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Amex getting desperate ?
« on: September 19, 2012, 07:16:01 PM »
  I have received 2 snail mail offers to join Amex for my Father and Nephew neither of which live at his address.

 I also got, for the first time in my life a Cold Call from Amex Open and the Gal did not even know my name . Plus my third  snail mail offer for a DBA Biz for 100K for Biz Plat card with $10k spend .

  Is Chase giving Amex a run for its money, and if so , are more promos and  bonuses coming down the pike ?

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Re: Amex getting desperate ?
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2012, 08:12:52 PM »
Perhaps with the business side Amex is taking a slight knock but they are the largest credit card by purchases. Amex seems to be cracking down on the double dipping as well so could this be the time for citi to rise and rival for second? So tachlis, did you take the Amex offers?

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Re: Amex getting desperate ?
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2012, 09:56:11 PM »
Perhaps with the business side Amex is taking a slight knock but they are the largest credit card by purchases. Amex seems to be cracking down on the double dipping as well so could this be the time for citi to rise and rival for second? So tachlis, did you take the Amex offers?
Do we know this for a fact?

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Re: Amex getting desperate ?
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2012, 10:43:08 PM »
Do we know this for a fact?
I speak not from experience from "word on the street." But on a side note seen the offers in the mail now state only valid if you have not had this card in the last 12 months etc.

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Re: Amex getting desperate ?
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2012, 10:49:57 PM »
But on a side note seen the offers in the mail now state only valid if you have not had this card in the last 12 months etc.
Haven't they officially had this policy for some time?

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Re: Amex getting desperate ?
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2012, 10:55:16 PM »
  Cold Call from Amex Open and the Gal did not even know my name .

the cold call might be scamers i wouldn't give them my info

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Re: Amex getting desperate ?
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2012, 11:45:08 PM »
Haven't they officially had this policy for some time?
I am not sure, I myself have managed to churn cards within 12 months before no issues but seems many are struggling now and I am afraid to try.

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Re: Amex getting desperate ?
« Reply #7 on: September 20, 2012, 12:06:29 PM »
Cold call not scammers left name and extension reply says amex open.

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Re: Amex getting desperate ?
« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2012, 01:02:47 PM »
Haven't they officially had this policy for some time?
It's new language on the apps

Do we know this for a fact?
Chk out some of the threads on it. ppl report being denied due to the 12 months