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2FD 021: Credit Card Rewards Hacking

Sean Merron April 12, 2017 168 1

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Credit Cards can hurt a lot of people…

But a select few can responsibly take advantage of the credit card rewards system to spread their dollar even further.

Join us with our special guest Tom Marsden (@TommyboyCAN) to learn how he’s gaming his credit card rewards strategy to pay for unforgettable vacations and save on normal expenses. After you have control of your spending habits and understand your lifestyle’s normal activity, this process could help take you to the next level of cutting back. CHA-CHING!

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    2FD 021: Credit Card Rewards Hacking
    Sean Merron

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Discussion Points

  • The downfalls of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for small businesses.
  • Kevin and Sean have hard feelings against credit cards but with the right head on your shoulder, it could save you some money.
  • Don’t chase deals, spend what you would normally spend.
  • 80% of people that use reward cards don’t pay their bill.
  • People with rewards cards spend 30% more than people who don’t have them.
  • How rewards cards can help fund vacations you may normally not take.
  • Tom has 30-50 credit cards at any given time for his rewards hacking.
  • Keeping track of many cards and point expirations.
  • Traveling for work can put you in a great position to use rewards.
  • Finding out about the offers to use for rewards hacking.
  • Tracking your credit to understand the impact on your score.
  • Getting started with credit cards rewards.
  • The companies that have the best offers and setting up to be in the best position to apply for it.
  • How to stack deals with card offers and gift cards.
  • Travel hacking with rewards cards.
  • Understanding the level of rewards you can gain from your standard of living.

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