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Hi. My name is Kyle Burbank and I’m a Millennial. Yes, I say this like it’s some sort of healing admission given the bad rap my generation has endured in recent years. You know — the talk about how anyone under 35 is lazy, entitled, and doesn’t even know how...

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Delta Has Finally Revealed a Launch Date for Free WiFi

For the first time since 2019, I'm not in Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this year. So, naturally, this installment is shaping up to be one of the more interesting editions for someone like me as Disney is showing off their "Hey Disney" system and FinTech seems...

Starbucks is Devaluing its Rewards Program, But There are Bright Spots

I may not go to Starbucks nearly as much as I used to, but that doesn't mean I've removed my fingers from the pulse of the coffee chain. That's why I've been diligently (yet fruitlessly) refreshing a tab with the Starbucks for Life game open for the past couple of...

Travel Tuesday: My 7 Favorite Travel Tuesday Posts of 2022

For many Americans, 2022 marked a true return to travel. And while, as I write this, air travel is snarled and looking rather nightmarish, the year turned out to be pretty decent for the industry and travelers alike. As for me, during the year, I reviewed a number of hotel...

Bumped is Finally Dying — An App Obituary

It was several years ago that I first discovered the app Bumped and wrote a review of the service. In fact, I'd say it was one of the first FinTech platforms that I was truly excited about and wanted to share. Unfortunately, in 2020, the company announced that it was...

Chase Has Announced Q1 Bonus Categories (After Discover Did)

With 2023 rapidly approaching, this week, Chase announced the bonus categories that Freedom and Freedom Flex customers will earn 5% back on from January 1st through March 31. Without further ado, here are the selections: Grocery Stores (excluding Walmart)Fitness Club and Gym MembershipsTarget As a reminder, the 5% back bonus...

Travel Tuesday: How to View Southwest Fares in Google Flights with Wanderlog

If you're looking to travel and don't feel particularly loyal to a certain airline, portals such as the popular Google Flights can be great ways to compare fares across multiple carriers. Unfortunately, not all airlines allow their fares to be published on such aggregators. Case in point: while Google Flights...