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How I Keep Track of Gift Cards From Purchase Through Liquidation

Last month, I churned well over $200,000 worth of Visa and merchant gift cards. Let’s pause for a minute because while I don’t normally indulge in self-praise, I think it’s deserved in this instance. A lot of readers have been… Continue Reading

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Is The Plastic Merchant Accepting New Sellers?

Since I posted about my manufactured spending roundup last week, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about The Plastic Merchant seller approval process. The Plastic Merchant, it’s a manufactured spending-friendly gift card reselling site. What makes them so great is that… Continue Reading

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Is Gift Card Reselling Worth the Hassle?

Manufactured spending by mail

In Monday’s post about my month in manufactured spending, I mentioned how around $24,000 of my manufactured spending total came from gift card reselling. Since I became aware of The Plastic Merchant back in October, I decided to incorporate gift… Continue Reading

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My Month in Manufactured Spending: $4,000+ Worth of Points, Miles, and Cash Back in November

Earning points and miles through manufactured spending September

November was a good month in terms of manufactured spending. While I’ve decided to continue keeping that manufactured spending tip I tweeted about a while back secret, it didn’t account for a huge chunk of my manufactured spending. A lot… Continue Reading

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MORE Free Stuff From Club1 Hotels + $150 Hotel Credit Giveaway

Best Category 6 SPG Hotel Maria Cristina San Sebastian

The $150 Hotel Credit Giveaway ends tomorrow at 8:30 PM (PT), so be sure to claim your free Club1 Hotels membership and leave a comment in the designated post letting me know where you’d like to spend the credit. Club1… Continue Reading

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3 Ways to Get Great Deals While Skipping Black Friday

I was watching an episode of The Middle recently, where Sue had to work at the Baked Potato Hut (or whatever it was called) to cater to shoppers who were foregoing Thanksgiving in order to take advantage of early bird… Continue Reading

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7 Ways to Save Cash and Maximize Miles at Target

When the Target Prepaid REDcard (aka Redbird) essentially died as a manufactured spending tool earlier this month, it not only eliminated an important manufactured spending tool but if you’re a frequent Target shopper, it also eliminated the ability to save 5% on… Continue Reading

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Earn 5% AAA Dollars on Gift Card Purchases

Readers are on a roll today! @Ringsthecaddy sent me a pretty good deal from AAA: Members who purchase merchant gift cards through AAA receive a 5% discount in the form of AAA Dollars. These AAA dollars can then be used… Continue Reading

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Hyatt Gift Card Promotions: 10% Discount vs. $50 Bonus

1. The $50 bonus gift card per $500 purchase applies only to e-gift cards. Taking advantage of the 10% discount, on the other hand, gets you access to both plastic and e-gift cards. With shipping being waived, you’re not incurring… Continue Reading