The Most Useful Resource for Learning About Points and Miles

It’s been about five years since I got involved in the points and miles game, and it’s really changed my life for the better. Not just in terms of how I travel, but how I earn a living and spend… Continue Reading


Traveling for Manufactured Spending

Economy class airplane seats

The title of this post sounds backwards, doesn’t it? Normally, we manufacture spend so we can travel. But for some folks it’s the other way around: They travel so they can manufacture spend more efficiently. Last year, when Redbird was… Continue Reading


7 Ways to Save Cash and Maximize Miles at Target

When the Target Prepaid REDcard (aka Redbird) essentially died as a manufactured spending tool earlier this month, it not only eliminated an important manufactured spending tool but if you’re a frequent Target shopper, it also eliminated the ability to save 5% on… Continue Reading


50% off IHG Award Nights in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean

IHG just launched a sale on award redemptions, offering 50% off resorts in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. The promotion is valid on bookings made between August 24 – September 15, 2015 for travel between September 1 – October… Continue Reading