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Oh, those damn rewards cards

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This week I’m obsessed with wallet decluttering.  And to further that, I have a couple of ideas for getting rid of all those “reward cards.”  Here’s a list from my wallet—

  1. the gym
  2. NY public library
  3. REI Membership
  4. Duane Reade Flex Rewards
  5. CVS pharmacy ExtraCare
  6. Sephora Beauty Insider
  7. DSW Reward Your Style… I haven’t been there in 2 years!
  8. Kmart ShopYourWay… I shop “myway” only about once-a-year!
  9. Godiva Chocolate Club… I don’t even like Godiva!! Besides, everyone should buy their chocolates here from my amazing friend Lagusta! ;)
  10. Alvin Ailey class card… I haven’t been to a dance class since August!


Here’s my brilliant new plan… I finally got an iphone and discovered the Key Ring Reward Cards app (available for all iPhone, Android, Windows Phone 7 and Blackberry devices).  It’s pretty cool—Just scan in your reward card’s barcode and Voilà…! Cashiers can grab your info straight off your phone screen!

If you don’t have a “fancy” phone, don’t feel left out!!  

You, too, can stop carrying around all those cards! Most stores can simply access your account with an email or phone number. I haven’t carried my REI card around in over 10 years—I just give them my email address.

So, why not give it a try?!  See how it feels to lighten your load a bit!