United Copies Delta, To Go Revenue Based on Accrual in 2015

United annouunced, somewhat un-gracefully, that starting March 1, 2015 they will be going to a revenue based accrual model which closely resembled Delta’s planned 2015 Skymiles changes.  In fact the earning levels will match exactly those which Delta announced earlier this year. More details can be found on http://mileageplusupdates.com/ which has a handy calculator to see […]

Triple Dip and Get Paid to Buy Lots of Miles at Safeway Stores! (5/21-6/3)

Update (5/29): It seems as though there are all kinds of promotions going on across the country, and most cash back discounts are not ringing up correctly at the registers. Make sure you push for the deal you’ve seen offered. As an added bonus numerous readers are finding fuel points for Variable Load MC’s bought with groceries! We’ve covered […]

Purchase Tracking Tools Revisited

We’ve discussed keeping track of your purchases here on Milenomics before.  The original cost tracking posts here and here on Milenomics were written less than a month into the blog’s launch.  Since then I’ve come back to these posts dozens of times. Today I’ll again ask you to keep track of your purchase, and in addition […]

Balance Miles and Cash Back in the Face of Devaluations

Today’s “no-knock” American Airlines/US Airways surprise devaluations have the mile-verse spinning.  Once mighty and customer-centric AA has shown its new stripes, and we’re all at a disAAdvantage because of them. Devaluations are a part of the game we play, just as inflation is a concern with cash.  Today’s post will be equal parts editorial and […]