My Retention Offers from Citibank


Annual fees have just hit my account for two Citibank credit cards: the Platinum American Airlines Visa and the Thank You Premier Mastercard. The fee on each card is $95.  I’ve called Citibank a few times, and here are the results: The Platinum AA Visa: In prior years, I always received some offer, be it … Read More

NYC – Taste of the Terminal Event – Grand Central – Wednesdays in July


New York City is a fun place to visit or live in the summertime. There are always concerts in parks, street fairs and other special events, and many of them are free.  Grand Central Station has amazing events year round – whether it’s Christmas or July. Well, it’s July, and it’s Wednesday, so it is … Read More

12-5 Today: Free Starbucks Iced Coffee Delivered by Lyft


Today, June 30, Lyft  has teamed up with Starbucks and Flavorpill to give the ultimate afternoon uplift: free Starbucks, delivered. Get a free pack of Bottled Starbucks® Iced Coffee on-demand in select cities (LA, San Francisco, NYC, Boston and San Diego), while supplies last. Open the Lyft app (download from iTunes or Android) Select ‘SBUX mode’ above … Read More

Baha Mar Resort Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Petition


Many have been anxiously awaiting the opening of the new Bahamas resort, the Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, in Nassau.  However, delay after delay has ensued. Yesterday, as feared, Baha Mar Ltd., the developer of the Baha Mar resort  filed for bankruptcy under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. This is the text of the announcement … Read More