Word on the street is that the “ new Amex Gold Card is the CSR killer.” The Amex Gold card earns 4X at US Restaurants and US Supermarkets (up to $25,000/year), which is competitive to the 3X spending multiplier on dining from the Chase Sapphire Reserve.
We created a calculator to get to the bottom of this. Should you get the new Amex Gold or a Chase Sapphire card?
Amex Gold Card vs. Chase Sapphire Cards
Ask Sebby crunches the numbers for you to calculate the Expected Value of the Amex Gold Card and the Chase Sapphire cards. For the expected value of points, we calculate the approximate dollar value based on the numbers you enter in the calculator.
How to use the calculator:
Access the calculator here: http://bit.ly/2P1dT2D
File -> “Copy” or “Save As” to make a copy for yourself
Only input values in the YELLOW cells. The other cells have formulas in them, and messing with the formulas can corrupt the calculations.
Watch the video below for a walk through of the calculator:
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American Express product change and downgrade paths. Downgrading a card is ideal to keep your credit history alive since you’re not canceling the card. I usually recommend doing this after having the card for 12 months if you’re not getting positive expected value in the second year to keep a good relationship with American Express.
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