Ultimate Rewards

Ultimate Rewards

Feature Articles, Saving Money, Travel
33/365 Chase Ultimate Rewards are the gold standard in any travel hacker's arsenal. Some might say it's American Express Membership Rewards, but I haven't dabbled in those yet, and I think Ultimate Rewards is the best program to get your feet wet. Chase has made it a bit harder to do what's called "churning" of their cards, where you get…
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End of the Month

End of the Month

Budgeting, Earning Money, Saving Money
32/365 I don't know about you, but there are a few convergences that occur in my life regularly. One of these phenomena is quickly approaching: the end of the month. It seems like there is so much to do, to wrap up before the next month begins, that I feel like I need a checklist to consult. Swagbucks Fuel Rewards…
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Trip Report: 2018 Staycation

Trip Report: 2018 Staycation

Feature Articles, Travel
31/365 Since Phoenix is a resort town, we have lots of choices when we want a "staycation," especially in the summer when their occupancies drop and they lower their rates. A friend had recommended the Hyatt Regency at Gainey Ranch because she knew we could book on points and get a Club Lounge upgrade with our Hyatt Explorist status. Bryan…
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Shopkick

Shopkick

Earning Money, Saving Money
30/365 Shopkick is an app that rewards you for shopping and even just checking in at stores. On the app, each store has a variety of ways to earn "kicks" by interacting with the store. You can get walk-in kicks, kicks for scanning products, kicks for clicking through to an online store, kicks for uploading receipts, making a purchase with…
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Halloween Swago has ended

Halloween Swago has ended

Earning Money
26/365 This Swago is over! It's time for another round of Swago, and this one comes with a Spin & Win! I love the Spin & Wins because 1) It's fun to see the wheel spin around and 2) It includes some valuable bonuses in the SB world, like SwagIQ free rejoins, bonus SB SwagUps, and just extra SB! (By…
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Dead Deal: DOSH at Walmart

Dead Deal: DOSH at Walmart

Saving Money
25/365 This deal has ended. There's an in-store cash back deal with DOSH and Walmart that is ending today. You can get 10% back through DOSH on purchases at Walmart, up to $20 per day, which translates to a $200 purchase today only. The terms state that gift cards are excluded, but you could try to buy a Disney gift card,…
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