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Global Entry's Backlog Problem May Be Worse Than I Realized

In the summer of 2018, my wife and I decided it was time for us to get Global Entry. At the time when I wrote about the service, I noted that my application took a few weeks to get conditionally approved and wondered if that was a long time or...

MezuCard Offering 20% Cash Back at Select Retailers "While Supplies Last" 3

A few months ago, I was introduced to the app Mezu by their announcement of the MezuCard. This digital-only debit card allows users to spend their Mezu funds wherever mobile wallets such as Apple Pay and Google Pay are accepted. Now the company is further promoting that offering by giving...

2020 Skyroam Solis Review: Using the Skyroam Solis WiFi Hotspot Overseas 7

As someone who regularly “workations” and relies on a solid Internet connection to be productive while traveling, it’s kind of crazy that I didn’t have a WiFi hotspot of my own until just a couple of months ago. That’s mostly because I had never come across a particular device that...

An Ode to the Las Vegas Monorail

All this week, I've been living it up in Sin City — and by "living it up" I mean attending CES and trying my damndest to avoid those $5 drip coffees. While I'm certainly enjoying my second CES outing, my feet are clearly not fans. Some people might not realize...

The Simple Way I Just Saved $100 on My Health Insurance Premium 2

For all of the excitement that often comes with the new year, there are admittedly some pain in the butt things you need to put up with as well. Case in point: re-upping your health insurance. While I was lucky enough to escape a major price hike on my premiums...

The Lucrative Amex Offers I've Used So Far

It's only been a few months since I took the plunge and decided to apply for the Platinum Card from American Express. Since then, I've been making use of plenty of the card's perks, from the included credits to the hotel status and airport lounge access. Among the other ways...