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7 Jul. 2018
Thinking about Vanguard’s no-transaction-fee ETF announcement
The finance blogosphere has been ablaze the last week with Vanguard’s announcement that they’ll be eliminating trading fees on an enormous swathe of ETF’s that currently cost $7 to buy and sell. Reducing transaction fees is an unalloyed good for investors, but I think there are some interesting additional consequences of the chang...
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9 Jul. 2018
Counting Down – 68 Days to ResellingDO for Beginners!
Update: ResellingDO for Beginners has been cancelled. Its 68 days to ResellingDO for Beginners – have you signed up yet? We’re going to have a fantastic line-up of speakers with tested backgrounds. We’re going to have plenty of time for networking, oh, and we’ll have beer, and wine! and soft drinks, too! ResellingDO for Begi...
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27 Feb. 2018
Get $100 Airbnb & Southwest Gift Cards For $92 With PPDG
Paypal Digital Gifts has two brand new listings this morning offering $100 Airbnb and Southwest gift cards for $92. The Deals Get a $100 Airbnb Gift Card for only $92 – Email delivery. Direct link to Airbnb offer. Get a $100 Southwest Airlines Gift Card for only $92 – Fast Email delivery. Direct link to
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16 Nov. 2018
Zero Card Review – Earn Up To 3% Cashback – Now Live [iOS only]
Update: Zero has now finally launched. The program is iOS currently and they have partnered with Mastercard, WebBank, and Evolve Bank & Trust. The zero checking account is also FDIC insured. Keep in mind that while Zero has launched it’s rolling out slowly and you’ll be invited to apply based on your waitlist position. I’...
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13 Jun. 2018
First flight on Southwest – lessons learned and tips
So I finally flew Southwest for the first time and my hot take is that I don’t really understand why people have such strong feelings about it. Before my flight I ran into a lot of people who LOVE (all caps) Southwest and a lot of people who HATE it, but it just seems like
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2 Apr. 2018
Life as a Flight Attendant
I have a friend from childhood who works as a flight attendant for a major legacy carrier based in the United States. We have recently exchanged emails catching up a bit and I took the opportunity to ask some questions about her career. As frequent flyers, I’m sure you guys will find her answers interesting!
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27 Feb. 2018
3 Days Only: 4x Fuel Points At Kroger On Gift Cards, VGCs & MGCs
From Friday, March 2 to Sunday, March 4, earn 4x fuel points at Kroger on gift cards and Visa & Mastercard gift cards with two different digital coupons. Deal 1 Get 4x fuel points from Friday, March 2 to Sunday, March 4 only, when you buy a participating gift card. Deal 2 Get 4x fuel
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28 Feb. 2018
TSA Found a Record-Breaking Number of Guns in February
Between February 5 – 11, the Transportation Safety Administration reported that there was a record-breaking number of guns found at airport checkpoints. The TSA found 104 firearms in carry-on bags that week, breaking the former record that was set in July of last year.  Of the 104 guns found, 87 were loaded. Of those 87, nearly
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24 Feb. 2018
Surprise Chase discoveries, good and bad, miles for taxes and more
This week at Frequent Miler, we looked at how you can pay the tax man while getting the best return for your spend, how to get top-tier status without many stays, and unexpected discoveries form Chase — both in terms of how many points you can earn for referrals and in the weird and scary
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2 Jun. 2017
Amex Offers Upwork Twitter Sync Promotion: $100 Statement Credit For $200 Purchase
Upwork is an online site where you can find and hire quality freelancers or find rewarding projects if you’re a freelancer. American Express is currently offering a Upwork Twitter Sync Amex Offer where you can get a $100 Statement Credit when you spend $200+ in one more more transactions online at Upwork.com. This promotional offer
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16 Nov. 2018
How the 737 MAX Fools Pilots and Nordstrom’s Credit Card Mistake
A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading How the 737 MAX Fools Pilots and Nordstrom’s Credit Card Mistake…
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15 Nov. 2018
IHG Double Plus More Promotion: Earn Double Points + More (Q4 Accelerate?)
Update: This now includes stays through December 31st, 2018 instead of only until December 16th, 2018. The Offer Direct link to offer IHG is has launched a new promotion called double plus more. This is for stays between 16 September and 31 December. Everybody receives double points (up to 15,000 points) and then people have
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