It’s been widely reported this week that credit card companies are becoming increasingly stingy with their rewards programs. But while they’re cutting rewards for the cards for the hoi polloi, card issuers continue to pile them on for the well-to-do.
The Amex Centurion card is the ultimate status symbol for the rich. A lot of celebrities have one, including Lil’ Wayne, Halle Berry and Sean “P. Diddy” Combs. But do big-name politicians have one? One prankster decided to get one for Barack Obama by posing as an assistant to his campaign.