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Easy 5x: Staples fee-free $200 Mastercard gift cards next week

Staples has released its weekly add and this Sunday will be offering $200 Mastercard Gift Cards with no purchase fee. What’s more, the ad does not mention a limit per customer or transaction. The Deal Staples will be offering fee-free Mastercard gift cards from 4/21/19-4/27/19 Direct link to weekly ad (see page 3) Key Details Valid 4/21/19-4/27/19 Quick Thoughts Note that Mastercard gift cards have been subject to a higher rate of fraudulent draining than Visa gift cards.…

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$300 Visa Gift Cards Now Back In Stock At Staples.com

Visa Gift Card

Update 4/17/19: Visa gift cards are back in stock and can be added to your cart successfully. They seem to have been going in and out of stock for several days, so if they’re out of stock when you try, check again later. Update: The $300 denomination cards are showing as being in stock, but when adding them to the cart it says they’re out of stock. That seems to be the case for the…

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3% back at Staples with Dosh

The Dosh app is offering 3% cash back on purchases in-store at Staples. The Deal Get 3% cash back on in-store purchases at Staples via the Dosh app If you’re new to Dosh, feel free to sign up using one of our referral links. I’m not sure if there is still a bonus when you sign up, but in the past there has been a $5 bonus for each of us. YMMV. Nick’s link (Code: NICHOLR92) Stephen’s link (Code: STEPHEP41) Key Details Available in-store only…

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Meijer stores carrying $500 Mastercard gift cards

Mastercard Gift Card

Midwest supercenter chain Meijer is now carrying variable-load $20-$500 Mastercard gift cards. I believe these are now available in all stores, whereas they had previously only been available in some stores. Reports even indicate that Meijer coupons (like this one that expires on 4/20) will apply to these gift cards. Stacking a coupon like that with a card that earns one of the best category bonuses at grocery stores should make for some great deals…

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What is the best credit card?

Best Category Bonuses Credit Cards

I get asked variations of this question all the time.  “Which credit card should I get?,” “What’s the best credit card?, “What’s the most rewarding card?” There is no single answer to these broad questions.  But I’ll do my best here to answer them anyway. First, though, if your goal is to earn as many rewards as possible, then you’ve asked the wrong question altogether.  The best way to earn rewards, in my opinion, is…

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Office Depot: Buy $300+ Visa Gift Cards & Get $15 Off

Visa Gift Card

Office Depot has a great deal on Visa gift cards this week as they’re offering a $15 instant discount when buying $300 or more of them. The Deal Buy $300+ of Visa gift cards at Office Depot and save $15 instantly. Key Terms Expires April 20, 2019. Limit 1. Quick Thoughts If you buy two $200 Visa gift cards, the activation fees will come to $13.90, meaning you’ll make a $1.10 profit immediately. You’ll do…

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Meijer mPerks: Save $10 When Buying $150+ Mastercard Gift Cards

Mastercard Gift Card

Meijer mPerks has a new digital coupon offering a $10 instant discount when buying $150 or more of Mastercard gift cards. The Deal Buy $150+ Mastercard gift cards at Meijer and save $10. Direct link to digital coupons. Key Terms Expires April 20, 2019. Limit 1. Must load digital coupon. Quick Thoughts So long as your local Meijer store has large enough denomination Mastercard gift cards, this will be a profitable deal as the $10…

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Ebates Visa with Membership Rewards. Everything you need to know.

The Ebates portal suddenly became exciting when they introduced the ability to earn Amex Membership Rewards points instead of cash back.  The combination of the Ebates portal with the Ebates Visa credit card is arguably the most exciting event in the points & miles world since… um… Redbird maybe?  Regardless, it’s been a while since we’ve seen anything this interesting.  You can read all about it here: In one fell swoop, Ebates shakes up portal…

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Bank of America cards: awesome if you’ve got $100K lying around

Bank of America issues a number of cards with co-brands such as Alaska, Air France, Amtrak, Asiana, etc.  Clearly they started at the beginning of the alphabet when looking for partners (Spirit and Virgin Atlantic notwithstanding).  But this post is not about those cards. This post is about Bank of America’s own rewards cards: Cash Rewards, Travel Rewards, and Premium Rewards. None of Bank of America’s own cards would be interesting except for one key…

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