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Biggest Blow In Retail Arbitrage Banned At Target

Without dancing around the subject too much, I was banned from Target. They were my number one supplier.    In February I had just started and ordered 6 units and spent about $50 to test things out. The orange line is the units ordered and the bar is the $ ordered. In June, there was some things Read More

Pro Tip On Your Next National Car Rental For Primary Insurance And Savings

Chase's Ink credit cards offer primary collision insurance, but many folks forget to tell you that the rental is primary for business purposes.  Decline the rental company’s collision insurance and charge the entire rental cost to your card. Coverage is primary when renting for business purposes and provides reimbursement up to the actual cash value of Read More

Pro Tip: The Best Product In Retail Arbitrage

I recently took a trip and made sure I checked out a few stores to source product for retail arbitrage. While I was out researching, it reminded me to write about how to find the best product to retail arbitrage. It's really simple because if we think at a higher level of how a store Read More

3 Steps To Check Your Selling Application For Fulfillment By Amazon

In the last twelve months, Amazon has been making changes to how sellers sell on the platform. At a high level they started to gate certain categories where you need to submit documentation to sell in that particular category.  If you are expanding your business and are looking to expand into other categories, finding your Read More

My $4000 Travel Hacking Mistake

4 years ago, I started "travel hacking." I have always focused on earning the points and miles with some kind of spend. Optimizing the usage of points and miles is a weakness of mine. As an example, I don't know the fancy routing rules to utilize a stop over or open jaw of a program. My overall Read More

The JetBlue Points Match Is Worth It And You Should Do It

Joe who writes asthejoeflies gave us his thoughts on not chasing a deal and highlights why he will not be doing the JetBlue deal. I may be biased because I am based in New York where JetBlue has their hub. I might also be biased because my life situation is different than his and many others Read More

Ending My CardCash Relationship

I wanted to expand into another exchange to see if I could sell for higher rates. In the June of 2015, I reached out to CardCash to sell gift cards asking them about their bulk program. It took a lot of follow up from me before an account manager reached out to me. Each week Read More

Happy Endings With Concierge Services

No, this post isn't about those kind of happy endings so get your head back into the game. A few months ago @PFDigest tweeted a link about hotel requests that were very funny. Ridiculous / hilarious hotel requests... fulfilled! I encourage you all to check these out. http://t.co/X8HKIMFTNP — PF Digest (@PFDigest) October 10, 2015 I've Read More

What’s The Best Credit Card Concierge In A Bind?

Originally, I wasn't going to write a blog post about this as I did not think it was that exciting, but since @FarEastExplorer asked for details, I am sharing you the story. In the last 6 months, I've met some amazing people from my day job. There's no better satisfaction than being able to connect with them to Read More

Building Your “A” Team

Networking and building friendships is the name of the game. With the help of a some friends in the last year or so my network has expanded exponentially. I bring up this point because Vinh who writes Miles Per Day is correct in building the "dream team." If you haven't noticed, many of the manufactured spend tactics have Read More