Is an AMEX worth the money?

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  1. Bexcellence

    Bexcellence Senior member

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    For someone that works in NYC, is it worth it to get an AMEX (Gold)? Theres a $175 yearly fee, but the rewards are pretty good. Just wondering why its $175 when there are many reward/cash back cards that are great too and have no annual fee.
     


  2. Bhowie

    Bhowie Senior member

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    For sure. If you lived in Kansas City it wouldn't be worth it, but since you live in NYC it is a must.

    The AMEX will also perform search functions on Style Forum for you. Really worth getting.
     


  3. Piobaire

    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    Search function is your friend.
     


  4. StephenHero

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    :plain:
     


  5. Thomas

    Thomas Senior member

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    I hear Amex Platinum will help you discern which females will put out for you.
     


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    ...and Amex Centurion actually arranges for said females to meet you at your home or hotel.
     


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    I've posted about this elsewhere but I used to have an Amex gold and I laser printed out an iron-on decal of a black card and covered it.

    http://www.zug.com/credit/student/index04.html
     


  8. Bhowie

    Bhowie Senior member

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    This is a New York centric thread. I'm just trying to help this young man out.
     


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    Piobaire Not left of center?

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  10. acidboy

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    I once bought a wife with an Amex gold, and the points earned me a nice honeymoon
     


  11. acidboy

    acidboy Senior member

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    I once bought a wife with an Amex gold, and the points earned me a nice honeymoon
     


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    Thomas Senior member

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    hey, does Amex break-or-lose warranty cover that, too? That's a hell of a perk
     


  13. StephenHero

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    This is a Kansas City centric world, pal.
     


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    HRoi Senior member

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    There's an unsubstantiated rumor that you can redeem Amex rewards points for empty Hermes boxes
     


  15. Dempsy444

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    Green card is really all you need. Platinum only makes sense if you do a lot of international travel and purchases since it alleviates FX fees. Not really sure what gold card gets you other than extra reward points.
     


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