Archive for November, 2011

How to Stack Gas Rewards on American Express for Free Gas

Posted by Madison on November 9, 2011

We just filled up our Durango with $75 in free gas, courtesy of the ability to stack the purchases on our Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express card. You should have seen the look on the cashier’s face just a few days earlier when she reported how much free gas we had earned! I […]

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8 Extremely Unique Gift Ideas

Posted by Amanda on November 8, 2011

There are people out there who seem to own absolutely everything. Not only do they own everything, but they tend to purchase all of the new products out on the market ahead of everyone else, leaving you with even less choices for gifts to purchase for them. After reading a commenter’s misery in trying to […]

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Emptying Your 6% Cash Back via ATM and Cash Advance

Posted by Madison on November 7, 2011

Two readers, Kelly and Barbara, are taking the 6% from Blue Cash Preferred Card from American Express straight to the bank, literally! Barbara first came up with the idea to cash out the gift cards for actual cash instead of using the cards for spending in our American Express 6% Cash Back Q & A. […]

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7 Financial Consequences When You Say “I Do”

Posted by Jill on November 2, 2011

I’ve mentioned before that I seem to attend a wedding every few months these days. I got to thinking a bit about how finances change when you say “I do.” Of course there’s the everyday issues of who manages the money, and whether to have separate accounts. But there are bigger picture items to consider […]

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