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Postby silver6054 » Fri Apr 12, 2013 5:02 pm

craigm1 wrote:it's 4899 looks like no deal


Yes, I posted this on myfico, after I got 1% on 4899, and US Bank responded:

We understand your concern regarding the 5% rebate for your cell phone purchases, [first name as personal touch!]. Our records indicate the transaction to Verizon is categorized as "Cable, Satellite, and Other Paye TV/ Radio". Therefore these transactions did not qualify for the 5% rebate.

So I guess the lesson is don't believe what CSRs tell you sometime before the change becomes active. I think the title of the thread needs to be edited.


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Postby FutureBillionaire » Mon May 06, 2013 12:57 pm

My cycle closed with this card. I have Dish Network and ATT DSL. I received 5% cash back on the bill, in addition to my VZW cell phone bill. I'm a happy camper.
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 silver6054 » Mon May 06, 2013 1:00 pm

What MCC did you get for Dish and ATT DSL?

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Postby FutureBillionaire » Mon May 06, 2013 1:08 pm

silver6054 wrote:What MCC did you get for Dish and ATT DSL?


How do I find that again?
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 silver6054 » Mon May 06, 2013 1:11 pm

Login to site, click on Download Transaction Data in the left hand menu. If you choose Excel, the code is the last entry in the Memo column

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Postby FutureBillionaire » Mon May 06, 2013 1:13 pm

Also, we have confirmation that the Cash + counts Amazon as a bookstore on Myfico. All hope isn't lost...
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 silver6054 » Mon May 06, 2013 1:15 pm

Yes, but I didn't care so much about that as Forward covers it. But you are getting Internet/cable covered, which is great. I might have to try to get an Ink card to get that covered for Verizon landline/FioS.

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Postby FutureBillionaire » Mon May 06, 2013 1:21 pm

Also, I have another $25 gift card coming. I thought that was over...
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 » Mon May 06, 2013 1:22 pm

silver6054 wrote:Login to site, click on Download Transaction Data in the left hand menu. If you choose Excel, the code is the last entry in the Memo column


4814 was the MCC. Same as my VZ.
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 silver6054 » Mon May 06, 2013 1:25 pm

FutureBillionaire wrote:Also, I have another $25 gift card coming. I thought that was over...


No, the ending of that (or rather moving to 1 per year) hasn't been formally announced, people are saying July.



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