Here’s a credit card offer made for the recession: Please leave your home without it.
Normally credit card companies offer free tote bags and other crap to win business. But facing rising delinquencies, AmEx has decided that it’s better off to rid itself of some customers to shore up its balance sheet.
Not everyone who wants in is eligible, according to Creditmattersblog. AmEx’s offer to “help customers simplify” their finances will come via e-mail or snail mail.
If you are so lucky to be invited to opt-in to the program, watch out for its fine print.
You only get two months to pay off your balance; otherwise you forfeit your claim to the $300.