The latest BusinessWeek has a pretty interesting story on a man by the name of Marc Lore, who’s gearing up to take on Amazon. He sold his first venture, Diapers.com, to Amazon
Saw this in my email today and thought it was interesting to see our trusty 2% Fidelity American Express has 5% back in certain categories for purchases up to $500.
Other posts in this series:
Comenity credit cards
Synchrony credit cards part 1
Why write about retail credit cards?
It’s time to take a break from my journalistic watchdog act..
Raise your hand if you have a dysfunctional family. Me neither (in case my mom is reading this). The truth is, every family has its ‘moments’. It comes from having
Well, I still don’t pay for flights. But I’ve made a massive change to my frequent flyer miles bank, and joined 3 new programs. Amusingly, I think most, if not
In my inbox today I saw something interesting from Upromise.
It was a referral offer for $20 to refer friends to Upromise. You get $20 in your account when you open
Long, long, time readers of the blog may remember my fued with archnemisis site bighabitat.fr. Of course that site has nothing to do with points and miles, and was actually
If you’ve been following along with my recent posts, I’ve tried a different method of emptying out my prepaid cards. I am buying a bunch of money orders with a
This is part of our Thanksgiving Round the World trip, you can find my initial thoughts / intro here, Flying All Nippon Airways Square Class, Flying All Nippon Airways Business
A common question among the masses is, how can American Express pay you to buy gift cards? There are rebates that vary between 1-2.25% currently, and 4% or so have
I’m a well-documented Disney Nut. However, Orlando is not my favorite place on earth. Visiting Disney is pretty much the only reason I go there. We tend to go for
I recently wrote about what looks for all the world like a clear-cut case of plagiarism by The Forward Cabin, a BoardingArea blog. Last week our esteemed leader Matt contacted Ra..
We spent our five nights in Taipei at the Grand Hyatt Taipei which is conveniently located outside of Taipei 101. I used a Diamond suite upgrade to confirm into a
It’s easy to forget about Office Max / Depot / Whatever. Let’s face it, they haven’t been very interesting the past year or so except when they run those awesome discount promos
I don’t know about you, but the SkyPesos that Gary from View From the Wing coined (Delta SkyMiles) and Citi Thank You Points are really growing on me. Check out
A couple days ago I read an post by Tim Ferriss on how to be Jason Bourne: Multiple Passports, Swiss Banking, and Crossing Borders. Who wouldn’t want to be
Ok, just as a complained yesterday about a lack of portal deals, the AAdvantage shopping portal throws us a bone. Not the porterhouse steak we were hoping for, but a
A belated Happy New Year to everyone. Not long ago we took a family staycation in the Old Port area of Portland, just a short drive from where we live,
Ever since September of 2012 when Delta stopped collecting fuel surcharges on Virgin Australia award flights, using Delta miles for VA flights has been one of the best and easiest
My DisneySide, Circa 1977.
Word Association: I say “Disney”. You say: ?
Your answer to that question may be a clue to your “Disney Side”, or “the side that laughs bigger, screams
I admit it. Early January seems to be a dead spot for reselling. And while I was slammed at work, there really wasn’t that much to talk about.
I keep checking
There’s a lot to be said for keeping things simple. Sure there is an argument for having complex systems and running around like a demented squirrel in order to squeeze
We had the opportunity to visit the Hilton Seychelles Northolm when we took advantage of an Etihad Mistake business fare from the Seychelles to Dublin.
Reason for choosing: