Episode 10: Why You Should [Almost] Never Apply For an Amex Card Using Someone Else’s Link

We’re into 2019 with our first No Annual Fee Edition podcast, covering an important topic everyone needs to hear. Why you should almost never use someone else’s link to apply for an Amex card.

We go over the why and how of ensuring you receive the highest possible American Express Sign up bonuses, including a universal referral. And talk about the particulars of that new referral system as well.

Links discussed in this episode:

Frequent Miler’s “Best Offers” list of current CC offers.

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In this week’s Premium (subscription required) version of the podcast we discuss:

  • Our new Slack channel for points & miles discussion
  • A card that’s overly generous while processing air incidentals
  • A way to liquidate Mastercard GCs from home with fees similar to Chargesmart/TIO.com


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- Written by Sam Simon. All ideas are my own, but I encourage you to see my point of view and I promise I'll try to do the same. Connect with me on Twitter @Milenomics.

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