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“My Wife and I Will Soon Be Living in a House Less Than 200 Square Feet”

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Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money!

Miles & Points Interview:   The Rich Life

On his blog The Rich Life, Casey shares his experiences in buying and reselling products to collect miles & points.  He also documents his journey building a Tiny House.

The Rich Life Interview With Casey

Casey With His Wife in London

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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Why I Don’t Sell Miles and Points

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Folks often wonder what to do if they have airline miles that they can’t use, or that might be expiring soon.  And Million Mile Secrets’ readers have asked if it’s okay to sell miles they won’t be using to online agencies that buy frequent flyer miles (“Miles Brokers”).

It’s NOT okay.  I would never sell my miles or points to a broker, even if I could make good money doing it.

I’ll explain why, and give you some better options for getting rid of miles you can’t use.

Why I Dont Sell Miles And Points

Ticket Brokers Will Pay You Cash for Miles, but It’s NOT a Good Idea!

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Save Alaska Airlines Miles on Award Flights Now Until November

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You can fly for as few as 5,000 miles (plus taxes) 1-way on Alaska Airlines from August 30, 2014, until October 31, 2014.

If you don’t have Alaska Airlines miles, you can transfer your Starwood points to Alaska Air miles.

Save Alaska Airlines Miles On Award Flights Now Until November

For the Next 2 Months, Alaska Airlines Award Flights Are Discounted to Destinations Such as Seattle

This is a good deal for folks near the participating cities!

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Which 50,000 Mile Delta Card Is Right for You?

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Having trouble deciding which increased American Express Delta SkyMiles sign-up bonus offer to apply for?

Until September 8, 2014, the sign-up bonus on the American Express Gold Delta SkyMiles (Personal), Gold Delta SkyMiles (Business), and Platinum Delta SkyMiles cards is 50,000 miles after you make $1,000 in purchases in the 1st 3 months.  Many readers have asked about this deal, because the bonus is normally only 30,000 miles.

How do you decide which card is best for you?  Let’s compare some of the perks you’ll get!

Which 50000 Mile Delta Card Is Right For You

You’ll Get 50,000 Miles for Travel With All 3 Cards, but Which Card Is Best for YOU?

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Will the Changes to Evolve Money Bill Payments Affect You?

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Evolve Money is changing their online bill pay service again, and for some folks this might not be good news. I’ve written about Evolve Money being a good way to pay bills that you can’t normally pay with credit cards, like utilities, student loans, and mortgages.  That’s because they accept debit cards, including Visa and MasterCard gift cards, as a form of payment!

But in an email sent today, Evolve Money is now restricting folks to just 1 payment per biller account each month.  I’ll tell you what this means!

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You Can Only Make ONE Payment per Biller Account Each Month…Who Will This Affect?

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