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BankAmericard Better Balance Rewards Card Review

Bucks Blog over at the NY Times is reporting that B of A has a new card that pays you cash back for on-time payment.  This, of course, should peak the interest of any credit card deadbeat who never carries

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PerkStreet Sign On Bonus!

If you are considering leaving your big bank, would like to go the debit card route, or want a rewards checking account, there's never been a better time than now to sign up for a  PerkStreet Financial℠ Visa® Debit Card*

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Black Friday & Small Business Saturday Results

  Let me start by saying my wife hates shopping.  I, on the other hand, love it.  I rarely make purchases, but I actually love the environment and people watching.  So what did I do on Black Friday?  I stayed

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Paying My US Bank Mortgage by Credit Card (FAIL)

I consider being able to pay one's mortgage by credit card to be one of the holy grails for a credit card rewards maximizer like myself.  It's also next to impossible to achieve, especially in today's economic environment where default

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Lowes $10 OFF Promotion

I just received my weekly e-mailer from Lowes. In it you will find a new promotion designed to get you in the store this weekend. There is a $10 off coupon on purchases of $50 or more (20% off). If

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Gaming 5% Cashback Categories

Yesterday, I posted my quarterly update on 5% cashback categories for the more popular credit cards. In it I noted that this quarter basically all the cards were competing in the same categories (e.g. home improvement). From a business perspective

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AMEX Premier Rewards Gold Card Review

Normally when I get a credit card offer in the mail, it simply gets shredded and recycled. Yesterday, however, I received an offer from American Express that proved too good to pass up. It takes a lot to catch my

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US Mint Circulating $1 Coin Direct Ship Program Update

Last September I detailed the process of buying coins from the US Mint using a rewards credit card and their free direct shipping program. You take the coins and put them in your money market account where you gain interest

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Money Laundering for the US Government

Okay, my headline is a bit sensationalistic, but it’s not far from the truth in my latest profitable personal finance adventure. You see the US Mint has a problem. It wants to replace the paper version of the US dollar

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Getting Gamed by NC State Employee’s Bridge Account

Many of you will recall my excitement in early April when I moved my cash over to my bridge account which generates interest based on the returns of the S&P 500. June has proved what an absolutely brilliant move that

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