If you’re into earning points and miles, you’ve probably wondered if it’s possible to pay for big ticket items with a credit card. You know, the big stuff – your mortgage, daycare, and car payment. Fortunately, it is possible and there are several ways to get the job done with minimal hassle and expense. While the process itself is easy, […]
As someone who travels almost exclusively on points and miles, I’ve gotten my fair share of crazy questions about my credit score. People often want to know if a) travel hacking has ruined my credit score, b) opening and closing so many accounts has negatively impacted my score, or c) I just don’t care.
Good morning, peeps. We’re enjoying our time in Jamaica. Please enjoy this guest post from Elroy McGregor who blogs at Moi and Money. First and foremost, let me say that no one saves money by pursuing credit card rewards. You can save a lot more money by skipping the travel altogether and staying at home.
Good morning, Club Thrifty enthusiasts! A lot of you have emailed to ask where in the hell I’ve been. Welp, since you asked, I’ve just been busy getting our new house ready to move into. Greg and I have painted the whole friggin’ thing over the past few weeks, as well as done a bunch […]
I have a confession to make. I’m shameless in my pursuit of credit card rewards. I know what you’re thinking. I’m selfish. I’m careless. I’m out for myself. If you happen to be thinking any of those things, I want you to know that you’re totally correct. It’s true. I have zero love for the big banks […]
A few weeks ago, I wrote about how Greg’s Prius died and left us stranded on the side of the road. I also mentioned that it was Greg’s birthday and that we were headed out of town for a fun weekend trip. I didn’t go into detail about it at the time, but I’m now […]
A few weeks ago, I wrote about how I earned over $2,500 in cash rewards through credit card sign-up bonuses. I took most of those bonuses as statement credits and gift cards. Overall, it worked out great. I am super happy with the results and am definitely not planning on stopping anytime soon. However, I […]
Anyone who reads this blog knows that I am a credit card rewards junkie. I am always jumping from card to card in order to score the best sign up bonus or reward that I possibly can. I hold no loyalty to any bank out there, so once I have achieved the reward that I am after, […]