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by Hilary Stockton on 1/11/2014
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1/11/2014
  The best ways to earn AAdvantage miles, if you don't buy many paid tickets on American or its Oneworld and non-Oneworld partners, is still with Citi AAdvantage credit cards. Note that the best offers are *not* the 30K public...
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5/26/2013
  TravelSort reader John writes "I have $200,000 parked at BankDirect.  When should I move $150K out of BankDirect?  My wife has the Money Market Account which I could fund up to the 50K max.Trying to sort out the best...
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5/1/2013
BankDirect has reduced mileage earning by 75% for deposits over $50,000 in its AAdvantage Mileage Checking and Mileage Money Market accounts, making it no longer possible to use BankDirect to earn AAdvantage miles for half a cent per mile. Here's...
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12/6/2012
  What is an American AAdvantage mile worth? This is the second in our What is a Mile Worth series; for the introduction and valuation of a United MileagePlus mile, see How Much Is A Mile Worth? Value of United...
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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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3/15/2013
Update: Please see BankDirect Devaluation BankDirect AAdvantage Mileage Checking When we wrote about the Best American AAdvantage Miles Bonus Offers Available Now, we mostly focused on Citi AAdvantage credit cards, as well as a Fidelity Brokerage Account bonus.   Today,...
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