NYC Restaurant Week Is Back with $5 Amex Offer



It’s back! NYC Restaurant for summer 2015 will be running from July 20 to August 14. As seen in the past few times, Amex is offering $5 credit back for every $25 charged at any of the participating restaurants (up to 4 times).  It seems the prices go up every time so this would be a little bit of help. Check here for a list of participating restaurants. And don’t forget to reserve with OpenTable just to get some extra credits.

Let us know if you’ve checked out any good restaurants. I seem to go to the same ones all the time. My favorite restaurants are always Hatsuhana and Cherry!

Personal Experience: Credit Card Fraud After New Purchases

Yup, I’ve become a victim of credit card fraud.

I keep track and check my purchases on my credit cards almost on a weekly basis. It helps me with my YNAB budgeting if I do it weekly so I won’t lose any transactions. This past week, I realize there were 2 Starbucks card reloads on my credit card a week earlier (I don’t drink Starbucks. And there’s already news about hackers using Starbucks as a medium. )

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Discover it Credit Card $50 Sign Up Bonus

Discover it

(Updated Oct 3, this is still on valid.) Right now Discover has a referral program where you can refer a friend to sign up for the Discover it credit card and both you and the new cardholder will get $50 cashback after they make their first purchase within 3 months.

Here is my referral link if you’re interested.

Discover it is a fairly simple card, with 5% rotating categories and their shopping referral program always give great cashback. Here is my last review of the card if you want more details.