Today’s Best of the Rest includes United getting smacked around, the death of Bluebird, discounted gas cards, free wine and more. Did I mention free wine?
Don’t forget to enter my giveaway for $99 SIM cards for free data when traveling internationally. Bluebird, REDbird, gift cards, Walmart Money Center. These are all terms you’re very familiar with if you engage in “manufactured spending”, where you create spending that costs little to nothing but earns you lots of points/miles from a credit card. It’s a typical strategy for maximizing the generous sign-up bonuses many card companies are offering now. One of my readers (Anton) relates the following story to me about a problem they encountered. I’ve paraphrased […]
There are varying reports about whether folks can still buy Vanilla Reload cards at CVS with a credit card. Some folks already can’t buy cards in certain places, while others are reporting that they can still buy them.