Sorry for the lack of posts recently. I had significantly less time for this hobby after moving to San Diego, between working more hours and enjoying the sunshine. But here I ..
On a very special year-end episode we assess how we did in our 2018 predictions. Sam’s post on how he fared in his 2018 predictions Robert’s post on same Links
I like to take a look at where our investement accounts are held each year around this time. Sometimes you can earn a nice bonus for transferring funds in-kind (without
Dear Airline Route Mapper, Hello Old Friend. I’ve missed you. I often times think back to those years we spent booking award tickets fondly. I will say that ever since
At least not the way you want it to.
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about two related stories that recently crossed my desk. In one, our top Chinese scientists are
Last month I wrote about Lyft’s partnership with the Ebates app, which allows you to earn $1 in Ebates cash back each time you start a Lyft booking through the
Shortly before his humiliation and expulsion from public life, Florida Senator Marco Rubio resurrected the idea of allowing some non-government employees to invest in the Thrift..
Since the product was announced on Thursday I’ve been following with interest the drama surrounding Robinhood’s “Checking and Savings” product, which has since been put on hold ..
Today we’re back with a double episode of the Milenomics² No Annual Fee Edition Podcast. In addition to the following news: 0:30 Office Depot/Office Max $10 off $300 MCGCs (link)
Like most (all?) travel hackers, I consider flexible Chase Ultimate Rewards points to be the most valuable currency for hotels (World of Hyatt) and award tickets (United Mileage ..
This is a funny thing I was unaware of until I saw someone mention it on Twitter the other day: the SEC hosts a website offering free financial planning tools.
The local public library recently spit into my hands Reihan Salam’s slender volume about US immigration policy, “Melting Pot or Civil War? A Son of Immigrants Makes the Case Agai..
Radisson Rewards seems to have hired a new marketing agency, and they’re trying to make a splash. Last week I got a funny e-mail from an “Associate” at Wye Communications,
A spectre is haunting the United States — the spectre of “effective altruism.” This is the idea, lifted from the corridors of financial capital, that philanthropy can and should be
Welcome back, folks. The past few weeks have been extremely annoying and frustrating for me, which was not helped in the slightest by my birthday falling in the middle of
It’s been almost a year since I joined with Sam to reboot Milenomics. It’s been my pleasure working alongside him on the site. The series that’s been the most enjoyable
Today we’re back!… 0:42 – What does Black Friday (and holiday sales in general) mean for points & miles earning? 4:00 – Gift Card Reselling Great time of the year
It’s the holiday season, so of course, its time again for a Frequent Traveler Happy Hour for Toys for Tots! We started this tradition in 2016, and partnering with Ed
Over the course of 2018 we’ve seen increasing clarity about the so-called “Opportunity Zones” included in the Republican smash-and-grab tax heist of 2017. Over at Alpha Architect..
I wrote last week how co-mingling and redeeming bank points is the next step after being an Optimizing Transactor. It became clear to me how non-trivial a step this is
I recently booked a 3-night stay at Disney’s Grand Californian with 3-Day Parkhopper tickets entirely with Citi ThankYou Points. Here at Miles to the Magic we focus on using poin..
AutoSlash is a service that aims to make it easy to find the best price on rental cars. Most notably they: Find the best promo codes Monitor your reservation for
Welcome to the latest episode of the Milenomics² No Annual Fee Podcast. RSS feed for the No Annual Fee podcast Today’s Topics Include: 0:32 CapitalOne heightened signup bonuses P..