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The present invention provides a system and method for facilitating a bid transaction over a computerized network using a rewards account balance from any type of cash rewards program. In an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, a participant applies rewards from their rewards account to bid on items in a closed online auction over a computerized network such as the internet. The online auction is open only to participants of a sponsoring or participating cash rewards program and only bids made with accumulated cash rewards are accepted. Further, the present invention provides a system and method for facilitating online management of a rewards account by the participant.

Title
System and method for using cash rebates
Application Number
10/708592
Publication Number
7912777 (B2)
Application Date
March 12, 2004
Publication Date
March 22, 2011
Inventor
Dee McBride
Scottsdale
AZ, US
Christine Lynch
Scarsdale
NY, US
Aliza Freud
Maplewood
NJ, US
Agent
Snell & Witmer L
Assignee
American Express Travel Related Services Company
NY, US
IPC
G06Q 40/00
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