Should You Push Your American Airlines AAdvantage Card Through A Shredder?

That’s essentially the advice being offered by Jerry Lanson in this HuffPo piece. Jerry tells the story of spending the last 25 years spending on a Citibank credit card to earn a bunch of miles and lifetime Gold status on American Airlines. Before we even get into his beef, I need to point out that this was a flawed strategy. How do I know?  Because I did it too until someone pointed out the error of my ways. Up until a few years ago, American Airlines was really the only […]