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Tim Steinke

Tim Steinke
My wife Erin and my first big journey together went around the world in 100 days for our honeymoon, a trip in which I had one car accident and got one speeding ticket in every country that we visited (I think that I may still have an arrest warrant in New Zealand for an unpaid ticket, but we’ll keep that between us). We currently live in one of the few corners of Washington State where you can still MS Staples Gift Cards at Safeway; we own a winery, ski after work and hike as much as our elderly knees will let us.

Get a $325 Bonus with a new Wells Fargo Checking Account

Wells Fargo has re-launched a decent promotion for new checking account customers. This offer is available in-branch and online and gives a $325 bonus when opening a new Everyday Checking account and doing a...
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Hilton Amex Cards: Limited time welcome offers with free night certificates and big points

On this week's Frequent Miler on the Air, Greg and Nick dug deep into how to strategize around American Express' portfolio of Hilton Honors cards. Hilton’s new partnership with Small Luxury Hotels of the...

Amex Marriott Bonvoy Business Card: New 5 x 50K Free Night Certificates Offer

Amex has launched a terrific, limited-time welcome offer for the Bonvoy Business card that offers five Marriott 50K free night certificates after $8,000 in purchases within the first 6 months. In our most recent...
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More Easy Rewards: Fee-free Visa Gift Cards at Staples

On the heels of this week's fee-free Mastercard gift cards, Staples will again be offering fee-free fixed-value $200 Visa Gift Cards from May 26, 2024 to June 1, 2024. The limit is again eight...
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More easy rewards: Staples fee-free $200 Mastercard gift cards

Staples is once again offering $200 Mastercard Gift Cards with no purchase fee from Sunday, 5/19/24 through Saturday, 5/25/24. Note that the new limit of five per customer per day is listed, but some may...

Citi Strata Premier℠ Credit Card Review (2024)

Last week, Citi launched an update of the old Citi Premier card, in the process renaming it "Citi Strata Premier." This new version brings some modest improvements but with no increase to the annual...

Bilt adds Alaska Airlines as transfer partner, offering 3x on rent payments

Back in March, Bilt Rewards announced that it was ending its partnership with American Airlines, thus losing its status as the only rewards currency to offer 1-1 transfers to the AAdvantage program. This was...

F1 racing brings $275 nachos to Miami, Capital One kills Priority Pass restaurant access...

$200 baskets of wings at F1 Miami, Capital One kills Priority Pass restaurant access for the Venture X Business and another major US buying group is having issues. All that and more in this...

Cardless releases new Qatar Avios cards (but don’t get excited)

It’s been two years since Qatar Airways moved over to using Avios as its rewards currency. The other three main airlines that use Avios – British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus – all have their...
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40% transfer bonus from Amex Membership Rewards to Hilton (Targeted)

American Express is once again offering a 40% bonus when transferring Membership Rewards to Hilton Honors. The offer doesn't appear to be showing in everyone's accounts, something that Hilton and Amex have done more...

Earn up to a $550 bonus with a new SoFi checking/savings account

SoFi has recently increased a stackable offer that can give you up to $550 back when opening a new checking/savings account. The shopping portal Rakuten is offering what I believe is a best-ever $250 (or...

(Dead) Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select: Best Ever 75K Offer is back again

There is a new welcome offer out for the Citi American Airlines AAdvantage Platinum Select card: earn 75,000 miles after $3,500 in purchases within the first 4 months. This is a 15K increase from...

Tornado hits Omaha airport, Russia jams Finnair GPS and how to spot an American...

A tornado devastates Omaha's Eppley Airfield, Finnair accuses Russia of jamming its planes' GPS and how to spot an American in the wild. All that and more in this week's Saturday Selection, our weekly...

Hyatt Regency Boston / Cambridge: Bottom Line Review

I've enjoyed all of the Hyatt properties that I've visited in the Boston area, the two most recent being the Hyatt Regency Boston Harbor and the Hyatt Place Seaport. I've been past the Hyatt...

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