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Want To Learn How Some Folks Are Earning A Lot of Miles?

I’m sure at least one person will roast me for a clickbait title.  But, I couldn’t think of another way to frame this for beginners.  I earn a bunch of miles and points flying for business.  And, I earn a decent amount more from credit card spending as part of my day job.  My wife adds on another amount shopping for our kids.  Some folks don’t have those methods to count on. I have some friends who earn tons of miles without ever stepping foot on a plane.  They even […]

How To Transfer Disney Gift Cards To Save Money On Disney Tickets

There are a variety of ways to save money at Disney. Some are as simple as making a grocery stop on the way from the airport to the park. There are a number of other ways to save money, but some present challenges. Here’s a quick tip to solve a common issue.

$200 Fares DC-SoCal, 9.5% off Southwest Gift Cards and 1,500 United Miles For Hertz Rental. The Best of The Rest For Friday, June 19th, 2015

Today’s Best of the Rest includes cheap airfare to California, Waldorf Astoria, BOGO Legoland tickets, 9.5% discount on Southwest, Bombardier’s new C-Series and more….

20% Discount On Marriott Gift Cards For 5 Minutes Only Today

Today’s Daily Getaway is a 20% discount on various values of Marriott gift cards. In case you’re not familiar, Daily Getaways are daily deals sponsored by the US Travel Association.  Some are better than others, so you need to think about whether you can take full advantage of the offer before buying. For the more popular offers, they will sell out quickly, which means being around right when they go on sale each day at 1:00 pm EDT.  Some offers will sell out in hours, some in minutes.  It’s also important […]

The Risks Of Manufactured Credit Card Spending

Don’t forget to enter my giveaway for $99 SIM cards for free data when traveling internationally. Bluebird, REDbird, gift cards, Walmart Money Center.  These are all terms you’re very familiar with if you engage in “manufactured spending”, where you create spending that costs little to nothing but earns you lots of points/miles from a credit card.  It’s a typical strategy for maximizing the generous sign-up bonuses many card companies are offering now. One of my readers (Anton) relates the following story to me about a problem they encountered.  I’ve paraphrased […]