Holiday shopping with rewards

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Ratfacedudeguy
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Holiday shopping with rewards

Postby Ratfacedudeguy » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:49 am

So I just finished up Christmas shopping for my fiancé's parents on Amazon. Picked up a book, a DVD, some tennis gear, and a tv dinner table set, used my $50 signup bonus from the Chase Amazon card and my Discover cashback, and only ended up charging $16.19. Anybody else start their shopping yet?
Amex Green - NPSL - 05/12
Amex Zync - NPSL - 06/12
Discover it - $7750 - 11/12
Chase Sapphire Preferred Visa Signature - $5000 - 11/12
SECU Platinum Visa - $5000 - 08/08
Bank of America Cash Rewards Platinum Plus Visa - $3000 - 06/08
Citi Diamond Preferred Mastercard - $3000 - 05/12
GECRB Old Navy Visa - $2500 - 11/12
Chase Amazon Visa - $2000 - 11/12
Chase Freedom Visa - $2000 - 07/12
Citi Thank You Visa - $1000 - 06/12
Amex Blue Cash Everyday - $1000 - 01/13


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Postby Money card » Tue Nov 20, 2012 9:48 pm

darn you finished up your holiday shopping already? what will you do for the next 4 to 5 weeks in the evening?
when I went to Florida back in March I picked up my brother a Boston Bruins tervis tumbler from the main store.
at the mall that's right January of 2012 I bought my neices some jewlery from Mandes that store was having a closing sale.
I start Monday night.

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Postby trumpet-205 » Wed Nov 21, 2012 12:01 am

I used up $1,500 Discover online spending this month. Bought,

* Panasonic 42 inch LED 3D TV
* Panasonic 3D Bluray 5.1 Home Theater System
* Kenmore 1000W Microwave Oven
* PC parts for building a new PC to replace my mom's old Pentium 4-era desktop.
In My Wallet:
Citi Forward (12/2010) | Citi TY Preferred (05/2011) | Chase Freedom (11/2011) | GECRB/PayPal (05/2012)
Discover it (07/2012) | AMEX BCP (09/2012) | TD/Target REDCard (10/2012) | Chase Ink Classic (11/2012)
BofA BBR (04/2013) | FNBO/Overstock.com (02/2014) | Barclaycard Arrival (04/2014) | FIA/Fidelity AMEX (04/2014)


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Postby FutureBillionaire » Wed Nov 21, 2012 9:26 am

I ordered the Lord of the Rings trilogy. I'm picking up gift cards from Kroger for my family members back home and a laptop from Best Buy on Friday. I want to add to my blu ray collection.
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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