Generally I have refrained from posting anything related to personal finances, but I do feel that with the amount of time that I spend learning how to optimize my own personal finances, it is probably worth sharing.
Generally you can go to your different credit cards’ websites and earn points by clicking on links to online merchants directly from the credit cards’ shopping website. The big names in this space are Chase Ultimate Rewards, ShopDiscover, and Citi ThankYouRewards.
To be honest, it is kind of a pain to log in and click through the links on the credit card websites.
The alternative is simple: Ebates.com
Click on the link from ebates, use whatever card you want and then receive a check in the mail. The reward levels below are definitely financially helpful for your Christmas shopping: