But it's for a good cause: to save your local business community.
In a comment on my post about the card that earns 2 Delta miles per dollar on all spend, Tokyo Hyatt Fan points out that there’s also a card that gives you Delta Gold Medallion status. It’s an American Express card. And it’s issued in Japan. Show More Summary
There's not much to say about this except that the facial expressions are golden. To most Americans, he's the president of The United Stated. To Sasha and Malia he's just some embarrassing old dude talking about turkeys and oh my god, will you stop with the corny jokes. Oh my god. They are literally going to DIE if their friends see this. Read more...
Just a quick reminder to register your American Express cards for this year's Small Business Saturday. As I wrote about a couple of weeks ago, this is a promotion whereby American Express card members can register to receive a statement...Show More Summary
While Republican lawmakers have already expressed concern that President Obama’s executive amnesty will have a negative impact on unemployed Americans, The Washington Times is highlighting another aspect of Obama’s actions that will make competing with amnestied illegal immigrants for jobs that much more of an uphill climb. Show More Summary
On December 2nd, PEN American Center will auction seventy-five annotated first editions by accomplished writers including Jane Smiley and Don DeLillo, with all proceeds to benefit PEN: a literary organization devoted to free expression. Included in the auction is Paul Muldoon’s first chapbook with Muldoon’s own annotations, it’s called Knowing My Place. At Paris Review, [...]
This is the time of year when Americans gather with family and friends to give thanks. A bounteous feast is the time to express gratitude for our good fortune. We count our blessings, humbled by the fortuity of our circumstances, grateful for whatever it is we have. Once you get that over with, it’s time...Read More
American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault shares how the shopping initiative is now becoming a movement
American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault is known for his leadership, with Google chairman Eric Schmidt once saying Chenault "exemplifies the best leadership that I've ever worked with." Chenault shares his key to managing a team and keeping people inspired.
The American Express CEO says he sees things turning around for small businesses. For him, it’s all about service, differentiation and unique services – something small business are doing every day.
CEO Kenneth Chenault says he expects small businesses will continue to build on the 50 percent of the work force they already command
American Express OPEN via APThe owner of Merz Apothecary in Chicago readies his store ahead of last year's Small Business Saturday event. By Nicole Leinbach-Reyhle Since 2010, customers and small businesses alike have been able to kick...Show More Summary
The mobile payment platform backed by the big retailers could bring the hammer down on credit card companies.
Coming up on Nov. 29 is Small Business Saturday, an event founded by American Express to promote small businesses. Register to get up to $30 back when you Shop Small by spending $10 or more at participating businesses. Your businessShow More Summary
Mexico’s president on Friday joined Central American leaders and Latino celebrities in applauding US President Barack Obama’s landmark offer to shield millions of undocumented migrants from deportation. “I wish to express our appreciation, as a country, to the president of the...
American Express predicts North America is going to see the biggest hikes in airfares and hotel prices.
I receive compensation for many links on this blog. You don’t have to use these links, but I am grateful to you if you do. American Express, Citibank, Chase, and other banks are advertising partners of this site. I do not write about...Show More Summary
The American Booksellers Association (ABA) will handle the operations of the American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression (ABFFE). Here’s more from the press release: “As was the case when the Association of Booksellers for Children...Show More Summary
American Express has long offered upscale and luxury hotels through their Fine Hotels and Resorts program — booking through them gets you benefits like a room upgrade if available, late checkout, breakfast, and another benefit like a meal or spa credit. Show More Summary