Category Archives: Beginner Tips

“It’s Better to Be a ‘Nobody’ on a Reliable Airline Than a VIP With One That Disappoints You”

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

Miles & Points Interview:  Rohan Anand

Rohan writes about his love for aviation and travel at Airways Magazine and  You can access his articles by visiting his website, Rohan Anand.  He also teaches yoga.  You can find him on Twitter and Instagram!

Rohan Anand - Interview With Rohan

At the Pan Am Experience at Air Hollywood in Los Angeles – November 7, 2015

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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Last Chance! Pay Mortgage or Rent With 1.75% Credit Card Fee

A quick reminder for folks looking for an easy way to complete minimum spending requirements and earn extra miles & points!

Until September 30, 2016, at 11:59 pm Pacific Time, Plastiq’s current promotion will give you a reduced 1.75% credit card fee when you use a MasterCard credit card to schedule 6+ future rent or mortgage payments.

Last Chance Pay Mortgage Or Rent With 1.75 Credit Card Fee

You Have 1 Week Left to Schedule Mortgage or Rent Payments With Plastiq’s Lower MasterCard Fees

I’ll remind you of the details so you can jump on this deal before it’s gone!

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Now 30,000 Points ($300 Cash Back)! Higher Sign-Up Bonus for the Chase Ink Cash

There’s an increased offer for the Chase Ink Cash small business card!

You’ll earn 30,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening.  That’s 10,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points more than usual!

30,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points are worth $300 in cash back.  But they can be worth a lot more!  I’ll explain.

Ink Cash Review

30,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards Points Are Enough for Really Big Travel, Like 1 Night at a Luxury Hotel!

I’ll give you the details of this new offer, and help you decide if this card is right for you!

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1,000 Free IHG Points for Your Birthday

A reminder for folks enrolled in the IHG Rewards Club!

IHG has been giving 1,000 free IHG points to folks as a birthday gift.  And via Doctor of Credit, it’s a good idea to double-check your account to make sure your birthday is set correctly!

1000 Free IHG Points Birthday

IHG Has a Lot of Great Hotels, Like the Intercontinental Hong Kong. Earn a Free Night Faster by Providing Your Birthday!

I’ll show you how to register your birthday, so you don’t miss out on the annual bonus points!

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Chase Sapphire Reserve Versus Sapphire Preferred

Deciding between the Chase Sapphire Reserve and Sapphire Preferred cards?  I can help!

Both offer great sign-up bonuses and perks and earn Chase Ultimate Rewards points.  They’re my favorite kind of points!

But comparing the Chase Sapphire Reserve Versus Sapphire Preferred isn’t as easy as comparing sign-up bonuses and annual fees.

Chase Sapphire Reserve Versus Sapphire Preferred

The Sign-Up Bonus From the Chase Sapphire Preferred Is Worth 2 Nights At the Beautiful Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa.  But With the Sign-Up Bonus From the Chase Sapphire Reserve, You’ll Have Enough Points for 4 Free Nights!

I’ll show you the similarities and differences between these cards.  And help you decide which card is right for you!

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