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The American Express Platinum Benefit Changes Are Underwhelming

Last week, American Express announced benefit updates for the American Express Platinum card starting March 30th, 2017. There have been rumors about how Amex would respond in light of the Chase Sapphire Reserve’s success since last August. Adding 5x Membership Rewards points for flights booked directly with the airline was a good start, but I think they realized…

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Credit Cards That Earn Chase Ultimate Rewards Points and Why You’ll Want More than One

If you want to maximize your points and miles through everyday spending, you’re going to need credit cards that earn more than 1 point per dollar spent. While this is possible with fixed-value travel credit cards like Barclaycard Arrival Plus and Capital One Venture, which each earn 2 points per dollar, you have to remember that not…