My most recent credit card churn

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A few days ago I did another credit card application round.  My main plan was to target hotel rewards as I am in need of hotel points for some stays I have coming up. My plan was to get more …

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Amex Business Gold card 50,000 points offer making the rounds

Amex has a current public offer for 50,000 membership rewards bonus points after spending $5,000 within the first 3 months of getting the card. The $175 annual fee is waived for the first year, and this card usually requires a …

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75,000 points offer from American Express – act quickly

UPDATE: 3/14/2013  – THIS DEAL IS NOW DEAD. Congrats to all of you who got in on time! There’s a link going around in this Flyertalk thread that has the American Express Business Gold Rewards card fee-free for the first year …

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Southwest 50,000 points offers (aka Companion Pass) are back!

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Talk about great timing. Yesterday I wrote how I received the Southwest Companion Pass, which has already saved me thousands of points in future bookings. At the time we wrote this article, the best available offer was the 25,000 bonus …

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Amex 100,000 bonus points posted!

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At the beginning of this month we alerted everyone about an amazing deal from American Express for their Platinum card product. The deal required $3,000 in spending in 3 months for 100,000 bonus points. All of us jumped in on …

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Last call for American Express 75,000 points offer

Today is the last day to apply for the American Express Business Gold card, which is currently offering 75,000 Membership Reward points after spending $10,000 within the first 4 months of account opening. The $175 annual fee is waived for …

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Amex 75,000 points offer is back

For a week now until January 28th, Amex has resurrected the 75,000 membership reward points offer. The $175 annual fee is waived the first year, and you must spend a minimum of $10,000 within the first 4 months to get …

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$400 in Amex credits posted!

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A few days ago we wrote about an amazing offer that made the rounds in the late hours of the night about 100,000 Membership Reward points for getting the American Express Platinum card. This card is fantastic because it comes …

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An alternative to the elusive Vanilla Reload card

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Ever since the Amex BlueBird took flight, there has been a surge of people looking for Vanilla Reload cards at places like office supplies and drug stores. As a result, most retailers have limited the availability of this card or …

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How to meet bonus spending requirements (Part 3)

This is the third and last of a 3-part series in which we will detail strategies you can use to meet credit card minimum spending requirements to get a sign-up bonus. As a refresher, here are Part 1 and Part 2.  …

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