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About Grant

Grant is an expert in frequent flyer miles, hotel loyalty points, credit card rewards, and cash back deals. He also has a pretty cool travel blog. Find him on Twitter @travelwithgrant.

3 Buy Miles / Points Promos Ending Soon: Avianca (145%), Virgin Atlantic (20%) & IHG (100%)

Good afternoon everyone.  I was working on my Buy Miles & Points Page and found a few offers ending soon.  Always check the math to make sure that buying miles & points makes sense for you.  Do not buy miles & points speculatively unless you have a use in mind.  With that said, here are 3 offers that end this week.  Up first, Avianca Airlines is offering up to a 145% bonus, depending on the number of Avianca Airlines LifeMiles you purchase.  This offer expires tomorrow – November 12.

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60 Minutes Interview with JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon (2 Videos)

Good morning everyone, I hope you had a great weekend.  Last night on CBS 60 Minutes, there was a 2 part interview with JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon.  He talked about the economy, executive compensation (he made $31 million last year) and the recent recession.  He is the only CEO of a major bank that survived the Great Recession (he has been the CEO since 2006).  There was a lot of great info in this interview.  Unfortunately, there was no information about Chase credit cards.

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Great Chase Offers on Ink Business Card: BJ’s Wholesale, Microsoft, Enterprise, HP, FedEx & more

Good morning everyone, happy Friday.  Every few days, I like to log into my banking apps to check my recent activity.  When I looked at my Chase Offers on my Chase Ink Plus Business Credit Card, I saw a lot of great new Chase Offers.  Chase Offers have been around for a few months on personal credit cards, but were slow to roll out to business credit cards.  Let me show you what great Chase Offers showed up on my Chase Ink Plus Business Credit Card.  To get started, sign into the Chase app, go to your business credit card, and then scroll to the bottom where the Chase Offers are located.  Then click the See All Offers link to view all your Chase Offers.

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Free Priority Boarding on Alaska Airlines with Starbucks Holiday Cup (Nov 7-10)

Good morning everyone!  If you are flying on Alaska Airlines tomorrow through Sunday (November 7-10), you have the opportunity to use the “espresso” lane (aka priority boarding lane) if you show up to the gate with a holiday Starbucks cup.  Starbucks holiday drinks arrive tomorrow, so you will soon be able to pick up a Peppermint Mocha, Toasted White Chocolate, Caramel Brulee Latte, Chestnut Praline Latte and Eggnog Latte.

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Prorated Annual Fee Refund Posted After Converting Citi Premier into Citi Rewards+

Good morning everyone.  A few months ago, I converted my Citi Premier Credit Card into a Citi Rewards+ Credit Card.  My new Citi Rewards+ Credit Card arrived a few months ago and the 60 day conversion period just finished.  This morning when I was looking at my Citi online account, I noticed a $50.41 credit on my Citi Rewards+ Credit Card.  After doing some digging, I found out that this is a partial annual fee refund of the $95 from my Citi Premier Credit Card.

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