Yes, I’m tagging on to the biggest Southwest news of the day, perhaps even the week. Southwest goes to Hawaii and flights are now bookable! But, don’t get too excited
As we were discussing on Episode 17 of the Podcast – we had one last chance to book Marriott properties for 60,000 points/nt before top properties go up to 85,000+/nt
If you know me or read this blog or listen to any of my podcasts regularly, you know that when I get into something I really get into it. While my
It’s always exciting visiting a new country. Cliche, I know, but I really appreciate getting even a tourist’s look at how different cultures operate. While we did visit nine years
There’s no cliche more beloved by the financial press than the “changing American retirement model.”The beauty of the changing American retirement model is that you can use it to..
We’re back with another jam-packed “free” episode this week… 0:40 $600 Citizen’s Bank Checking Bonus (link) Requires recurring/single (?) $2,000 Direct Deposit Expires May 16th, ..
I have written a lot about 529 college savings plans, the grotesque transfer of millions of dollars of additional wealth to the richest people in the country, which were expanded
When Ronald Reagan needed to explain to the American people the outlandish claims of his voodoo economists, he would often reach back into his remaining intact memories of his fi..
Shawn Coomer from Miles to Memories drops by to play a little game: best no, low, and high annual fee credit cards for a “normal” user. We often get
Three years ago I did a Camp Mom solo trip to Provence/Cote D’Azur. While researching that trip I found an amazing website: HIP Escapes (Referral link). Simply put, HIP Escapes..
When we decided to visit Japan for our ten year anniversary, my wife and I made a compromise. We decided to go to Hokkaido for the majority of our trip
I got to thinking the other day, as I so often do, after seeing somebody toss off a joke on Twitter. The gag is an asset manager being told by
Lately I’ve been mulling a series of posts by Nick Reyes over at Frequent Miler about the relative value of earning Hilton Honors points directly through credit card spend, versus
We’re back with a Jam Packed show this week. New Ebates/MR partnership, Negative changes from AA/Amex, and A new reader question. 0:40 Ebates Membership Rewards partnership (lin..
Most people realize that you can use US frequent flyer miles (United, American, Delta) for award travel on Star Alliance, OneWorld, and SkyTeam partners. The hard part about this..
So I wrote a few weeks ago that I planned to tidy up my travel hacking stuff – I didn’t forget! I resolved to tackle one area at a time,
We’re headed out to California for vacation this week, splitting time between our beloved Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara and Disney’s Grand Californian. Here at Milenomics we..
After 7 years of travel, Drew and I finally had a crash course in what to do when your passport’s stolen in the middle of a trip. It’s inconvenient, jarring,
This is a guest post from a lifelong friend we visited last summer in Germany. Thanks to him for sharing his thoughts on this. -Robert Our story has two parts,
So last month I ended up planning a last minute Disney World trip with my son which you can hear about on the Disney Deciphered podcast here and here. The
The Wells Fargo Business Platinum offer has been updated to clarify that the signup bonus is: $500 -or- 50,000 points Previously the offer was only for $500. This is an
We received a lot of amazing recommendations for where to celebrate our 10 year anniversary, but in the end, we didn’t take any of them. Currently, we’re celebrating our 10
This may not be as interesting as the Flying Blue Award Maps or the Alaska Miles Award Maps, where maps are better visual displays than Award Charts…
But it’s a visual display