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Upgrade Sears Gift Cards at Sears

Sears sells other retailer gift cards, after all. Well, well, look at that. Sears does sell gift cards (other than their own) after all. I’ve written a couple of posts recently about how to buy miles cheaply by buying Sears gift cards through the Ultimate Rewards Mall, and then upgrading the cards at Kmart, and then selling the upgraded cards. See, for example, Buy Miles for 1.2 Cents or Less and A Two Player PPM.…

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A Two Player PPM

This Perpetual Point Machine is best with two people working together. In previous posts (such as this one), I defined the Perpetual Point Machine (PPM) as “a scheme in which, after a little push, hotel points and/or airline miles are accrued over and over again, forever, with little or no additional work or money.” We have yet to identify a perfect PPM, but it has been fun and rewarding pursuing it. Today I’ll describe a…

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Gift Card Harvesting

With a green gift card thumb, you can grow the value of your gift cards over time. Buried deep in the comments section of an old, no longer viable Frequent Miler post, a reader tossed out a little nugget of information that I found quite amazing. He had bought Sears gift cards and had found a way to grow their value over time. I didn’t publish his idea right away for a few reasons. First,…

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