I just wanted to share the highlights of my weekend to illustrate (a) just how cheap of a bastard I am, and (b) how the cheap bastard mode of thinking can help enrich your life.
Friday night, we loaded up the kids and took a trip to Sears. We had read on SlickDeals that Sears was having [...]
Here’s a pretty sweet deal posted on SlickDeals. Right now if you purchase five AMEX gift cards directly from AMEX you can get a free $25 AMEX Gadget Lover’s Card by mail-in rebate. The Gadget Lover’s Card is an AMEX gift card that is good at participating retailers, including Best Buy, Circuit City, and Staples [...]
Back in the day, Discover Card was the king of the rewards credit cards, if for nothing else because it was nearly the only reward credit card. I remember how it was promoted with the tagline “The card that pays you back.”
Well, fast forward to today and Discover is far from the only player [...]
Here is a crazy brilliant scheme I came across this morning in the Fatwallet Finance forum. In a thread discussing the best use of AMEX Membership Rewards points, user jairocon posted the following way to use AMEX points for Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards credits. Keep in mind that you need 16 Rapid Rewards credits to [...]
Here is a deal that I found in preparation for my recent App-O-Rama. Citi is currently running a promotion for new applications for the Citi AMEX Platinum Card. The card offers 5 Thank You Points per dollar on everyday purchases (gas, grocery, and drugstores), and 3 Thank You Points per dollar on everything else. You [...]