I was having lunch with a travel hacker in my area the other day and we got to talking about different approaches to the game.My personal approach depends almost entirely
I remember the moment you accepted my status challenge. I had been a long time United 1K, but the Premier Qualifying Dollar (PQD) introduction was too much for me, coupled
One of my favorite çredit cards in my wallet is the Jetblue Plus card. It’s definitely not the sexiest card, but I’m at the point in my “career” where I
Here at Saverocity, our glorious leader Matt and I have a difference in opinion, which is always more fun than agreement, so I thought I’d take a few minutes to
The other day someone on Twitter linked to this very interesting essay by Marc Andreesen of Andreesen Horowitz, the prominent venture capital firm, which I highly recommend if, l..
ThankYou Points have always confused me. I collected some (about 36K) back in the day via bank account automation and being CitiGold, and had a handful of ThankYou Points from
It’s that time again: time to register for quarterly bonus earnings on all your credit cards, including the ones you never use.Chase FreedomContinuing a pretty great streak of bo..
Welcome to the weekly roundup – a collection of interesting posts over the last few days (or weeks in this case)
Warning – this is a German blog, but google translate
A few different situations have recently set me to ruminating on a curious problem that I think doesn’t receive the attention it deserves. My working name for this problem is
A trend that I and I think many others noticed about the reporting of Hurricane Irma, was a borderline myopic focus on the Continental United States. The news and weather
Marriott Platinum benefits include free breakfast at the Westin Maui.
Last Night I Scored a Transcontinental Upgrade on United. Even better, it’s the third upgrade on United I’..
With Joe Cheung pulled into emergency puppy sitting duty, Joe Cortez and Trevor discuss the pros and cons of the new co-branded Delta
I’d like to set some facts up on the board:
In 1966, prior to the Johnson Administration’s “War on Poverty,” 28.5% of Americans over the age of 65 were living below
Something that I find separates me from the classical financial independence/early retirement community is the particular obsession of that community with achieving financial ind..
I hope everyone had a glorious Labor Day and marched in solidarity with our worker brothers and sisters around the country and around the world. There are quite a few
You’ve probably noticed by now that my posting rate has gone down rather significantly over the past few weeks. Its been a rather crazy few weeks for me, and unfortunately
This summer, my daughter and I spent a long weekend in Chicago. While we didn’t plan it this way, we ended up spending the good part of a day bouncing
In the last few years US Bank has made a number of negative tweaks to the Flexperks Travel Rewards Visa Signature card. They restricted the once-generous “grocery” bonus category..
This is my second and last year of top-tier Hyatt elite status. I matched to Diamond status during their short-lived offer when the Starwood-Marriott merger was announced, then r..
Last year, the Citi ATT Access More card flew into our lives and everyone got super excited. Unfortunately, it flew out of our lives just as quickly and you can
I know. You’ve barely recovered from summer and you’re rushing headfirst into the mess that marks every new school year: back to school nights, school supply lists, and paperwork..
Trevor and Joe Cheung get together to recount Trevor’s Jetblue Mint experience, discuss how to deal with kids on planes who can’t control
If you poll frequent travelers, I think you’ll get a mixed response on whether folks use or don’t use packing cubes. Until recently, I hadn’t even tried using a packing