News You Can Use – $15 Off Mastercard Gift Cards, $20 Off Clothes, 600 United Airlines Miles, Discover it 5% Categories

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1.    $15 off $300+ in MasterCard Gift Cards

Doctor of Credit reports, you can save $15 when you purchase $300 or more in Mastercard gift cards at Office Depot or Office Max.

The discount is applied instantly at checkout.  This deal is good until August 8, 2015.

MasterCard gift cards charge a ~$7 activation fee.  So if you buy 1 $200 and 1 $100 gift card it will cost ~$314 ($300 in gift cards + $14 in fees).  But with the discount you’ll pay ~$299 (~$314 for 2 gift cards – $15 discount).

This is a great deal because you can purchase MasterCard gift cards to help meet minimum spending requirements on your credit card and then use them to load your AMEX prepaid card.

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PIN-Enabled Gift Cards Can Help You Earn Your Next Sign-Up Bonus. And You Can Save $15 on $300+ in MasterCard Gift Cards at Office Depot!

Pay with a card that earns bonus points at office supply stores, such as:

2.   Discover it Cash Back 5% Categories Released

Next quarter’s Discover it Cash Back 5% categories have been released.  You can earn 5% cash back (on up to $1,500 in spending) from October 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015, when you make purchases at:

  • Amazon
  • Department Stores
  • Clothing Stores

Activate the bonus starting September 1, 2015.

With Discover it® Cash Back  you get $50 in cash back after your 1st purchase in the 1st 3 months of opening your account.  And your cash back is doubled (only for new cardholders and current cardholders who’ve already registered) and the end of your 1st 12 billing cycles.

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Get Ready to Do Some Major Shopping! You Can Earn 10% Cash Back at Amazon, Department Stores, and Clothing Stores With Discover it Cash Back

And cash back is also doubled through Discover Deals portal!  So you may be able to earn 30% cash back at places like Macy’s, Sears, Kmart, and more!

3.   Save $20 on $100+ at Century21 Department Stores (Targeted)

Via Deals We Like, you’ll earn a $20 statement credit when you spend $100 or more with your AMEX card at the Century21 clothing store (in-store or online).  This deal ends September 18, 2015.

Check your American Express account to see if you have this offer.  And if you have more than 1 AMEX card, you may be able to get this deal multiple times!

This store has several locations in the Northeast including Downtown New York City within walking distance of the 9/11 memorial and the Freedom Tower.

And it’s known for it’s big discounts!  If you’re looking for other ways to save in New York City, check out my post on how to experience the Big Apple with Small Money!

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Save 20% at Century 21 Clothing Stores With Your American Express Card

Even if you weren’t targeted for this AMEX Offer, you can still get discounts at places like Diapers.com, Reebok, Pottery Barn, and Eat24.

4.   600 United Airlines Miles for Taking a Survey

You can earn 600 United Airlines miles for joining Opinion Miles Club and completing a survey.  That’s enough to keep your United Airlines miles from expiring for another 18 months.

But I’ve tried surveys like this before and they may not be worth it, unless you have a LOT of free time!

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600 United Airlines Miles for Taking a Survey. That Sounds Easy Enough! But These Surveys Can Sometimes Take ~1 Hour!

And there are lots of other ways to earn United Airlines miles.

Don’t forget, Saturday is the Million Mile Secrets giveaway!  This week’s prize will help you while traveling.

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