Earning Miles at Home during Covid-19?

A short guide to earning miles without leaving leaving your home. Perfect for those under shelter-in-place. With the United States economy coming to a roaring halt and various shelter-in-place orders, here are 3 thoughtful ways to earn or churn to earn miles and points during this time. 1)Buy Essential Supplies using a Shopping Portal and … Continue reading Earning Miles at Home during Covid-19?

Earning Points and Miles: My 2020 Goals

2019 was a wonderful year for earning points and miles. With the majority of my earnings coming from retail arbitrage and new credit card signups, I ended the year having earning over 500K American Express Platinum points, about 400k United Miles, 200k Hilton points, and about 60k Chase Ultimate reward points. This was a very … Continue reading Earning Points and Miles: My 2020 Goals

The Inside Scoop: Airline Elite Status: Is it Worth it?

What is Elite Status? The three major U.S. carriers (United, American, Delta) all have a comprehensive membership program that rewards frequent flyers with elite status. Elite statuses are found in several different tiers and all come with varying benefits. It is more than just a title. Since most leisure travelers only make several trips a … Continue reading The Inside Scoop: Airline Elite Status: Is it Worth it?

EBATES/Rakuten: Great for Amex

For those who are frequent online shoppers, Ebates now known as Rakuten provides users with cashback for qualifying purchases. Recently Rakuten and American Express partnered up to allow users to earn Amex points rather than cashback at the same rates. The even better news, is that Rakuten occasionally rolls out special deals allowing members to … Continue reading EBATES/Rakuten: Great for Amex