0:42 Bank of America $300 Personal Checking Bonus (HT DoC) Requires $4,000 Direct Deposit in 3 months You need to have a checking account with BofA to quality for their
Become a Patron!I’ve noticed an interesting phenomenon, which I call “common knowledge about common knowledge” (doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue, I know). It’s when some piece..
Become a Patron!When ignorant people want to sound serious, they start solemnly intoning about the Social Security funding crisis and the need for a “long-term” “fix” to the “pro..
For years I’ve been hearing about the magic of renting Disney Vacation Club points to save money on your Disney stays. I finally got the chance to rent DVC points
I’ve had two conversations lately that got me thinking about a question which, for obvious reasons, doesn’t come up in most people’s lives: what do you do after you’ve exhausted
Doctor of Credit is one of my favorite resources for news about promotions (although they post so much stuff the website is almost unusable; I prefer their Twitter and RSS
Become a Patron!I’ve written before about what I consider the two best 529 college savings plans: the Nevada-sponsored Vanguard 529 plan and the Utah-sponsored my529 (formerly UE..
Today we’re back with what turns out to be a meaty review of core Milenomics philosophies, but first the news… 0:30 Citi Double Cash to Earn TYP? (HT DoC) Coming
I’ve recently been intrigued by the idea of car/RV rental relocation as a way to get cheap (or even free) trips.
That’s right. You can get a rental of an RV
With the third quarter already upon us, it’s time to make sure you’ve activated your third quarter bonus categories. In addition, there are a slew of hotel promotions currently a..
Become a Patron!I just finished a fascinating and important book called “Maid,” by Stephanie Land, which seems to have been shepherded to publication by Barbara Ehrenreich, the a..
Finally, here is the map of Choice Hotels by points price. This is one of the last hotel chains as part of the Complete Map series (which can also be
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..