Highlights From the 2015 Chicago Seminars

As many of you know, the Chicago Seminars took place this past weekend in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. This is an annual gathering of points and miles hobbyists to learn about the hobby and meet like-minded people. I attended for… Continue Reading


My Week in Manufactured Spending: OfficeMax Makes a Comeback

$500 Visa gift cards at OfficeMax

Since the demise of Redbird, it has been pretty quiet around here on the manufactured spending front – until Saturday night, when Karyn shared a great find with us: OfficeMax is stocking $500 Visa gift cards and you can buy… Continue Reading


My Week in Manufactured Spending: Visiting My Favorite MS City

Visa gift cards at Safeway on Sale

It’s been another low key week in manufactured spending. No $23,500 gift card churning feats or Redbird drama. It’s partly because I haven’t had the time to churn out big numbers like I used to. Whenever the opportunity presents itself,… Continue Reading