Become a Patron!One blog I keep an eye on is Michael Kitces’s website Nerd’s Eye View. The content is rarely very relevant to me personally, but they do a terrific
We’ve not put out a free episode of the Milenomics² podcast since last year–The success of the paid show led us to focus on the thriving community of Patreon subscribers.
Craig from Middle Age Miles swings by to talk about Jordan, visiting Petra, the Amalfi Coast, and what exactly qualifies as “middle age.” He also teases his u..
Since I’ve been self-employed almost as long as the Affordable Care Act has been law, I’ve had lots of opportunities to learn the finer points of the law. At its
I recently tried my hand seeking a price match from Hotels.com. I’ve never pursued a hotel price match through any booking channel, but especially since Hotels.com sells discount..
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Become a Patron!I’ve written before about the FAMILY Act, the leading Democratic initiative in the House and Senate to create a nationwide system of paid family and medical leave..
On my way to the store the other day I realized that we hadn’t seen a really good grocery store promotion in a while. The beginning of December featured a
Seth Miller from paxex.aero, Dots Lines & Destinations, and much more swings by to talk about his extensive trip to Asia, the unique experience of visiting Bh..
Become a Patron!There’s a cliche at least as old as I am, that while ATM’s were expected to reduce the demand for bank tellers, banks actually increased the number of
Become a Patron!In the frenzy to pass the Smash-and-Grab Tax Act of 2017, a faction of Republican senators who, totally coincidentally, are the owners of passthrough businesses, ..
I’ve been using high-interest rewards checking accounts and other “gimmick” accounts for so long, I had somehow convinced myself that everybody else was using them, too. So imagi..
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Become a Patron!After they finish hemming and hawing about “constitutional” arguments, opponents of proposals for an American tax on very large fortunes typically make one of two..
So, I’ve decided to try something out here at asthejoeflies. I’ve been “blogging” for almost eight years now, and I put that words in quotes because I’m actually not a
Becky Pokora of SightDOING joins the podcast and we discuss our miles and points resolutions for the new year. We chat about:
Miles we plan to earn
Miles we ..
The Frequent Traveler University (FTU) is returning to Washington, DC March 7-8 in teaming up with the Travel & Adventure Show!
Old and New Speakers with tons of experience and k..
In a bit of a surprising turn in the lead-up to the Iowa caucuses, former Vice President and Delaware Senator Joe Biden has finally come under sustained criticism for his
American Airlines has been locking and/or terminating accounts, and cancelling upcoming award travel for some. The common thread seems to be people who have received a number of ..
Sometimes it feels like the travel hacking community only has two speeds: greed and panic. It’s always either the golden age of manufactured spend or its funeral. Worse yet, it’s
Trevor and Joe ring in the new year with some predictions for 2020. What do we think lies in store for the major airlines and banks? Will Hyatt stop
The late Paul Volcker is famously said to have quipped that he hadn’t seen a worthwhile financial innovation since the ATM, which makes him slightly more cynical than even I
Become a Patron!As we plunge into a second decade of economic and employment growth since the global financial crisis, I’ve noticed an interesting divide open between different m..