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by Hilary Stockton on 9/25/2014
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9/25/2014
  AMEX Small Business Saturday will be November 29, 2014, and will offer up to $30 in reimbursements per registered American Express card. That's the good news, since last year, AMEX Small Business Saturday credits were limited to a paltry...
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6/27/2014
How do you liquidate gift cards if you can't use them to load AMEX Bluebird at Walmart? A TravelSort reader writes: "Last Saturday I bought my normal $1000 of One Vanilla Visa. I went to load my AMEX Bluebird at...
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12/5/2013
  There's a gift card deal at A&P, Pathmark, Food Emporium, Waldbaums, Superfresh and Food Basics: buy a $500 gift card (such as a $20-$500 Visa) with a $5.95 per card fee, and get $60 off grocery shopping, in the...
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6/11/2013
  A TravelSort reader writes in about the My Vanilla Debit card: "I’m trying to figure out how to pay my estimated quarterly federal taxes and even state estimated taxes via the My Vanilla Debit and/or AMEX Bluebird card. I...
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5/3/2013
  What are the best credit cards to buy Vanilla reload cards at CVS? This is assuming, of course, that you have CVS or other stores near you that sell Vanilla reload cards and also allow you to pay with...
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4/30/2013
  Update: AMEX has extended its free checks offer until 8/13/13. I've also had a chance to test Bill Pay, and so far it's worked great and recognized all my payees, for example Chase Bank, Barclay's Bank, FIA Card Services,...
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4/27/2013
Staples is offering a $15 rebate after you buy $150 or more in MasterCard Gift Cards between 4/28 and 5/4 as a limited time offer, maximum of one rebate per household: Staples $15 Rebate Offer for $150 or More in MasterCard Gift...
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4/8/2013
Prepaid gift cards will now allow you to set a PIN number, enabling you to use these prepaid cards as debit cards. This means you'll be able to: Load up to $1000 per day via 4 cards (up to a...
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6/17/2013
  Some friends and relatives keep asking me about how all three of us flew first class and business class on Cathay to Hong Kong and Bali, when we scarcely fly at all domestically, apart from the occasional trip to...
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10/24/2012
  TravelSort reader Jason asks "I've read I can use the new American Express Bluebird Prepaid card loaded with Vanilla reloads bought with the Chase Ink Bold to earn 5X points paying my rent, utilities, and student loans. Can I...
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