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Progress toward Delta Platinum

This year, I’m continuing my quest to maintain Delta Platinum status without flying.  Here’s my approach and how I’m doing so far… Delta has four levels of elite status: Silver, Gold, … Read entire article »

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Free money and points from Staples

The following deal is valid until November 24 2012.  On Friday I mentioned a lucrative deal from Staples: Buy $100 in Visa or MasterCard gift cards and get a $15 … Read entire article »

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The 5X everywhere backup plan

Many people who live or work near well stocked Office Depot stores have been happily reaping the benefits of earning 5 points per dollar on all purchases through the trick … Read entire article »

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Bluebird lands. Questions answered

Last week, in the post “Bluebird takes flight and changes the game,” I described a new prepaid card from American Express that has some terrific features both for people looking … Read entire article »

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Bluebird takes flight and changes the game

American Express’ new prepaid product, Bluebird, is now available and yes, it appears to be “all that”.  In the battle between banks for prepaid card supremacy, Bluebird has changed the … Read entire article »

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Vanilla Reloadables

Vanilla Reload cards are the key to earning 5X everywhere.  They can be purchased at many Office Depot stores with Chase Ink cards which give 5X for office supply purchases.  … Read entire article »

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MyVanilla finally appears

A reader emailed me last night to let me know that the MyVanilla reloadable prepaid Visa card is now available for order online.  For months the OneVanilla website showed the … Read entire article »

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Bloomingdale’s Only 10X

For the month of September, Chase Sapphire cardholders can get 10 points per dollar for shopping at Bloomingdale’s as long as they start in the Ultimate Rewards Mall.  In the … Read entire article »

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