One of the most lucrative, most annoying grocery store promotions returns this week, just in time for folks who have been waiting to max out their Freedom second quarter bonus
Become a Patron!I’ve written previously about the SECURE Act, the House version of a measure designed to encourage employers to allow employees to gamble their retirement savings..
A while ago, I saved money in Chicago by sleeping in a Korean spa. I was pretty close to replicating this adventure in Vancouver.
A lot of us got in on the Cathay Pacific First C..
On this week’s No Annual Fee Edition of the podcast we discuss: 0:30 Q3 5x Categories Announced Chase Freedom: Gas and streaming services Discover: PayPal and restaurants Citi Di..
Like Alaska miles, Virgin Atlantic Flying Club has a unique set of mileage redemptions that varies by partner, some of which are amazing deals.
In truth, I made a note to
Many airlines offer last minute upgrades as an auction / bidding system, and some offer them on sale at check in, or on the app.
Below I made a list of
A few days ago I posted ~30 low-category hotels I’ve redeemed points at, all of which have gone up in points requirement since I stayed. Today I am posting my favorites from thi..
Today we’re answering questions posed by ‘future’ listeners of this very podcast. These are questions from those of you new to points & miles, and maybe you haven’t yet found
Continuing my reborn “cheapest miles” series is the cheapest miles to Hawaii post where I’ll list all the best airline miles deals to Hawaii, and break down some of the
The other day I got into a very frustrating argument with a popular anonymous Finance Twitter account about the epistemology of 401(k) savings vehicles. The frustration arose fro..
Copa Airlines has a tight relationship with United (whom I believe owns 51% of Copa) and has cloned a lot of United’s program, like its award chart.
I realized that Copa
While poking around the Chase Ultimate Rewards portal the other day, I noticed a new redemption option: Airport Transfers. Direct Link While I’ve noticed some ground transfer op..
We’re back with news, and a discussion around credit cards you should never close. Share your ‘must keep’ cards in the comments below, and enjoy! 0:33 25% Transfer Bonus from Citi
In the last few weeks a couple pieces of news have come out from American Express:American Express cardholders with Priority Pass Select memberships through their American Expres..
This week’s Throw Back Thursday is about the decline of the once single most important site for miles and points collectors. It was not only a place to get information,
Julian Kheel, the artist formerly known as “The Devil’s Advocate”, joins the podcast this week.
Greg, the artist still know as “The Frequent Miler”, also joins, which is extra in..
Redone: June 3, 2019
As someone obsessed with free things and food, you’d think I’d love all-inclusives that are bookable with points…
I’ve become disgruntled by the hit-miss exp..
I put together a tool for finding the cash rate for each Hyatt hotel (and partners) to find the Hyatt hotels’ best points to cash value, the most expensive Hyatt
News 0:35 AA Showing More Award Space on Mobile? (link) Seems to be that there’s a new search interface and a legacy one They sometimes show different results TPG
My favorite airport has done it again. It added The Jewel, a 10 story indoor space anchored by the world’s largest indoor waterfall.
However, The Jewel is located landside before ..
A while ago I saw a sale for a $149 (pp) cruise from the Mediterranean to the US, and it peaked my interest in finding repositioning cruise deals.
Essentially, a repositioning
Become a Patron!Welcome to the second entry in my occasional series, “Over There,” about personal finance topics in countries besides the United States. These posts aren’t meant ..