Barclays really stepped it up and gave me 20,000 miles!

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A couple of weeks ago we wrote about a promotion where you can earn 5,000 to 10,000 U.S. Airways miles per each successful referral of your U.S. Airways MasterCard to friends and family (up to 50,000 miles). The problem is …

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Best current credit card offers

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There are several current credit card offers that merit mentioning as they are offering significantly higher than usual sign up bonuses. The offers below are the best public offers we’re currently aware of: Chase Ink Plus card – 70,000 bonus …

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Don’t forget to add Office Depot to your Plink profile!

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Last Tuesday was the last day that Staples participated in the Plink program. If you’re not familiar with Plink, it’s a great way to accumulate free points for using your credit or debit card. You can then redeem those points …

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Cashing out MasterCard gift cards via Amazon Payments

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Last month we wrote about the Staples and Amex promo in which you could earn Ultimate Reward points, a $25 Amex statement credit, and make a small profit. You can refer to the original promotion in this prior post. The …

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The U.S. Airways MasterCard just keeps on giving

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If you’re in the market for a good credit card offer, there is still time to get on the U.S. Airways MasterCard bandwagon. Back in October of last year I got this credit card as part of an app-o-rama. At …

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My current credit card spending allocation

In the miles and points game, sometimes you have to play the cards that you’re dealt, and you have to modify or tailor your spending based on your current situation. Take my particular situation, for instance: I’m in the middle …

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Lufthansa 50,000 bonus miles credit card

There is a new Lufthansa credit card out issued by Barclays which is currently offering a total of 50,000 miles, consisting of the following: – 20,000 miles when you first use the card – 30,000 miles when you spend $5,000 …

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Get in on the U.S. Airways MasterCard while you still can

The American and U.S. Airways merger has resulted in the largest airline in the world, with American Airlines being the survivor of the two of them, but with their frequent flyer programs being combined. While some changes to the program …

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