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Update 1/20: Get National Executive Elite status through Feb 2022 (YMMV) w/ Amex

Update 1/2/20: This deal is back again for all American Express cardholders. It is well worth doing this now and potentially matching to Hertz President’s Circle (though I personally prefer renting through National). Note two awesome things about this deal: First, while the landing page suggests that status would be active until February of 2021, some people are reporting that their National accounts are showing Executive Elite status valid through February 28, 2022. That’s awesome and…

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End of year checklist: Do these things by Dec 31st

We’re re-publishing this as a reminder for those of us waiting to the very last minute to complete these by the end of the year tomorrow. With exactly one week left in 2019, it’s time to dot the i’s and cross the t’s and make sure you have everything buttoned up in time for the new year. It can be easy to forget something simple, and indeed I’ve once again left a few things to…

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Back: Targeted 100K Platinum offer back for some

Amex Platinum for Less

Update 12/23/19: Some people are once again being targeted for this offer via the Card Match Tool at CreditCards.com. (H/T: One Mile at a Time) Update 11/4/19: A new round of people are reporting these offers via the Card Match Tool at CreditCards.com.  Update 5/27/19: People are once again reporting these offers via the Card Match Tool. Update 4/29/19: A fresh round of people are reporting being targeted. If you’re eligible, it’s probably worth a second to check the Card Match…

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Stack a deal on Samsung 10.1″ tablet

Update: This deal is even better for Cyber Monday. Several sites are offering the Samsung GalaxyTab A (2019 model) 10.1″ Wi-Fi 32GB for $159.99, but you can stack deals to get that down to an even better price and there are several ways to stack it depending on what you have available to you. Stack 1: Samsung.com Samsung.com is offering the tablet here. (our affiliate link) If you have the current Chase Offer for Samsung (available on some…

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(EXPIRED) Extra 4x Membership Rewards at Amazon, up to 1500 points

There’s a new targeted Amex Offer out today on some Amex cards to get 4 additional points per dollar at Amazon.com up to 1,500 bonus points (i.e. a max order of $375). While it’s not a huge windfall, it will be nice to pick up bonus points if you were planning to shop at Amazon anyway by the end of the year. The Deal Get an additional 4 Membership Rewards points per dollar (up to 1,500 bonus points)…

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(EXPIRED) Apple AirPods Pro as low as $188 w/ stacking offers at Amazon

Update: The AirPods Pro are on sale again for the same price and the regular AirPods are also on sale for $165 and several other iPads and Apple Watches on sale today. If you’ve got one of the 20% off deals noted below from a credit card, that would be a final price of $132 after that savings on the AirPods (non-Pro model). That model is available for free one-day Prime shipping (see a link under…

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Amex ratchets up their war on gaming with wave of shutdowns

Last week, Reddit was aflame with reports of Amex shutting down accounts.  While account shutdowns have long been common with other issuers, this hasn’t been Amex’s primary approach in the past.  For many years, they temporarily froze accounts in order to put them through financial review.  If the cardholder came out of the financial review successfully, their accounts were fully restored.  More recently, we’ve seen Amex clawing back points that they decided were earned through…

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Playing in multi-player mode to earn more valuable rewards

Greg has written in the past about the games we play to earn valuable rewards and the tools we use to do it. The truth is, as with any game, these games are more fun in multi-player mode. For some people, that will mean a couple working together. For others, it may mean several members of a family. Here are some ways you can take advantage of playing the game in multi-player mode to increase…

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American Express Adding & Removing Benefits From Select Cards

American Express has announced a number of changes to the benefits provided on a wide range of its cards today. Most notably, premium cards will have travel protection benefits added, but only if you’re booking round trip flights. There are a number of upcoming changes, so here’s what will be added and removed from January 1, 2020. Trip Interruption & Trip Cancellation Insurance If you book a round trip flight and pay for it entirely…

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