<< by Tad Miller on January 20th, 2013
Hi, I’m Tad, and I’m a credit card rewards Junkie. I have a history of paying for everything I possibly can with my rewards cards just to maximize my cash back rewards. The credit card companies write paragraphs in their Terms and Conditions to limit the maximum amount of money or rewards they have to pay out to to people like me each year. I’ve been known to hit these yearly reward caps as early as October. So I know a thing or two about playing the rewards game.
Last week as I called American Express to clear up an unauthorized charge on one of my cards I drew a customer service representative who almost seemed obsessed with the idea of up-selling me to upgrade my business credit card, and he almost had me convinced, based on one feature of the card he was trying to sell me on. I had never heard of a business credit card that gives rewards points specifically for advertising expenses.
But, sure enough, the American Express Business Gold Rewards Card gives 2 credit card rewards points for every dollar spent for up to $100,000 of purchases: