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Bank of America Premium Rewards Credit Card launches, amazing opportunity for manufactured spend

Bank of America Premium Rewards Credit Card launches, amazing opportunity for manufactured spend

You can apply for the Premium Rewards Credit Card here. Bank of America is out with the Premium Rewards Credit Card (that is the actual name!), their version of a ‘Chase Sapphire Reserve Killer‘. The card comes with an annual fee of $95 (not waived) but also a $100 travel credit. The sign-up bonus (after […]

Posted on September 18, 2017 by in Chase Sapphire Reserve, Chase Ultimate Rewards, Manufactured Spend

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UFB Direct Airline Rewards Checking massive devaluation from June 1st 2015

UFB Direct Airline Rewards Checking massive devaluation from June 1st 2015

What’s the scoop with UFB Direct Airline Rewards Checking? Debit cards with travel rewards are few and far between, so the UFB Direct Airline Rewards Checking account that earns airline rewards has been a great MS tool for savvy travelers. Unfortunately, it was released today that from June 1st 2015 there will be a massive devaluation, which will send most […]

Posted on May 1, 2015 by in Manufactured Spend

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Manufactured Spending Part 2 –Bluebird + Vanilla Reload Cards

Manufactured Spending Part 2 –Bluebird + Vanilla Reload Cards

In my previous installment, I gave a brief overview of what "manufactured spending" was, and introduced the main benefits of doing it: namely to fulfill pesky minimum spending requirements for signup bonuses and for establishing steady miles/point gains in your accounts. In this section of the manufactured spending series, I will go into detail on […]

Posted on October 16, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Manufactured Spending Part 1 – An Introduction

Manufactured Spending Part 1 – An Introduction

Manufactured spending is the act of inflating the amount of purchases on your credit cards to earn more miles and points. There are two main reasons to do this. First is possibly the most important: to help meet minimum spends on lucrative credit card bonuses. Certain airline and hotel cards offer you a sign-up bonus […]

Posted on October 15, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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