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10 Things I Wish I Knew Starting Out – Part 2

10 Things I Wish I Knew Starting Out – Part 2

I Wish I Knew Now for the completion of the top ten things I wish I knew when starting out in the reward and loyalty point game.  Continued from part one. TIP #6: Solicit Advice from the Pros by Following…

10 Things I Wish I Knew Starting Out – Part 1

10 Things I Wish I Knew Starting Out – Part 1

Starting Out How often have you ever said “I wish I knew that starting out?”  I know that many folks starting out come to my blog, and others like it, are new to reward and loyalty point collecting and are looking for…

Importance of Travel and Tourism to the World Economy

Importance of Travel and Tourism to the World Economy

by: Mario Skrzypczak The travel and tourism industry continues to  grow and it is now responsible for 1 in 11 jobs worldwide. Why has there been such growth? Firstly, a strong global middle class has emerged, and in China, 2 billion…

10,000 Hawaiian Airlines Bonus Miles

10,000 Hawaiian Airlines Bonus Miles

In the past I haven’t really posted too many point or mile promotions as I figured most received them or found them online, but recently I found out that I am probably wrong in this line of thinking.  I was informed…

Erase Your Credit Card Debt

Erase Your Credit Card Debt

Plain and Simple, Debt Stinks It’s been a while since I posted anything about personal finance, and I’m starting to plan my next credit card “app-o-rama” so it reminded me just how important it is to ALWAYS pay off your…

Cruising with Points

Cruising with Points

One area of travel that does not seem to have many loyalty point options is cruising.  My wife and I are currently looking to sail next year (which will be our eight) so we are beginning our search now for a…

Travel Freebies

Travel Freebies

Everyone loves free stuff, especially when it’s actually helpful and has value.  Below are some travel freebies that I have found over time that I feel are actually worth paying for, but love them even more since they are free.  Everyone…

Essential International Travel Checklist

Essential International Travel Checklist

I recently left the country for a quick excursion into Canada and it made me realize that I was woefully unprepared and sure didn’t take any steps to ensure my safety and well-being while abroad.  I am a planner by nature so…

Spring Break In Hawaii at 65% Off

Spring Break In Hawaii at 65% Off

Our Spring Break in Hawaii went off without a hitch and everyone had a great time. Now it’s time to round-up all the numbers and see what the trip would have cost and what we were able to save by using…