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Dec 08

Useful tips for AMEX 2X Shop Small Promotions

One of the easiest and most beneficial way I discovered that I can use the AMEX 2X promotion is through using Plastiq. Plastiq is a bill pay service that allows you to pay your mortgage, taxes, daycare bills, etc. with a credit card.  They charge anywhere between 2-2.5% depending on the card that you use …

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Mar 08

Best Credit Cards for Airline Purchases

Strategy There are many credit cards out there that are co-issued with a specific airline, and these do offer bonus earn, typically at the rate of 2 miles for each $ spent. But, these typically offer “less” value than points earned though a credit card directly, as points earned through credit cards are a lot …

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Jan 14

Tips for Family Travel Planning

At the beggining of every new year my wife and I talk about our travel strategies and wishes for the year.  We also end up dividing all our available vacation into something that looks like this: 30% of total vacation gets planned for “long term” defined times 30% of  gets put away friends/family events 30% …

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Jan 12

What’s the best way to get to London?

    Recently I got a very good comment from one of the readers on one of my first posts.  And I thought I should take the opportunity and expand upon that comment in a post of itself on what’s the best award program and the cheapest way to get to London. Now since there …

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