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Safety When Buying Gift Cards At Malls
19 Dec. 2017
Safety When Buying Gift Cards At Malls
Safe Spaces? Lots of people in the points and miles hobby buy debit and other gift cards at malls around the country.  Some use the cards for themselves, give some away others, and also manufacture spend as an option too.  Regardless of what the cards are used for, I heard a story a few days
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GCMall Again Selling Fee Free Visa GCs
19 Dec. 2017
GCMall Again Selling Fee Free Visa GCs
Another Opportunity for Cash + Points The deal just opened a few minutes ago:  Gift Card Mall is again selling 3% off Visa 5backs at below cost.  This is the second time this below cost promotion ran in just a few weeks, but keep in mind that quantities are limited.  This deal will sell out
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Bank Deposits and Manufactured Spend
16 Dec. 2017
Bank Deposits and Manufactured Spend
Traditional Manufactured Spend What I call “traditional” manufactured spend involves buy cash like equivalents then liquidating those to eventually pay off the charge.  There’s often significant time and legwork involved in completing traditional manufactured spend, along with fees and some expense that also usually accompany it. ...
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Points Goals For 2018
13 Dec. 2017
Points Goals For 2018
Aim High Every year since I’ve been in the points and miles hobby, I’ve had goals.  Initially it was just to get a rewards card and earn enough miles for a “free” flight somewhere.  That was accomplished with a single rewards card.  Shortly after I had the lofty goal of earning a million frequent flyer
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Fee Free Visa Gift Cards
7 Dec. 2017
Fee Free Visa Gift Cards
Opportunity for Cash + Points The deal just opened today:  3% off Visa 5backs at Giftcardmall.com.  Fine print says the promotion runs from December 7-9, but quantities are limited. These are debit cards with pins (last 4 digits of the card number) and give you 5% back when using at participating merchants.  The cards can
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88 Ways to Earn Points & Miles
6 Dec. 2017
88 Ways to Earn Points & Miles
It’s a lengthy list, but here are some examples of how you may be able to accumulate more award points and miles. Ways to Accumulate Award Points and Miles The following is an except taken from my forthcoming book “Travel for Free:  The Million Mile Guide to Travel Rewards, Loyalty Points, and Travel Hacking” which
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New Zealand Trans Weightlifter Dominates
6 Dec. 2017
New Zealand Trans Weightlifter Dominates
Girl Power? There’s some tension in the weightlifting ranks in New Zealand.  A 39-year-old weightlifting champ who was born male, and who previously competed in men’s national weightlifting before his “transition” during his mid-30s is dominating.  Unfortunately that dominance is in the female division.  That dominance is se...
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Remember 10% Off All Target GiftCards Tomorrow
2 Dec. 2017
Remember 10% Off All Target GiftCards Tomorrow
Sale! I don’t post a ton of deals on my site but here’s one that’s very practical for just about everyone I know  Tomorrow only, Target offers 10% off all gift cards as part of it’s Weekend Deals promotions.  The gift cards are discounted in store and online.  Looks like a $300 maximum gift card
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