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Every Friday I post a new Quick Tip covering a wide range of topics, including ways to save money, travel tips, personal products/services I find interesting, and more.

Capital One Savor Card

Capital One is Seemingly Saying "Goodbye" to the Savor Card

Earlier this week, Capital One removed what might have been considered (or at least intended) to be one of its flagship cards from its site. As of July 16th, the bank is no longer accepting applications for its Savor Rewards card. So what was behind this move and what's next?...
Away softside luggage

Away Just Released Its First Soft-Sided Suitcase Collection

Over the past few years, I've become well acquainted with the travel accessories brand Away. I'm pretty sure my first introduction came when the American Express Green Card was revamped and launched with an Away statement credit as part of its welcome bonus offer. Although I didn't end up taking...
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YouTube is Introducing a Potentially Useful Music Removal Feature

All things considered, you have to admit that YouTube is pretty great. Not only is the platform a place where you can host your own videos for free but can even make money as part of the Partnership Program. That said, the site has had its share of issues and...
Cometeer customizer

Cometeer Now Lets You Customize Your Box of Coffee

For the past few years, I've been a subscriber to the unique coffee service Cometeer. If you're unfamiliar, Cometeer's claim to fame is that they distill top coffee roasts, flash freeze them as little pucks, and ship them on dry ice, allowing you to create a delicious cup of coffee...

Walmart+ is Offering Upgraded Paramount+ For a Limited Time

Earlier this week, over on Fioney, I finally got around to doing a review of Walmart+. In that review, I noted that Walmart+ was currently underway and that a "surprise deal" was set to be revealed later. Well, as promised, that deal was unveiled on Thursday β€” and it's one...
Apple Wallet on iPhone

You'll Soon Be Able to Redeem Credit Card Rewards in Apple Pay

Earlier this week, during its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote, Apple made a slew of announcements. While the main hype was about the company's use of AI β€”Β or, in the case, "Apple Intelligence" β€” non-AI related updates to iOS, iPad OS, and Mac OS were also revealed. Among the...
holding up a Starbucks cup of coffee to a Delta airplane

Delta is Changing the Way You Earn SkyMiles at Starbucks

Look, I didn't intend to write about Starbucks two weeks in a row β€” so let's call this a Delta story instead. Earlier this week, Delta sent out an email to Skymiles members who had linked their Starbucks Rewards accounts to let them know of an upcoming change. Now, rather...
Starbucks Summer Game

Starbucks Summer Game - How to Get Free Plays and Win Prizes

It's that time of year again: Starbucks' Summer Game is back! For some people, this might mean making a few extra coffee runs in order to obtain additional "plays" and, in turn, (hopefully) win more prizes. But, there's a better way to shoot for Rewards as Starbucks allows you to...
Solis 1 and Solis 5G WiFi devices

Solis's Memorial Day Hotspot Sale is Perfect for Summer Travel

If you're heading overseas this summer, you might find it helpful to have a mobile hotspot with global data at your disposal. So, in what is certainly no coincidence, Solis is having a Memorial Day Weekend sale. As a result, you can currently score discounted hotspots as well as data...
Go Brewing cans of NA beer

Go Brewing - My New Favorite Non-Alcoholic Beer?

About a year ago, I started taking an interest in non-alcoholic beer after discovering Athletic. While I've never been a big beer drinker, I have long been curious about the craft beer scene and, honestly, may have even been a bit jealous of how my wife got to try all...
holding an AMEX Platinum Card

The Amex Platinum Has Special Offers for Its 40th Anniversary

American Express is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its iconic Platinum card β€” to the benefit of cardholders. Earlier this week, I noticed some special Amex Offers noting the 40th, but the company has now provided more details and other deals tied to this promotion. Let's start with those special Amex...
fountain pen and a signature

Did You Know?: Digitally Sign PDFs with Apple's Preview App

Whenever I hear that I need to sign and return a document, there's always a moment of panic since I don't have a printer at home and don't want to go to a copy shop just to print one thing. That's why digital signature services have usually been useful. Then...
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Capital One Savor Card

Capital One is Seemingly Saying "Goodbye" to the Savor Card

Earlier this week, Capital One removed what might have been considered (or at least intended) to be one of its flagship cards from its site. As of July 16th, the bank is no longer accepting applications for its Savor Rewards card. So what was behind this move and what's next?...
phone camera recording a YouTube video

Starting a Second YouTube Channel: Pros, Cons, & Considerations

If you look at some of the top creators on YouTube, something you might not immediately realize is that many have more than one channel to their name. As it turns out, there are several reasons for this β€” many of which might impact you as a creator as well....
sitting in Delta SkyClub

Travel Tuesday: Could Unbundled Business Class Come to Delta?

There's no question that flying in business class is a completely different experience than in economy. Between having your own pod and a lie-flat seat, suddenly the prospect of sleeping on a long-haul international flight doesn't seem so untenable. Of course, there are also service perks, such as a dedicated...
Away softside luggage

Away Just Released Its First Soft-Sided Suitcase Collection

Over the past few years, I've become well acquainted with the travel accessories brand Away. I'm pretty sure my first introduction came when the American Express Green Card was revamped and launched with an Away statement credit as part of its welcome bonus offer. Although I didn't end up taking...