As I mentioned last week, In order to get to Maui and back I stitched together 3 legs using a single Alaska Airlines companion ticket. While folks on the West
I was excited to hear that Disney’s Free Dining Promotion was going to be offered for our upcoming Labor Day weekend trip to Disney World, but when I actually compared
We’re back discussing a few bonuses this week along with some terrible news from Bank of America. Along while discussing how and why to combine CNB points across household members
I started writing this blog because I was frustrated by how imprecise and inaccurate the mainstream travel hacking bloggers I was reading at the time were. In some ways that
I just glanced at my Robinhood app and realized that I joined on January 8, 2016, which made yesterday my third anniversary of using the app. That seems like as
We’re into 2019 with our first No Annual Fee Edition podcast, covering an important topic everyone needs to hear. Why you should almost never use someone else’s link to apply
We’ve touted the value of agency exclusive offers in the past. We’ve been doing “research” (read: planning trips) for August 2019 so we thought we’d share some of our findings.
It’s January 1, which means a new calendar year of airline/travel credits from Amex Platinum, Citi Prestige, etc. I just want to share an interesting experience from December wh..
Sorry for the lack of posts recently. I had significantly less time for this hobby after moving to San Diego, between working more hours and enjoying the sunshine. But here I ..
On a very special year-end episode we assess how we did in our 2018 predictions. Sam’s post on how he fared in his 2018 predictions Robert’s post on same Links
I like to take a look at where our investement accounts are held each year around this time. Sometimes you can earn a nice bonus for transferring funds in-kind (without
Dear Airline Route Mapper, Hello Old Friend. I’ve missed you. I often times think back to those years we spent booking award tickets fondly. I will say that ever since
At least not the way you want it to.
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about two related stories that recently crossed my desk. In one, our top Chinese scientists are
Last month I wrote about Lyft’s partnership with the Ebates app, which allows you to earn $1 in Ebates cash back each time you start a Lyft booking through the
Shortly before his humiliation and expulsion from public life, Florida Senator Marco Rubio resurrected the idea of allowing some non-government employees to invest in the Thrift..
Since the product was announced on Thursday I’ve been following with interest the drama surrounding Robinhood’s “Checking and Savings” product, which has since been put on hold ..
Today we’re back with a double episode of the Milenomics² No Annual Fee Edition Podcast. In addition to the following news: 0:30 Office Depot/Office Max $10 off $300 MCGCs (link)
Like most (all?) travel hackers, I consider flexible Chase Ultimate Rewards points to be the most valuable currency for hotels (World of Hyatt) and award tickets (United Mileage ..
This is a funny thing I was unaware of until I saw someone mention it on Twitter the other day: the SEC hosts a website offering free financial planning tools.
The local public library recently spit into my hands Reihan Salam’s slender volume about US immigration policy, “Melting Pot or Civil War? A Son of Immigrants Makes the Case Agai..
Radisson Rewards seems to have hired a new marketing agency, and they’re trying to make a splash. Last week I got a funny e-mail from an “Associate” at Wye Communications,
A spectre is haunting the United States — the spectre of “effective altruism.” This is the idea, lifted from the corridors of financial capital, that philanthropy can and should be
Welcome back, folks. The past few weeks have been extremely annoying and frustrating for me, which was not helped in the slightest by my birthday falling in the middle of