Calling All RebatesMe Shoppers for 6th Anniversary Flash Sale

PORTLAND, Ore. (PRWEB) August 15, 2019

Online shoppers continue to reap rewards for their participation in the many discounts, deals and cash-back offers that they access using the RebatesMe top cashback site for deals at more than 3,000 stores all over the world. But RebatesMe has upped the savings ante for their 6th anniversary sale event that is taking place August 12 through 23.

Contests and referral bonuses increase savings for RebatesMe customers during the company’s 6th anniversary flash sale. Opportunities to save more money making planned online purchases encourages loyalty from customers and helps build strong and lucrative business relationships.

Industry Leaders Help Customers Save Money

Shoppers have many competing sites offering to save them money, which is why RebatesMe helps its customers find exclusive deals with the highest amounts of cash back dollars per purchase. E-commerce shoppers have come to expect a high level of customer service from online vendors. RebatesMe partners with merchants all over the United States and the world to offer VIP customers a premium customer experience, with exclusive advance deals and a better overall online purchasing process.

Different Savings Focus Every Day

This year, for their 6th anniversary blow-out, RebatesMe will be offering anniversary flash sales on merchants’ deals with higher cash back rates to customers on the following days and in the below categories:

August 11-13 — Beauty (Sephora, Estee Lauder, MAC, Jo Malone, Clinique, Elizabath Arden, etc.)

August 13-15 — Electronics (Dell Home, Bestbuy, Microsoft VIP outlet, etc.)

August 15-17 — Sports (Eastbay, Finishline, Nike, adidas, Moosejaw, etc.)

August 17-19 — Fashion (Michael Kors, Tory Burch, Urban outfitters, Ralph Lauren, etc.)

August 19-21 — Department stores (Macy’s, JCPenney, Belk, Staples, Bloomingdale's, Saks Fifth Avenue, etc.)

August 21-23 — Health (GNC, Walgreens, Puritan's Pride, iHerb, etc.)

Referral Bonus Increase

Instead of the normal referral bonus of $10 for each online referral, the bonus has been increased during the Anniversary Flash Sale. Participants can now earn $100 for five (5) referrals from August 12-23.

Connecting Customers With Merchants Near and Far

With the steep and often fierce competition for customers’ dollars, finding new and better ways for consumers to save money continues to be an ongoing focus of RebatesMe. Their dedication to highlighting the best deals with the highest cash back rebates puts their customers in the driving seat when it comes to utilizing their maximum purchasing power to scoop up the best deals.

Contact Info: RebatesMe

Media Contact: Angel Gao, RebatesMe, 503-719-4367, angel.gao@rebatesme.com

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American Consumer Credit Counseling Explains How to Use Credit Cards Properly

BOSTON (PRWEB) August 14, 2019

Credit cards are an essential financial tool if used responsibly. When used properly, credit cards help consumers build credit, which can help them secure lower rates on loans for big purchases, such as a house or car. When misused, consumers find themselves deep in debt and considered a high risk by creditors. To help, national nonprofit American Consumer Credit Counseling (ACCC) explains six tips for using a credit card correctly.

“Whether you’re just starting and trying to build credit or you hit a bump in the road and are trying to rebuild your credit, it is important to know how to use credit properly,” said Steve Trumble, President and CEO of American Consumer Credit Counseling. "By practicing good habits, such as paying your bill in full each month and keeping purchases low, you can enjoy the benefits of a credit card rather than falling victim to it.”

According to WalletHub’s most recent credit card debt study, the total outstanding credit card debt in the US is $1.034 trillion. The average American household holds $8,788 in credit card debt. Of those with debt, 41 percent say they will be able to pay it off in less than a year, followed by 26 percent in one to two years, 24 percent in more than two years and nine percent who are unsure when they will be able to pay it off.

ACCC Explains six credit cards tips consumers should follow.

1. Timely Payments Every Month- Consumers who pay credit cards on time can avoid late fees and damage to their credit scores. It is also important to pay these bills in full, as interest rate charges can add up quickly.

2. Track Spending- Consumers who track spending are more likely to stick to their budget while also keeping an eye on possible fraud.

3. Try to Keep Purchases Low- It is suggested that consumers spend 30 percent or less of their credit card limit at any given time.

4. Use Rewards Cards- Consumers should consider getting a rewards credit card so they can get cash back on everyday purchases, such as going to the grocery store or putting gas in the car. Some rewards cards can earn consumers thousands of dollars in cash back or travel points. Though there are advantages of rewards, don’t get fooled into thinking rewards are worth over utilization. If you can’t pay off your charges monthly, then those rewards can add up to the interest you are paying on an outstanding balance.

5. Advance Warning Before Travel- Using a credit card in a new location is a huge red flag for fraud. Consumers who give notice to their bank before travel avoid declined transactions and a call to the issuer.

6. Be Disciplined – It is important for consumers to tell themselves “no” when they want to make a purchase with their credit card that they can’t actually afford. Consumers should start with one credit card at first so they can learn how to manage their payments.

About American Consumer Credit Counseling

American Consumer Credit Counseling (ACCC) is a nonprofit credit counseling 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to empowering consumers to achieve financial management through credit counseling, debt management, bankruptcy counseling, housing counseling, student loan counseling and financial education concerning debt solutions. To help consumers reach their goal of debt relief, ACCC provides a range of free consumer personal finance resources on a variety of topics including budgeting, credit and debt management, student loan assistance, youth and money, homeownership, identity theft, senior living, and retirement. Consumers can use ACCC’s worksheets, videos, calculators, and blog articles to make the best possible decisions regarding their financial future. ACCC holds an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and is a member of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®). For more information or to access free financial education resources, log on to ConsumerCredit.com or visit http://www.consumercredit.com/financial-education.aspx

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Linda Mack of Mack International participated as a panelist for the Global Family Office Conference held in London, UK, June 12-13, 2019.

CHICAGO (PRWEB) August 12, 2019

The Global Family Office Conference held its sixth annual summit in London, June 2019. The agenda, set by family offices internationally and the conference’s Advisory Board included topics concerning Global Trends, Investments, Succession Planning, and Next Generation Interviewing. Linda Mack participated as a panelist during a session entitled, “What Factors Make a Family Office Successful?” She was joined by Marta Albert, Principal, RTH Investments and QG Family Office; Patricia Armstrong, Senior Director, Institute for Family Culture, Abbot Downing; Richard Azarnia, Principal, Single Family Office; and Jeremy Green, Team Head, UK, Agreus Group. The panel was chaired by Ian Morley, Chairman, Wentworth Hall Family Office. Topics explored during the session included the Family Office’s Mission, People as a Factor, Emotional Intelligence, Family Dynamics and the Role of Philanthropy.

Linda talked about the importance of a family developing a clearly defined mission, that will act as a living document serving the family through generational transitions. “The decisions made in building a Family Office must be in alignment with the family’s long-term vision. “Their mission is the expression of shared family values and objectives and the legacy they want to create. While the global mission doesn’t change over time, it needs to evolve to engage rising generations,” said Linda.

Key considerations surrounding “the people factor” was an important part of the panel discussion–and a subject upon which Linda speaks internationally. Best practices in recruiting, motivating and retaining leadership, succession and transition, culture fit, and governance were explored. Linda offered the following insight. “You need an effective process to define, identify, recruit and assess the right leadership talent. Defining the position and requisite skills and experience to be successful in the role is only the starting point. Defining the personal characteristics and attributes needed to ensure a good “culture fit” with the family are also essential as part of this process. Since most families hope to retain executive leadership for 15 years or more, getting “culture fit” right is critical for success and effectiveness. Once a hiring decision is made, it is also very important to have a strategy for on-boarding and planning for the individual’s success. Giving the new leader a clearly defined mandate, the resources needed to accomplish it, authority commensurate with accountability, and a competitive compensation package aligned with the family’s goals are critical.”

The importance of emotional intelligence was another interesting part of the panel’s dialogue. Understanding the psychology behind inter-generational relations and its role in sustaining the future of a family office were part of the conversation. Linda described the critical nature of emotional IQ as it pertained to leadership. “A leader in a Family Office must have very high EQ. Empathy, resilience, inclusiveness, collaboration and exceptional communication and facilitation skills are all important in fostering healthy family dynamics. Approachability and strong listening skills help promote harmony and bring people together.”

According to Linda, the panel shared valuable perspectives and the audience was highly engaged. “Learning from the insights and personal experiences of those who have helped families build successful family offices is always a topic of great interest.”

About Mack International

Mack International is the premier, boutique retained executive search and strategic management/human capital consulting firm serving national and international clients in the family office, family business enterprise and the wealth and investment management industries on national and international basis. Founded in 2002, the firm has achieved an exceptional track record of success as evidenced by its unmatched industry expertise, in-depth market knowledge and unparalleled track record of success. Founder and President, Linda C. Mack has established proprietary methodologies such as the Mack 360© and is credited for having coined the term “expert generalist” in the industry.

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