Category Archives: Churning

$175 from B of A, $100 from Suntrust, and 40,000 ThankYou Points from Citibank

$175 BONUS FOR A B OF A CREDIT CARD: Via MaximizingMoney, you can get $175 cash back when you’re approved for an American Bar Association-cobranded BankAmericard. $175 isn’t amazing, but given the paucity of great sign-up bonuses from Bank of America … Continue reading

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More details about the Wells Fargo 5% card

EDIT: A few data points are trickling in… see the comment section below. Following up on yesterday’s brief post about the new Wells Fargo credit card offer for 5% back on gas, grocery, and drugstores for 6 months, I wanted … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office for $10, the 1% savings boost, and Barclays tightens up

MICROSOFT OFFICE FOR $9.95: Some of you may already be aware of this, but it’s possible for those with the right employers to get Microsoft Office for only $9.95. This is done via the Microsoft Home Use Program, wherein employees … Continue reading

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The $235K child, the latest on gift card churning, and free pretzels!

RAISE A KID FOR LESS THAN $235,000!: Abby Hayes at Dough Roller discusses the annual USDA report that comes up with an eye-poppingly large number on how much it costs to raise a child. She points out: Many people, unfortunately, take the … Continue reading

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