Shop Talk: AA Locking/Shutting Down Accounts

American Airlines has been locking and/or terminating accounts, and cancelling upcoming award travel for some. The common thread seems to be people who have received a number of credit card welcome bonuses, presumably related to the use of targeted Citi/AA mailers. This kinds of adverse action (from AA) has historically been reserved for people selling […]

Deal or Not a Deal? Plastiq’s Targeted October 2018 Mastercard Fee-Free Dollar Promotion

Editor’s Note: In “Deal or Not a Deal” we discuss whether specific point earning opportunities are worth exploring. Wonky online bill pay provider Plastiq is back with another [targeted] promotion.  Today we’ll discuss how to best make use of this promotion. Direct link Terms (emphasis ours) Please note that this promotion has limited availability. Eligible customers for […]