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Amex and Citi capture my wallet but not my spend

There was a time, not long ago at all, when I maximized my wallet with just two cards: Chase Sapphire Reserve and Chase Freedom Unlimited. I got 3X for travel and dining with the Sapphire Reserve, and I got 1.5X everywhere else with the Freedom Unlimited. Now, Amex and Citi have shattered that approach.

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Are cash back cards the new airline cards?

The new Air France KLM credit card launched the other day, and I wrote that the card isn’t particularly exciting. A few years back, I probably would have thought that an airline credit card offering 1.5 miles per dollar was something special — but these days, every transferable currency has a card that earns an equal or better return (and in the case of Air France, they happen to be transfer partners with everyone). Then…

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Did Amex’s new Gold card kill Chase’s Sapphire Reserve?

My wife and I each have Chase Sapphire Reserve cards, and our new annual fees just came due.  My previous plan was for my wife to downgrade her card to a no-fee Freedom card, and then I’d pay $75 to add her as an authorized user to my card.  Now, though, a new card has made me rethink my plans.  Now, I’m wondering: should I keep the Sapphire Reserve card at all? Last week Amex…

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Is 4X worth $250 per year? How much are those Amex Gold 4X categories (grocery & dining) worth?

The new American Express® Gold Card offers an eye-popping 4 Membership Rewards points per dollar for spend at restaurants and grocery stores in the United States (grocery store 4X is limited to $25K spend per year).  That’s great.  Unfortunately, the card also offers a great big annual fee: $250.  Is 4X worth that fee? First, consider that the card offers other valuable benefits: $120 dining credit: $10 per month credit for spend at GrubHub, Seamless,…

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Better offer: 50K after $2K via referral from a friend w/ new 4x benefits

We reported very early this morning about the new American Express Gold Card, featuring the previously-rumored benefits like 4x at US Restaurants, 4x at US Supermarkets (on up to $25K in purchases, then 1x), up to $10 per month in statement credits for participating restaurant/food delivery merchants, etc. Two major downsides included a newly increased annual fee of $250 that is not waived in the first year and a relatively weak welcome offer of just 25,000 points after…

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Current Gold cardholders (prior to 10/4) keep 2X Gas and $195 into 2019

As we reported earlier, the card formerly known as Premier Rewards Gold now has a new name and new benefits: The card has been renamed to “American Express Gold Card“ New benefits: 4X at US Restaurants 4x at US Supermarkets on up to $25K per calendar year in purchases (then 1x) 3x flights booked directly with airlines or on Amextravel.com (unchanged benefit) No more 2X gas at US gas stations $120 dining credit: $10 per month credit…

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(EXPIRED) $20 off of $50 at Kroger with online order

Kroger is offering a coupon good for $20 off of $50 or more when you order online and pick up in-store. If you have a card that is newly-earning 4x at US Supermarkets and you’re itching to break it in on grocery spend, this discount might be right on time for you. The Deal Kroger is offering $20 off of a pickup order of $50 or more with a digital coupon you can load to your account…

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Huge supermarket bonus as expected, but with increased $250 fee – NOT waived [maybe that’s targeted?]

The new American Express Gold Card is now starting to show up for some people while browsing the Amex site — and in fact I saw this offer moments ago while browsing (it may be targeted to me). As expected, the card features the awesome bonus categories we thought it would (See: Amex knocks it out of the park with new 4x dining / $120 credit benefits…), like 4x at US Supermarkets on up to $25,000…

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