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Deciding Between Transferable Points and Airline Miles / Hotel Points – How Do They Each Work?

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True or False: Common Credit Card Beliefs

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Starting from Scratch: Credit Cards

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How to Use Credit Karma

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Understanding Credit Scores

One of the first questions people ask when learning about award travel is whether opening many credit cards hurts your credit score. The answer is NO. In fact, opening additional credits can even help your credit score!

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Nothing in life is certain, except death, taxes, and earning credit card rewards with your tax bill.

If you owe Federal taxes (or think you might), it's time NOW to open a new credit card and hit a minimum spend with that tax bill! Using the right card can make this otherwise undesirable time of year a joyous occasion.

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Review: Enso Ango Fuya II, in Kyoto, Japan

While planning our trip to Japan, we quickly realized that hotels were: 1) expensive, 2) filling up quickly, and 3) not many American chain hotel programs offered good value. When we booked our ANA First Class flights to Japan 11 months prior to trav

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Let the Banks Pay You. Literally.

When we begin our award travel journey, we're typically afraid of annual fees. As our journey progresses, we get more comfortable with higher and higher annual fees. Suddenly, you're faced with decisions: do you continue paying a lot in annual fees o

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Saving Points on Every Flight with Virgin Atlantic Flying Club

One of the best airline transfer partners for Chase Ultimate Rewards (URs) is virgin atlantic Flying Club. We explore the redemption possibilities in this article.

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Maximizing Award Availability with a Positioning Flight

In a perfect world, we always find an award flight from our home airport and it's a non-stop flight to our destination on the exact dates we want and in the class of service we want. In reality, that rarely ever happens. You need flexibility in dates

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