This should probably be a #veryshortblogpost. Posting here pushes it directly to anyone who subscribes by email but doesn’t check twitter 24/7. The time sensitive nature of this ..
A headline passed across my Twitter feed yesterday that seemed like a good bank account signup bonus: “$500 Bonus for New Money Market Account at Capital One.” $500 is a
Back from a quick trip to Florida with my family, I’m energized over how smooth our travel with a little one has been these past 3 years. Family travel seems
Editor: We’re debuting a new feature here on the blog, “The Great Debate.” This format is a back and forth between anonymous writers who will argue for/against an overall point.
A few days ago I saw Frequent Miler post some datapoints describing how folks who carry both the personal Barclays JetBlue Plus Mastercard and the JetBlue Business Card were rece..
I wrote back in April about my misfired attempt to use US Bank Real-Time Rewards to pay for a hotel stay, learning the boring way that they really do enforce
I’ve been an enthusiastic fan of high-interest checking and savings accounts ever since you could earn 6% APY on your PayPal account balance back in the early 2000’s (unfortunate..
I got the chance to take my second Disney cruise, a four night Bahamian cruise on the Disney Dream. I spent quite a bit of time debating the best Disney
When I was in college, I had the chance to take a road trip with my buddies across the United States. We made the grave mistake of stopping by Jamba
We’re back with a Brandon asks post today on a topic that I’m sure many of you can relate to. Today’s Brandon Asks question comes from reader Phil, who writes:
Modestly improved investor education and extensive marketing have made investors today more conscious of the costs of their investment decisions, and helped promote the use of in..
The difficult thing about writing about Choice Privileges is that they have so many properties it can be tough to know precisely where to focus: the 6,000-point Quality Inn in
Updated: Aug 23, 2018
This is every Club Carlson hotel viewable by category. Enjoy.
(Click in the top right corner for full screen)
Category 1 = 9,000 points
Category 2 = 15,0..
A few years back I went on a bit of a kick about Choice Privileges, the loyalty program of Choice Hotels International. My conclusion was that while the program wasn’t
I wrote last month about Vanguard’s announcement of commission-free ETF trading coming “in August.” Well, it’s August, and commission-free ETF trading is here!
Which ETF’s are co..
In the wake of the Republican smash-and-grab tax heist of 2017, many American corporations have had to decide what to do with their freshly repatriated profits and newly distende..
I always assumed room availability for the Chase free night certificate and IHG’s Reward/points are the same. Turns out they aren’t. In fact, there can be WAY more availability f..
About a year or so ago I noticed a cliche spreading among a certain set of prominent investors and money managers: that a key obstacle to success among young people
Back in November, 2015, Barclaycard devalued their Arrival Plus card in two ways:they lowered the rebate on points redeemed for travel statement credits from 10% to 5%;and they r..
All the way back in November, 2016, I took advantage of an Atlantic City Borgata promotion for free slot play and made a few hundred dollars during a weekend trip
So I finally tried out Southwest (my impressions here). Ironically, although Southwest gets labeled by many as one of the most “family friendly” airlines, I traveled without mine..
One of the hardest lessons to learn in travel hacking is knowing when to let go of a trip, particularly when it is ‘free’.Recently, we took another gamble on Vegas.
It’s often pointed out that Americans are the only people in the developed world who don’t have access to guaranteed paid leave from their jobs to care for themselves and