Category Archives: Beginner Tips

“I Have Over 10 Audio Album Credits as a Producer and Engineer”

Don’t forget to follow me on Facebook or Twitter! Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money!

Miles & Points Interview:   Encore  

Rich writes Encore to help readers learn tricks to traveling the world with miles & points.

And he’s giving away a $25 Amazon gift card.

Encore - Interview With Rich

Rich at Machu Picchu, Peru

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“As My Friends Described Me, I’m Just a Dork That’s Looking for a Gym Around the World”

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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:   Pursued Adventures

James founded Pursued Adventures as a way to bring back the love of traveling by making traveling part of your vacation and not just a means of getting to your vacation.

You can follow James on Instagram.   And he’s giving away two $50 Amazon gift cards!

Pursued Adventures - Interview With James

James in Meteora, Greece

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When Should You Cancel Your Credit Cards?

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Million Mile Secrets reader Micah emails:

What card, if any, in your arsenal have you kept open and maintained the longest?  Or do you always close them out after completing the minimum spending and receiving the sign-up bonus?
Keep up the great blog!
When Should You Cancel Your Credit Cards

How Do You Decide Which Cards to Keep?

Which Card Have I Kept the Longest?

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“This Is the Most Decadent Trip I Have EVER Taken. I Dream About It Daily”

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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:   Where is Rahul

Rahul writes Where is Rahul to share insights about the places he’s been and to give readers the chance to see what the joys of travel can bring.  He’s also giving away a $25 gift card on his blog.

Where Is Rahul - Interview With Rahul

Rahul at the Sydney Harbor Bridge

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How to Start Applying for Miles & Points Credit Cards

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Million Mile Secrets reader Michael emails:

I have a friend I’m trying to bring into the miles game.  He has good credit (740), but only has … wait for it …. just ONE credit card, which he’s had for years.  Only a $2,500 limit.  100% pay on time.

Is he ready to apply for the big bonuses?  Or should he get a few more cards and a little more cumulative credit limit by starting with cards like the Chase Freedom, and other beginner cards?

Basically, is a 700+ score and only a single card enough to swing for the fences and apply for 4 or 5 cards with 50,000+ bonuses right out of the gate?

This is a great question!   What should you do if you want to start applying for miles and points cards, but only have ONE long-established credit card currently (with a good credit score)?

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What’s the Best Way to Start Applying for Miles & Points Credit Cards?

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