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Travel Tuesday: You Can Now Help People Get Vaccinated While Earning Travel Rewards 2

There's no question that many pent-up travelers have seen the continued vaccine roll-out as the key to returning to the skies (and roads). In fact, the term "vaccine passport" has often been used as airlines and other businesses weigh requiring passengers/customers to have their shots. Now, the link between travel...

Skyroam Currently Offering $30 Off Solis X WiFi Hotspot 3

Just moments ago, I learned that the state of Missouri (where I live) will enter Phase 3 of its vaccine distribution plan on April 9th. This means that, in just a couple of weeks, I will be eligible to get my first inoculation and, hopefully, start getting back to normal...

The Hassles of Moving: What We Did Right and What I'd Change Next Time 3

It's now been six full years since my wife and I moved to Springfield, Missouri — a place neither of us had been to before we decided to relocate. In that time, we've lived in just one apartment, which also happened to be the only apartment we viewed during our...

Why the McDonald's App is Actually Awesome

The other night, my wife excitedly turned to me and declared that the Shamrock Shake had returned to McDonald's. Truth be told, I'd never actually had one of these famous March treats but it sounded fairly enticing. As we arranged plans to make our shake dreams reality, I decided to...

Travel Tuesday: Disneyland's Dilemma — To Reopen or Not to Reopen Next Month?

On March 14th, Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure will have officially been closed to the public for a full year. Like many closures that coincided with the early days of the pandemic reaching the United States, the parks were originally only announced to be closed through "the end of...

Bumped Brings Back Its Loyalty Rewards Structure, But With a Twist 3

Last week, I bemoaned the death of another FinTech app I enjoyed while noting that it was far from the first time I'd had to do so. Yet, in the past couple of weeks, I've now experienced quite the opposite: the unexpected returns of previously-great tools. This delightful trend began...