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The top 5 benefits that make the American Express Platinum Card a must-have

Posted On: Jan 14, 2019   |   Posted By: TheBoyGeniusReport

The top 5 benefits that make the American Express Platinum Card a must-have

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With large banks like JP Morgan and American Express poised to start significantly changing up how they structure rewards associated with premium credit cards, consumers may find it trickier than ever these days to figure out how to wade through the choices of plastic available to them and come to a decision. These kinds of cards, in particular, come with generally high fees to go along with the abundance of perks. Large financial institutions have historically enticed borrowers to spring for their most luxe credit options by offering incentives like free air travel and tons of points, though as The Wall Street Journal reported in recent days some banks are now looking to tweak that model - changing up the rewards so that you get less on the front end and you're induced to actually use the cards more to get the benefits over the long term.
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