$10 Free From Amazon With Amazon Cash

Free money is never a bad thing, right?  Right now, Amazon is offering you $10 free when you sign-up for Amazon Cash and deposit $40.  What’s Amazon Cash?  Well, if you’ve been living under the same rock I have, you’re in luck.  I just signed up, so I know the process now.  Amazon Cash is essentially a way to load your Amazon account without buying gift cards or swiping a credit card online. The sign-up process is quick and easy.  I clicked on the banner that appeared in my account […]

Vanilla Reloads Going Cash Only Tomorrow. It’s Real, Not Regional

There have been numerous reports over the past day or so that Vanilla Reloads are moving to cash only tomorrow.  I recall seeing things on both View From The Wing and Points, Miles and Martinis. I can report that it is definitely not confined to Florida and definitely not a rumor.  My wife hasn’t reached the spending requirement for her Citi Executive AA card that earns 100,000 miles yet, so when I heard the rumor I decided we needed to get our butts to a local CVS just in case. […]

20% Cash Back (Up To $200) Using American Express Serve. Is This A Bluebird Replacement?

I don’t spend a lot of time churning cards for points, certainly not as much as some folks do.  I certainly don’t consider myself an expert on the subject, though I have dabbled a bit with American Express Bluebird. You used to be able to buy Vanilla Reload cards at office supply stores and get 5X miles per dollar by purchasing them using a Chase Ink Bold or Chase Ink Plus cards(not referral links, just handy in case you want to review the cards).  That went away some months ago, […]