AMEX To Fight Court Ruling That Would Let Retailers Encourage Use Of Competing Cards

Back in February, a federal court ruled that American Express merchant agreements violate antitrust laws, resulting in higher costs for consumers, by forbidding retailers that accept AmEx from encouraging customers to use competing cards like those from Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. Today, the credit card company’s CEO said the company is asking the court to…

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$100 Sears GC for $85 on eBay

Paypal Digital Gifts via eBay is offering $100 Sears gift cards for just $85, a 15% discount. You can also get a 2% cash back using eBay Bucks (register here if you don’t have an account). These gift cards qualify for eBay bucks. If you have been targeted by email for a 4X (8% back) promotion then this deal gets much…

TopCashBack, $15 Back With $15 Fandango GC Purchase

You can buy a $15 Fandango Gift Card through TopCashBack.com and you’ll receive $15 back. So this a good opportunity for a free movie ticket, if you’re planning to see any upcoming movies at a theater. If you don’t have a TopCashback account, The offer is good until Thursday, March 26, 2015. Visit movie ticket seller Fandango through TopCashback,…

$100 Staples GC for $85 on eBay

Paypal Digital Gifts via eBay is offering $100 Staples gift codes for just $85. a 15% discount. You can also get a 2% cash back using eBay Bucks (register here if you don’t have an account). These gift cards qualify for eBay bucks. If you have been targeted by email for a 4X (8% back) promotion then this deal…

Chase and Wells Fargo Collect Voiceprints During Calls

Have you ever called a bank and heard “this call may be monitored for quality assurance purposes” before talking to a bank rep? So you already know that your bank is recording you, but you probably think that is just for service quality as the disclaimer says. Well, Chase and Wells Fargo are storing your biometric data too. The…

Google Pony Express, Pay Bills From Gmail

Google is currently working on a project that will allow Gmail users to more easily receive bills in their email inbox instead of their mailbox. Called Pony Express, the service also is designed to let people pay their bills within Gmail, rather than having to go to a telecom or utility company’s website to complete…

AMEX Business Platinum Offer, 150K MR Points

American Express is offering 150,000 Membership Rewards Points on their Business Platinum card. People who have been targeted are the only ones that can apply for it, and calling AMEX most likely won’t work. You need to have the RSVP code to apply over the phone, but you can still give it a try. Offer Details…

Best Money Making Opportunities of this Past Week

Huntington National Bank, $250 Checking Bonus Astoria Bank, $250 Checking Bonus Wells Fargo, $100 Checking Bonus Staples, $20 GC With $300+ purchase of Mastercard GCs Bank of America, Rare $300 Checking Account Bonus (Not so Targeted) AMEX Business Platinum Offer, 100K MR Points Receive a Complimentary $25 American Express Gift Card

Huntington National Bank, $250 Checking Bonus

Huntington National Bank is offering up to a $250 Bonus for residents of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, and West Virginia when you open a checking account. The promotion is through mailings but you can buy the offer on ebay as well for less than $5. There is a $150 and a $250 offer. To get $250…

Ryanair Transatlantic Flights… Just a Joke

Not sure if it was just a joke, but a few days after European budget airline Ryanair announced its plans to launch transatlantic flights, the company is now saying it has no such plans and they have never been in the works. They released the following short statement yesterday. In the light of recent press coverage, the Board…

Frontier Airlines Increasing Checked Baggage Fees

Frontier Airlines is raising its baggage fees in May. The increases will take effect on May 1 and range from $5 to $10 per checked bag. The biggest increase is for bags checked last-minute at the gate, from $50 to $60. Other baggage fees are going up by $5. Frontier, like fellow discount airlines Spirit Airlines and Allegiant Air, has a long list of…