Rakuten Special: Earn 15%/15x American Express Points at 200+ retailers (One Day Only)

Rakuten is offering 15-20% cash back at hundreds of retailers or 15-20x or more in American Membership rewards if you have your account connected(Even Better Deal). This is a fantastic return for Cyber Monday and one of the best deals this holiday season. Be quick as this increased rate should end at midnight. Details Increased … Continue reading Rakuten Special: Earn 15%/15x American Express Points at 200+ retailers (One Day Only)

Manufactured Spending: The Beautiful Art of Stacking

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Manufactured Spending(MS for short), is my primary method of generating tens of thousands of points each year. This method can sometimes be tedious, but when I take a nice trip with Jen, it all feels worth it. A sub-segment of MS that I utilized emphasizes the important art of extreme deal stacking. This means double … Continue reading Manufactured Spending: The Beautiful Art of Stacking

Manufactured Spending: Is there Anything Left after 2022?

Manufactured spending is an art and the process of artificially spending with credit cards to generate miles and points. This creates tremendous value and this post will cover what still works in 2022 and beyond. Photo by RODNAE Productions on Pexels.com Why I Manufactured Spend? Before we get into the weeds of what methods still … Continue reading Manufactured Spending: Is there Anything Left after 2022?

Manufactured Spending: My First Attempt

I've read about manufactured spending from various blogs and sites, but never decided to attempt manufactured spending. I didn't really need to include this method for credit card churning, since I naturally earn a large sum of points purchasing goods for my small business. My earning are further boosted when I shop through a shopping … Continue reading Manufactured Spending: My First Attempt

Earning Points and Miles: My 2020 Goals

2019 was a wonderful year for earning points and miles. With the majority of my earnings coming from retail arbitrage and new credit card signups, I ended the year having earning over 500K American Express Platinum points, about 400k United Miles, 200k Hilton points, and about 60k Chase Ultimate reward points. This was a very … Continue reading Earning Points and Miles: My 2020 Goals