Miles Are Dead!

Programming note: I’ve been gone for a little longer than expected. Thank you to those who’ve dropped notes to me and messages checking to make sure I still have a pulse. Miles Are Dead (You Heard it Here First) I think it is important that you (the new reader) understand the bias I (the old […]

How to Redeem WorldPoints and Use TheFlightDeal.com to Supercharge your Fidelity Rewards Amex

Reader Gene Asked for a detailed post on the process of redeeming Worldpoints earned on the Fidelity Investor Rewards Amex, which just so happens to be The Best Cash Back Card on Earth.  In response I’ve put together this post. I’ve also added a little bit about using the card to book flights, which can be a […]

American Express Dropping the Hammer–Blue Cash 5% Cards Closed Being Closed Today

Very interesting developments happening today. Without notice American Express seems to have started closing accounts of people who have the old Blue Cash 5% card. In an unprecedented manner they seem to  be emailing affected cardmemebers to tell them their cards have been cancelled. The text of the email is as follows: We are contacting […]