Category Archives: Southwest

7 Loyalty Programs You Should Sign-Up for If You’re New to Miles & Points!

Million Mile Secrets reader, Jonathan, commented:
What is the best direction for someone who doesn’t have an immediate use for miles & points in the near future, but would like to stockpile them for a few years until life becomes less hectic and allows us to travel?
When we do eventually travel, it will be a mix of domestic and international.
I’m looking to join loyalty programs according to Step 2 in your Beginner’s Guide to Miles & Points.  But it’s a little overwhelming because there are so many to choose from.
Which are the main ones I should look into?  Or does it depend on the cards I have?

Jonathan wants to earn points now for travel he’s planning a few years down the road.  How should he get started?

And which loyalty programs should you sign-up for, if you’re new to collecting miles and points?

7 Loyalty Programs Should You Sign Up For If You're New To Miles Points

There Are So Many Rewards Programs! Where Should You Start?

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$200 in Visa Gift Cards Winners!

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Thanks to everyone who left a comment and tweeted to win the $200 in Visa Gift Cards giveaway.

200 In Visa Gift Cards Winners

Are You 1 of This Week’s Winners?

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Berkshire Hathaway Meeting 2015: Part 3 – How You Can Attend Too!

Daraius:  One of my favorite treats is attending the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting (affectionately called “Woodstock for Capitalists”) in Omaha, Nebraska.  I went to my 1st meeting in 2007 with my good friend Mike, and I was hooked!

This year I attended the meeting with my friends Stefan, who writes Rapid Travel Chai, and Mike.

Berkshire Hathaway Meeting 2015 Part 3 - How You Can Attend Too

The Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders Meeting Isn’t Just for Wall Street Insiders

Anyone can attend, I’ll show you how!

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Berkshire Hathaway Meeting: Part 1 – Why I Go to Omaha

Daraius:  Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger are 2 of my heroes!  So I was really looking forward to attending this year’s Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders Meeting!

“If you’re in the luckiest 1% of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99%.” – Warren E. Buffett

“If all you succeed in doing in life is getting rich by buying little pieces of paper, it is a failed life.  Life is more than being shrewd in wealth accumulation.” – Charles T. Munger

Most folks know Warren Buffett and his partner Charlie Munger for their unsurpassed track record of growing their investments ~20% annually for FIFTY consecutive years!  Or in other words, Berkshire shares have gained ~2,850,000% since Buffett took over.

But I’ve always been more inspired by their compassionate kindness, strict ethical compass, unusual generosity, piercing intelligence, and sheer wisdom.

And for showing the world that it is, unequivocally, possible to be successful in business AND to achieve that success in an honorable way.  A way of honesty, integrity, and generosity.

Berkshire Hathaway Meeting 2015

Me and 2 of My Idols

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Best Ways to Use Airline Miles for Domestic Award Tickets

Million Mile Secrets readers have asked how to make the most of their frequent flyer miles when traveling on domestic award tickets.

Airline frequent flyer programs don’t all charge the same number of miles for award flights within the continental US and Canada.

Depending on the flight, you could get award tickets for fewer miles by choosing the right airline.  In some cases, you could save thousands of miles!

Best Ways To Use Airline Miles For Domestic Award Tickets

Traveling Domestically? Save Miles by Knowing Which Frequent Flyer Program to Use!

So how do you decide which frequent flyer miles to use?  I’ll show you!

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