I have a colleague who cites travel as one of the reasons for not having a second child. I totally get it, the more kids you have, the more difficult
Today I want to give a shout-out to an off-the-radar event in Chicago. I know many of you visit the Windy City for one frequent flyer conference or another. However,
You have a full time job with limited vacation days. Time is of the essence – but so is enjoying your trip. Cramming a bunch of activities in a short time is great – if you enj..
I’m talking about the Best Western Rewards Premium Mastercard from FNBO, which has a sign up bonus (SUB) of 50,000 points after $1,000 spend. The landing page advertises it as “..
Hi! I’m italdesign from Saverocity forums (great community). I decided there weren’t enough points & travel blogs, so I am starting my own blog.
Actually, here’s what happened. ..
I am on the record believing that much of the caterwauling about the end of travel hacking is essentially an artifact of individual travel hackers aging and having more responsib..
Back during the Affordable Care Act repeal debate I wrote pretty extensively about the threat repeal posed to entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship by preventing self-employed peopl..
Red Ventures, a marketing company based near my hometown of Charlotte, just closed on its purchase of Bankrate, the umbrella for CreditCards.com, ThePointsGuy.com, and other simi..
My friend Joe wrote a must-read post about what you can’t control once you become a parent. This week fate dealt my family a curveball I’m having trouble figuring out
I think that, to a degree that sometimes seems unusual in these heated times, I enjoy reading and listening to people who don’t just disagree with me, but fundamentally disagree
I recently wrote about my trip to Europe which involved a very expensive cab ride about 50% of the way around Lake Geneva, from Lausanne, Switzerland, to Evian-les-Bains, France…
Dia Adams, aka the Deal Mommy, joins us to talk South America, Camp Mom, mom blogs, the new AMEX Hilton card, and more!
UPDATE: My buddy Ed over at Pizza in Motion has provided a counterpoint.My rebuttal is at the bottom of the post.Greetings from Chicago! I’m here with Deal Girl on a
On Friday I wrote about how people making payments in excess of the minimum to student loans need to make sure their student loan servicers have instructions to credit the
There’s no subject personal finance bloggers love gushing over more than compound interest. Conjure up a conveniently “assumed” rate of return, give it a few decades or a few cen..
Back in September I wrote about how structuring your borrowing and investing decisions properly in the first place is superior to continually trying to optimize and re-optimize t..
Last year, I partnered with Richard Kerr and Travel Hacking Award Travel 101 to host a Toys for Tots Happy Hour.
Frequent Travelers Do Great ThingsLast year you (the travel hacki..
Status quo bias is one of the most powerful forces in American political life, and to overcome it a party or faction usually requires some combination of internal unity, lobbyist
I’ve been reading with interest this morning about the revamped lineup of co-branded Hilton Honors credit cards American Express will be launching soon. Since I earn a lot of Hil..
My esteemed blogging colleague Matt recently made it clear that he’s not an expert:
I’m not an expert, I’m just a guy. Sure, I’ve done some cool things with points and
I sometimes come across a moderately sophisticated intuition, and find that while I don’t strictly speaking agree or disagree with it, I do find it basically meaningless without ..
Life sometimes throws you curveballs when you least expect it. This blog normally doesn’t address said curveballs unless they happen 30K feet in the air or in a different country.
If you spend much time around here, you know that I like flying on Delta. There are some catches, of course: if you prefer flying on Delta you’ll probably want