Episode 38: Maximizing Amex 20,000 Point Referrals

We’ve been seeing [targeted] heightened 20,000 Membership Reward “Blue Star” referrals come and go on Amex Business Platinum and Personal Gold cards. Right now they seem to be “in season” with a high percentage of these cards showing heightened referral bonuses. Update: Others are reporting seeing this one Personal Platinum and Business Gold as well. […]

Q1 2020 5x Bonus Categories

Chase Freedom Gas stations Internet, cable, and phone services Streaming services Discover Grocery stores Walgreens CVS Citi Dividend ($6,000 annual bonused spend for $300 back can be completed in a single quarter) Supermarkets Fitness clubs Robert– Written by Robert Dwyer, contributor at Milenomics. Connect with me on Twitter @RobertDwyer

Amex Pre-Approved Referrals: Dead Already?

It looks like Amex has withdrawn the ability to refer friends for pre-approved “green star” referrals that lack the usual lifetime language. Just last week we noticed these offers on the Amex referral page, but now they appear to be gone. These Amex preapproved referrals were useful because they enabled friends to get a welcome […]