The Travel Credit Card that Yields the Most Satisfaction Feedback (and the Card with the Most Horror Stories)

Tweet I get emails. In some of the emails I receive, people lavish me with thanks because they’re so glad they’ve been able to start to travel for less than they ever imagined. The card I’m thanked most often for suggesting is the Chase Sapphire Preferred. While I hate to say there is a ‘best credit […]

Why the Southwest Credit Card is Nearly Perfect for Domestic US Travelers

Tweet This week I was having an email conversation with someone. We were discussing the Southwest credit card. Almost mid-sentence, I started feeling like a sleazy salesman. I was really pushing hard for her to consider this card because I felt like it would suit her travel needs well and was a great value. I […]

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 […]

Airline Flyer Miles | The Value of Jumping Back On the Bandwagon

Tweet I’ve been sort of a snotty pants when it’s come to airline miles.  I even wrote a post questioning the value of airline points.  Lately, I’ve found more bang for my buck with hotel points. However, I’ve noticed a trend lately that seems to once again favor collecting air miles (not over and above […]

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 […]