25k or 50k United Miles For Buying a Mercedes

This might be the most useless offer I’ve ever received. On top of not being able to afford the monthly payment on a C-Class, nevermind a $90,000+ S-Class, having a car in Manhattan is pointless. Plus, 50k miles won’t even get you halfway to Europe in business-class anymore. Sigh. Lotto, come to me, baby. Rich folks…

Easy 10% Off All British Airways Flights!

By virtue of having the British Airways credit card, cardholders are entitled to 10% off the cost of a flight by entering the code “CARDOFFERU” at payment. However, the dirty little secret is that anyone can use this code. I know this because, even though I don’t have the BA credit card, I was still…

Where Did I Fly In 2015? How Much Did I Save?

2015 was another grand year that included trips all over the US, a trip to Europe and my first trip to South America. By using points and miles, I was still able to save a mess of money even though, for various reasons, I paid for more airfare than usual. Take a look, below: Flight General…

A Budget Maldives Vacation via See Think Explore!

If you’ve ever wanted a vacation with an over-water villa, you’ve heard of the Maldives. A unique country of only twenty-six atolls, the Maldives are known for being islands out of time – each seemingly a private paradise in the absolute middle of nowhere. But, if there’s one other thing you’ve heard about the Maldives, it’s that it’s expensive.…

No ATM Fees: Ever!

The Washington Post just published an article stating the average ATM fee is $4.52. That’s a lot of money, especially if you’re pulling only $20 from the machine. It’s 22.6% extra, actually. Now, imagine you’re in a foreign country. Foreign transaction fees for cash withdrawals can be either a percentage of the transaction or a set amount, like $5,…

Truly Crazy Deal – Roundtrip Philly to Costa Rica for $152!

Five things: This price isn’t even real. I mean, it is real, but it’s also unreal. It’s the Schrodinger’s Cat of airfares. Normally, the price is $600 and up. The itinerary is Philadelphia – EWR (Newark) – LIR (Liberia). So, you will either fly from Philadelphia to Newark or take Amtrak from the 30th Street Station in Philadelphia to…