It looks like American Express is trying to soften the blow of news that Platinum and Centurion cardmembers will be losing access to American Airlines and US Airways lounges in three months. I received an email announcement (as a Platinum...Show More Summary
The American Express Platinum and Centurion cards still come with Priority Pass Select membership. And Priority Pass Select membership gets cardholders into US Airways lounges and into some American lounges. This isn’t as good as the...Show More Summary
American Express sent out an email to Platinum cardmembers today indicating that they’d discontinue the lounge access benefit for American Airlines Admirals Clubs and US Airways Clubs as of March 22, 2014: As of March 22, 2014, Platinum...Show More Summary
FlyTheory was the first one I saw with the news that American Express has brought back its referral program. If you have an American Express card, you may be able to refer a friend to sign up and get credit. You need to have the card...Show More Summary
There Has Been Speculation About the End of Amex Lounge Access on American Since October Back in October there was a good bit of speculation that American Airlines would stop offering lounge access to American Express Platinum and Centurion cardholders. Show More Summary
Last night on a segment of Thought for Food, comedian Stephen Colbert weighed in on the supposed photo of a frozen McDonald's McRib sandwich that went viral last month. Colbert has expressed his enthusiasm for the McRib before, and....
If the 1983 self-titled debut by Violent Femmes is one of the hot half-dozen expressions of Teen Angst American Style ever waxed, then Hallowed Ground, the group’s still divisive second effort from the following year is one of rock music’s core texts in how to successfully flout expectations. Show More Summary
In an open letter to TMZ, of course, Charlie Sheen accuses two of his former “goddesses” of racking up his American Express bill behind his back. Which is amazing because I could’ve sworn these porn stars were sleeping with Charlie Sheen because of his looks, charms, and manic depressive bouts of violence. But all they Read More...
In what has become a Thanksgiving tradition for the First Family, President Obama took Sasha and Malia book shopping this weekend to promote Small Business Saturday, a day created by American Express in 2010 to help boost mom-and-pop stores that can't compete with big box stores on Black Friday or online retail giants on Cyber Monday. Show More Summary
Yesterday I posted about the extremely generous AmEx Sync promotion that’s presently available for Amazon purchases. If you make an Amazon purchase of $75 or more you get a $25 American Express statement credit, which is a pretty amazing value. Show More Summary
Paul Waldman on health care for CNN.com. For all the difficulties of the Affordable Care Act’s rollout, Americans are more patient than you might think: A new poll shows a majority expressing optimism that the problems are going to be ironed out. Not only that, a majority continues to support the law or think it [...]
A recent Gallup survey revealed that familiarity with the Affordable Care Act has recently spiked, with the majority of Americans – including virtually all subgroups and demographics – expressing some familiarity with the law. The problem for ACA supporters, however, is that opposition to the sweeping 2010 health care reform law has also increased dramatically.
American Express Membership Rewards is running a 33% bonus on transfers to Hilton HHonors through January 31. This means that instead of transfer at a ratio of 1:1.5 you transfer at a ratio of 1:2. Frankly, you can normally get a 1:2...Show More Summary
Visa may not be known for its dividend, but when compared to American Express and MasterCard, its shareholder-friendly policies are likely to continue in 2014 and beyond.
Contrary to the views expressed by some people I greatly respect, including Conrad Black here at NRO, I liked my friend Diana West's controversial book, American Betrayal. I explain why in the new edition of The New Criterion, here. I do not want to belabor the argument -- it is there for anyone who is interested. Show More Summary
American Express is offering $25 back on your card when you spend $75 at Amazon in December. You have 2 ways to get this offer: - Log in to your Amex account and click on “OFFERS FOR YOU” at the … Read more » Related Posts: Today Only:...Show More Summary
American Express is offering a $25 statement credit when you spend $75 or more on a single purchase. Sign into your American Express account and you may find this offer under the “My Offers” tab (that’s all I had to do). You can also tweet #AmexAmazon to register. Show More Summary
Although it is growing slower than credit card titans MasterCard and Visa, American Express remains one of the safest ways to play the growth in the payments space.
Through December 31, 2013, American Express is offering a one-time $25 statement credit when you spend a total of $75 or more online at Amazon. The offer doesn’t require a coupon, but instead the credit will be posted to your American Express account within 90 days of your purchase, assuming you register properly. Show More Summary
American Express, Caterpillar, and 3M led the Dow Jones Industrial Average in a short trading week.