The other week, I read a post from Freequent Flyer where he wrote “the long con” and it reminded me of one of my favorite TV Shows, White Collar. One
This past May, a few bloggers and myself participated in challenge towards spending $20,000 on the AMEX Platinum card with the best efficiency and effectiveness. There was some h..
I was driving the other day and when I’m on my “A” game, this is where I have some of my best thinking done. However, I’d rather not be driving an
Prior to working in New Jersey I was at a company in New York that has a $10 billion market cap. It was an interesting journey because I started that
I’ve been having an especially tough 3 months. Things haven’t exactly gone my way and there have been some highs and too many lows. Today was a low point. This
I have seen this a lot: People are asking questions along the lines of moving unactivated product to another store either within the chain or outside. First, don’t do it.
When I first started to resell gift cards in late 2012, I began with Cardpool. Then went to Plastic Jungle then back to Cardpool after the Plastic Jungle closure. I
Today’s post is in alphabetical order @chucksth, @esthery, @made_by_hugo, and @mileswhip all asked me simultaneously about Gyft’s verification process. I’ve written about Gyft a..
Friend to all bloggers and for whom everyone works for, @esthery, asked the other day, what’s the best way to remove the security sticker on gift cards which reminded me
We have all been there, you see on the shelves the sparkly MasterCard or Visa literally hanging around and bring it to the cashier and they say “cash only.” I
For as long as I’ve been at the manufactured spend game, I’ve been literally chasing the points and cash had been an after thought. Like a couple of weeks, there
As promised, my next update on the $20kChallenge is my last one. Completing the challenge was not very sexy because I can put all of the vendors on two hands for
Earlier this year, PayPal Digital Gifts emerged as a reseller to gift cards on eBay and it has been nice to have another vendor to purchase gift cards on
I can write about gift cards until your eyes bleed because whenever something comes up I can write about it at my own pace. In an in person setting, I need
I had waited over a week after creating my orders with Cardpool and kept getting an error message where it said the postage was “down for maintenance” I had checked
I made a public service announcement about in branch offers being better than online on Twitter, and many folks don’t seem to fully grasp that fact. Yes, I love doing
I like to tell anyone who reads the blog that they should be buying and selling gift cards for cheap points. I highly recommend it. There seems to be a
GiftCardWiki Is Awesome Because…
If you go to GiftCardWiki’s Market section, you will see an aggregated amount of data for all of the exchanges, and then some that I have never h..
Free-Quent Flyer made a great post about Amazon Allowance with excellent uses and I wanted to take it a step further. He is suggesting using Amazon Allowance to hit the minimum
I was targeted for a Bank of America BankAmeriDeal for Office Depot last month and I have been thinking “how can I maximize this deal”? The $15 max that you
Trevor recently asked “Do you stockpile store gift cards?” and Matt has a good counterpoint on stocking gift cards. After writing my post in March where I discussed the floating ..
There have been so many messages that have come across my lap regarding the spend $10,000 at a cost of $25 from this original post. Many more requests have come
Not too long ago, I wrote about Gift Card Granny’s new Flash Deals and I’ve been keeping an eye on it. It turns out it’s really not as good. Points For