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8 Jun. 2021
Why is there a private market in long-term care insurance?
Become a Patron! This is a question I’ve been thinking about lately while working on another project, and I want to walk through my thinking so far to see if any readers want to provide any additional insight. Long-term care is very expensive, but not everybody needs it Due to search-engine optimization and paid ad
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16 Mar. 2020
Jabra Elite 65T True Wireless Earbud deal (refurbished)
In combing through deals today, I came across one that caught my eye as potentially useful for those who suddenly find themselves working from home for the first time: a deal on refurbished Jabra Elite 65t True Wireless Earbuds. As someone who has worked from home for more than a decade, I thought this deal
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25 Oct. 2019
Chase Ink Business Preferred vs. Capital One Spark Miles for Business: Which card is right for you?
The world of small-business credit cards doesn’t have many premium-card options. Business owners find that even if a card carries enough perks to outweigh its annual fee, they’re going to have a tough time justifying an expense that doesn’t directly grow their bottom line. However, for small businesses looking to rack up valuable ...
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25 Oct. 2019
The wait is over: Clear will open at United terminals in Houston next week
Having both TSA PreCheck and Clear can help you dramatically reduce the amount of time spent waiting around at an airport before your flight. Used either independently or together, both speed up the security process. You don’t need to take out your ID, take off your shoes, or remove your toiletries or electronics. But a
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8 Oct. 2019
Recap: Rewards Points Missing, $10 For Galaxy S4 Owners & More
Crazy! 450K Membership Rewards Points Missing by DDG Ever own a Galaxy S4? Congrats, you’re $10 richer as Samsung agrees payout over dodgy speed tests by The Register.   Uh Oh: KLM May Have Served Inflight Meals With Listeria by Point Me To The Plane. Lufthansa Concedes Defeat In Hidden City Ticketing Lawsuit by Live
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7 Oct. 2019
[Expired] Ibotta: Signup for HelloFresh and Get $52; Stack with Amex Offer – Ends Today (10/7)
The Offer Check your Ibotta app to find this offer Ibotta is offering $52 back when signing up for a HelloFresh subscription. The Fine Print Expires on October 8th, 2019 at 2:59 am ET (a few hours from the time of this posting) Our Verdict Pretty nice offer. Swagbucks also has a $43 offer available;
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7 Sep. 2019
It Gets Worse: Hotels Now Stacking “Venue Fees” on Top of Resort Fees
“Resort fees” are extra charges, on top of a room rate, that aren’t optional. In other words they’re part of the price of a room, but the hotel advertises a lower price instead. That’s deceptive. Now some hotels that already charge resort fees have introduced venue fees. Continue reading It Gets Worse: Hotels Now Stack...
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8 Oct. 2019
Chase IHG Premier Up To 125,000 Points + $50 Statement Credit
Update 9/30/19: Another link says the end date is 10/09/19 Update 9/13/19: Mailers have been sent out showing an end date of 10/31/19 for this card. The Offer Direct link to offer Chase IHG Premier card is offering the following sign up bonus: $50 statement credit after first purchase 125,000 points after $3,000 in spend
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2 Apr. 2018
Review: Park Hyatt Milan
After a short visit to Dubai, we were finally on our way to Italy. But wait! Although Milan was the destination of our flight, we planned to spend very little time in the city. We were arriving late because we had already stretched our time in Dubai up to the limit, and we needed a
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31 May. 2017
“My ~$14 Trip to Las Vegas, Including a Private Jet Flight!”
Team member Keith recently got back from a quick trip to Las Vegas.  He took advantage of perks with 3 credit cards to spend VERY little out of pocket!  I’ll let him tell you how he did it! Keith:   Thanks Daraius!  I went to Las Vegas for ~24 hours to meet a friend who was visiting
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7 Oct. 2019
Priority Pass To Lose P.F. Chang’s From Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
Update 10/7/19: Credit has been reduced from $30 to $28 sometime last month. According to The Flight Brothers P.F. Chang’s will leave the Priority Pass program on October 25th, 2019. Original post: Priority Pass has added another restaurant option, members can now access P.F. Chang’s at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The loung...
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2 Jun. 2017
How to Fly Round-Trip to Japan in Business Class for ~$100 Round Trip: Part 5 – 3 Weeks of Lodging for Only ~$450!
Ever dreamed of visiting Japan?  Credit card rewards can help get you there for a fraction of the price! Using miles & points, I recently flew round-trip from Austin, Texas, to Japan for ~$110 in Business Class.  The retail cost was ~$11,000!  And for 3 weeks of lodging (including some fancy hot...
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