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Using Sallie Mae on Amazon?

Postby Giovanni » Thu Aug 15, 2013 1:49 am

Hey Guys. I use Citi Forward for the ~5% cashback on Amazon. I just found out about the Sallie Mae World Mastercard, is there any reason why I shouldn't apply to use this for Amazon shopping over the Citi Forward? Thanks in advance.

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Postby Gamma » Sat Aug 17, 2013 12:18 am

It's a great card. Personally, I prefer statement cashback over points to redeem for gift cards.

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Postby andrewket » Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:45 pm

The Sallie Mae card is limited to 5% back on the first $750 of spend per month on books. That's $37.50 per month, or $450 per year. Not bad, but personally I'd go over the $750 limit every month. The Amazon branded chase card is 3% without limits.

Is citi forward limited?

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Postby RewardHop » Wed Aug 28, 2013 12:52 am

andrewket wrote:Is citi forward limited?

I don't believe so.
Amex BCE: 3% grocery, 2% gas
Bank of America Better Balance Rewards MC: $25/quarter bonus
Barclaycard Rewards Visa Signature: 2% gas, groceries, utilities
Capital One Quicksilver Visa Signature: 1.5% everything
Chase Freedom Visa Signature: 5% rotating
Citi Forward Visa: 5% restaurants/fastfood, movie theaters,
Discover It: 5% rotating
SallieMae MC: 5% Groceries, Gas, Amazon
US Bank Cash+ Visa Signature: 5% electronic stores, restaurants
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