Saving Big With the Ultimate Rewards Travel Portal

Earn bonus miles, elite status, and companion passes on your credit card spending through the end of the year!

Chase Ultimate Rewards points are one of the most valuable rewards currencies out there. Most people transfer their Ultimate Rewards points to travel partners like United and Hyatt for high-value redemptions. Thus, the Ultimate Rewards Travel Portal, which can provide even better… Continue Reading


On Bloggers Killing Deals, Affiliate Links and Polluting the River

Broken laptop screen

Few things in this hobby get people quite as riled up as bloggers monetizing their blogs, talking to the media, killing deals, or just existing. Despite being on the receiving end of a healthy amount of vitriol, I don’t understand it.… Continue Reading


Review: Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos Ziva Suite

Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos Exterior

I recently spent a week at the all-inclusive Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos, which was a great experience. I’ve already written about how to save up to 70% off the standard rate and 10 things to know about this property. Some of you… Continue Reading


Crunching the Numbers: Is Manufactured Spending Worth It?

Vanilla Reload cards on display at Dollar General

It wasn’t that long ago that gift card churning was not only free but profitable. Cash back portals would offer upwards of 4% cash back on American Express gift card orders, which not only wiped away all the fees associated… Continue Reading


Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos: Tips for Saving Points and Cash

Save Points AND Cash at the Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos Resort

After reading reading some really positive reviews about the all-inclusive Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos, I booked a week long stay at the resort in March. I ran into a few difficulties during the booking process, including a lack of award availability,… Continue Reading


My Week in Manufactured Spending: Keeping Things Organized

Money orders manufactured spending

I hope you guys a great weekend. I had my share of free time, having taken the past two weeks off.  That being said, I haven’t been slacking on the manufactured spending front (just writing about it). If you’ve been following… Continue Reading