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Points & Miles CheckList: Things to Do in 2018

Points and Miles Check List, Laptop, notepad

I’m not one for New Year’s resolutions and I’m not about to fake it for a blog post. But I do believe in planning and figuring out how to tackle goals. We all have them, right? Maybe you want to… Continue Reading

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Points and Miles Checklist: Things To Do in December 2017

Points and Miles Check List, Laptop, notepad

It’s been a while since I’ve written one of these monthly points and miles checklists. Since the year is almost up, I thought I’d focus on tasks that need to be completed before January 2018. I’m also including things that… Continue Reading

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Managing Budgets While Manufacturing Spend

Purse full of Visa gift cards

One of the biggest challenges when you’re manufacturing large amounts of spend is trying to keep your personal budget on track. Sure, it’s possible to off-set most manufactured spending fees, but when you’re trying to normalize spending patterns by channeling… Continue Reading

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Uber Credit Card Coming November 2: Should You Get It?

Barclay Uber Credit Card Review

On November 2, 2017 Barclay will debut its new Uber Visa Card and many of you are wondering if it’s worth getting. First off, can I say how disappointed I am with Barclay’s credit card line-up? The only noteworthy cards… Continue Reading

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Earn the Southwest Companion Pass After A Single Purchase!

Earn the Southwest Companion Pass After a Single Credit Card Purchase!

The Southwest Companion Pass is legendary. Earn 110,000 Rapid Rewards points and depending on your designated companion flies FREE for up to two years! The Companion Pass is probably the best tool out there for people who want to travel… Continue Reading

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Should You Use Cash Back Rewards To Cover Manufactured Spending Fees?

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

A few weeks ago, I wrote about how to eliminate manufactured spending fees. I cited tools like the iBotta app, gift card promotions, shopping portals, and cash back credit cards. When cash back portals reduce payouts and I have no… Continue Reading

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Free Manufactured Spending: How to Eliminate Visa Gift Card Fees

Simon Mall Fee-free 5% Back Visa Gift card promotion

One of the first questions I get when I mention how I earn points and miles via manufactured spending is “what is this costing you?” After all, with a few exceptions, Visa gift cards carry fees. Not to mention, the… Continue Reading