December 10, 2017

I think it must have been almost a decade since I have heard of this amount of snow falling in Texas. I have seen perhaps an inch during the time I lived in Aus...

December 7, 2017

Now that we had some time to digest the Marriott announcements for their credit card issuers, I think we can start forming some theories as to what 2018 will br...

December 6, 2017

Looks like the wait was worth it!

Earlier today, Marriott released a press note that they have inked a credit card deal with BOTH Chase and American Express (see...

December 1, 2017

Earlier this morning I was browsing through my AmEx offers, and I noticed several of my cards have offers from several wineries.

To see if you are targeted for t...

November 30, 2017

One of my favorite credit cards is the American Express Business Platinum. As a business owner, I have a lot of charges that are uncategorized that often exceed...

November 17, 2017

I opened my inbox today to find myself with 5 credit card offers today. 5. Not sure if it is a record but it is up there.

I guess my recycling bin is going to b...

November 16, 2017

As I was going through my AmEx statement today, I noticed Staples is offering 2,000 Membership Rewards points for spending at least $100.

Looks like we are start...

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Finance Geek;
Hotel Fancy Pants;

Travel Addict;

Dislikes 9-5 Office Work

Welcome to my journal and guide to traveling in comfort and on a budget!


I cover travel, credit card and personal finance, and loyalty programs here!


I will take you through trips, along with tips and tricks to maximize your travel dollars, along with any other random musings on the miles (frugally) traveled.

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