Miles and Points: It’s More than Just Credit Cards

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As a long time reader of many blogs and articles, there seems to be an oversimplification of the Miles and Points game with many media outlets constantly(annoyingly as well) pushing headlines such as "best credit card to open this summer" or "why you should open (credit card name here)". As the landscape continues to evolve … Continue reading Miles and Points: It’s More than Just Credit Cards

[Update]Rakuten: Now Offering 15% Cashback Promo

5/3/2020 Rakuten is now offering 15% cashback on plenty of stores. As always make sure to read their exclusions list for each store and to check if you are able to stack up savings by purchasing discounted gift cards. Some of the stores include Coach, Finishline, and Adidas. Get the list here. 4/23/2020 Rakuten is … Continue reading [Update]Rakuten: Now Offering 15% Cashback Promo

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

EBATES/Rakuten: Great for Amex

For those who are frequent online shoppers, Ebates now known as Rakuten provides users with cashback for qualifying purchases. Recently Rakuten and American Express partnered up to allow users to earn Amex points rather than cashback at the same rates. The even better news, is that Rakuten occasionally rolls out special deals allowing members to … Continue reading EBATES/Rakuten: Great for Amex