A $100 Airline Credit on the Amex PRG? Is It Time for an Intervention?

From the desk of the Devil’s Advocate…I’m a little concerned about American Express right now. Yes, I know they’re a multi-billion dollar company. But let’s face it, they’ve had had a pretty rotten 12 months and I’m starting to wonder if they’re going to be … [Read more...]

American Express Will Book Paid United and American Fares for Award Rates, Creating a HUGE Opportunity

Via One Mile at a Time, American Express is targeting some of its Business Platinum Card customers for a very unusual promotion that attempts to fill a gap in its Membership Rewards program. Although you can transfer Membership Rewards points and book awards … [Read more...]

I Will No Longer Be a Sucker For Small Business Saturday

From the desk of the Devil's Advocate...This is the time of year for joy and happiness. For being grateful for the generosity of others. For acknowledging what has been given to us and being thankful for the gifts we have received. Of course, I am referring … [Read more...]

The Devil’s Advocate and the Gift Card Crusade of Doom

From the desk of the Devil's Advocate... I'm sitting in a Fairfield Inn & Suites room in Dallas. On the desk in front of me, mocking me quietly, is a $200 Marriott gift card. Most of you have already heard about the current AmEx Sync deal … [Read more...]