Little Used Benefit of Being a Cardholder – Frugal Confessions

Little Used Benefit of Being a Cardholder

Hello Frugal Confessions Readers! I recently learned about price protection on my credit card, and decided to give it a try. I bought a pair of sneakers a month ago, and two weeks later, saw a sales flyer for $10 off (the same brand and everything!). I am now patiently waiting for my $10 refund from my credit card! How great is that?

P.S. I wonder if this works around the holidays…say I buy Christmas presents before Christmas, and then see sales for them after Christmas…this is definitely something I will have to try out.

P.P.S. There ofcourse are no financial benefits good enough on a credit card to justify paying finance charges. Hopefully you pay your card off each month!

9 comments… add one

  • BluSky

    I guess it beats reading emails for 2 cents a piece ; – )

  • Aurora

    nice find!

  • Hi,
    Amazing! Not clear for me, how offen you updating your http://www.frugalconfessions.com.
    Zoran

  • Hey Guys!

    It certainly does beat $0.02 emails! Thanks for the comments!

  • FruGal

    Zoran: I am sorry–for some reason your comment ended up in my spam folder!

    I update several times per week with new articles. I am glad to have you on board!

  • EZ

    Also don’t forget that most credit cards extend warranties on eligible items. AMEX extends the warranty for up to 1 year.

  • EZ–thanks for the heads up. Honestly, I didn’t even think to look into that benefit! I just know there is a LOT of small print on the CC pamphlets that come with the CC, but it turns out that there is a lot of good programs that come with this!

    Have a great weekend.

  • Hi Pett: I update my frugalconfessions blog several times per week. I hope that helps.

  • Pett

    Amazing! Not clear for me, how offen you updating your http://www.frugalconfessions.com.
    Thanks

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