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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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5 Crazy Things I’ve Done for Miles and Points

I recently hit my 5-year blogging anniversary, which made me reflect on some of the strange and crazy things I’ve done to earn miles. In general, this hobby is a little odd. The fact that some people fly around the… 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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Boxed Hotels: How to Parlay Their Low Rates Into Even More Savings

Boxed Hotels: Save Up to 45% On Hotels Worldwide

A week ago I wrote about the savings to be found on Boxed with Amex Offers. Boxed.com seemed to be competing with online retailers like Amazon and Jet.com, however they are now distinguishing themselves with a Hotel booking website. You… Continue Reading

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How Club1 Hotels Saved Me Almost $1,300 at the Nizuc Resort in Cancun

Nizuc Hotel and Spa Cancun Exterior Beach

It was Mother’s Day and one week before I was supposed to start a new job. I needed a vacation and a Mother’s Day gift, so I decide to travel someplace and bring my mom along. My plan to travel… Continue Reading