Won’t Run F’d Up, AMEX Gives him 28K MR

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At least 10 times this month, I’ve told Won’t Run that he should take advantage of the American Express 40% bonus for transfer of Membership Rewards to British Airways Avios.  I emailed, I told him on the phone, and so on and so on.  I even sent him links to blogs, with tutorials on how … Read More

UPDATE: BigCrumbs Confirms Fraudulent Activity and Unauthorized Access to Accounts

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Yesterday, the BigCrumbs Website was down.  The message reported that the site was down in order to investigate possible fraudulent activity.  Today, the Website says this: BigCrumbs.com is currently offline while we continue to investigate possible fraudulent activity. UPDATE – 1/29/2015 – 11:05AM EST Dear Valued Members, We have determined that there has been unauthorized … Read More

Was BigCrumbs Hacked? Website Down – Investigating Possible Fraud Activity

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Whenever I am making an online purchase, I check to see if there are any shopping portals which offer extra points or miles or cashback for the purchase.  The first place I generally check is EVRewards.  So, today, I looked there and saw that BigCrumbs offered 9% cashback on purchases at Gilt City and I … Read More

Bargain Prices for NYC Hotels Tonight

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Those of us who live in the path of the predicted blizzard are bracing for this storm which has been described as “monster” “severe” and “historic.”  Frankly, this feels very apocalyptic.  I live in New York City and the news is dedicated to “severe weather alerts” with frequent mentions of threats of  “thundersnow” and “power … Read More

Delta Issues Northeast Winter Storm Advisory – New Orleans Trip UnLikely

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Damn you Storm Iola.  Or Bless you Storm Iola.  Not sure which. Sometimes I overextend myself, especially with travel plans.  After returning from my AroundTheWorldIn8Days trip, I am supposed to go to New Orleans tomorrow to run the Rock n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon on Sunday.  Apart from the fact that I am hopelessly undertrained … Read More