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    YMMV – Get 3 Free Months of Peacock TV Premium and Earn $6

    Update: The Amex Offer expires on 3/31/21 and Peacock Premium comes with a 7-day free trial. You’ll need to sign up for Peacock Premium by 1/24/21 at the latest to have your 3rd monthly charge post by 3/31 and trigger the Amex credit. Peacock TV is NBC’s new streaming service that launched in July, 2020. It offers movies, past TV shows like The Office and 30 Rock and new originals like the Saved By The Bell reboot. It also offers live sports like Premier League Football. By stacking an Amex Offer and cashback from Rakuten, you might be eligible for 3 free months of Peacock Premium AND earn $6 cashback.…

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    Earning Southwest’s Companion Pass is Closer Than You Think

    The Southwest Airlines Companion Pass is the benefit that allows you to choose one person to fly with you for free except for taxes and fees. This is a great benefit for frequent Southwest fliers. That’s what makes it so sought after. Qualification requirements are steep–you need to earn 125,000 Rapid Rewards points in a calendar year. This will give you the Companion Pass for the rest of the year you earn it, plus the entire following year. Right now, there are 2 reasons those qualification requirements aren’t as steep as they appear to be. One of those reasons won’t last long, so you’ll need to act soon. Reason 1:…

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    Southwest Extends Companion Pass Expiration (again)

    Southwest had extended their Companion Pass benefits due to expire on December 31, 2020 to June 30, 2021. This due to the lack of travel during the COVID-19 pandemic. They’ve now extended those benefits again, to December 31, 2021. This only applies to members who received the prior extension. It also doesn’t apply to members who earned a promotional Companion Pass. Head Start For All Members In addition to the extension, all Southwest Rapid Rewards Members with accounts opened by December 31, 2020 are receiving a head start towards qualifying for A-List, A-List Preferred, and Companion Pass in 2021. 15,000 tier qualifying points 25,000 Companion Pass qualifying points 10 qualifying…

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    Amex Biz Platinum 110k Signup Bonus Offer via Referral

    I’m seeing some 110,000 Membership Rewards points signup bonus offers for the Business Platinum Card from American Express this morning. The welcome bonus is usually 85,000 MR points. You can earn this bonus after spending $15,000 on eligible purchases with the card in the first 3 months. The welcome offer is not available to applicants who have or have had this card in the past. So if you’ve never had the Amex Business Platinum before, now would be a great time to apply. Getting the 110k Point Offer Getting this offer requires some effort. You need to use someone’s referral link (feel free to try mine if you don’t have…

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    Get 5% Back with Amex Blue Business Plus Card

    If you’re an American Express Blue Business Plus cardholder, check your the Amex Offers section on your account to see if you’re targeted for a great deal. Cardholders can get a $25 statement credit by using their enrolled Card to spend a minimum of $500+ in a single eligible transaction. This offer can be used up to 10 times for a total of $250 in credits! Amex Offers The Amex Offers program is one of my favorite credit card perks. Everyone with an American Express card should be taking advantage of this—if you’re not, you’re leaving money behind! The Amex Offers program is reason enough to have at least one, if…

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    Amex Platinum Adds New $30 Monthly Paypal Credit

    American Express Platinum Cardmembers can now receive up to $30 per month in PayPal credits through June, 2021. That adds up to $180 in new value from the $550 premium travel card. The credits are automatic, there’s no need to register or activate your card. During the pandemic with customers reduced travel, banks have been adding temporary benefits to their premium credit cards. The Platinum Card from American Express continues that trend. All you need to do is add your Amex Platinum card as a payment method to your PayPal account. Then shop at a merchant that accepts PayPal and check out by clicking the PayPal button. Make sure the…

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    Chase Freedom Flex Q1 2021 Bonus Categories

    The Chase Freedom and Freedom Flex credit cards earn 5% cash back in bonus categories that change each quarter. The categories for the 1st quarter of 2021 have just been announced. Earn 5% cash back on up to $1,500 in combined purchases from January 1 – March 31, 2021 in the following categories: Wholesale Clubs including BJs, Costco, Sam’s Club, and Texas Jasmine. Gas, fuel, wholesale specialty service purchases such as travel, insurance, cell phone and home improvement are excluded. Internet, Cable, and phone services Select streaming services, including Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+, Netflix, Sling, Vudu, Fubo TV, Apple Music, SiriusXM, Pandora, Spotify, YouTube TV As a reminder, with Freedom and Freedom Flex, you need to…

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    Cancel Chase Travel Online

    For those who need to cancel travel booked via the Chase UR Travel portal, hold times at their call center has been very long. Multiple hours long. Chase has an online form that you can submit to cancel your travel reservation. It isn’t immediate, they prioritize by date of travel. If your travel is within the next 7 days, Chase is still advising you to stick with the Customer Support phone line. Log in to your Chase account and click the following link to submit your information: From the Chase website: This form is ONLY intended for customers with travel arrangements within 8 to 14 days from today. If your…

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    9 Things to know about the Chase 5/24 rule

    I had a recent exchange with someone claiming to have been approved for the Chase Freedom Unlimited despite being at 5/24. As it turns out, he was only 4/24, and that’s why he wasn’t declined. How could it be so hard to count to 5? Well, Chase’s 5/24 rule is not so straightforward. In fact, it’s downright confusing. It can make a reasonably intelligent person have trouble counting to 5. In this post, I will explain 9 of the most confusing concepts of the 5/24 rule, including the reason that the Freedom Unlimited application I mentioned above was approved. What is the Chase 5/24 Rule? If you want a full…