Use ChargeSmart to Meet Minimum Spending Only

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Million Mile Secrets reader Steve commented:

Do you still advocate the use of ChargeSmart to pay down loans using a credit card for those companies that don’t accept credit card payments?

About to close out a lease and buy the car, but want to meet minimum spend requirements and use the card to pay.

Use ChargeSmart To Meet Minimum Spending Only

Steve Should Only Use ChargeSmart to Meet Minimum Spending

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Can You Get Both AMEX Delta Personal & Business Card Bonuses?

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Million Mile Secrets reader Dana comments:

I’m still pretty new to miles so wondering if I already have the AMEX Delta personal card and get approved for the AMEX Delta business card, will I still get the sign-up bonus?  Or is it considered the same product?

The sign-up bonus on the AMEX Gold Delta personalAMEX Gold Delta business, and AMEX Platinum Delta personal cards has increased to 50,000 Delta miles through September 8, 2014.  To get the bonus, spend $1,000 in purchases with your new card within 3 months.

Can You Get Both AMEX Delta Personal Business Card Bonuses

If Dana Already Has the AMEX Gold Delta Personal Card, Can She Still Get The Sign-Up Bonus for the AMEX Gold Delta Business Card?

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Save Chase Points When Booking IHG Hotels!

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Million Mile Secrets reader Tammy Horvath commented:

What does this mean:  “If you’re comfortable with using the cash and points trick, you can buy IHG Rewards points and then get a statement credit of 1 cent per Chase Ultimate Rewards point. This is a better value than redeeming Chase Ultimate Rewards points directly for IHG Rewards points.”

I did the cash and points trick already in the past but is this referring to buying them with my Ink card or something?  I don’t understand how to get a statement credit of 1 cent per Ultimate Reward point.

Tammy is referring to the IHG Cash and Points trick, which allows you to “buy” IHG points for 0.7 cents per point.

Save Chase Points When Booking IHG Hotels

You Can Buy IHG Points for 0.7 Cents Each and Stay at the Willard Intercontinental in Washington, DC

If you want to use Chase Ultimate Rewards points for IHG hotel stays, it’s better to use this trick than to transfer points directly to IHG.  I’ll explain why!

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AMEX Serve Targeted Offer: Up to a $25 Credit When You Make 5 Purchases

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Check your email!  You may have an offer from AMEX Serve for a statement credit when you make 5 purchases of $10 or more each on your card.  To get the credit you must complete your purchases by September 13, 2014.

AMEX Serve Targeted Offer  Up To A 25 Credit When You Make 5 Purchases

My Email Was for a $10 Credit, But Yours Could Be More!

The offer I received was for a $10 credit, but some folks are reporting getting an email for $20 or $25 credits.  And you may be able to combine this with a targeted Amazon deal for even more savings!

How Do You Get Your AMEX Serve Credit?

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Blog Giveaway: 10,000 Starwood Points

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Thanks for being the best blog readers!  This week we’re giving away 10,000 Starwood points.

Blog Giveaway: 10,000 Starwood Points

You Could Win Starwood Hotel Points!

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