American Express: The Tarnish on a Once-Vaunted Brand

December 19, 2013

Once upon a time, qualifying for an American Express card meant something. There was a certain prestige to “membership” — you were never a mere cardholder — due to the stringent creditworthiness requirements. ¬†When my first AmEx card arrived some 30 years ago, I considered it my official admission into full adulthood. American Express once… Read more