I like to find ways to save money in every aspect of my life, and family vacations rank very high on that list. One of our biggest vacation expenses (in addition to..
CITIBANK IS BACK, BABY!
Citi has done little with its credit card program over the past two years or so, but that’s finally changing. They’ve recently upgraded their ThankYou..
Are you ready for the next devaluation, mistake fare or major change to your favorite MS method? Let’s take a look at some recent events that gave us good reasons to book..
Now I know you guys are a little wary of some of my laptop deals. Remember Quill anyone?
But here are some deals.
Staples coupon for Sunday’s paper for $100 off laptops or..
Ahh Twitter, it will send me to an early grave. I open links and want to scratch my eyeballs out. Today’s winner was XYPlanning Network with their favorite 8 Personal Finance..
A month and a half ago I posted a list of airline contact information to keep handy during your travels. Today I needed to dig up my own list and had trouble finding it, and as..
I like to give a status update to all of my readers on what’s going on in the Chasing The Points kitchen, which isn’t anything like the Breaking Bad lab
- Work + school is..
This is a credit card pimping post in the sense that I want to remind people of a limited time chance to sign up for some cards. This is NOT a credit card pimping post in the..
Hey, do you buy a lot of stuff from Staples? I thought you might! Well why not give 2% to the teacher on top of the 5% in rewards that you get? Check out their Reward a..
Today, we’ve received an email from Evolve Money stating that you can only pay 1 bill payment per month. In effect, if you are using prepaid cards it is $500 a month per biller...
I was a fan of Evolve money, up until about an hour ago. The service allows you to pay a fair number of billers online that you would normally not be able to pay with a debit..
(Note: I’m traveling this week and next so posts may be sparser than normal)
Flying the Emirates A380 in First Class was one of my bucket list items. A colleague..
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It’s hard to believe, but today marks the two year anniversary of my blog. A lot has changed..
I jumped in on the hysteria for the Avios devaluation two days ago. My approach was to alert readers via The Forum, and then launching out a quick email also. I was motivated..
Vanguard is the name many people think of for low cost ETFs, however, there are some great options available. Firms like Blackrock (iShares), Schwab, Fidelity and others are..
I received confirmation that the IB+ Partner..
Taking toddlers to restaurants is hard. Forget packing up and getting in the car. Those infant games are over. Our journey now begins the moment that I apply the parking..
Hopefully you signed up for the AMEX Sync offer with Dell for $50 back on $599 or more..
I did alert you to this deal when it came out (see here).
I’m not sure if it is still..
Easy come, easy go… A few days ago I gave the heads up on a fantastic Southwest portal opportunity, a 9x portal bonus on Sears. Since the terms and conditions allowed you to..
Update: Since I typed this up, via PFD, BA has denied any changes are forthcoming on Twitter. But I think the information on these flights are useful so I’m posting this..
I had the pleasure of attending the Family Travel for Real Life conference this weekend. I learned a lot & met some amazing people. Everyone in attendance had an interest, or..
…or not. As you probably heard if you were on any type of miles and points related site yesterday, an (update: maybe relatively new) Iberia award chart for partners other than..
This post is a confluence of recent thoughts and experiences, as such, I hope it makes sense! This week we swapped a phone over from AT&T to Republic Wireless. In doing so the..
This past week has left me in a slightly sour mood with regard to travel, offset by some solid handling by the airlines. I didn’t get to hang out with my college friends this..
UPDATE: Via Twitter, BA has denied changes are forthcoming: “Our fares are always under review but we aren’t aware of any changes to our award chart.”
Don’t panic, but a..
I wish this one were sweeter, I really do. After all, this is the one Avios sweet spot that includes my home airport. But as sweet spots go, using Avios through and out of..
Seattle has been high on our list of places to visit for a long time now. My wife grew up on the west coast and spent summers traveling from San Diego and, later, Phoenix to..
Ok, so the title isn’t the best, but I couldn’t figure out a better title.
I am finding more and more, that I’m encountering folks–good folks–that hear of our..