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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro
[quote]SM sooner rather than later so you are as close to your app date as possible. [/quote] This is what I'm thinking as well. That would be pretty great. 70k points plus the min spend and bonuses will net me close to 80k UR points for one card. Can't beat that. ...
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro
You don't get points for balance transfers. The Sapphire preferred is a far superior card though. Marriott card should really only be used for Marriott spending. ...
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re: A Note on Tuxedo Rental - LSUAfro
[quote]Tuxedos To Geaux in Metairie [/quote] It is a good deal if you want a cheap looking tux for things like Mardi Gras balls. ...
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro
Awesome. I will inquire. Wonder if I should SM them before it posts? Statement closes next week I believe and I met minimum spend last week. ...
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re: Selling your house yourself - LSUAfro
[quote]No worries. There are some horrible ones.[/quote] :cheers: Just like any industry there can be quite the variance in talent and worth, but the relative ease of barrier to entry for RE agents makes that industry gap wider than most. I just had two very terrible experiences with family in the...
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro
[quote]Oh I see. So you've never had the Plat, PRG or Hilton offers? (I got the 100k, 50k and 100k on each of those respectively) [/quote] Nope. I got my wife the delta 50k card, spg personal 30k, but she currently has none. I'm having a real hard time holding her out of the CC game, but for t...
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro
I've only cancelled 1 Amex SPG personal and I held it for 2 years. With all cards I wait till the fee hits and try to get some sort of retention offer....
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re: Selling your house yourself - LSUAfro
[quote]ItNeverRains[/quote] I apologize for coming off offensive towards Realtors. I've just come across too many lazy ones who rope sellers in to contracts and don't do much of anything....
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro
Old blue 3 years SPG Biz 1 month Gold Biz 1.5 years. I think 5 is a good stopping point for me, but have read where some have more....
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro
[quote]So i was gonna go on break for a while but this 75k Mercedes Platinum offer has me thinking i have room for one more. Anyone going for one?[/quote] I'm strongly considering it. I think the offer is good until June. I might get it in late May. It pays for itself with the flight reimbursem...
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re: Selling your house yourself - LSUAfro
[quote]not a good plan.[/quote] I think it is in many instances. And I can point you to an endless list of neighborhoods where comps are similar per sq ft for updated homes and not updated homes. [quote]That's a good start.[/quote] Which is why I ended with this. It's a good start. Lot size/ad...
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re: Selling your house yourself - LSUAfro
[quote]I had no qualms using a realtor to sell the house I currently have listed. I had to move in 5 weeks and put the house on sale, and also time the sale with me being out of state[/quote] This would be one of the only times I would use a realtor to sell. [quote]It was under contract a week aft...
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re: Selling your house yourself - LSUAfro
Find similar homes in your area and see what they sold per Square foot. That's a good start....
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re: Amazon just crushed earnings - LSUAfro
[quote]So as amazing as amazon as, the valuation, which has always been absurd, is reaching levels of ridiculousness. Amazing company, amazing stock.....but if you buy up here, dont be shocked if you dont get rich. [/quote] Sadly I've been saying this since day 1 in so many words and I haven't mad...
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro
Definitely. English teacher? ...
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro
Man that's a long flight in coach :lol: No more vacation days for this guy. Actually had to buy a few days. Damn this points game. Specific reason in Beijing? I need a job that gets me paid flights trans Atlantic 2-3 times per year in J. ...
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro
How long do you have to do this? Damn that's a lot of spend :lol:...
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro
hmmm. I wonder what data points are for how long after bonus hits you are eligible for bonus matches. I'm guessing FT isn't reporting match success either?...
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro
When did your bonus hit?...
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro
[quote] in branch offer is 70K[/quote] My 60k should hit this month. I'll be pushing for a match....
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