Have you ever procrastinated on your pre-trip packing until the day of departure, and then panicked because you hadn’t checked the weather at your destination so you don’t even know where to begin packing? Or, maybe you’re a pro travel planner and Read full post »
With its welcome combination of generous rewards and flexible redemption options, the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card is one of the most popular travel reward credit cards on the market. The card has an enticing sign up offer that gives new cardholders 50,000 Read full post »
With the recent release of the Chase Sapphire Reserve, it’s time to compare the new offering to other luxury credit cards issued by other carriers, namely The Platinum Card from American Express and the Citi Prestige. These cards are all solid offerings, Read full post »
There are some lessons in life that can only be learned from first-hand experience. From riding a bicycle to building something out of our imaginations, the skills we learn independently can help us immensely as we move down the road of living. Read full post »
We’ve all got our favorite travel spots, right? Our favorite countries to visit? Our favorite restaurants? Our favorite hotels? I certainly do, and I seem to add a few more countries and hotels to the list with every passing year. Actually, this Read full post »
With reward credit cards offering so many incredible travel incentives and perks, we sometimes take it for granted that many of them don’t charge foreign transaction fees. Unfortunately, that’s not the case with all reward credit cards. In fact, some of the Read full post »
One of the most common offers travelers face when they take to the skies is the option to upgrade their travel to premium economy. Some airlines even prefer travelers use their frequent flyer miles on upgrades instead of free tickets. Earlier this Read full post »
Going to college marks a large step towards adulthood. Learning to manage finances when a student is no longer living at home can be an important part of their independence. If handled properly, credit cards can be an asset that help a Read full post »
Managing credit card rewards can be tough, and the more different rewards programs you start getting into the tougher it gets. There are services that are designed to help people manage these rewards like Birch and AwardWallet, there’s also a new service Read full post »
Perhaps the greatest measure of the points and miles we collect is not in the frequency of which we used them, but in how we use them. While some people choose to measure points through their literal value, I choose to measure Read full post »
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