Annual Spending

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AMEXAT19
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Annual Spending

Postby AMEXAT19 » Mon Dec 09, 2013 8:15 pm

Now that the year is coming to an end, what was your spending for this year? This question stems from as I was contemplating with the respresentative as to whether I should keep my PRG or downgrade back to the Green. She advised me that one of the benefits was you receive 15,000 points when you spend $30,000 in one year. She then told me I had spent roughly $38,900, and recommended it keep the card due to my spending, which I think I will do. My question is how much have other members spent this year?


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Postby cashback » Mon Dec 09, 2013 8:31 pm

~$500,000...
Credit Cards
Amex BCE 25K ---- PenFed Platinum Rewards 15.5K --- US Bank Cash+ 12K --- Discover IT 6K --- Citi Dividend 5K --- Chase Freedom 12.5K --- Amex SPG 6K --- Citi Thank You Preferred 15K

Not Used
Citi Simplicity - 5K, Sam's Club Discover - 10K

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Sallie Mae World Mastercard

FICOs
Exp 772 - TU 781 - Equ 781

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Postby sj632 » Mon Dec 09, 2013 8:41 pm

If that is personal and not business, kudos to you for being able to swing that. I hope one day to reach your level of spending and success

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Postby tvirk888 » Mon Dec 09, 2013 9:21 pm

High 6 figures.
Amex BCE - $20K (11/2014)
Amex Everyday - $20K (04/2015)
Amex Business Gold - NPSL (09/2013)
Bank Of America Cash Rewards - $5K (11/2014)
Chase Freedom - $11,700 (10/2013)
Chase Sapphire Preferred - $18K (11/2014)
Citi Thank You Preferred - $10K (11/2014)
U.S. Bank Cash+ - $5K (03/2015)
Wells Fargo Platinum Rewards - $4700 (05/2009)

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Postby Obi-dan » Mon Dec 09, 2013 9:32 pm

Here, I'll bring averages back down. Around $40k
Cards:
Chase Sapphire Preferred
Marriott Rewards
Citi Hilton
Barclay Arrival
AMEX BCE (member since 95)
Chase Freedom
Discover It
Wells Fargo Platinum
Barclaycard (Apple)
Local Credit Union Visa (buy local!)


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Experian: 789 (Aug 2014)
Equifax: 807 (Aug 2014)

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Postby sj632 » Mon Dec 09, 2013 9:34 pm

I will bring it lower, i would say 25k

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Postby jumbo » Mon Dec 09, 2013 9:57 pm

I will help to keep it low, around 30K.
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Postby rockyrock » Mon Dec 09, 2013 11:07 pm

Across all cards: ~$17.5k

down from last year of ~$33k (Plat only)

Amex is no longer my daily card...only use it for targeted spending.
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Postby dickey1331 » Tue Dec 10, 2013 12:14 am

I got both of my AMEX in Aug so my annual spending is only $7K total.
Platinum Delta Skymiles $12,900
Marriott Rewards Premier $12,000
Discover IT $12,000
USAA Cash Rewards $11,000
American Express Blue Cash Preferred $10,000
Chase Sapphire Preferred $6,500
Best Buy $6,000
Chase Freedom $4,500
Zales $4,000
Amazon Prime $4,000

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Postby MemberSince99 » Tue Dec 10, 2013 6:59 am

Man. I am for sure not the stuff ideal Amex customers are made of. I have no idea I don't bother keeping track. I could check the statements and do the math, but a good guess is a few thousand dollars across all of them.


And I've cut off all spending on Amex until they resolve what is going on with the sign up bonus I was told I was supposed to get, or I determine they just are going to welsh on it. Doesn't sit right with me to tell me something and then not follow through. But I'm sure they won't miss my puny spend anyway so no biggie.


But reading these I can see I'm far from the person Amex targets as a customer.



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