Survivorship bias is one of those rare ideas that is at once instantly accessible and incredibly powerful. The classic explanation of survivorship bias is when a mutual fund comp..
I don’t normally find shopping portal promotions to be worth my time, which I assume is how this one slipped past me last month when Frequent Miler wrote about it: through
Seemingly completely out of nowhere, I saw an e-mail this afternoon stating “Your exclusive Mile Play offer is waiting”
United Mile Play Invitation
Here I am thinking its going ..
I came home from a travel this past Thursday to a package that I had never expected. I have to admit, it surprised the heck out of me to see a
My buddy Nick at Personal Finance Digest finally prompted me to write a post that’s been years in the making. He announced that Disney World is overrated. Nick’s argument is basi..
As I mentioned earlier today, the family and I just wrapped up a trip to Legoland and we had a surprisingly good time there. I say “surprisingly” because five years ago
The big event on my family’s recent road trip was Legoland, but there is plenty of non-theme park fun to be had in Florida:
Since Legoland didn’t open until 10:00, we
I’ve been traveling all week, but followed with interest the announcement that Marriott will be rebooting their credit card lineup, with “mass consumer,” “premium,” and “super pr..
Five years ago we took our three kids (we’re up to four now) to Disney World. We had a five-day park pass but we only ended up using four of
I received an invitation to apply as a general Wyndham Rewards member. I don’t see it in the Barclay credit cards page, so it may not be public. In any cas..
Here’s a credit card opportunity I hadn’t noticed until recent days, when Doctor of Credit exposed a 35% transfer bonus from HSBC to British Airways through Jan 4, 2018. After s..
I have two fundamental travel aspirations:
- See the world.
- Get good value out of miles & points.
The 2 goals were in unison in my early days of the hobby. Seeing the world meant..
With Trevor off gathering toys for tots, the Free-quent Flyer and Mike Graziano, two heavy manufactured spenders, join the podcast to discuss how
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One of the best sign up boni right now is the Barclay Aviator Red card. You get 60,000 AA miles after 1st pur..
One of the first posts I wrote here was about the 529 scam. I explained that 529 plans are a way for wealthy individuals to permanently shield an almost unlimited
In perhaps the weirdest story I’ve seen in weeks, there is now a Japanese restaurant in Tokyo nicknamed “The Resoto ototo no shoku ryohin” translated to “Edible Brother.” But they
I’m not sure how widely known this is, but per Flyertalk (see thread wiki), United recently took down the ability to contribute to Gift Registry / Travelbank. You can still use ..
Like a lot of people, I signed up for Moviepass when they recently lowered the monthly price to $9.95. Like so many people, in fact, that it took a few
It was a decision three years in the making. Every December I get the statement with a $450 fee and ask myself if the juice is worth the squeeze. This
I just got back from a few days in Maui with a group of friends. The variation of travel styles in the group was interesting. Some were super active thrill seekers who hiked in..
Just a quick reminder on this Cyber Monday, that I’m partnering with Ed from Pizza in Motion and Jeanne from Le Chic Geek to host a frequent traveler happy hour
I often talk about lifecycle effects when it comes to travel hacking. That’s what I call the phenomenon of people believing that travel hacking has become objectively more diffic..
Every once in a while you come across a seemingly insignificant coincidence that gives a different perspective on a question you thought you understood the answer to.I had one of