When I was in college, I had the chance to take a road trip with my buddies across the United States. We made the grave mistake of stopping by Jamba
We’re back with a Brandon asks post today on a topic that I’m sure many of you can relate to. Today’s Brandon Asks question comes from reader Phil, who writes:
Modestly improved investor education and extensive marketing have made investors today more conscious of the costs of their investment decisions, and helped promote the use of in..
The difficult thing about writing about Choice Privileges is that they have so many properties it can be tough to know precisely where to focus: the 6,000-point Quality Inn in
Updated: Aug 23, 2018
This is every Club Carlson hotel viewable by category. Enjoy.
(Click in the top right corner for full screen)
Category 1 = 9,000 points
Category 2 = 15,0..
A few years back I went on a bit of a kick about Choice Privileges, the loyalty program of Choice Hotels International. My conclusion was that while the program wasn’t
I wrote last month about Vanguard’s announcement of commission-free ETF trading coming “in August.” Well, it’s August, and commission-free ETF trading is here!
Which ETF’s are co..
In the wake of the Republican smash-and-grab tax heist of 2017, many American corporations have had to decide what to do with their freshly repatriated profits and newly distende..
I always assumed room availability for the Chase free night certificate and IHG’s Reward/points are the same. Turns out they aren’t. In fact, there can be WAY more availability f..
About a year or so ago I noticed a cliche spreading among a certain set of prominent investors and money managers: that a key obstacle to success among young people
Back in November, 2015, Barclaycard devalued their Arrival Plus card in two ways:they lowered the rebate on points redeemed for travel statement credits from 10% to 5%;and they r..
All the way back in November, 2016, I took advantage of an Atlantic City Borgata promotion for free slot play and made a few hundred dollars during a weekend trip
So I finally tried out Southwest (my impressions here). Ironically, although Southwest gets labeled by many as one of the most “family friendly” airlines, I traveled without mine..
One of the hardest lessons to learn in travel hacking is knowing when to let go of a trip, particularly when it is ‘free’.Recently, we took another gamble on Vegas.
It’s often pointed out that Americans are the only people in the developed world who don’t have access to guaranteed paid leave from their jobs to care for themselves and
Last month I wrote about a range of available non-retirement investment accounts and broke down some advantages and disadvantages of each. When it came to 529 college savings acc..
I started this blog (and wrote my always-soon-to-be-bestselling e-book) because I was frustrated at the state of the travel hacking blogosphere. A tiny amount of actual informati..
It is with great sadness that I am accepting defeat for ResellingDO for Beginners.
What goes into hosting a ResellingDO
There is a lot of time that goes into selecting venues, w..
I’d like to briefly enter five pieces of evidence into the record.On April 2, 2018, Ben Schlappig wrote for the first time about about Hyatt’s “Hyatt Prive” travel agent partners..
Disney invited the Traveling Mom and Traveling Dad crew down to Toy Story Land’s grand opening at the end of June, so I got to check out the latest addition
If you’ve been around miles and points travel at all, you are probably familiar with Autoslash. It’s an awesome tool for finding the best publicly available car rental rates, and
There is a mistake I consistently make in my travel hacking practice: I compare every travel purchase I make to its lowest-cost alternative in isolation. For example, take an air..
For the 2nd year in a row, I’m going to Europe the 1st week in September. The crowd is a bit smaller and temperature has gotten a bit cooler. However, also for the 2nd year in ..