Become a Patron!I have lately seen some very muddled thinking about supply chains and inflation, and I would like to remind confused readers of some very basic economics that will
Become a Patron!This is a post I’ve wanted to write for a long time, but haven’t been able to since the story wasn’t quite complete. Now that my final unemployment
Robert chats with Robin Hutson from Luxe Recess about trends she’s seeing in the luxury travel market. They compare notes on recent travels with…
Today’s Podcast comes to you from Gideon The Freequent Flyer who has a companion piece to this podcast on his site. Hello and welcome…
Like most folks who take travel hacking seriously, I was a bit bemused by the wave of coverage Bilt Rewards
Today we’re releasing an episode of “Checking In with Robert Dwyer” that’s normally reserved for subscribers of the Milenomics Podcast Network. Robert chats with…
I detest driving, so we haven’t owned a car in years, and I try my best to design vacations that don’t require a private vehicle. In recent years, that started
Become a Patron!This is my third and final post about first-time homebuyer savings accounts, a tax dodge that seems to have swept the nation a few years ago, with several
Four great credit card welcome bonuses to consider from Bank of America. Let’s discuss them, how we’d prioritize them, and also navigating the complicated…
Become a Patron!I recently wrote in detail about the first-time homebuyer savings account tax deduction offered by the state of Oregon, and promised a followup with an assessment..
This is just a data point that it took at least 8 business days for my Caesars Diamond status to show up after doing the status match with my Wyndham Diamond.
When you initiate ..
Gift card arbitrage occupies an odd position between “pure” travel hacking and extreme couponing: it’s lucrative enough that most travel hackers do it at least occasionally, but ..
Become a Patron!One of the most interesting things about the US banking system is just how decentralized it is. While most developed nations have just a handful of major banks,
I woke up today to the news of wide open 2022 award inventory from Conrad Bora Bora. This is BIG news, like drop everything you’re doing and get on it big. I did my duty and am..
Become a Patron!Last May I shared my successful Economic Injury Disaster Loan experience, which included a $1,000 “EIDL Advance” that doesn’t have to be repaid and a $3,000 30-ye..
For obvious reasons since early last year I’ve been focusing my manufactured spend on cards earning cash back or rewards easily converted to cash or paid travel, and slacking off
Yesterday I was excited to see Danny the Deal Guru’s post about a simple technique to quickly add all your available Amex Offers to your cards with a simple click.
Become a Patron!This is a question I’ve been thinking about lately while working on another project, and I want to walk through my thinking so far to see if any
A sort of interesting conundrum has arisen recently due to the coincidence of Alaska Airlines becoming a full member of the oneworld alliance, which American Airlines also belong..
A Hot news week has us sitting down to discuss the following: 0:29 Chase Sapphire Preferred 100,000 Direct Link Subject to 5/24 $95 AF…
While nothing has been announced officially, my friend and I have confirmed with multiple Hilton representatives on the phone and on Twitter that some free night certificates (FN..
It’s a well-established fact that reading good miles and points blogs is essential for survival. So when a basic functionality stops working, our well-beings are at jeopardy. T..
Reader crispy left a very kind comment on one of my posts the other day and asked a very thought-provoking question, and instead of replying in the comments there I