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    Default Contact US Bank, save the cash + categories!

    Please go to FACEBOOK and write on the wall for US Bank on their page. Also, go to the cash + page and send them a message. Let them know that we want the same categories, but they can add the caps. Otherwise, I'm sure we will all be using the card less!
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    Not sure it will help. But just did it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cashback View Post
    Not sure it will help. But just did it.
    Thanks. I knew I could count on you.
    Gas: Discover It, Penfed Platinum Rewards x2, Chase freedom, Citi TYP
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    Groceries: AMEX BCP, Penfed Platinum Rewards,Citi TYP
    Clothes: Express, Amex BCP, Discover IT
    Amazon: Citi Forward, Cash +
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    Bars, clubs, tomfoolery: CSP, Citi Forward, Discover IT, Freedom
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    I will not close the account in protest of this change, and suggest others do not, because it is still an awesome card and an integral part of an optimal rewards portfolio, not to mention my highest line of credit. Nonetheless, I will contact them and tell them I liked the Bill Pay Category and am disappointed by the removal, but I need an alternate means than FACEBOOK, because my relatives do not need to see my private communications with my bank popping up in their news feed, like everything you post anywhere does for all of your friends.
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    Just added my 2 cents. And now I know who you all are IRL! Mwahahaha!
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    Quote Originally Posted by LadyinRed View Post
    Just added my 2 cents. And now I know who you all are IRL! Mwahahaha!
    Lol. I don't care that folks know that I am throwing shade at these banks. More people need to do it. They get away with murder.
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    Got a reply from the Cash+ page today.

    "We understand your frustration with the changes! Please be assured that we hear your concerns and will be sharing your feedback with management. Thank you, Katie"

    Come on management. Just leave Bill Pay! lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by cashback View Post
    Got a reply from the Cash+ page today.

    "We understand your frustration with the changes! Please be assured that we hear your concerns and will be sharing your feedback with management. Thank you, Katie"

    Come on management. Just leave Bill Pay! lol
    Maybe I'm cynical but to me that means your feedback has gone into the circular file, and though we want you to feel important, we couldn't care less what you think. I'd add "screw you" for emphasis but maybe she's feeling nice and didn't think that too.

    Ok it's partly in jest, but I've worked at enough corporations to know in general the LAST thing they care is what the customers think, for a lot of them anyway. Not all but a lot. I don't see them putting the rewards back. They aren't in the game to lose money.

    They will no doubt see use of the card go down, and fewer people apply for it now but I'm sure they factored that in when they did the math and feel they will make more this way regardless. I mean I HOPE it's not just make random changes and see what happens and they actually did the math!
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    Quote Originally Posted by cashback View Post
    Got a reply from the Cash+ page today.

    "We understand your frustration with the changes! Please be assured that we hear your concerns and will be sharing your feedback with management. Thank you, Katie"

    Come on management. Just leave Bill Pay! lol
    Just leave the categories alone and cap 5% categories at $6000 like BCP. I'll take that over the current planned changes.

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    Capital One Quicksilver Visa Signature: 1.5% everything
    Chase Freedom Visa Signature: 5% rotating
    Chase Sapphire Preferred: 2% travel
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    Quote Originally Posted by RewardHop View Post
    Just leave the categories alone and cap 5% categories at $6000 like BCP. I'll take that over the current planned changes.
    Definitely. I don't mind capping it and I don't mind getting rid of the $25 bonus for $100 redemptions. Just leave the categories alone.
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    Not Used
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