Great news, folks! Being a famous and influential points-n-miles blogger, I end up with a lot of swag. I can’t use all of it myself, and that’s where you come
We had some interesting comments on the Tuesday’s deal-killing post. I’m going to start off with this one from Craig:
I def understand blogging about something leading to masses ..
Once upon a time, you could open up multiple Alaska Airlines cards at once and pocket the 25,000-mile bonus on each. You no longer can. Why is that?
Circumstantial evidence points
For those of you who didn’t already know, a few of us locals are getting together in Charlotte to talk miles and points.
Saturday, January 23, 1:00 PM.
I’m still nai..
“It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” — Yogi Berra
Happy new year everybody! I made some predictions last year, so I review ‘llthem below. I didn’t have..
Remember when The Points Guy did a review of Etihad’s Residence class? Well, that video made the front page of Reddit today and it’s fun to read the reactions of
We once again take a detour from points, miles, and travel to talk about eating! Like many Americans, I eat fast food with some frequency, usually at lunch during the
Genius! Check out this gem from a Reddit thread on how to ‘cheat the system’:
I was paying out of state tuition for college in Texas. I looked up all the
A few of us are wondering if there’s any interest in a Charlotte points / miles / travel / credit card geek meet-up. With the holidays coming up, we’re
I know that’s a lot for one headline, but this really seems to be true. Here’s TechCrunch:
Airbnb appears to be working on an “Experience Card” — a prepaid MasterCard credit
When I was pursuing my master’s in Information Security, I took a class called “Web and Internet Security” and thought it was the best class in the program. One of the topics
Stock market analysts like to look at everything and want to connect dots and figure some thing out. There are companies that take satellite imagery of parking lots and try
Before the portals stopped paying, I was running large amounts of money gift card reselling with one particular vendor. When it stopped, I lost a pretty penny. The other day,
I’m not going to lie, I’m losing my mind these days. Part of the reason I object to chasing after small time gigs is that I already have so much
I was reflecting on TravelCon recently, having secured my flights and hotels, and it opened up all sorts of ‘then and now’ thoughts. Reading how Noah picked Excalibur based on
I was curious about the relative popularity of various credit cards, but since banks don’t like to give out details on the performance of individual products, it’s not easy to tell
I was driving the other day and when I’m on my “A” game, this is where I have some of my best thinking done. However, I’d rather not be driving an
I’m currently reading “How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big” by Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams. In the chapter on happiness, he identifies schedule flexibility as a..
It’s been extremely busy in the PFD household lately. In addition to the usual family and full-time job duties keeping me busy, we’re also adding on to our house (thank
Last week I posted about giving away Mets tickets, our winner is Hunter. Congratulations! I’ll be reaching out to you shortly.
@MissDSchnei and I were having a random chat the other day about the TV show Suits where one of the main characters, Mike Ross, has a photographic memory and becomes a successful
In the last few weeks within the blog and outside, a common theme came up it’s about you and the need to be learning new skills. I recommended it the other
I donated blood the other week and the New York Blood Center gave away 2 Mets tickets as a thank you. Due to a scheduling conflict, I can’t make it