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(Update: Filing extended to 7/15) IRS extends payment deadline 90 days

pay federal taxes with a credit card

Update 3/23/20: In case you missed it, the IRS has also extended the deadline to file. You now have until July 15, 2020 to file and pay 2019 taxes. This applies to all individual returns, trusts, and corporations and is automatic and also includes estimated tax payments for tax year 2020 that were due on April 15, 2020. Penalties and interest begin to accrue on July 16, 2020. Keep in mind that this does not affect…

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(EXPIRED) (Back) Easy 5x: Staples fee-free $200 Mastercard gift cards 3/22 – 3/28

Staples has released its weekly ad and this Sunday will be offering $200 Mastercard Gift Cards with no purchase fee. Note that this time there is a limit of one per customer or transaction. The Deal Staples will be offering fee-free Mastercard gift cards from 3/22/20 to 3/28/20 Direct link to weekly ad (see page 5 of next week’s ad) Key Details Valid 3/22/20 to 3/28/20 Valid in-store only Quick Thoughts Poor timing on this one as…

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Simon Mall to close all properties from 7pm tonight to March 29th

Simon Mall has announced that they are closing all domestic properties as of 7pm tonight (Wednesday, March 18th) through March 29th. This affects all domestic retail outlets including Simon Malls, Premium Outlets, and Mills locations. We had previously reported that some locations have been out of stock of Visa Gift Cards for the time being, but it looks like today could be the last chance to get gift cards for those who are still venturing out. Obviously…

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7 ways to increase credit card spend from home

Earning miles, points, and cash back from home is an attractive option whether you’re avoiding contracting and spreading a virus or you simply prefer to avoid malls and Walmart stores.  Regular readers of this blog know that earning rewards through credit card signups is an easy home based option.  Most welcome offers, though, require meeting minimum spend requirements.  For example, you may have to spend $5,000 in three months in order to qualify for a…

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Q2 2020 Activation Links For Freedom, Discover, Cash+, Dividend & ABOC

Chase Freedom Q2 2020

As of today, all of the credit cards with rotating quarterly categories have opened registration for Q2 2020. We’ve provided details below of each card’s categories from April 1 to June 30, 2020, along with links to activate your bonuses. Chase Freedom Bonus Categories Grocery Stores (excludes Target & Walmart) Fitness Club & Gym Memberships List of eligible retailers & exclusions Bonus Amount / Limit 5% cashback on up to $1,500 spend in combined purchases…

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$1K gift cards out of stock at some Simon Malls

We have received a few reports from readers about a few Simon Malls being out of stock of $1K Visa Gift Cards. I posted a picture in our Frequent Miler Insiders Facebook group of some swag I got when picking up gift cards the weekend before last and that was where we first received a report. Over the past weekend, I heard a couple more reports of malls that were out of stock. Official word…

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(EXPIRED) Office Depot/OfficeMax: Buy $300+ Visa Gift Cards & Get $15 Off Instantly

Visa Gift Card

Office Depot and OfficeMax have returned with their always popular deal on Visa gift cards, offering a $15 instant discount when buying $300+ of them. The Deal Buy $300+ Visa gift cards at Office Depot/OfficeMax and get $15 off instantly. Key Terms Expires March 14, 2020. Limit 1 per business/household (probably) Quick Thoughts This is a great deal because with $6.95 activation fees on $200 Visa gift cards, you’ll make a $1.10 profit for every…

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(EXPIRED) Meijer: Spend $50 On Most 3rd Party Gift Cards & Earn $5 Reward (Limit 10, Expires 3/28/20)

Meijer 03.08.20

Meijer has launched a new mPerks Rewards deal today, offering $5 off your next purchase for every $50 spent on most third party gift card brands. You can take advantage of this deal up to 10 times, so it’s good for up to $500 of spend. The Deal Buy $50 of most third party gift cards at Meijer and earn a reward good for $5 off your next purchase. Direct link to offer. Key Terms…

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Bank of America Spending Offers On Amtrak Cards (& Possibly Others?)

Bank of America Amtrak spending bonus

We recently covered spending bonuses being issued by Citi and Barclays; now Bank of America is getting in on the act. A reader has let us know about a couple of different targeted offers that she and her husband received on their Amtrak cards which are pretty generous considering how much Amtrak points are worth. The Deal Bank of America is sending targeted spending offers such as the following: Earn 5,000 bonus Amtrak Guest Rewards…

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