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Not Too Late to Get a Year of 50% Points Return with Amex Business Platinum

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In an unfortunate turn of events, today American Express announced that the fan-tas-tic ability to get 50% of your redeemed points back via The Enhanced Business Platinum® Card from American Express OPEN and its Pay with Points feature was apparently too fantastic as they are going to change the percentage to 35% effective June 1st. This 50% points return perk was introduced in October 2016, and with your selected airline for the year you would essentially get 2 cents in value when booking…

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Details on the Limited Time Hilton Surpass Weekend Award Night

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The limited time offering of 100,000 Hilton sign-up bonus points when you hit the spending requirement on the Hilton Honors™ Surpass® Card may be the most eye-catching portion of the offer, but it is actually only part of the deal. This bonus that runs through 5/31/17 also has a unique component that is awarded at the first anniversary in the form of a weekend anniversary night that is valid at most of the Hilton properties around the world! For those not overly familiar, this anniversary award…

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11 Items to Buy at Close to 50% Off From Boxed.com

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Earlier today I wrote about a way to buy select gift cards at Boxed.com for over 50% off by stacking several deals including a new customer sign-up, Amex Offers, free shipping, and potentially even 8% cash back on top of all of that. Unfortunately, the popular gift cards options like Outback sold out shortly after my post went live, but that doesn’t stop this from still being a good deal for many of us. It just means you have to…

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Gift Cards for Over 50% Off By Stacking Boxed.com Discounts!

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Update: Looks like most of the gift cards are sold out at the moment, but these steps below will still work for other items. I’ll update if/when gift cards come back in stock! I know lots of you like to stack discounts and go deal hunting for things outside of just travel, so here is a way you can stack some serious discounts to save over 50% on Boxed.com purchases. They sell similar things to what you might find at…

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The Best Amex Credit Card for Everyday Spending

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There are big credit card sign-up bonuses not to be missed (like the current 100,000 points from the Hilton Honors™ Surpass® Card), but then there are the credit cards that you keep in your wallet to really amp up your miles and earning on everyday purchases. While periodic big injections of points from increased sign-up bonuses are important, so is really being strategic about earning as many points as possible on the things you buy everyday. With the Amex “once in a…

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New Amex Offers at Hotels.com, Blue Apron, and More!

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Amex Offers are a great way to save money or earn extra points on purchases you make with your Amex cards. You never know when good Amex Offers will pop up on one of your Amex card accounts. The only sure-fire way to know exactly what offers are available to you is to log-in to your online Amex account and take a look (process outlined below), but to save you a little time I want to highlight a few new Amex…

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A Surprising Must Have Credit Card for Family Travelers

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The rewards credit card landscape is always changing, and if you get complacent with your current line-up of “best cards” you could easily blink a few times and no longer have the best cards to meet your needs and spending patterns. I know this sentiment is true for me, and as I work on my 2017 credit card plan, it is clear that there is a card I need to add to our line-up as soon as the time is…

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Limited Time: Four Day Disney World Ticket From $74/Day

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Disney World is expensive, so saving money on Disney World simply makes it less expensive, not inexpensive. That said, right now you can stack two deals to drop the price of adult Disney World tickets to about $74 per day on a four day ticket, which is probably as low as you can realistically hope for on a per day basis unless you are buying a really long ticket or hold an annual pass and are going into the parks…

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Good New Amex Offers This Morning!

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Amex Offers are a great way to save money or earn extra points on purchases you make with your Amex cards. You never know when good Amex Offers will pop up on one of your Amex card accounts. The only sure-fire way to know exactly what offers are available to you is to log-in to your online Amex account and take a look (process outlined below), but to save you a little time I want to highlight a few new Amex…

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Unlock Four Free Elite Status Levels With the Amex Platinum!

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We have had an Amex Platinum card in one form or another for many years now, and even as new rewards credit cards have come on the market, the Amex Platinum remains in our wallets because it offers some very solid built-in perks that can make travel easier and more comfortable. In additional the the perks it already provided such as select lounge access, $200 in annual airline credits, and access to the Fine Hotel and Resorts perks, The Platinum Card® from American…

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