Reward flights or hotel nights are not free because you are paying for them in other ways.
Using the airlines’ online shopping portals once in a while will keep your miles from expiring. Earning extra miles isn’t the point.
The best Visa card to use at Costco is not the Costco Visa. It’s the Bank of America Cash Rewards card with the Preferred Rewards program at the 75% bonus tier.
If you have a grandfathered Priceline Rewards Visa card and you use Priceline NYOP or Express Deals once in a while, you earn 3.33% rewards on everything.
$100k at Merrill Edge gives you a Bank of America Travel Rewards Visa card that pays 2.625% rewards on every purchase. With more rewards and no foreign transaction fee, it’s better than Fidelity AmEx or Citi Double Cash card.
The gas station I usually go to added a discount for cash. The prices posted high on the board are cash prices. Down at the street level, there is a small pavement board listing the prices for cash and for credit in two columns. For regular unleaded gas, the credit price is about 3% higher […]
My Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS running watch broke. It keeps resetting at random times. I refreshed the firmware. It didn’t help. Raindrops got into it some time ago. That probably messed up something. I bought the watch in July 2011. The manufacturer has a 1-year warranty. I paid with my Starwood American Express card, which […]
I have Priceline Rewards Visa. It’s a great card. The only thing I’m not sure of is how long it will stay at 2% cash back. [Update: New applicants only get 1% cash back now. Existing cardholders are still getting 2% cash back. If you don’t already have this card, get the Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ […]
Do you buy gas at a grocery store? Many grocery chains found that gas is a major attraction to get people into their stores because people are irrational about minor differences in gas prices. Grocery stores usually sell gas at prices slightly lower than the competition. When people go there for gas, many will get […]