Today we are enjoying the fruits of a politics founded, at its core, on the principle that the wealthiest, most powerful people in our society feel ill-used by the political
Via Travel with Grant, I saw the other day that World of Hyatt is planning to partner with a luxury home rental company called Oasis (and that you can use discount
Last week I wrote about how I would think about earning Diamond Medallion status with Delta after the changes going into effect for Medallion Qualifying Dollars in January, 2018. I
Workplace 403(b) retirement plans are, very roughly speaking, the non-profit and public sector’s answer to the 401(k) retirement plans offered by private companies. If your workp..
I know my readers are some of the biggest fans of US Bank Flexperks Travel Rewards cards, given their convenient bonus earning categories and potentially generous redemptions rat..
Having failed to strip health insurance from tens of millions of low-income Americans, the Republican Congress has moved on to their next project of radically reducing the taxes ..
I’ve been reading with interest about the recently-announced change to how Delta will handle Medallion Qualifying Dollar waivers starting with the 2019 qualification year (Januar..
Every year around February 1, I fire up the IRS’s Free File Fillable Forms and begin the arduous process of manually inputting all my income and expenses for the year.
Automated teller machines are so fully integrated into American life that it’s sometimes difficult to remember just how marvelous the technology is. The fact that the global tele..
The Hurricane Season still has over a month left, but we’ve already had two rather damaging hurricanes that have caused massive damage across the Caribbean. I wrote earlier this ..
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
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..
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..
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
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
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..
I haven’t written about this lately, so hopefully my long-time readers will indulge me as I dive back into what I find is one of the most under-appreciated risks of
One of the more curious tricks played by late capitalism on the minds of its subjects is conceptually transforming all aspects of life into different forms of capital. From this
Roth IRA’s are interesting vehicles because, among other things, contributions can be withdrawn at any time penalty-free. Since contributions are capped annually but can be withd..