Rakuten Dining? 5% Back at Participating Restaurants!

If you follow this blog, then you know that I am a fan of Rakuten (formerly Ebates). When it comes to online shopping, in store, or travel purchases I maximize my rewards by taking advantage of the available offers. But now, you can add restaurants to that list thanks to Rakuten Dining. By adding the […]

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The Apple Card is here! The Apple Card is here! I’m somebody now!

Just like Navin Johnson in Steve Martin’s “The Jerk”, I’m excited. Sitting on my couch this morning going over this last week’s expenses I saw the invitation to apply for the Apple Card right there on my phone. I couldn’t believe how easy it was. Click the link. Enter some info. Wait a little bit […]

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Citi Priority – Bundle and Save

I received an offer in the mail. It would appear that Citi is promoting Citi Priority Banking package, which is essentially opening a check and savings account in conjunction with your Citi Double Cash card. To start, your Citi Double Cash card give you a half percent bump when you open a savings account. Earn […]

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A Rose by any Other Name, Would Smell Just as Sweet. Ebates is now Rakuten

As I logged in to Ebates this morning, I noticed a subtle little change. Ebates is now Rakuten. I’ve talked about how much of a fan of Ebates, and earning cash back from my online and in-store spending. (Double dip? Don’t mind if I do!) As it turns out, Japanese company Rakuten purchased Ebates in […]

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A Look at the Upcoming Apple Card

I’ve got to say that when I heard about this card, I was not very excited. I already have the Apple Barclaycard. But after digging a little into this card, which is expected to release this summer, I started to appreciate what Apple is trying to do here. From a rewards perspective it is a […]

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Bank of America Rewards Cards, changes that could add up

In the last month or so, I’ve received a couple of emails about changes to the BOA cards that I have. For the Bank of America Cash Rewards World Mastercard Card and my Bank of America MLB World Mastercard it’s a 3-2-1 approach. 3% cash back categories can be chosen from gas, online shopping, dining, […]

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End of Year Cash Grab

Getting into rewards, I learned about “Mileage Runs” that people do to achieve particular statuses on airlines.  But I hadn’t heard of this until the notion popped into my head.  As you’ve seen, I’ve added a number of new cards to my wallet in the last couple of months. I noticed that there was an […]

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Yelp Cash Back, earn back from what you spend

Yelp has been around for years.  It’s well known for their amateur reviews of pretty much everything that shows up on a map;  restaurants, stores, services, etc.  They have introduced a Cash Back program that can help you make money on the money you spend where you like to shop. Or if you are looking […]

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US Bank Cash+ Visa

Not to be missed, US Bank offers the Cash+ Visa with some interesting options.  It has no annual fee (free to use and earn rewards!). Cash back is determined on three levels: 5% on two categories that you get to choose (options are things like cell phones, utilities, clothing stores, etc) 2% on Groceries and […]

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What’s in my wallet?

I figured it’d be a good idea to have a central spot to keep track of what all I’ve got going on.  There’s a lot of details behind it all, but we’ll keep it at a high level here. Card Annual Fee Reward Reward Rate Delta Reserve 450 Delta Miles 1 PPD Hilton Aspire 450 […]

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