American Express Offering 2X Rewards for Shop Small This Year

In past years, the American Express Shop Small promotion typically offered statement credits when you used your Amex at small businesses on a specified day. This was known as Small Business Saturday, which is set to take place on November 26th of this year. It was actually quite lucrative a couple years ago because they … Continue reading “American Express Offering 2X Rewards for Shop Small This Year”

Are You Better Off Paying Fees to Meet Minimum Credit Card Spend?

I’ve been working on some minimum spend lately, thanks to a new Chase Ink card and the Chase Sapphire Reserve. Those two cards mean I have to spend $9,000 in the span of 90 days, which can be a bit harrowing for some and a breeze for others. Once I was approved, and had yet … Continue reading “Are You Better Off Paying Fees to Meet Minimum Credit Card Spend?”

Chase Ink Business Preferred Review: 80k Sign-Up Bonus

News just broke of yet another new credit card from Chase, the “Chase Ink Business Preferred,” which is expected to be released later this year. It’s a new version of the existing Chase Ink card, so nothing too mind-blowing, just some important differences to take note of. In what sounds like an ode to the … Continue reading “Chase Ink Business Preferred Review: 80k Sign-Up Bonus”

An Easy Way to Earn 3,300 Bonus Amex Membership Rewards Points

Are you looking for a quick and easy way to earn a small handful of American Express Membership Rewards points? Well, look no further. There is a targeted (my guess) Amex Offer that gives you 1,000 MR points every time you spend $100 or more on your cell phone bill between now and January 1st, … Continue reading “An Easy Way to Earn 3,300 Bonus Amex Membership Rewards Points”

Affirm Offers New Way to Pay for Those Who Don’t Like Credit Cards

A company by the name of Affirm is looking to shake up the way consumers pay for high-ticket items they would normally just charge to a credit card. Instead of swiping or dipping, individuals can get real-time financing for purchases during the checkout process. How Affirm Works For example, if a certain Millennial (I didn’t … Continue reading “Affirm Offers New Way to Pay for Those Who Don’t Like Credit Cards”

American Express Platinum Now Earns 5X on Airfare

In an effort to fend off the up and coming (or perhaps already top dog) Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card, American Express Platinum will now offer 5X Membership Rewards points on airfare. Specifically, you can earn 5X MR points on airfare booked directly with airlines and through American Express Travel. Previously, Amex Platinum only offered … Continue reading “American Express Platinum Now Earns 5X on Airfare”