I think the credit card and travel hacking game can be dangerous for a variety of reasons. One of the most dangerous can also be one the most subtle. For
It looks to me like Lufthansa has just recently released quite a bit of partner award availability for travel from the US to Europe this summer in Business Class. This
One monkey wrench that often gets thrown into traveling with young kids is potty training. Some families, even ones that love to travel like ours, might take a break from
This week I wrote about the prepaid tuition plans offered by Washington state and Virginia. To close out the week I wanted to share a brief roundup of the other
Today’s Brandon Asks is from reader Oscar who wants help with the following:
I am relatively new to travel rewards. I have been able to book a few domestic flights with
Yesterday I described the best prepaid tuition plan I know of, Washington state’s Guaranteed Education Tuition plan, which allows you to place a tax-free bet on the trajectory of..
I’ve written extensively about 529 college savings plans, which are a way for the wealthy to permanently shield intergenerational transfers of appreciated assets from taxation wh..
It should come as no surprise that I love podcasts. I’ve been hosting and producing the Saverocity Observation Deck miles and points podcast with Trevor and formerly Joe Cortez for
We’re trying out a new segment here on Milenomics: Shop Talk. Think of it as a ‘podcast on paper.’ We’ll discuss what’s going on in our personal points & miles
There are a couple current and upcoming manufactured spend opportunities I want to make sure readers are aware of.Office Depot/OfficeMax Visa gift card promotion through March 17..
Sam Simon from Milenomics (the Professor) drops by for a hearty debate with Trevor about whether it’s worth chasing airline status or just
I’ve been thinking lately about the role taxes play in calculating investment returns. It’s not a question that’s very relevant to most people, since for the vast majority of Ame..
I’ve been batting this idea around in my mind for a while now while trying to discern why certain deals are worth pursuing while others can be a waste of
If you’ve followed the blog over the past few years, you know I’m a huge fan of Shopping Portals I use them when I buy anything, whether it is to resell
I recently saw a Facebook question asking about a teenager’s first trip to Europe. Instead of answering in Facebook, I thought I’d put together a handy resource that anyone can
It’s been widely reported in recent days that American Express is ending its OPEN savings program for small business credit cards on June 1, 2018. Long-time blog subscribers know..
Do you save money with the Disney Dining plan? My stance on the Disney Dining Plan for years has been simple. I’d always say something along the lines of, “The
All the way back in October I wrote about the announcement of a partnership between Oasis, a luxury short-term home and apartment rental company, and the World of Hyatt loyalty
We attempted to break the mold–yet again–with NapaDO. We kind’ve broke the mold with the first few ResellingDO’s. That said the Merryvale winery, that is graciously working with ..
So today IRL I had a friend ask me, “How long should I wait before applying for a new credit card?” This friend, who I’ll call Nicole, had been poking
I’ve seen a few posts from folks lately about US Bank’s introduction of so-called “Real-Time Rewards,” which allow you to book travel reservations with your card directly instead..
When I tell people I took a 9 hour train across Sri Lanka, half of the time standing on the jam-packed car without air conditioning, almost unable to move an inch, the reactions ..
My kid stayed home from school last Thursday as did 3/4 of his high school. Not due to illness or bad weather, but because someone threatened to shoot his school