Roundup: $1.4B Unclaimed Refunds, Amex Missing Bonuses, New MoviePass Unlimited Plan, Another 737 Max 8 Incident Averted?

This is a list of news from around the web which I came across in the last few days. I found these articles interesting and somewhat related to the travel and deal content you regularly see here at Danny the Deal Guru. Sometimes just interesting and not related at all, but I hope you enjoy them just the same. If you come across any interesting articles, please send them my way.
News Roundup

The IRS has $1.4 billion in old tax refunds that Americans ‘may have overlooked’

The Internal Revenue Service has roughly $1.4 billion in unclaimed federal income tax refunds that about a million Americans may have overlooked. And time is running out to claim that money. Read more here.

Pay Your Taxes Or The IRS May Stamp Your Passport Null & Void

This is an action the IRS has rolled out over the last year for those with large tax bills. They are focusing on people with tax bills of $52,000 and over for the time being. Read more here.

American Express Sending Out Checks for Missing Bonuses

A bunch of people received today a check in the mail as payment for a missing points from a welcome bonus or purchases. It reads: We didn’t issue the Welcome Bonus that you earned. Because of a technical error we didn’t issue the <miles/points> that you earned for one or more eligible purchases. Read more here.

MoviePass is bringing back an unlimited plan, but there’s a catch

Despite a recent exodus of executives and managers, the movie-ticket subscription service has been working to bring back a plan similar to the one that got it so many subscribers two summers ago: a $9.95-a-month unlimited plan. Read more here.

Extra pilot averted disaster on previous Boeing 737 Max 8 flight

An off-duty pilot in the cockpit of a Boeing 737 Max 8 jet jumped in to help crew disable a malfunctioning flight-control system as it experienced difficulties in October, according to Bloomberg. Read more here.

Costco’s Kirkland wine ranked from worst to best

Costco is known for its quality wine selection. But the retailer doesn’t just sell other producers’ wine. Kirkland — Costco’s private label brand — produces a number of its own wines through partnerships with different winemakers. Read more here.
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