Extend Make-or-Buy Analysis to Your Travels

Miles are addictive.  This addiction causes two types of actions in almost all afflicted parties: Greed for more miles and Hoarding of existing stock.  Today we’ll discuss the higher level decisions you should be making about your miles (and money) and hopefully open up discussion regarding if/when you should even bother with miles. Make-or-Buy Analysis (In Brief) […]

How to Redeem WorldPoints and Use TheFlightDeal.com to Supercharge your Fidelity Rewards Amex

Reader Gene Asked for a detailed post on the process of redeeming Worldpoints earned on the Fidelity Investor Rewards Amex, which just so happens to be The Best Cash Back Card on Earth.  In response I’ve put together this post. I’ve also added a little bit about using the card to book flights, which can be a […]

American Express Dropping the Hammer–Blue Cash 5% Cards Closed Being Closed Today

Very interesting developments happening today. Without notice American Express seems to have started closing accounts of people who have the old Blue Cash 5% card. In an unprecedented manner they seem to  be emailing affected cardmemebers to tell them their cards have been cancelled. The text of the email is as follows: We are contacting […]