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jeffysdad
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I thought this was a bit odd

Postby jeffysdad » Tue Jan 24, 2012 4:39 pm

FIA card services just sent me a new Fidelity Amex even though my old one wasn't due to expire for another year. The new card has the same acct. number but a different security code. The "member since" year was changed from '10 on the old card to '09 on the new one (I have had accts. with them since at least 09, but this one wasn't one of them).

I'm not complaining, but I didn't ask for any of this. Anyone have any ideas why they would do this?
American Express: Blue Cash Preferred (groceries, 6%; gas, department store, 3%); Gold Delta SkyMiles (Delta Air Lines, 2 miles/dollar, free checked bag).
US Bank: Cash+ (utilities, phone, internet, restaurant, 5%; drugstores, 2%).
FIA Card Services: Fidelity Amex (everything, 2%); Fidelity Visa (everything, 1.5%).
Chase: Freedom (rotating, 5%); Amazon (Amazon.com, 3%); PriorityClub (IHG hotels, 5 points/dollar); Sapphire (not in use).

*All cards are registered with PriorityClub IDine program for 8 points/dollar at participating restaurants.


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Postby PlatinumAMEX94 » Tue Jan 24, 2012 5:16 pm

They are dating it back to when you first started doing business with them, not just for credit cards. They did the same thing with mine as well. Fidelity has been handling accounts for me for a long time. It's nice as it gives your average age a little boost.
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Postby FutureBillionaire » Tue Jan 24, 2012 5:17 pm

Not a clue. Did you call them?
Gas: Discover It, Penfed Platinum Rewards x2, Chase freedom, Citi TYP
Plane tickets: CSP
Groceries: AMEX BCP, Penfed Platinum Rewards,Citi TYP
Clothes: Express, Amex BCP, Discover IT
Amazon: Citi Forward, Cash +
Restaurants: Citi Forward, Chase Freedom, Discover IT, CSP
Hotels and other travel: Discover Escape, CSP
Movies: BofA travel rewards visa signature(fandango), Discover IT, Citi Forward, Freedom
Bars, clubs, tomfoolery: CSP, Citi Forward, Discover IT, Freedom
Balance transfers: Kroger 123 rewards
Bill Pay: Chase Ink Plus, Citi Forward
Everyday spending: Bofa Accelerated cash rewards amex, Discover Escape

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Postby FutureBillionaire » Tue Jan 24, 2012 5:20 pm

Platinum: Are all of the cards you have listed in your signature still active?
Gas: Discover It, Penfed Platinum Rewards x2, Chase freedom, Citi TYP
Plane tickets: CSP
Groceries: AMEX BCP, Penfed Platinum Rewards,Citi TYP
Clothes: Express, Amex BCP, Discover IT
Amazon: Citi Forward, Cash +
Restaurants: Citi Forward, Chase Freedom, Discover IT, CSP
Hotels and other travel: Discover Escape, CSP
Movies: BofA travel rewards visa signature(fandango), Discover IT, Citi Forward, Freedom
Bars, clubs, tomfoolery: CSP, Citi Forward, Discover IT, Freedom
Balance transfers: Kroger 123 rewards
Bill Pay: Chase Ink Plus, Citi Forward
Everyday spending: Bofa Accelerated cash rewards amex, Discover Escape

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Postby PlatinumAMEX94 » Tue Jan 24, 2012 6:52 pm

FutureBillionaire wrote:Platinum: Are all of the cards you have listed in your signature still active?


Yes, although I was looking at my credit report and I think my Nordstroms and Sears card is now listed as inactive. And I never activated my Home Depot.
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Postby jeffysdad » Wed Jan 25, 2012 4:40 pm

D'oh. Nevermind. The replacement card they sent was for another account that I don't normally use. I mistook it for my main card.
American Express: Blue Cash Preferred (groceries, 6%; gas, department store, 3%); Gold Delta SkyMiles (Delta Air Lines, 2 miles/dollar, free checked bag).
US Bank: Cash+ (utilities, phone, internet, restaurant, 5%; drugstores, 2%).
FIA Card Services: Fidelity Amex (everything, 2%); Fidelity Visa (everything, 1.5%).
Chase: Freedom (rotating, 5%); Amazon (Amazon.com, 3%); PriorityClub (IHG hotels, 5 points/dollar); Sapphire (not in use).

*All cards are registered with PriorityClub IDine program for 8 points/dollar at participating restaurants.



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