Over the years, we’ve had many readers share their success stories with us. Folks for whom traveling domestically once a year was a luxury are now traveling the world with just a few credit card sign-up bonuses. And the best part? They Read full post »
Trying to see the world when you have two small kids can be darn near impossible. It doesn’t matter if you have the money or if your business is completely location-independent. It doesn’t even matter if you have a huge stash of points Read full post »
Every now and then, banks will implement changes that feel like a punch in the gut to those of us involved with points and miles. Last year, American Express implemented one such change when they began limiting sign-up bonuses for their personal cards to Read full post »
According to the latest report commissioned by the travel technology company Amadeus, we are all members of six new travel tribes. I like the idea of belonging to a tribe; I’ll always have people who will share a meal with me. But Read full post »
[Update 9/3/15: This offer has expired.] Looks like nobody wants to be left out of summertime hotel bonus offers! This time, Chase wows and woos with 80,000 Marriott Reward points to entice you to get on vacation! For a limited time, sign Read full post »
As you build your credit portfolio and diversify the points and miles you’re collecting, keeping track of everything can become a daunting task. A once fun game of accumulating tons of miles turns into a stressful experience if you’re not sure if Read full post »
[Note: I have no idea what credit cards you as individuals are applying for unless you, as an individual, tell me by email or in a comment about your personal experiences. And what we can glean from your comments, emails and general statistics Read full post »
I have always found standard check-in and check-out times at hotels a bit ridiculous. If you do not have to leave the city you are staying in until late in the afternoon or in the evening, you are forced to give up Read full post »
Temptation often rears its ugly head in many different forms. For those of us engaged in the collection of points and miles, one temptation comes in a rather nontraditional sense and is often delivered by email. Every so often, travelers actively engaged Read full post »
The following is the April 2015 edition of what I consider to be the Top 10 credit card products available at the moment. The list is based on a combination of factors, including current welcome bonus offer, daily earning potential, transfer partners Read full post »
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