Amazon: Get up to $60 off with Amex Membership Rewards credit cards – Amazon Prime Day 2023 Prep

To prep for Amazon Prime Day 2023 deals, activate $60 off with Amex Membership Rewards credit cards

Link to activate discount:

Tip: Just use $0.01 (1 point) to activate the discount

Related SlickDeals thread:

Example discount for Amazon Fire HD 10 64 GB: $189 – $100 instant discount – $60 Amex discount + taxes = $32


Get $400 after making $1000 in direct deposits on a new Capital One 360 Checking account

Capital One has a great ongoing offer where you can get a $400 bonus after opening a new Capital One 360 account and making $1000 in at least 2 direct deposits. Capital One 360 (previously ING) also does not have any minimum balance requirements or fees.

1. Open a Capital One 360 Checking account by January 26, 2021, using promo code BONUS400
Link to offer:

2. Receive at least 2 direct deposits totaling $1,000 or more within 60 days of account opening

3. Bonus will be paid between March and May 2021 (depending on when you open the account)

Important notes:
Please make sure the promo code BONUS400 is entered on the funding page
You cannot have an existing Capital One 360 checking account

Other useful links:

Use ethernet on MacBook with regular USB port

If you have an older MacBook with no USB C ports but only a regular USB A port, you can use a USB to Ethernet adapter like the one below.

TECKNET Aluminum 3-Port USB 3.0 Hub with RJ45 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter Converter LAN Wired USB Network Adapter for Ultrabooks, Notebooks, Tablets and More


If you have USB C, there are lots of options for USB C hubs. Example below:

Download from Google Drive using wget in Linux

By default, Google Drive does not allow plain wget commands (e.g. wget google-drive-link) in Linux. The workaround is to use the following syntax:

For example, to download the file from the Google Drive link below:

You can use the following wget command in Linux. Note that you have to enter the google drive file id twice and also enter the file name.
wget --load-cookies /tmp/cookies.txt "$(wget --quiet --save-cookies /tmp/cookies.txt --keep-session-cookies --no-check-certificate '' -O- | sed -rn 's/.*confirm=([0-9A-Za-z_]+).*/\1\n/p')&id=1vzHBVXvpF0dFKaDamJ6THg-0Gc-cSDoR" -O && rm -rf /tmp/cookies.txt

Thanks to this website below for the idea:

Get 20% off on Amazon using Amex Membership Rewards (max $50)

Amazon has a current offer with American Express (Amex) where Amex Membership Rewards Card Holders can get 20% off up to a max of $50. To get the max $50 discount, your total purchase before taxes needs to be at least $250.

Steps below:

  1. Link Amex card to your Amazon account:
  2. Activate promotion:
  3. Use at least 1 Amex Membership Reward point i.e. $0.01 (see screenshot below)
  4. Pay with your Amex card


H-Mart Frederick Maryland opening May 26

H-Mart (a Korean grocery store) is opening a new location in Frederick, Maryland today (May 26, 2017). This is the same location which had a G-Mart about a year back. This is a welcome change so that Frederick residents do not have to drive down to Rockville/Gaithersburg for Asian groceries 🙂

H-Mart Frederick
1063 W. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21702

Phone: (240)566-1405