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Last Chance Deals: Amtrak Rail Pass, Happy Gift Card Deal, Alaska Portal Bonus &...

Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some other deals that are due to end soon. Several deals end this week including a discounted Amtrak rail pass...

Firesale on Amex points!

If cash is king for you, this week we wrote about how to boost your bank balance with bonuses, a debit card deal you should have done days ago, and some great cash back...

How to keep points and miles alive

How do you keep your points and miles alive? Over the past year, we have seen most airline frequent flyer and hotel programs extend the expiration of their award currencies in light of the...
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Earning $6,000+ in bank and brokerage bonuses: the time spent makes sense/cents.

I've said it before and I'll say it again: Don't sleep on the bank bonuses. Last year, my wife and I earned well over four thousand dollars in bonuses from opening checking and brokerage...

Awesome cash back combos

Greg recently wrote a post about awesome credit card combos. In that post, he addressed terrific card combinations from Amex, Capital One, Chase, Citi, and Wells Fargo. Some readers pointed out the elephant in...
Point app debit card

Point Debit Card Rundown: Referrals, Bonus Points, Access Deals & More

Update 6/19/21: The referral bonus is no longer posting as 25,000 points but rather as 10,000 points as advertised. A new debit card from the Point app came on the scene a couple of months...

(EXPIRED) 50% off Southwest flights (Includes anytime / Business Select. Rebook ASAP)

Update: Use promo code SAVE50. Valid for bookings made 6/15-6/17 for travel from 9/15/21 to 11/3/21. Note that this discount is valid on paid and award flights! Southwest Airlines is offering 50% off flights booked...

Amazon Prime Day Deals For 2021

Amazon Prime Day is being held this year from June 21-22. As with previous years, some of those deals have started early, so you can find a list of those below. We'll continue updating this...

Best uses for Marriott free night certificates (35K and 50K)

In recent posts, I asked readers for recommendations for the best places to use free night certificates, and the response was awesome.  In the second iteration of this post I present many more of...

Citi reinvents the 5x card. How will competitors respond?

Citi has flipped the script and turned the traditional 5x card on its head, eliminating the need to track rotating categories in favor of a cardholder's freedom to choose their own 5x category through...

Zion National Park: Cliffrose Springdale, Curio Collection by Hilton. Bottom Line Guest Review.

A reader going by the handle "Dr. Jay" sent me this review of a Hilton Curio Collection hotel with access to a walking path to the Zion National Park entrance. Zion is one of...

Awesome credit card combos

A number of banks have their own points programs, and in some cases it's possible maximize value by combining the benefits of multiple cards.  For example, you can use one card to earn more...

Citi shakes things up with new 5x choose-your-own-adventure card

The Citi Custom Cash Card has debuted this morning and it looks like a keeper: in addition to a decent welcome bonus, this card offers what is arguably the most user-friendly 5x earnings on a...

The Greenbrier Pigeon Forge Vacasa rental via Wyndham Rewards. Bottom line review.

This week, I had the chance to try out my first Vacasa vacation rental booked via Wyndham Rewards. The Greenbrier 2936 is a Vacasa-managed 1-bedroom cabin in the Legacy Mountain Resort in Sevierville, TN...

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