Monthly Archives: November 2012

Credit card churning is both moral and ethical

Over at Get Rich Slowly, Holly Johnson from Club Thrifty recently had an article about her foray into the world of credit card churning. Relative to the fun we have with credit cards, her adventures are fairly tame. We were … Continue reading

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Treat banks like livestock! Plus, the British Airways 100K offer is back

WHY BANKS ARE LIKE FARM ANIMALS: Friend and PFD reader Dave recently wrote us detailing some issues he’d had with B of A providing subpar service on his debit card. The details aren’t important, but suffice it to say that … Continue reading

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Mayan apocalypse on schedule as local college cuts tuition

HIGHER ED BUBBLE FINALLY BURSTING?: Belmont Abbey, a small private college located right in PFD’s backyard, is cutting its tuition. And they’re not just tinkering around, they’re slashing it from $27,622 to $18,500. And this comes despite, not because of, … Continue reading

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Gift Cards for Fun and Profit

EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT GIFT CARDS (BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK): As everybody knows, gift cards have become very popular in recent years, so much so that there’s a mini-industry in place to handle the gift card … Continue reading

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