www.opticaldiskdriveantitrust.com – Submit Claim Optical Disk Drive Products Antitrust Litigation

Optical Disk Drive Anti Trust

  • Obtain more information in regards to the class action lawsuit entitled In re Optical Disk Drive Products Antitrust Litigation
  • The lawsuit is labeled as case number 3:10-MD-2143-RS and is pending in the United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • All claims are due by 7/1/17

Class members in the Optical Disk Anti Trust lawsuit claim that certain electronics companies conspired to fix the prices of optical disk drives (i.e. DVDs, CDs and other computer software storage).  The companies that are listed in the lawsuit are as follows: Sony, Hitachi-LG Data Storage, Panasonic Corp., and NEC Corp.  These electronic companies denies all actions of wrong doing in the case nut have agreed to settle in order to avoid a long trial with uncertain expenses.  In July of 2016 a Judge in the United States District Court, Northern District of California approved the settlement for $124.5 million.  Class members in the Optical Disk Drive Anti Trust lawsuit include residents of Arizona, California, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wisconsin who purchased a disk drive manufactured by one or more of the defendants or their alleged coconspirators between the time frame of April 2003 through December 2008.  Please note Panasonic-brand computers are not covered in this class action lawsuit.

Optical Disk Drive Anti Trust

  • All claim forms must be filed online or by mail on or before July 1, 2017
  • The final approval hearing took place on 12/08/2016
  • All class members will be represented by HAGENS BERMAN SOBOL SHAPIRO LLP

Experts close to the Optical Disk Drive Anti Trust lawsuit predict each class members who files a valid claim will receive $10 per optical disk drive.  Class members who elect to file a claim via US mail should send them to: In re ODD Products Indirect Purchaser Litigation, P.O. Box 43424, Providence, RI 02940-3424.

References

  1. www.opticaldiskdriveantitrust.com

www.bankofamerica.com/azdesepc – Access AZ DES Electronic Payment Card

Bank of America AZ DES  EPC

  • Allows users to activate a card online
  • Returning users can simply sign in in order to access an account
  • This card is associated with the General Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) Electronic Payment Card Program

The Bank of America AZ DES EPC card can be used anywhere Visa debit cards are accepted and can be used to obtain cash at certain ATMs.  Users can use the Electronic Payment Card to make purchases or withdrawals until the funds are exhausted.  Please note the Arizona DES card is not a credit card and will not hurt or improve ones credit score.  Cardholders have free access to thousands of Bank of America in-network ATMs in Arizona, neighboring states, and nationwide.  For the mist part the Bank of America AZ DES EPC card does not come with any bothersome fees except when making an international ATM wirthdrawl (the card holder will then be charged $3).  An emergency cash transfer will result in a $15 fee.

Other fees associated with the Bank of America AZ DES EPC card?

  • International Transaction Fee 3% of U.S. Dollar amount of transaction
  • Card replacement with express delivery $13
  • Non-Bank of America or Non-Allpoint ATM Withdrawal (in the U.S.) No fee for first withdrawal each week, $1.00 thereafter

For questions in regards to the Bank of America AZ DES Electronic Payment Card please review Frequently Asked Questions by selecting the FAQs link from the site page or use the contact us page for specific account related questions (please include an account number for specific questions).  Bank of America AZ DES EPC customers can also contact us by phone at 1.855.847.2030 (voice), or TTY 1.866.656.5913. Outside the U.S., call collect at 423.262.1650

References

  1. www.bankofamerica.com/azdesepc

www.navyfederal.org/ccoffer – Apply Navy Federal Cash Rewards Card

Navy Federal CC Offer

  • Apply for the cashRewards Credit Card online
  • The application should take less than 5 minutes to complete and most applicants will receive an instant decision
  • A good credit score/history is required

The Navy Federal CC Offer requires the applicant to have a Navy Federal Online Banking account and agree to have their credit score pulled.  Assuming the applicant is approved for the card they will enjoy a variety of benefits to include 1.5% cash back on purchases, Purchase & Balance Transfer Variable APR Between 10.15% – 18.0%, 24-hour online and phone support, Fraud Protection with Chip Technology, and Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) coverage (CDW is issued when the card holder rents a car for 15 days or less and uses their Navy Federal credit card to make the rental payment).

Navy Federal Credit Union

  • Virginia based credit union
  • Has more than 6 million members
  • Navy Federal is considered the largest natural member (or retail) credit union in the United States, both in asset size and in membership

The Navy Federal Credit Union was founded in 1933 and offers a variety of financial products to include loans, savings accounts, checking accounts, online banking, and credit cards.  To contact Navy Federal via US Mail please write to: Navy Federal PO Box 3000 Merrifield, VA 22119-3000 or Internet savoy account holders can simply share feedback (positive or negative on Facebook or Twitter.  Navy Federal members who are having trouble making a payment on a loan or credit card can dial 1-888-503-7106, x48492, between the hours of 8 am to 8 pm, EST, Monday-Friday to obtain financial counseling.

Any questions in regards to the Navy Federal CC Offer can be directed to 1-888-842-6328.  Those who have a credit line greater than $5,000 will receive a Visa Signature cashRewards Card (the cashRewards benefits differ from Visa Signature cashRewards benefits; however, both cards receive rewards of 1.5% cash back on purchases).

References

  1. www.navyfederal.org/ccoffer

www.navyfederal.org/goprepaid – Get Navy Federal Visa GO Prepaid Card

Navy Federal Go Prepaid

  • Get a Navy Federal prepaid card or activate a card online
  • Those who already have a Navy Federal Go Prepaid account can login with their username or card number
  • The Navy Federal Go Prepaid card is issued by Visa

In order to secure the prepaid card the applicant create a profile by providing their name, phone number, date of birth, and email address (the email address will be used for account confirmation so be sure to use one that the applicant has access to).  Once the customers profile has been created they can then enter their shipping information (i.e. address), double check the order, review the bothersome terms and conditions, enter payment information (i.e. checking account number), finalize the order, and then view/print the receipt.

Navy Federal Go Prepaid Notes

  • Contrary to popular belief the applicant does not have to be a member of the United States military in order to receive a Navy Federal card
  • While there is no charge for purchasing the GO Prepaid Card the customer must initially fund the card with at least $20
  • Please allow up to 10 business days for card delivery (3 to 4 days for those who selected express delivery)
  • Express delivery will come with a pricey $5 charge
  • If the card has not been received and it has been more than 14 days please call (855) 477-1138
  • If the card is lost or stolen the card members will be charged a $5 replacement fee
  • Visa/Plus Network ATM domestic and foreign cash withdrawal and balance inquiry will be charged $1 per transaction
  • There is no fee for using your Card at a Navy Federal ATM, CO-OP Network, Walgreens (in California), or Cashpoints ATMs

Any questions in regards to the Navy Federal Go Prepaid card can be directed to a customer service agent at 

References

  1. www.navyfederal.org/goprepaid

www.unionpluscard.com/applynow activation code – Union Plus Card Apply Invitation Code

Union Plus Card Apply Now Activation Code

  • Apply for the underrated Union Plus credit card from Capital One
  • this is an ideal credit card for consumers with good to great credit
  • Customers will need the invitation code in order to apply

Those who do not have the Union Plus card apply now activation code can still apply but their odds of being approved may not be as great as the individual who received the mailing offer.  Applicants using the Union Plus activation code should receive a response in less than 60 seconds (hopefully a favorable one).  Please note the invitation code will be 10 digits long and any questions in regards to the Union plus credit card application can be directed to a customer service agent at 1-877-277-0948, 6:00am to 5:00pm PT, Monday–Friday.

Union Plus Card Notes

  • In the event of a lost or stolen card please dial 1-800-374-0001 to request a replacement card
  • All one time payments will be credited the same day if submitted before 8:00 pm EST
  • To make a one time payment please select the “Pay My Bill” button or Payments tab from the customer’s account screen
  • There is not a fee when using the one time payment option
  • The Union Plus card is issued by Capital One

Capital One is a Virginia based bank holding company that makes a good majority of their profits through the issuance of credit cards.  Besides credit cards the firm also issues home loans, auto loans, banking and savings products but their bread and butter at the end of the day is credit cards.  Capital One was founded in 1988 and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker symbol COF.  The Capital One corporate office is based at 1680 Capital One Dr Mc Lean, VA, 22102 United States and can be reached by phone at (703) 720-1000.

References

  1. www.unionpluscard.com/applynow activation code

www.sweeps.aarp.org/entertravel2017 – The Great American Expedition $10,000 Worth of Travel Sweepstakes

Sweeps AARP Enter Travel 2017

  • Enter the 2017 Great Expedition sweepstakes presented by the Travel Channel
  • The lucky grand prize winner will take home a $10,000 Expedia voucher to be used towards a trip of winner’s choice
  • The sponsor of the promotion is listed as AARP while the prize draw will be operated by Hello World

The Sweeps AARP Enter Travel 2017 promotion will run from January 12, 2017 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on March 31, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET (during that period of time $10,250 worth of prizes will be given away).  besides the lucrative grand prize AARP will also give away 10 $25 prepaid gift cards (aka the first place prize).  Odds of winning an Instant Win Game prize depend on the number of Instant Win prizes available divided by the number of eligible Instant Win Game plays and contestants are only allowed to win one $25 prepaid gift card prize.  Contestants are not allowed to trade the grand prize or the first place prize in for cash money and are not allowed to trade the prize to a friend.

Sweeps AARP Enter Travel 2017 Notes

  • A list of winners will be made available after all prizes have been confirmed
  • Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims
  • The grand prize drawing will take place on or around 4/3/17

The lucky Sweeps AARP Enter Travel 2017 grand prize winner MUST book the trip by December 31, 2017 and complete it by March 31, 2018.  No refunds or compensation will be provided in the case of a delayed flight and Expedia will not be held responsible for a delay in flight or bad weather.  The trip must be round trip and it appears that Hawaii is an option if the grand prize winner is so inclined.  The traveler must be 18 years of age or older unless it is a child of the winner… Good luck!

References

  1. The Great American Expedition $10,000 Worth of Travel Sweepstakes Official Rules
  2. www.sweeps.aarp.org/entertravel2017

www.comenity.net/childrensplace – Access Children’s Place My Place Rewards Credit Card

Comenity Children’s Place

  • Access a Children’s Place credit card account online
  • A username and password will be required when accessing the service
  • Those who are new Children’s Place card holders will have to go through a short registration process

The Comenity Children’s Place credit card offers members only access in which they can pay a bill, update credit card account information, enroll in paperless billing, and even print billing statements online.  Please note the Comenity Capital Bank issues all My Place Rewards Credit Card accounts and any questions in regards to a Comenity Children’s Place account can be directed to 1-866-254-9967 (TDD/TTY: 1-888-819-1918) between the hours of 8:00am – 9:00pm ET Monday thru Saturday (the call center is closed on Sundays and federally recognized Holidays to include New Year, Easter, Memorial, Christmas, Independence, Labor, and Thanksgiving).

Comenity Children’s Place credit card benefits?

  • 30% off first purchase using the credit card (this applies to purchases made at Children’s Place location in U.S. and Puerto Rico only)
  • 25% off on the card holders kid’s birthday (there is no limit to the amount of kid’s birthdays as long as the kid is really the card members child)
  • For every 100 points earned the member will earn a $5 reward certificate that can only be used at Children’s Place
  • Comenity Children’s Place Credit card reward members will enjoy free shopping when ordering online
  • The free shipping promotion is only valid on standard shipping in the contiguous U.S. and cannot be used with express or rush shipping
  • the 30% off first purchase offer cannot be used in a closing store that is going out of business or combined with any other promotional offers

Those looking to reach Comenity Children’s Place via US Mail can write to: Comenity Capital Bank PO Box 183003 Columbus, OH 43218-3003 (please include a return address and an account number for any credit card account related issues).

References

  1. Children’s Place card holder benefits
  2. Apply for Children’s Place credit card
  3. www.comenity.net/childrensplace

www.bjs.com/bestie – $25 BJ’s Refer a Friend Program Promotion

BJ’s Bestie

  • Allows a current BJ’s member to refer a friend to BJ’s
  • the member and their friend will each receive a $25 BJ’s gift card
  • BJ’s reserves the right to cancel or modify this promotion at any time so hurry up and refer some friends already

The BJ’s Bestie promotion requires the BJ’s member to go through a short registration process in which they will have to provide their name, address, phone number, and email address (or the member can simply link their account with their Facebook page).  Once the member has registered for the BJ’s Bestie promotion they can begin to refer friends and start earning $25 gift cards.  The member can invite friends via email, Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.  Once the friend registers for BJ’s membership using the BJ’s Bestie promotional invite link the member will receive a $25 gift card.  There is not a limit to the amount of friends a member can refer but members must be at least 18 years of age or older in order to sign up.

BJ’s Bestie Promotional Notes

  • A referring Member is eligible to receive ONE (1) $25 BJ’s Gift Card for each registered referral, and the new Member will receive a $25 BJ’s Gift Card
  • The friend who is being refered must not be a current BJ’s member or a member of BJ’s in the last 3 months
  • Please make sure the friend clicks on the referral link when referring someone via social medial (i.e. Facebook or Twitter)
  • Please allow up to 4 weeks for the BJ’s gift card to arrive via mail

The BJ’s Bestie $25 gift card can be used at any BJ’s location in the United States or BJ’s gas location.  Please note the $25 BJ’s gift card cannot be exchanged for cash or used to buy lottery tickets.  Any questions in regards to the BJ’s Bestie referral program can be directed to (866) 425-7932.

References

  1. www.bjs.com/bestie

www.mycompbenefits.com – Access Comp Benefits Online

My Comp Benefits

  • Access or register for the My Comp Benefits service online
  • Please note only participating Provider offices may register on MyCompBenefits
  • Registration will take about 5 minutes to complete and a valid email address is required

The My Comp Benefits service provides information in regards to vision and dental services.  Users can also obtain in-depth information in regards to their benefits along with the dental provide voucher.  Please note CompBenefits will no longer return x-ray attachments to providers unless enclosed with a self-addressed/stamped envelope.  Those who are providers will be able to check pending claims online and check relevant documents related to a claim.  MyCompBenefits has been in the game for more than 40 years and works with small to mid size companies.

Other services provided on My Comp Benefits?

  • Order ID card (please allow up to 10 days for the new ID card to arrive via US Mail)
  • Update relevant contact information (i.e. phone number, address)
  • Check the users eligibility for a new plan
  • Enroll in a new dental or vision program
  • View benefits and coverage information online
  • Change or update providers

CompBenefits Corporation

  • Owned and operated by Humana
  • Humana is dedicated to providing better health care for every single person in the United States
  • Humana is a fortune 500 firm and is the largest publically traded health care firm

The Humana corporate office is based at 500 West Main Street Louisville, KY 40202 and can be reached via phone by calling 502-580-1000.  Humana provides “a diversified portfolio of health insurance products and related services-through traditional and consumer-choice plans to employer groups, government-sponsored plans and individuals“.  The firm employs more than 50,000 full-time employees and can be found on the New York Stock exchange under ticker symbol HUM.  Major holders of Humana stock include Capital World Investors, T Rowe Price, Black Rock, Vanguard, JP Morgan Chase, and Glenview Capital Management.

References

  1. www.mycompbenefits.com