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AmEx provides Fashion Week coverage

Emily Crone

Calling all fashionistas! While I’m sure every one of you is dying to attend Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, not all of us can be so lucky. But fear not: American Express is doing their best to bring Fashion Week to you.
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TD Banknorth credit card offers lower APR for larger payments

Jeremy Simon

TD Banknorth’s new Simply Flexible credit card rewards consumers for offering up more than just the minimum monthly payment. Simply Flexible charges an interest rate of 7.99 percent on purchases. But to qualify for that “highly competitive” APR, cardholders will need to make a monthly payment equal to 10 percent or more of their revolving balance.
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Traffic stops yield Starbucks gift cards

Jeremy Simon

The Associated Press reports police in Rancho Cordova, Calif., are giving drivers a holiday season surprise — pulling people over for good driving and then rewarding them with $5 Starbucks gift cards.
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Must-have hold ’em/blackjack game so worth all those reward points

I have 18,675 World Points on my TexasExes Bank of America rewards card, which I got for being a TexasEx via a telemarketer to alumni. The card had a low interest rate at first, but it’s popped into the stratosphere. (Don’t ask.) I really want to get rid of that interest rate, and will be calling Money Management International soon for help in getting it slashed. That will mean closing the account, so I might as well redeem the points first.
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Wedding + credit card = a perfect marriage?

Emily Crone

Planning a wedding can be incredibly costly, time-consuming and complicated. I’ve already told my boyfriend that if we get married, it will be super small, maybe barefoot on a beach; no bridesmaids, no expensive dress, no third cousins, no shenanigans. I’d rather save the money for a great honeymoon or a house. But if you’re the type who has been planning your dream wedding since age 6, believe it or “knot” (ha), there is a credit card for you.
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