National’s One Two Free – And a Giveaway For Your Next Rental!

National Car Rental isn't usually a program that we hear about too often, except for this time of year when they come out with their famous "One Two Free" promotion (registration required). As far as … [Read more...]

Gift Card Deals (and Manufactured Spend Opportunities) Galore!

Usually merchant gift cards are not great for manufactured spending because the volume is just too small. When I manufacture spend, I want it to be worth my time and look for opportunities where I get … [Read more...]

FTU Advanced in My Backyard – Newport Beach Dec 4-6

A couple of months back I announced that I'll be speaking at FTU Advanced in Dallas from 9/25 to 9/27, and I'm excited to announce that I have the opportunity to speak at another one later this year … [Read more...]

The Best Way to Earn Points – An Oldie but a Goodie

People ask me all the time what the best way to earn miles/points is, and for me it's a very easy answer. I of course start with "credit cards" and point them to my Beginners Guide to show them the … [Read more...]

I Will Be Speaking at FTU Advanced in Dallas!

It's been a while since I've posted, mostly because I've been having some pretty massive technical difficulties with my blog that killed all my traffic. Still I have a sizable email and Twitter … [Read more...]

Citi AA Executive Card Retention Offer and Transfer of Credit

Amazing Deal!

About a year ago, many of us jumped on a credit card offer that allowed us to earn 100K American Airlines bonus miles by signing up for and meeting the minimum spend requirement. Some of us even … [Read more...]

TravelCon OC Updates!

Travel Summary

TravelCon OC is this Saturday 2/28/15 in Anaheim and we're hard at work to ensure everyone will have a great time! A few people have emailed me with questions and I wanted to take the time to clarify … [Read more...]

SPG’s Newest Partner is Uber – A New Way to Earn Valuable SPG Points

SPG Uber

  Updates to TravelCon OC, which is this Saturday 2/28/15, will be posted soon! Be sure to buy tickets now if you're interested. There will be an emphasis on manufactured spending … [Read more...]

TravelCon OC Schedule & Updates!

TravelCon OC is less than two weeks away! There are still some tickets for purchase and our schedule is pretty much set, and it's a good one. As a reminder, TravelCon OC is being held at the … [Read more...]

Get a $10 Amazon Credit Free With $100 Nordstrom Gift Card Purchase

Promo code was successful!

There's a nice opportunity to pick up some points and free money for those of you who like to shop at Nordstrom. Amazon is currently offering a promotion whereby you can earn a $10 Amazon promotional … [Read more...]