deals around. Mobile wallet spend, transfer bonus, a partner offer, and $8 rental cars are examples of some off the deals ending today and linked to below.. That said, there are a couple of strong limited-time offers that are worth your attention before they disappear. Date or no date, we can’t know for sure when they…

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Membership Rewards Questions Answered

Following my post “Ultimate Rewards Questions Answered,” I figured that it would be helpful to do the same with Amex Membership Rewards questions and answers.  Here’s what you need to know… Membership Rewards Credit and Charge Cards American Express offers a huge lineup of cards that offer Membership Rewards points for spend.  Many are charge cards (in which the balance must be paid in full each month) and others are credit cards. American Express limits…

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