Best Hotel Credit Cards With Valuable Status Benefits

Tweet I don’t live the high life.  I’m a simple guy who enjoys traveling.  For that reason, I’ve never really paid much attention to status and benefits with either airlines or hotels. The point of this blog is to help you travel cheaply, not luxuriously. Until this week, I’ve always assumed that traveling cheaply and luxuriously landed on […]

How to Determine the Best Credit Card | Important Classifications to Consider

Tweet In an effort towards simplicity, I’ve suggested to many of you the best credit cards.  I even just finished up a page on this site where I suggest the best hotel credit cards.  However, be aware that the biggest factor in determining the best credit card depends on which credit card basket you’re trying to […]

7 Situations Where Cash Back Credit Cards Are Better Than Air Miles Credit Cards

Tweet When you start collecting points and miles for free travel, you might find yourself plagued by the question – which card should I use for this purchase?  The biggest decision you’ll need to make is if you’ll use a cash back credit card or an air miles credit card. 7 Situations Where Cash Back […]

Free Flights May Be Moving Further Out of Reach for Stay at Home Parents

Tweet Everyone knows that the best way to collect frequent flyer miles is by taking advantage of the best credit card sign up bonuses.  In the last year, both my wife and I have accumulated thousands of dollars worth of free travel by strategically applying for (and getting accepted for) credit cards. As a working […]

6 Questions to Ask Before Applying for an Airmiles Credit Card

Tweet If you are a points junkie, you’ll notice quickly that there is a plethora of credit card bonus opportunities right now.  This post will help you decide when to get a card and when to pass. 1.  Is this the best offer for this card?  I’ve been noticing something lately that really eats me […]

Airlines Credit Cards | Best Credit Cards Rewards Feb 2011

Tweet The fastest way to earn airline points is by signing up for airlines credit cards.  In this monthly roundup, I’ll introduce you to the card I would get if I were on the market for a new card (which I think I always am). You might want to read this before getting a new […]

Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card® from American Express Review | Why this Card Has Home in My Wallet

Tweet I’ve used, owned, and signed up for a lot of credit cards in my life.  I’ve never had a late payment on a credit card, and I’ve never paid any financing fees.  So why such a long history with credit cards?  Quite simply, credit cards are the best way to bulk up any rewards […]