In one fell swoop, Ebates shakes up portal and credit card rewards

Last week Ebates quietly introduced a new feature to their portal.  New members can now sign up to earn Membership Rewards points rather than cash back.  That alone is huge news.  However, Doctor of Credit points out that this change also means that the Ebates credit card now becomes the card for online purchases.  First the basics, then analysis on why I think this is a really big deal. The Ebates Shopping Portal The Ebates…

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Save 20% & Earn Credit Card Rewards On M life Slot Play

Borgata M life

If you’ve ever wondered if it’s possible to earn credit card rewards when gambling in Las Vegas or Atlantic City, it turns out the answer is – to a certain extent – yes. TravelZork has shared the details of how to do this. Not only can you earn credit card rewards, but you can even save up to 20% on your spend. Before we go any further though, please please please only take advantage of…

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Amex Offers Glitches: Both Membership Rewards & Cash Offers Displaying For Some

Money Tree

Some people are reporting what seems to be a glitch with some Amex Offers as both Membership Rewards and statement credit versions of an offer are showing. It seems like this has been caused by American Express changing the offers available on MR-earning cards from earning statement credits to Membership Rewards. Doctor of Credit mentioned this change yesterday after seeing reports on Reddit, while a reader shared their experience with this glitch. Her Amex EveryDay…

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Wyndham Rewards Changing To 3 Tiers (7.5k, 15k & 30k) & Other Changes

Wyndham Rewards 7,500 15,000 30,000

Wyndham Rewards has announced some upcoming changes to their reward scheme which fundamentally changes their value proposition. If the plan for your points was to use them at their nicer properties in premium locations, you have about 6 weeks to make your reservations before the price will likely go up as these changes will take effect from April 3, 2019. You can find their announcement here, but here’s a summary of the changes. Category Changes…

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Happy deal: 10% back in rewards on all Happy Gift Cards

Giftcards.com is offering 10% back in rewards on all Happy gift cards. That’s a good promo on its own, but you should also be able to stack with portal cash for a slightly better deal yet. The Deal Get 10% back in rewards on select gift cards at GiftCards.com, including Happy Guy cards Sign up for GiftCards.com rewards here Direct link Happy cards on Giftcards.com Key Terms Valid through 3/1/19 or while supplies last Must subscribe to…

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Best options for buying Visa and MasterCard gift cards

Updated 02/19/2019 This guide has been updated to reflect recent changes at Simon Malls and to add and edit the details on other sources listed below. A common practice for increasing credit card rewards is to use a credit card to buy PIN-enabled Visa or Mastercard gift cards, and then liquidate those cards by using them to reload prepaid cards, buy money orders, or pay bills. The first step is to find PIN-enabled Visa or…

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Easy win: $38+ money-maker w/ portal & news subscription

The MyPoints portal is offering about $40 worth of points when you sign up for a trial subscription with the Dallas Morning News, which you can do for $1.08. Some people are reporting an offer with the same value through Swagbucks (I suspect those in the Dallas area), though I don’t see it there. Either way, this is an easy win if you use those portals. The Deal Get 6,000 MyPoints (or some are targeted for…

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Marriott Bonvoy Complete Guide

This post has been updated with the latest Bonvoy credit card information, shortcuts to elite status, point management (how to share points & keep points alive), and more. Marriott Bonvoy is the all-in-one rewards program which replaced Marriott Rewards, Starwood Preferred Guest, and Ritz-Carlton Rewards.  Compared to other programs, in my opinion, Marriott Bonvoy offers better than average rewards for paid stays, a strong elite program (but not best overall), best-in-class options for point transfers…

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Exclusive Bonus Offer: Earn $25 When Joining TopCashback

TopCashback bonus

We’ve teamed up with TopCashback to offer you an exclusive $25 bonus when you sign up and earn $10 cashback. Just to be clear, we aren’t getting a referral bonus if you sign up which is why you’re able to get such a large bonus. The Deal Join TopCashback and get a $25 signup bonus. Direct link to sign up. Key Terms Expires February 28th 2019 23:59 PST. New member will earn $25 bonus after…

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