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The Incredibly Useful American Express Live Chat Feature

The Incredibly Useful American Express Live Chat Feature

The American Express Live Chat feature, which is available in both Canada and the US, has made my life so much easier as I manage my Amex credit cards. Here’s a summary of all the things you can do.


Why Should You Pay Annual Fees for Credit Cards?

Why Should You Pay Annual Fees for Credit Cards?

It can be daunting to stump up the annual fees on some of the higher-end credit cards at first. What makes these annual fees worthwhile, and how can you make it an easier pill to swallow?


Amex Shop Small Is Back: More Free Food & Drinks!

Amex Shop Small Is Back: More Free Food & Drinks!

The ever-lucrative Amex Shop Small promotion is back for another round, allowing you to earn up to $25 in statement credits for every Amex-issued card that you hold.


Amex US: The Mysterious Incognito Offers

Amex US: The Mysterious Incognito Offers

There’s a hidden layer to most American Express US credit cards: special increased offers available only when browsing in private or incognito mode.


Which Amex US Credit Card Should You Get First?

Which Amex US Credit Card Should You Get First?

Are you planning to do an American Express Global Transfer to a US credit card, and trying to decide which card to get as your first one? Here are a couple of my picks.


Amex Membership Rewards: Transferring Between US and Canada

Amex Membership Rewards: Transferring Between US and Canada

Everything you need to know about the game-changing strategy of transferring Amex MR points between Canada and the US, opening up the sweet spots on both sides of the border.


Cobalt vs. Platinum: Which Is Better for Dining?

Cobalt vs. Platinum: Which Is Better for Dining?

Both the Cobalt Card and the Platinum Card offer compelling points earnings at restaurants, coffee shops, and drinking establishments. Which one should you pick?


Is Amex Limiting Repeat Signup Bonuses?

Is Amex Limiting Repeat Signup Bonuses?

We’ve recently seen a few data points of American Express Canada limiting repeat signup bonuses on the Gold Rewards Card and the Bonvoy Card. What’s going on?


The Amex Cobalt Card from Perkopolis

The Amex Cobalt Card from Perkopolis

Perkopolis members can now benefit from another special deal on the American Express products, with the Cobalt Card offering 40,000 MR Select points when signing up through this offer.


Lounge Access on the Amex Platinum Cards

Lounge Access on the Amex Platinum Cards

The Platinum Card and Business Platinum Card provide excellent lounge access benefits, but the specific rules can be confusing. Let's break it down.