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Travel Tuesday: Luxor Remodeled Pyramid Room (and Tower Room) Hotel Review

When my wife and I both reached fully vaccinated status, we knew exactly what we wanted to do next: head to Las Vegas. Sure enough, that's what we did this past week (just ahead of everyone else doing the same thing, apparently), checking out several hotels in the process. Those...

Two Big Ways in Which Investing and Gambling Overlap

This week calls for a bit of celebration. Seeing as my wife and I are now both fully vaccinated, we decided to travel to Las Vegas and meet up with a couple of friends. In addition to resort hopping and gathering material for future Travel Tuesday reviews, I’ve also taken...

You Can Now Link Your Uber Account to Postmates (For Better or Worse)

If there's any industry that's grown during the pandemic, it has to be delivery services. Anecdotally, last year marked the first time I began ordering delivery with any real frequency — especially relying on them in March and April when leaving the house felt like a major chore. Since then,...

The Lucrative Amex Offers I've Used So Far ($800+)

It’s now been about a year and a half 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 —...

Travel Tuesday: The Top International Places I Want to Visit ASAP

With last Friday marking two weeks since I received my COVID jab, I am now officially fully vaccinated! As you might imagine, this milestone has me once again getting excited about a return to travel. Granted, it doesn't seem as though international trips will be a go just yet, but...

Checking My ChexSystems Report for the First Time (and How You Can Too)

As I've shared numerous times before, part of my personal finance origin story involves me checking my credit for the first time. Since then, I've written plenty of times about ways to obtain your credit reports from the three major bureaus as well as reviewed various platforms that provide an...