Things You Missed – 5th to 11th September 2022
Everything from our very chatty Telegram chat that happened last week.
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From the Archives
In case you missed this the last time it was published last year in October, I analysed a savings policy that was recommended to a reader who sent in the benefit illustration:
General card discussion
- Are DBS annual fees easy to waive?
- UOB cards taking a long time to be approved
- Discussion on petrol promos
- Poll on cashback vs miles
- Are OCBC annual fees easy to waive?
What card to use for… / MCC
- Overseas shopping / more overseas spend
- MCC for Chope
- Mooncakes from hotels
- Telco bills / more discussion / more discussion
- Buying iPhone / more discussion
- Atome payment
- Public transport
- NTUC Membership
- Way to check MCC
- Citi Rewards: bonus points mechanism
- Citi SMRT: appeal for expired cashback successful
- Citi Cash Back: does it give 6% for food deliveries
- Payment of insurance
- Citi Cash Back+: how to redeem cashback
- Maybank Family and Friends: question on eligible transactions
- Citi SMRT: AirBnB is most likely excluded
- OCBC FRANK: gets cashback with Fave eCard
- CIMB Visa Signature: discussion
Trust Bank matters
- FairPrice Coupons can be stacked in physical stores
- Redemption of rice
- Trust Card: first month bonus is awarded without minimum spend
- Trust Card does not remove your customer status with StanChart
- Overseas withdrawal question
- Credit card application for existing Trust Bank accountholders will be available later this year
- Easy way to get $25 voucher
Savings and investments
- Discussion: fixed deposit rates
- Discussion: bank accounts
- Grab Booster points now not awarded instantly
- Discussion: YouTrip vs Amaze for Malaysia trip
- ShopBack: can Suntec e-voucher be used partially
- Grab: fund transfers to own number will not count towards $30,000 annual limit
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