Visiting Hawaii is one of those things that is on almost everyone’s travel list. It’s no surprise that Hawaii can be expensive, but you can save money on flights and
Welcome to another edition of Shop Talk where we discuss what’s going on in our personal points & miles space and highlight what we think is interesting in the broader
We bring on two Hawaii regulars – Tim Brooks and Rose, to chat about all things Hawaii. How to get there with miles and points from the East Coast,
The ever-popular “where to travel before you have a kid” proclamations trigger the contrarian in me. Flight duration, travel risk, and frankly “how much fun you will miss out on
I was playing around with a pretty cool tool called Portfolio Visualizer and got to thinking about the difference between how finance professionals and ordinary people talk about..
The AmEx Hilton Business credit card I wrote about yesterday is now eligible for referral. The offer is 25,000 for you and 125,000 for your friend. How to refer Direct
A few weekends ago I held one of my notorious subscribers-only meetups in Philadelphia, and a long-time reader mentioned that American Airlines was launching non-stop service fro..
A heightened offer for the new AmEx Hilton Business card (125,000 + a $50 statement credit) and expanded eligibility of the targeted 50,000 AmEx Premier Rewards Gold with no life..
You booked a stay using hotel loyalty points, and that hotel leaves the chain. Will your award reservation be honored? With SPG, Hyatt, Marriott, and Hilton, you have a good ch..
I write a lot about entrepreneurship. This is not because I think everyone should be an entrepreneur. For one thing, not everyone wants to be an entrepreneur, and part of
Welcome to another special edition of Shop Talk where we write out a “podcast on paper”. This is the kind of “Shop Talk” many of you are engaged in on a
Bill pay service Plastiq is offering fee-free payments through Masterpass with an associated Mastercard. Direct Link Thoughts This is a great way to rack up credit card rewards..
Warning: I’m still feeling some residual grumpiness, so humor me a bit today. — There’s a lot of really bad advice out there. Advice on traveling for “Free,” advice on
In response to yesterday’s post about some new and upcoming credit cards, reader Andy commented:”You are missing two of the bigger benefits of the Ritz Card. First, you get $100 ..
Several banks have let out a steady trickle of new credit cards and announcements in the last few months, so I thought I’d run through a few of them and
I’ve written before about indexed annuities, one of the most expensive, abusive, unnecessary financial products known to man, but I’ve recently had a couple occasions to learn mo..
Thanks to the Rise of Bank Points I’ve been booking a lot of travel with flexible bank points lately. On paper Bank Points are great. Programs with credit cards which
I’ve written before about what I called the high-employment generation, which I use to describe people entering the workforce today who have no memory of the long, grinding reces..
Today’s post is written by Caleb Parsons of Kids Travel Japan. I follow Caleb on Instagram and enjoy his tales of living as an American with a Japanese family. I thought
This week’s Brandon Asks comes from Brad who asks: “You mention uplift several times in this article but I don’t know what that is. What is it, and how
Alaska’s acquisition of Virgin America has been an interesting one to interact with. With the exception of the somewhat stingy 1.3:1 transfer ratio they elected for Virgin Americ..
My friends, this is one of the best times of the year! Every year, Ebates celebrates their birthday, I’ve covered many of the last few years, but the best day
Lots of digital ink has already been spilled over what has been announced regarding the upcoming August 1, 2018, merger of the Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest progr..