OfficeMax $20 off $300 in MasterCard gift cards = free points and a profit

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OfficeMax has an ongoing promotion all week where they giving a $20 discount on a MasterCard gift cards purchase of least $300 in value. Since each $200 MasterCard has a $6.95 activation fee, the best way to maximize the savings …

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CardCash Home Depot gift cards Flash Sale – 9% off

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CardCash.com is currently selling Home Depot gift cards at 9% off while supplies last. Pay with your Discover Card which is currently offering 5% cash back on online purchases and save a total of 14%. No coupon necessary. As illustrated …

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Get $25 Amex statement credit after spending $75 in Amazon

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Another great offer from American Express when you sync your eligible card. From now until December 31, 2013, you can get a $25 statement credit when you spend $75 at Amazon. That’s 33% return on your money! Amazon e-gift cards …

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My Small Business Saturday report

My Small Business Saturday was a success. Between my wife and I, we had 7 elegible Amex cards, which I had registered in advance. In preparation for the day, I had ordered authorized user cards for a couple of the …

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Current promotions and other offers

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There are several offers happening right now that are worth mentioning. Some are targeted and some aren’t, so check your email to see if you have been targeted for any of those that require an invitation: U.S. Airways MasterCard 5x …

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Registration for American Express Small Business Saturday is now open

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One of the best promotions of the year is coming in fast, less than a week away, on Saturday, November 30th. In the meantime, all you have to do for now is start registering all your American Express cards, including …

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Finding cheap flights

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Sometimes when flying somewhere the best and most economical way to travel is to plan the trip around reasonably priced flights.  ITA Matrix is one useful tool in finding the best prices over a given period of time. ITA Matrix …

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Not sure what credit card to use? Try Reward Summit

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Thanks to our reader Pivotus for contacting us to inform us of Reward Summit. Which credit card to use I am always trying to use the best credit card for the right type of spend and inevitably I occasionally miss …

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When earning points just doesn’t make sense

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We have been on the market to buy a new fridge for the house for a few days, and of course I kept gravitating towards Lowe’s, which not only has decent prices, but also allows you to maximize points by …

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Carnival’s Early Saver Rate is back – sort of…

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A few days ago I wrote a post about how the Carnival Early Saver rate appears to be on the way out. We have been keeping an eye on a Southern Caribbean cruise for a while, and the Early Saver …

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