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Changes to American Express Hilton Credit Card Portfolio and My One Complaint

Earlier this month, American Express announced a refresh of their Hilton credit cards. The highlights of these changes are: 1. Hilton Honors will no longer have foreign transaction fees. If you’re a Citi Hilton Honors cardholder, you’ll be transitioned to this card in 2018. 2. Hilton Honors Ascend: Hilton Honors Surpass will transition to this card in…

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American Express Membership Rewards: Everything You Need to Know

American Express Membership Rewards is one of the best credit card rewards currencies out there. Membership Rewards points are valued at $0.01 each for most non-travel redemptions, including statement credits and most gift cards, but you can get the best value by using points for travel. Here’s everything you need to know about earning, transferring, and redeeming…

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Credit Cards That Earn American Express Membership Rewards Points

American Express Membership Rewards is a points currency similar to Chase Ultimate Rewards. Points are worth $0.01 for non-travel redemptions but are most valuable when redeemed for travel. Like with Chase Ultimate Rewards, American Express has a number of hotel and airline partners to which you can transfer points. The flexibility of these points is…

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The American Express Platinum Benefit Changes Are Underwhelming

Last week, American Express announced benefit updates for the American Express Platinum card starting March 30th, 2017. There have been rumors about how Amex would respond in light of the Chase Sapphire Reserve’s success since last August. Adding 5x Membership Rewards points for flights booked directly with the airline was a good start, but I think they realized…