Episode 45: Heightened Credit Card Offers, an Air Transfer Bonus, and a Juicy Grocery Promo

On this week’s “No Annual Fee” podcast we discuss… 0:25 Amex Personal Gold/Platinum Offers through Resy (HT DDG) Direct Link to offers Personal Gold has standard characteristics (60k welcome bonus, $4k min spend, $250 fee) plus 20% back at restaurants first year up to $250 back Personal Platinum has standard characteristics (75k welcome bonus, $5k […]

Episode 44: All About Amex (in 10 minutes)

Today we’re doing 10 minutes on the podcast All About Amex. This post is a companion piece to that audio. The goal here is to describe the “quirks and features” (as Doug DeMuro would say) of American Express credit cards and their Membership Rewards program. Amex may not be as straightforward to interact with as […]

Episode 39: Emirates Fuel Surcharges/Instagram Live

Update: Here’s link to the Instagram Live video Last week Emirates greatly reduced taxes + fees on awards on their metal using their Skywards miles. That’s great for those who want to fly Emirates metal, especially since we can transfer bank points to Skywards 1:1 across so many programs. But the place a lot of […]

Introducing, The Manifesto With the Free-quent Flyer [New Podcast]

A quick programming note here–we’ve expanded our offerings for our Milenomics Podcast Network Patrons to include a third show. Today we’re extremely proud to announce: The Manifesto, hosted by Gideon the Free-quent Flyer.  The Manifesto is FQF’s take on points, miles and everything else.  He’s got a little more about it over on his site, […]