This week I’m on my first big vacation since last summer’s Club Carlson-financed trip around Central Europe, which means it’s time for one of my patented anatomies of an award
I have never felt the impulse to constantly repeat, here on the blog, every manufactured spend technique that still works. People periodically send me e-mails or leave comments o..
It’s not always about what you wear, where you go, or where you stay. There’s one thing you can do every time you travel that immediately will make you feel
I often say I like writing about money because it’s an area of human activity that naturally lends itself to my unfortunate literal tendency. Today’s post is a good example
Hi everybody! I’ve been taking a break from blogging because, frankly, I’ve been kind of bored with points and miles this year. But Chase has a bad new credit card
I’m no thought leader in travel, so I’m not going to paint this as a symbolic or meaningful decline in the quality of the Hilton Honors program, but I had
This is a guest post from Robert DwyerYou’re familiar with credit card and bank account signup bonuses, but once you’ve signed up for all the cards and wrestled with all
This post is one of those lesser known finance and quirky deals that my friend Personal Finance Digest is great at uncovering. I recently listened to this Planet Money episode s..
In June 2017, Amazon announced their desire to purchase Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion. When the Federal Trade Commission approved the deal, days later Amazon announced th..
Towards the end of the summer, Jess and I decided to take a quick two night trip without the kids. We try to travel at least for a couple days
Today we are enjoying the fruits of a politics founded, at its core, on the principle that the wealthiest, most powerful people in our society feel ill-used by the political
It is coming to that time of the year that I start to get rather concerned about reducing expenses. With the holidays coming, my reselling business will become a prime
This isn’t aviation geek, miles and points, or even airline travel related. I’m a merchant mariner, holder of a 100 ton Captain’s license for inland and near coastal waters, best..
Via Travel with Grant, I saw the other day that World of Hyatt is planning to partner with a luxury home rental company called Oasis (and that you can use discount
Trevor and the Joes talk Oktoberfest, Bank of America’s new “2/3/4” rule (h/t DoC), AMEX’s RAT, and a podcast announcement.
1:36 – Joe
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Last week I wrote about how I would think about earning Diamond Medallion status with Delta after the changes going into effect for Medallion Qualifying Dollars in January, 2018. I
Workplace 403(b) retirement plans are, very roughly speaking, the non-profit and public sector’s answer to the 401(k) retirement plans offered by private companies. If your workp..
In Case You Missed Part 1I recently spent a week at Ka’anapali Beach in Maui on a press trip. I know, tough gig. However, I assure you plenty of work
I know my readers are some of the biggest fans of US Bank Flexperks Travel Rewards cards, given their convenient bonus earning categories and potentially generous redemptions rat..
Having failed to strip health insurance from tens of millions of low-income Americans, the Republican Congress has moved on to their next project of radically reducing the taxes ..
Keiki- Ka lei ha`ule `ole, he keiki Hawaiian Proverb meaning A child is a lei never cast aside.We all woke up this morning to yet another tragedy. Another day of
This past week my wife and I had the opportunity to travel to Munich, Germany for Oktoberfest. I’ll have posts on that soon(ish), but I really wanted to get this