Start Shopping At Saks Today You Lucky Amex Platinum Card Members

  American Express and Saks Fifth Avenue have teamed up with a new benefit, for American Express personal Platinum Card Members, called “Shop Saks with Platinum.” Starting TODAY, enrolled personal Platinum Card Members will be able to get up to $100 in statement credits annually for purchases made at Saks Fifth Avenue, using their Platinum Card. Specifically, […]

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Do You Travel With A Carbon Monoxide Detector?

Do you travel with a carbon monoxide detector? You should! Carbon monoxide is a colorless & odorless gas. You can’t see it. You can’t smell it. But carbon monoxide can kill you. According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, each year more than 400 Americans die from carbon monoxide poisoning, more than 20,000 […]

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If You Fail To Plan, You Plan To Fail

Happy New Year!  Here is to a year of lucrative bonuses, smart spending and free travel.  Whether you already play this points and miles game, or I am convincing you that you should, you will be more successful at it if you can take advantage of the benefits and incentives that are offered with your […]

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If You Were Thinking About Applying For A Chase Sapphire Reserve Card, The Clock Is Ticking…

  Happy New Year and stay tuned for my new and improved website which is coming soon. 🙂 In the meantime, let’s move to more pressing topics… Last year, I often posted about one of Chase’s latest products, the Chase Sapphire Reserve card. I applied for that card last fall and scored a 100,000 point […]

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The Marriott Starwood Merger Is Complete-What Does That Mean For Us?

  It’s official!  Marriott International and Starwood Hotels and Resorts merged into one company.  Now members of SPG, Marriott Rewards and The Ritz Carlton Rewards are able to link their accounts at members.marriott.com. Despite the union, Marriott doesn’t expect to have a fully combined loyalty program until 2018, so the loyalty programs are still separate […]

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