Monthly Archives: December 2012

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Seriously, you’re reading this blog today? It’s New Year’s Eve! Eat, drink, and be merry! That’s our plan, anyway.

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Flights for $12! Or, how airports game the system with your money

THE AIRPORT EQUIVALENT OF SIGNING UP FOR A BUNCH OF CREDIT CARDS: The Wandering Aramean brings us word that an obscure airline called Cape Air is running a sale on flights between a few¬†cities. If the flights aren’t already sold … Continue reading

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Barclaycard is testing a 40,000 point offer… and last chance for an old Discover card

COMING SOON TO A MAILBOX NEAR YOU?: Courtesy of Frequent Miler, we learn that there is apparently an invitation-only 40,000 point sign-up bonus for the Barclaycard Arrival World Mastercard. The best public offer is 20,000 points, which is¬†twice the offer … Continue reading

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740 is the new 36-24-36, plus get $125 of Chase’s hard-earned money

HOW *YOU* DOIN’?: If the New York Times is to be believed–and we’re not merely being rhetorical with our use of that ‘if’–then it is no longer merely banks who use your credit score to size you up. Along with … Continue reading

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