How to Get an Almost Free Around the World Trip with 6 Credit Card Approvals

Tweet Greetings from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Yesterday, we burned another 100,000 miles. I flew with my wife and three kids from New York City to Buenos Aires, Argentina (via Santiago, Chile).  We’re here for two nights before heading down to San Carlos De Barlioche.  Tickets here cost us 100,000 BA miles (accumulated from a single […]

Best Airline Mile Credit Card Bonuses | March 2011

Tweet View the April 2011 best airlines credit card bonus list. 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). […]

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 […]

How does applying for multiple credit cards impact your credit score?

Tweet Over the last several weeks, I’ve written about some generous credit card sign up bonuses.  In fact, I applied for the 75,000 bonus point AAdvantage card and the 30,000 Starwood bonus (expired). However, as a personal finance blogger, I thought we should get a post on Help Me Travel Cheap that addresses credit scores […]

How to get FREE Starwood Hotel Stays With a Starwood American Express

Tweet I introduced the Starpoints program in this post. Last year I spent five free nights in New Zealand and two nights in Brisbane just for signing up for a couple of credit cards. Some of the best earning opportunities are with credit cards.  I want to offer a HUGE disclaimer here.  So many people […]