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Making the Most of Your AmEx Offers

by Michael on Dec 16, 2013

About two weeks ago, my wife and I signed up to get $25 off $75 at Amazon via our American Express credit cards. That offer has since gone away, but they have a ton more. As a reminder, you can access these offers from insider your AmEx account. Just log […]

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AmEx Amazon $25 Credits Posted

by Michael on Dec 5, 2013 · 1 comment

This is just a quick update to say that, as expected, the $25 credits from the recent Amazon/AmEx deal have already been posted to our accounts. The terms of the offer said that the credits would show up within 90 days, but AmEx has always been very good posting their […]

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Beware: Gift Cards are Warranty Killers

by Michael on Dec 2, 2013 · 1 comment

Earlier today, I highlighted a nice $25 off $75 deal from AmEx and Amazon. In that post, I suggested buying a $75 Amazon gift card to lock in the $25 savings before you forget. As a quick followup, I just wanted to point out a potential gotcha with gift cards […]

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This is a pretty sweet deal for those with an AmEx credit card… During the month of December, you can get $25 off $75 at Amazon.com. Based on my read of this offer, it looks like you can get the discount for a total of $75 in Amazon purchases anytime […]

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Small Business Saturday 2013

by Michael on Nov 22, 2013

With Thanksgiving and Black Friday just around the corner, it’s time once again to enroll your American Express credit cards in their “Small Business Saturday” promo. As a reminder, this is a promo that was launched back in 2010 as a way to reward cardholders for shopping at small businesses […]

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While sitting down to make some work-related travel arrangements, it dawned on me that I’ve been leaving miles on the table. When making plans, I typically seek out the shortest and most direct flights. I do this in part for efficiency but also because I’m tall and coach seats aren’t […]

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This is just a quick tip for those of you who are starting to think about booking flights for the upcoming holiday travel season… Yesterday afternoon, I spent some time making travel arrangements. Our nearest airport is ATL, so that means we fly Delta almost exclusively. Well, while searching for […]

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This is just a quick note to share a money-saving, credit-related tip with you… We’ve always (always!) paid our credit card bills in full. Thus we’ve never (ever!) paid interest charges on any of our accounts. That being said, we have had the occasional hiccup where a bill gets paid […]

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