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10 Best Credit Cards for Non-Bonus Category Manufactured Spending

Discover It Miles Credit Card 3% Cash Back Bonus First Year

Last Year I wrote about the 10 best credit cards for manufactured spending. My rankings were based on a combination of both rewards currency value and bonus categories offered by these cards. It was a good, comprehensive list at the… Continue Reading

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Points and Miles Regrets: 5 Things I Wish I’d Done As a Newbie

Ron Swanson I Regret Everything

Most people have things they regret doing (or not doing) in life. I don’t have any regrets about life decision, but I do have plenty when it comes to this hobby. I’ve been doing this for almost six years and… Continue Reading

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4 Cheap Ways to Redeem Miles for JAL Sky Suites to Japan

JAL Sky Suite Business Class Seat

I started a new job recently and my co-workers have been curious about this hobby and how I’ve managed to get incredible value out of points and miles. After an informal Q&A, one person relayed her goal to travel to… Continue Reading

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Chase 5/24 Rule: Why It’s Not Relevant Anymore

Mile Earning Credit Cards

The Chase 5/24 Rule  has been a thorn on most of our sides since it was implemented last year. It’s one of the most stringent rules implemented by any bank to curtail credit card churning. With a few exceptions, Chase… Continue Reading

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Amex Offers Travel Deals: $440 Worth of Savings on Hotels, Entertainment, and More

Amex Offers Travel Deals Online Shopping with laptop

I’m a huge fan of Amex Offers. Almost every year, I manage to off-set the annual fees on various Amex credit cards with Amex Offers statement credits. Last month I took advantage of a Boxed offer, combining it with the… Continue Reading

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Stackable Boxed Offers: Save Over 60% and Earn Miles With American Express

Boxed Amex Deal $25 off $65

Boxed.com is a fairly new online retailer that has been making waves for their commitment to eliminating the Pink Tax . What is the Pink Tax? It refers to women’s products that are taxed as luxury items or marked up substantially… Continue Reading

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7+ Ways To Eat For FREE While Traveling

Fruit Buffet Spread at Nizuc Resort Cancun

Food is probably of the biggest expenses most people factor into their travel budgets. Sure, you can eat every meal at McDonald’s, but if you’re traveling abroad, you probably want to experience something of the local culture. Food is one… Continue Reading