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With Interest Rates Rising, is Bask Bank’s Mileage Savings Account Still Worth It?

Giving the Bask Mileage Savings Account a Fresh Look in a Rising Rate Environment Bask Bank* has, in fact, made it a point to lead the competition on their Interest Savings Account (which is over 3% Annual Percentage Yield...
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Bask Bank Raises Mileage Savings Rate to 1.5 Miles Per Dollar

Bask Bank has definitely been keeping up with the rate changes on their Interest Savings Account. They have one of the best yields around. Just as I started working on a new comparison between cash...
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Using Bask Bank Optimally for Both Miles and Cash

Last year, Bask Bank launched the Bask Mileage Savings Account to earn American Airlines AAdvantage®miles from a savings account. Compared to the previous incarnation of the program at BankDirect, the new Bask Bank program has vastly improved...
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Bask Bank Raises Mileage Savings Rate to 1.2 Miles Per Dollar

Bask Bank has quietly raised the rate on their Mileage Savings Account. It previously earned 1 miles per dollar on deposit annually; i.e. $100,000 on deposit for 365 days would yield 100,000 American Airlines AAdvantage...
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Bilt Rewards Expands Travel Redemption Options

As much as us die hards love airline and hotel transfer partners (and they are, indeed, generally the most lucrative way to redeem transferable points like Bilt's), many really prefer easy redemption via a...
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Making Payments With Melio: Fee Free Debit Card Payments and Works with Most Categories...

Many MilesTalk readers are familiar with Plastiq, but you may not know about its business-focused competitor: Melio. Melio is quite different from Plastiq. First and foremost, Melio is for businesses to use to make their...
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Stacking Cash, Miles, and Points with Fluz (Plus a Giveaway!)

A couple of months ago, I met Fluz founder Maurice Harary at CardCon, a conference for professionals in the credit card field. I'd heard of Fluz before, but hadn't used it, and was intrigued -...

Bask Bank Launches High Yield Savings Account

You know Bask Bank (which used to be known as BankDirect) as a bank to earn American Airlines AAdvantage miles. They are now entering the high yield savings market with a new product called the...

Tried and Failed on the US Mint Coin? Blame Cloudflare

If you tried to buy a Gold or Silver coin at the US Mint today, you probably thought that you would have to be QUICK. With less than 2,000 Gold coins available, you were...
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Refer-a-Friend to Bask Bank for 5,000 AAdvantage Miles

I've written before about the new Bask Savings Account, which is similar to the BankDirect accounts that are no longer offered, but on a more modern tech platform. The Math on Bask Bank vs. Online...