Friday, November 24, 2017

I’m Glad Serve Is Dead

Like a criminal waiting to get caught so he could exhale in relief, TPOL is glad that serve is dead for him and now for his associates. After my initial shutdown, I took a voodoo...

End of MS Means Get Your Life Together

When I formally became a churner in November of 2011, I spent hours, days, weeks, and months obsessing over credit card applications, learning about what card to use to maximize each dollar spent, and educating...

Mums’s the Word on Serve And That’s Fine

Two new Citi AA cards in hand and one new Chase United used to mean a refill on prescriptions then a subsequent trip to visit some other minimum wage employee. Now that my Serve...

Serve Account Closed :(

I never use smileys when I write because they are stupid. But this time I had to put it in my title line because Amex included it in the graphic after I closed out...

By Definition, Bloggers Killed Manufactured Spend

Every year the Merriam-Webster dictionary adds new words that have become part of the English lexicon. Examples include 'selfie' and 'dab'. When Amex Served notice of my account being closed, I noticed that they...

You’ve Been Served: Amex Closes Mine Too

Happy 2016! Amex closed my Serve card for 'unusual usage'. Maybe they closed everyone's account when they cross referenced who reads or writes for BoardingArea but this is very annoying, bad news. The weird point...

I’m Done with Manufactured Spending

With the last Vanilla purchased today to hit the final min, I have decided to stop the manufactured spending madness. 44k here, 39k there, and thousands more from the glory days of REDbird have...

Serve Comes and Giftcards.com $500 Leaves

Should we just give up? A few days after promising no more MS talk, more great news, Giftcards.com max for Visa gift cards is now $250. So now another option is out the window....

You’ve Been [Amex] Served

Like a scene from Karate Kid II, I placed a paper lantern in the water and watched my REDBird float away, never to be used again. Our times were short but great. Now it's...

Deep Throat Confirms the Death of REDBird

"According to my sources," a phrase that I've always wanted to say, REDBird is dead. Within the BoardingArea family, Miles to Memories broke the story, Frequent Miler confirmed the story. Then an actual Target employee...
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