Why This May End Up Being The Shortest Credit Card Benefit Ever

In January of 2019, American Express revamped the Business Platinum Card. Previously the card had a relatively steep annual fee for a business card, clocking in at $450 a year. AMEX then turned the card up to 11, raising the yearly fee to an industry high, $595, with additional cards costing $300 each.

American Express had to really up the benefits of this card to make the current cardholders swallow a $145 (32%) increase in the annual fee. One benefit added to the card in February 2019 was supposedly worth $2,700 a year if you used it. Well, less than a year later, and that benefit is going away, which is not really a surprise.

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Credit Card Review: Marriott Bonvoy Business American Express

The Marriott Bonvoy Business American Express card replaced the Starwood Preferred Guest Business American Express personal card. All previous cardholders were transferred to the new card.

The SPG Business AMEX was one of the best cards out there, but there’s no need to relive the past. Those days are gone and the Marriott Bonvoy Business AMEX is what’s left. The question is now, what benefits does the card provide and it is worthwhile keeping?

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Credit Card Review: American Express Business Gold Card

American Express has been revamping each card in their charge card portfolio over the past several years. These changes have added new cardholder benefits, increased Membership Rewards point-earning opportunities and, unfortunately, higher annual fees. If you’re curious what are the differences between charge cards and credit cards, check out this article.

When it comes to the American Express Business charge cards, the Gold version of the card, previously known as the Business Gold Rewards card, was renamed to just the Business Gold Card. If you decide that you want to sign up for this card, or any of the American Express business credit cards, we’d appreciate if you use our link. We receive Membership Rewards points for each referral and that helps us keep Your Mileage May Vary HQ going strong.

Are the new benefits of the card worth the higher annual fee?

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