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AmEx 2x points/cashback at small businesses

Postby kcm7 » Mon Oct 17, 2016 3:20 pm

American Express is giving 2x rewards on small-biz purchases for the rest of the year.

That beats just having it on small business Saturday, but at the same time, I don't intend to get an Amex, so no dog in this race. If I had an Amex, I'd probably use it as a way to get extra MR points at local restaurants and coffee shops, which would be nice, since that's where so much of my money goes.
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Re: AmEx 2x points/cashback at small businesses

Postby CarefulBuilder14 » Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:21 pm

kcm7 wrote:American Express is giving 2x rewards on small-biz purchases for the rest of the year.

That beats just having it on small business Saturday, but at the same time, I don't intend to get an Amex, so no dog in this race. If I had an Amex, I'd probably use it as a way to get extra MR points at local restaurants and coffee shops, which would be nice, since that's where so much of my money goes.

Doesn't really interest me, since most participating local stores are either:
1. Places I don't shop (like builder and architect firms)
2. Groceries (overpriced and inconvenient to the extent that I'd want, say, $10 back for spending $30)
3. Restaurants (I have CSP)

If I still had EDP or PRG, I might be more interested.
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Re: AmEx 2x points/cashback at small businesses

Postby MrAB3 » Wed Oct 19, 2016 1:19 am

CarefulBuilder14 wrote:
kcm7 wrote:American Express is giving 2x rewards on small-biz purchases for the rest of the year.

That beats just having it on small business Saturday, but at the same time, I don't intend to get an Amex, so no dog in this race. If I had an Amex, I'd probably use it as a way to get extra MR points at local restaurants and coffee shops, which would be nice, since that's where so much of my money goes.

Doesn't really interest me, since most participating local stores are either:
1. Places I don't shop (like builder and architect firms)
2. Groceries (overpriced and inconvenient to the extent that I'd want, say, $10 back for spending $30)
3. Restaurants (I have CSP)

If I still had EDP or PRG, I might be more interested.
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