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“I Actually Do Have Friends! Or at Least People Who Tolerate Me ;)”

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

Miles & Points Interview:   Single Flyer

Alan writes Single Flyer to share his experiences with traveling the world solo.

Singleflyer - Interview With Alan

Alan at the Grand Canyon

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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Reminder: 2 for 1 Movie Tickets Today With Your Visa Signature Card!

How does popcorn, Sour Patch Kids, and the latest summer blockbuster sound?

It’s Movie Friday again!  When you buy 1 movie ticket at Fandango with your Visa Signature card, you’ll get 1 free (up to $19.50).  If any of your Visa cards have the word “Signature” under the Visa logo, you’re eligible to save!

The deal is good each Friday through August 21, 2015.

Reminder 2 For 1 Movie Tickets Today With Your Visa Signature Card

Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation Hits the Big Screen Tonight! You and a Friend Can Go to This or Any Other Movie at Fandango for Half Price!

I’ll show you how to get your free movie ticket!

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This Weekend: Free Entry Into Museums, Zoos, and More With Your Bank of America Card!

It’s the 1st weekend of the month.  So you can get into hundreds of museums, zoos, and other cultural centers around the US for FREE with your Bank of America (or Merrill Lynch) debit or credit card!

This Weekend Free Entry Into Museums Zoos And More With Your Bank Of America Card

See If You Can Outrun Tyrannosaurus Rex at the Perot Museum in Dallas. And Save Up to ~$17 by Using Your Bank of America Debit or Credit Card to Get in Free!

Find out how to get free admission to place like the Perot Museum and the Edventure Children’s Museum with Bank of America’s Museums on Us program!

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New: AMEX Membership Rewards Points to Pay at

There’s a new way to use your American Express Membership Rewards points.  But it’s NOT a good deal.

Starting today, July 30, 2015, folks can use their AMEX Membership Rewards points to pay for purchases at

You can use points to pay for all or part of your purchase by entering your American Express card number at checkout.

New AMEX Membership Rewards Points To Pay At

Starting Today, You Can Use AMEX Membership Rewards Points at to Pay for All or Part of Your Purchase – but It’s NOT a Good Idea!

While this is a convenient way to use American Express Membership Rewards points, it’s a very poor value.  I’ll explain!

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News You Can Use – Double Cash Back Extended, 2,000 Club Carlson Points per Night, Hyatt Diamond Challenge Ending, Up to 25% Off IHG Canada!

1.   Discover it Double Cash Back Extended

If you haven’t signed-up for the Discover it card yet, you still have time to get this card and earn double cash back at the end of your 1st 12 billing cycles.

This offer has now been extended through September 30, 2015.

News You Can Use Double Cash Back Extended 2,000 Club Carlson Points Per Night Hyatt Diamond Challenge Ending Up To 25 Off IHG Canada

There’s Still Time to Catch Double Cash Back With the Discover it Card!

You can get $50 after your 1st purchase within the 1st 3 months with the Discover it card.  Plus, perks like:

  • 5% cash back (on up to $1,500 in spending) on certain categories each quarter
  • Free FICO score
  • NO foreign transaction fees
  • NO annual fee

And with double cash back at the end of your 1st year, you can get amazing deals with Macy’s, Sears, Kmart, Southwest, Amazon, and more!

2.   2,000 Club Carlson Bonus Points per Night

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