I’ve been following with interest the changes Hyatt has made to certain types of award reservations. To roughly summarize the changes:points can now be redeemed for “premium” sui..
The driving force behind this site is promoting a culture of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship.As I like to say: not everyone should be an entrepreneur because not everyone want..
Welcome back to the Milenomics² No Annual Fee Podcast. Episode 2 kicks off with news and then we dive into a listener question as well. Show Notes: Title: What Amex
Joe: From time to time, we thought we’d try a variation of Robert’s Shop Talk from his other site – a chance to have a discussion between the three of
Halloween was light night, but Santa came this morning to good little boys and girls who took advantage of the Plastiq October Fee Free Dollars promotion. See: Deal Or Not A
What are Agency Exclusive Offers?
While most Disney authorized travel agents (officially called Authorized Disney Vacation Planners) are booking the same rates available directly..
Earlier today it was possible to cash out Hilton points at Amazon.com at 0.5 cents per point (cpp). This was a good deal. I personally think the average redemption value of Hil..
Last week I wrote a brief post explaining why guaranteed government old age pensions, like Social Security in the United States, the State Pension in the United Kingdom, or Old
Long-time readers know I detest driving, which can lead to funny situations like taking an Uber from Houston to Galveston, but due in large part to lifecycle effects I’ve recently
We’re not yet at the return of the traditional app-o-rama yet–but today I want to introduce the idea of using your float to earn additional money. This post is risky
The other day, I received an invitation to an event at the Brookings Institution called “The new American dream: Retirement security.” This seemed right up my alley, so I clicked
The Deal $5 off a $200 Mastercard Gift Card The regular activation fee on $200 Mastercard GCs is $6.95 so this brings the activation fee down to $1.95
Because of the antipathy of American politicians to low-income people, who mostly don’t vote and mostly don’t make large campaign contributions, we’ve been blessed with a fractur..
As I wrote last month, this January I’m heading to Maui for what I’m expecting to be an unusually-for-me expensive vacation, so I’ve spent some time in the past few
As of today, Oct 16, 2018, Walt Disney World ticket changes are in full effect. They have a newly implemented dynamic pricing model. This means that the amount you pay
This weekend, I noticed something interesting while booking a couple upcoming trips over the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, something that might increase the value of US Ba..
It’s been a boring year in the stock market. If you bought Vanguard’s S&P 500 ETF on October 16, 2017, and held it until this last Friday, you would have
Editor’s Note: In “Deal or Not a Deal” we discuss whether specific point earning opportunities are worth exploring. Wonky online bill pay provider Plastiq is back with another p..
Welcome to another edition of Shop Talk where we discuss what’s going on in our personal points & miles space and highlight what we think is interesting in the broader
East coast-based Stop & Shop grocery stores (and likely their sister grocery stores Giant and Martin) are offering 3x Fuel Rewards on Mastercard gift card purchases from 10/5/201..
If you want to take a cruise with a baby, it doesn’t get much better than a DISNEY cruise with a baby. Disney Cruise Line caters to families and babies
As I wrote last month, my favorite high-interest checking account, the Free Rewards Checking account from Consumers Credit Union, has dropped the maximum balance eligible for the..
A long standing format here on Milenomics–the Deal Debriefing is where we look backward at a deal that is either dead, or has ended. These posts are not to brag,