Updates To Amex Blue Cash Preferred

Updates To Amex Blue Cash Preferred

Saving Money
224/365 Today, American Express wrote to existing cardholders to update them on changes to the American Express Blue Cash Preferred. While changes to credit card benefits tend to be dreaded, American Express has really hit it with these new cash back categories! Cash Back on Streaming Services Joining supermarkets in giving 6% cash back is a great 21st century category:…
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Fee-Free MasterCards at Staples

Fee-Free MasterCards at Staples

Travel
205/365 Starting tomorrow, April 21, 2019, you can pick up a $200 MasterCard gift card at Staples through Saturday and not pay the activation fee. While you are there, bring in your old tech for recycling and save $10 off a $30 purchase, just in time for Earth Day! Ultimate Rewards Strategy I use my Chase Ink Business Plus to…
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Update on Birthday Swago

Update on Birthday Swago

Earning Money
147/365 I've been hard at work on my Swago this morning, so I thought I'd give a quick update for those of you confused by the new board this month. New Center Activity: SB Local The center activity is no longer the MyGiftCardsPlus square. Swagbucks has replaced it with Earn SB from SB Local. This is an app that you…
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Ride Sharing: Lyft

Ride Sharing: Lyft

Saving Money, Travel
133/365 Yesterday, I laid out all of the details on Uber. Today, I'm going to walk through using Lyft. I started using Lyft in 2017, two years after I signed up for Uber. Looking at my account history, I've ridden with Uber 13 times and Lyft 18 times. Lyft is definitely my favorite of the two! Download the Lyft App…
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Ride Sharing: Uber

Ride Sharing: Uber

Saving Money, Travel
132/365 While we were on our trip this week, I knew we would be doing a fair amount of ride sharing. We didn't get a rental car because between figuring out how to drive around a new place, tolls, and parking fees, ride sharing is the way to go. I'm going to break down the two most popular types of…
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Staying Flexible When Traveling

Staying Flexible When Traveling

Travel
128/365 We arrived at the airport this morning at 8:30am for a 10:20 flight, checked our bags, breezed through security since we have TSA PreCheck (courtesy of our Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card), and settled into the Priority Pass Lounge, the Club at PHX, (another perk of our Chase Sapphire Reserve). We were all set to fly to MCO for…
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Fee-Free Visa Gift Cards at Staples

Fee-Free Visa Gift Cards at Staples

Earning Money, Travel
107/365 Starting tomorrow, you can pick up some fee-free Visa gift cards at Staples. I use my Chase Ink Business Plus to get 5x Ultimate Rewards at office supply stores. While Chase no longer offers this card, you could use my referral to get the Business Preferred (which does not get 5x at office supply stores), and then downgrade to…
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30% Back at Staples with Chase Offers

30% Back at Staples with Chase Offers

Disney, Saving Money
90/365 If you download the Chase app (or the Chase Pay app), you can browse offers that you can load to your card just like Amex Offers. Right now, there are several good ones available for 5, 10, 15, and even 30% back! Unfortunately, they are highly targeted, so you have to check your accounts to see which offers you…
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