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Double Plink! UPDATE: targeted offer

UPDATE: The offer cited below is targeted to specific Plink users. If you didn’t receive this offer via email, then you won’t qualify for double points. Last Saturday I told you why I wasn’t too excited by Plink’s double points at Sears promotion (see “Sears double Plink sounds great, but…“).  Now, though, Plink has added double points at Kmart, and that changes everything. Once you signup for Plink (see my Signup Links page), make sure…

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Sears double Plink sounds great, but…

Plink announced a promotion today in which they are offering double Plink points for purchases at Sears through August 18th: Those who have read my posts “Plinking Sears,” and/or “Gift card alchemy” may think that this would be a great opportunity to get 12% back in Plink points when buying $50 Sears gift cards online.  Unfortunately, though, Sears’ online gift card purchases are processed by Kmart.  So, it is very unlikely that you would get…

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Gift card alchemy

What follows is a hypothetical perpetual money machine.  While I’ve successfully tried each individual step, I’ve never put them all together as shown here.  Don’t think of this as a recommendation of what you should do, but rather take it as intended: a fun way to think about what is possible… Prepare To get started, you need a Discover card account and a good rewards credit card. You can use a Discover card for both…

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Plinking Sears

Last week, in the post “Plinking gift cards” I described the rewards program called Plink, and I showed that it should be possible to get the equivalent of a 6% rebate when buying $50 gift cards from Kmart or Sears.  I have since had a chance to test a few things with Sears and Kmart and can now report some new details. Buy from Sears, reward from Kmart Plink offers both Sears and Kmart as…

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Plinking gift cards

Plink is a rewards program in which you can automatically earn rewards for day to day purchases at a number of merchants.  They advertise that you can “get rewards for dining and shopping offline.” Plink is very similar to the Rewards Network where you earn miles automatically at various restaurants when you pay with a registered credit card.  Just like Rewards Network, Plink requires that you register a credit card and then you’ll earn Plink…

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