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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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Fine Hotels & Resorts + Points

As part of our son’s high school graduation trip, my family of three spent the first two nights of Memorial Day weekend in San Diego at the US Grant, a Starwood’s Luxury Collection Hotel.  We booked two rooms: we booked the first night through American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts, and the second night with SPG points (12,000 points per night, per room). Fine Hotels & Resorts (FH&R) is a booking site exclusively for American…

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Last Chance Deals: Discounted Warehouse Club

Sam's Club Membership discount

Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some of the best ongoing deals around. As we kick off a new month,we only have one deal scheduled to expire this week. That said, there are a couple of great limited-time offers that are worth your attention before they disappear. With no expiration dates set, we can’t know for sure when they will end. Don’t miss out! If you’re interested in…

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Paying business expenses with credit cards

If you own your own business, you probably already earn credit card rewards for the types of business expenses where credit cards are readily accepted: store purchases, travel, entertainment, employee gifts, etc.  But, what about business expenses that can’t normally be paid by credit card?  Plastiq is a service that lets you pay almost any bill via credit card (see: Complete guide to Plastiq credit card payments).  They charge a 2.5% fee for this service…

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Last Chance Deals: 4X Fuel points and the best-ever Amex Hilton offer

Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some of the best ongoing deals around. As we approach the end of the month, a number of very good deals end this week. The next couple of days bring your last chance at a great Kroger fuel point promotion and the best-ever Amex Hilton offer. Don’t miss out! If you’re interested in any of these offers, there’s no time like…

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How do you choose your rewards?

Good choices and bad ones, we’ve written this week about making choices in your rewards. Sometimes, it’s a no-brainer, but more often than not in this game, the answers are subjective. And in our hobby of miles and points, you really can “choose your own adventure”. Read on for our thoughts on the rewards landscape this week. Rewards whiplash and my next new cards Sign up bonuses can undoubtedly be a fantastic way to quickly construct a…

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Rewards whiplash and my next new cards

Yesterday Amex introduced a terrific new credit card, and now I’m suffering from Rewards Whiplash… When Chase introduced their Sapphire Reserve card last summer, I was thrilled with the suite of Ultimate Rewards cards I had cobbled together: Sapphire Reserve for 3X travel and dining; Ink Plus for 5X office supply, cell phone, and internet; two Freedom cards for rotating 5X categories; and the Freedom Unlimited for 1.5X everywhere else.  See: The BEST travel rewards…

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The new king of everyday spend: Amex Blue Business Plus

I did not see this coming.  A great new credit card has just been introduced with no fanfare and no press leaks: Amex Blue Business Plus.  Unlike other recently introduced cards, this one is not a premium card.  Far from it.  This one has no annual fee.  And, it’s a business card.  And that’s a good thing.  Read on… The Blue Business℠ Plus Credit Card: 2X Everywhere The exciting thing here is the earning structure…

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