Category: Quick Tips

U.S. Bank Altitude Reserve: The Next Credit Card I Have My Eye On

If you've followed this site for any length of time, you've seen my interest in credit cards grow significantly. Over the past five years, the amount of plastic (and metal) in my wallet has slowly swelled — and yet, with each new card I get, I pronounce that it's likely...

Refunding My First Points Redemption

A few short weeks ago, I shared how Hilton was having a sale on points (while also taking a look at whether or not it was a good deal) and followed that up by documenting my first ever Amex Membership Rewards redemption, which combined those transferred points with the ones...

I've Been Sleeping on This T-Mobile Apple Card Perk for How Long?!

Last month, I shared the somewhat sad but wholly expected news that Barclays was officially discontinuing the formerly great Uber Visa card and rolling existing customers over to the Barclays View Mastercard. In my mini write-up of that development, I noted that I'd probably just use the card to pay...

Beware of Hotel Pizza Flyers — Are They a Scam?

For the past week, my wife and I have been staying in Orlando, Florida... and mostly spending time in our hotel room (well, actually a timeshare unit, but same difference). A couple of days ago, as I headed to the kitchen, I noticed that a flyer for a pizza delivery...

Allegiant Air Just Introduced a New Loyalty Rewards Program for Travelers

I don’t quite know how it happened, but it seems like one of this blog’s main beats is Allegiant Air. It started with my ever-expanding review of the airline and has continued as my dad recently learned what happens when one of the sporatically-scheduled flights the carrier offers gets canceled....

Barclays is Putting an End to the Uber Credit Card

Back in 2019, I wrote a post that declared Barclays had just ruined my favorite credit card. Well, this week, they officially killed it dead. As U.S. News reports, the Uber Credit Card is officially being discontinued and current cardholders will be moved to the new Barclays View Mastercard sometime...