Month: February 2015

I’m Going to TravelCon OC!

After getting my start late in 2013, I have established a pretty solid base understanding of the points and miles world. And while that base certainly gets me by in my day to day spending, I know that there is a tremendous amount of knowledge […]

I Almost Booked a Mistake Fare (and it wouldn’t have mattered)

One of the challenges in being able to take advantage of great deals is, when they are truly GREAT deals, they aren’t around very long. And chances are high that I’m either asleep, at work, or some combination of both (hello 5 o’clock)! If collecting […]

International Travel Vision Board – Online Edition

The other week, I overheard some of my cube mates talking about putting together a Vision Board. I definitely understand that there are some great benefits to visualizing the things you hope to achieve. If for no other reason than to keep them at the forefront in your mind.

Today, I decided I would put together a Travel Vision Board to help remind me of the places I want to visit most! 🙂 Here are 10, in no particular order.

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Our 2015 Miles and Points Strategy

Our 2015 Miles and Points Strategy

This post is a bit late, since we are already in the second week of February (wow—really? I had to stop and read that again! This year is already moving quickly!) But alas, sometimes cube life doesn’t coincide well with writing. Anyways, better late than […]

The Long and Crummy Road Out of Credit Card Debt

It almost goes without saying that one of the worst financial mistakes you can make is carrying a credit card balance month to month. Yet, until this week, I was one of the many, many Americans that had outstanding credit card debt.  While it has […]