Free Money: Will Pay You $8 Each Week To Use Their Platform For Your Online Food Orders

This one falls squarely into the category of not-going-to-make-you-rich-but-certainly-doesn’t-hurt: is trying so hard to compete with Seamless/GrubHub that it’s apparently willing to give away $8 or more each week to lure customers to its online-ordering platform. There’s no real magic, or even difficulty, here — just sign up for a account, accept marketing […]

ApplePay: Some Initial Thoughts and Observations

Being the nerd that I am, I immediately set up ApplePay on my iPhone and ran across the street to Duane Reade to test it out.  Here are some initial thoughts about the process of setting up and using ApplePay, as well as a few miscellaneous observations: Setup:  Setting up ApplePay was slightly less intuitive […]

The TD Easy Rewards Card: 5% Cash Back on Dining, Groceries, Gas, and Cable, Phone and Utility Bills for 6 Months, Plus $100

This offer probably isn’t getting the attention it deserves.  For the first six billing cycles, the TD Easy Rewards card offers 5 “easy rewards” points (which can be converted into cash or a statement credit at a rate of 1 cent per point) for each dollar spent on dining, groceries, and gas purchases, as well […]

Points On The Dollar Is BACK — And No Longer Constrained By Affiliate Sponsors!

After a long hiatus, Points on the Dollar has returned!  With much more time on my hands these days (more on that later), I’m looking forward to sharing my thoughts on personal finance, travel, and whatever else floats my boat.  And there will be a few significant changes around here, the most important of which […]

Local Chase And Citi Branches Offering Better Sign-Up Bonuses Than The Entire Internet

In recent weeks, reports have begun to crop up about the existence of superior credit card offers at brick-and-mortar Chase and Citi branches.  For details on these offers, I’ll direct you to reports by The Miles Professor about her experiences at Chase and Citi branches.  But just to whet your appetite, she found a 50,000-mile […]

Notes And Updates for June 7, 2013

Sadly, the 2% cash-back Priceline Visa Rewards card is no longer available.  There are other, far less lucrative versions of the Priceline card, but you’re much better off with one of the other 2% – 2.2% cash-back options. In other bad news, the “rogue” link to the 50,000-mile offer on the Citi AAdvantage card has […]