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I charge everything I can on my credit card, get my 2% cash back bonus, and then pay the bill in full at the end of the month.


My asset allocation is 96% stock, 4% fixed income

I didn't know that I had a twin brother!

'cause if I showed those posts to my wife she would swear that I wrote them. ;-)

When we had our house built (custom-built), we had specific items we wanted for lights, fans, whirlpool tubs, faucets, etc. After seeing my list the builder said, "Y'know what? Instead of telling me what to order, why don't you just go ahead and order them and we'll adjust the house price to account for that money." Turns out we charged over $100,000 that year on the Discover card, and we got a WHOPPING cash-back amount. Of course, every monthly bill was paid in full so I paid no interest.

I always pictured some accountant at Discover going over our account and wondering how a $10,000 credit limit account turned over $100,000 in charges.
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