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One Day Left! Easy 25,000 Amex Points for Business Platinum Cardholders

American Express Business Platinum cardholders may have noticed the banner advertising 20,000 Membership Rewards points for each approved referral. While you shouldn’t use this link to refer friends to the Business Platinum given the high spending requirement (they can call 855-854-2682 and ask for 100,000 points for $10,000 spend instead), this link has something magical to offer. If…

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If You’ve Been Eyeing the Hilton Cards from Amex, Now’s the Time to Apply

Now until June 27th, you can receive an increased sign-up bonus on three of the Hilton credit cards from American Express. You can read more about the benefits of each card here. Here’s a quick breakdown of the offers. Hilton Honors Ascend Card Earn 100,000 Hilton Honors points after spending $3,000 in the first three…

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Get a Better Sign-up Bonus on Amex Business Cards by Calling

I want to start off by saying that this trick is very YMMV, but I think it’s worth putting out there. For two American Express business cards, Amex Business Gold and Amex Business Platinum, it’s possible to get a better sign-up bonus by simply calling and asking. Normally, the sign-up bonus for the Amex Business…

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I Guess I’m Keeping My Amex Platinum for Another Year…

Last Thanksgiving, I applied for the Amex Platinum through a leaked link offering 100,000 points for spending $3,000 in three months. My annual fee was due and I was fully planning on cancelling the card. I even wrote about how I’d miss one of my favorite, underrated benefits of being an Amex Platinum cardholder! Reasons…

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Changes to American Express Hilton Credit Card Portfolio and My One Complaint

Earlier this month, American Express announced a refresh of their Hilton credit cards. The highlights of these changes are: 1. Hilton Honors will no longer have foreign transaction fees. If you’re a Citi Hilton Honors cardholder, you’ll be transitioned to this card in 2018. 2. Hilton Honors Ascend: Hilton Honors Surpass will transition to this card in…