Airline Mileage Expiration Policies and Tricks to Keep Your Miles Active

Tweet The double edged sword of mileage diversification is that people are afraid that their miles will expire before you need them.  With a minimal effort you ought to be able to keep your miles from expiring. When do airline miles expire? How do I keep my airline miles from expiring? First, of all the […]

How to Avoid an Airline Award Milage Cancellation Fee

Tweet Last fall I booked tickets to fly from Denver to Tokyo for 50,000 American Airlines AAdvantage miles. I knew when I booked that American Airlines charges $150 to cancel a reservation.  Unfortunately, after I was detained in Papua New Guinea for an extra week this February I decided that I didn’t actually want to […]

Mileage Earning Cards Vs. Cash Back Credit Cards

Tweet Developing a successful credit card strategy requires a deep look at your own preferences long before you start analyzing any specific credit card. How people like to use their points isn’t always the most valuable, but that doesn’t matter.  What does matter is that you use the points in a way that fits your […]

Delta to the Rescue (Again)! Time to Stock Pile More Delta SkyMiles

Tweet Last week, I had the honor of attending my grandpa’s funeral. We celebrated his 95 years of life.  He loved and cared for his wife who proceeded him in death.  He provided for and supported his children.  He was a Christian who was an encouragement to so many people he met. When I heard […]

4 Strong Reasons Why Mileage Diversification is Important

Tweet When you invest, you expect to be told to diversify. You intentionally hedge your investments in such a way that you’ll get some value from a down market and some value from an strong market.  We do this in investing by buying different types of stocks and investing over a period of time (dollar […]

Suprise! SkyMiles Do Have Value | The Importance of Mileage Diversification

Tweet For a long time I’ve thought Delta miles are pretty much junk. While there are a lot of facts behind my thoughts about the Delta Skymiles program, the basic gist of it is that whenever I’ve been trying to book flights with miles, I’ve always found Delta tickets the hardest to book at the […]