The Key to a Successful Budget

The Key to a Successful Budget

by Jon Mohatt (aka Travel Brainstorm) In order to travel without incurring debt, one needs points and/or money, and to ensure you have these resources, you have to budget successfully.  If you’ve been following my blog for long you have…

Credit Card Applications Impacting Your Credit Score

Credit Card Applications Impacting Your Credit Score

Worried About Impacting Your Credit Score? by Jon Mohatt (aka Travel Brainstorm) If you have read my recent posts you know that I have just retired from the Air Force and moved my family to Montana where we are in…

Key West Getaways for $66

Key West Getaways for $66

Enjoy Affordable Key West Getaways by Jon Mohatt, aka Travel Brainstorm As I mentioned in my last post I am in the process of retiring from the Air Force, so to celebrate, my wife Courtney and I wanted to spend a…

J.D. Power is Now Ranking Airline Loyalty Programs

J.D. Power is Now Ranking Airline Loyalty Programs

J.D. Power Begin Ranking Airline Loyalty Programs   Well, it was only a matter of time before J.D. Power began ranking airline loyalty programs.  They have just released their first airline loyalty program satisfaction survey results on May 14th, 2014.  The…

How to Pay Off Credit Cards

How to Pay Off Credit Cards

How to Pay Off Credit Cards, Adding to Your Point Totals By Jon Mohatt Wow, how time flies.  It’s been over 55 days since my last post but I have been just a little busy retiring from the military and…

Steps to Create a Budget and Maximize Reward Points

Steps to Create a Budget and Maximize Reward Points

Steps to Create a Budget and Pay Off Credit Cards By Jon Mohatt Why do I (we) need a budget? In my previous blog, Why Dave Ramsey is Wrong and Costing you Money, I pointed out the importance of paying…

Why Dave Ramsey is Wrong and Costing you Money – Using Reward Credit Cards

Why Dave Ramsey is Wrong and Costing you Money – Using Reward Credit Cards

Could Dave Ramsey Actually be Wrong About Reward Credit Cards? By Jon Mohatt Ok, now that I have your attention I have to admit that in general I agree with Dave Ramsey in almost everything he says in regards to…

Why I’m Staying Hooked on Points

Why I’m Staying Hooked on Points

Staying Hooked on Points by Jon Mohatt Hello and welcome to my first blog post of 2014, Happy New Year!  I wish each and every one of you all the best in 2014! If you recall in my last post,…

How I Got Hooked on the “Points Game”

How I Got Hooked on the “Points Game”

Getting Hooked on Points! By Jon Mohatt By now I hope you have had a chance to read through my beginner’s guide on how to travel for less.  I assume, if you read the guide, that you now have (or…

Travel for Less Beginner Series: Step VI – Final Tips and Tricks

Final Tips and Tricks by Jon Mohatt We’ve now come to the end of the travel for less beginner series.  I hope it has been helpful and rewarding.  I thought I would wrap up by sharing a few final tips…

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